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Aisha Buhari preaches against medical tourism — after treatment in Dubai

    Aisha Buhari preaches against medical tourism — after treatment in Dubai

Aisha Buhari, wife of the president, has urged healthcare providers to take advantage of the federal government’s N100 billion credit support for the sector. Speaking after a medical trip to

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NNPC’s health sector intervention: Straightening the issues

    NNPC’s health sector intervention: Straightening the issues

BY BABAGANA HALIRU Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country when the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) rallied its partners in the Oil and Gas Industry to

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Senate panel fails to lay revised 2020 budget report over missing N186bn for health sector

    Senate panel fails to lay revised 2020 budget report over missing N186bn for health sector

The senate committee on appropriation was unable to lay a report on the revised 2020 budget estimates over the omission of N186 billion by the executive. The aforementioned sum is

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Nigeria and the American Matsuyama mirror

    Nigeria and the American Matsuyama mirror

There is this Japanese tale of the Matsuyama mirror. Matsuyama, according to the folktale, was located in the Province of Echigo, somewhere in Japan. It is centered round a couple who

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Senate summons Adewole over state of teaching hospitals

  Senate summons Adewole over state of teaching hospitals

The senate has summoned Isaac Adewole, minister of health, over the “poor quality” of teaching hospitals in the country. The

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FACT CHECK: Does Nigeria have enough doctors – as claimed by Ngige?

  FACT CHECK: Does Nigeria have enough doctors – as claimed by Ngige?

On Wednesday, Chris Ngige, minister of labour, said Nigeria has “more than enough” medical doctors to cater for its needs.

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Ngige: We have enough doctors… those who want to work abroad are free

  Ngige: We have enough doctors… those who want to work abroad are free

Chris Ngige, minister of labour, says there is nothing wrong with doctors leaving Nigeria as the country has “more than

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Kwankwaso: Medical tourism is first choice of our leaders — I offer positive change

  Kwankwaso: Medical tourism is first choice of our leaders — I offer positive change

Rabiu Kwankwaso, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, says medical tourism has become the first choice of Nigeria’s leaders. Speaking

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JOHESU: Doctors, health ministry frustrating efforts to end strike

  JOHESU: Doctors, health ministry frustrating efforts to end strike

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has accused the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) of frustrating efforts to end its four-week-old

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Health sector crisis deepens as doctors oppose JOHESU’s equal pay demand

  Health sector crisis deepens as doctors oppose JOHESU’s equal pay demand

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has threatened to go on strike if a key demand of the striking health workers

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