Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tag "minister of health"

    NLC president: Adewole acted like minister of doctors during health workers’ strike

NLC president: Adewole acted like minister of doctors during health workers’ strike

Ayuba Wabba, president, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), says Isaac Adewole, minister of health, has no right to deny the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) members of their salaries.Wabba said this while fielding questions from journalists after the union suspended its six weeks nationwide strike on Thursday in Abuja.The minister had earlier threatened not to pay the salaries of JOHESU members [...]

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    Adewole: I was expecting to deal with teenage pregnancies, not polio

Adewole: I was expecting to deal with teenage pregnancies, not polio

Isaac Adewole, the minister of health, says he was expecting to deal with teenage pregnancies and other challenges, not a resurgence of polio.The minister said this on Thursday while briefing the senate committee on primary healthcare and communicable diseases on the federal government's efforts to deal with the disease."I wasn’t expecting polio as a challenge, I was expecting teenage pregnancy [...]

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    FG approves plans to tackle wild polio virus

FG approves plans to tackle wild polio virus

The federal government has approved a robust response plan, developed by the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, to tackle and prevent the further spread of the Wild Polio-Virus (WPV) in the country.Isaac Adewole, minister of health, said this at a news briefing in Abuja.Adewole said the plans included, five rounds of polio campaigns, two of which are to focus on [...]

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    Nigerian hospitals below standard, says minister

Nigerian hospitals below standard, says minister

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    FG soft-pedals on sacking striking doctors

FG soft-pedals on sacking striking doctors

Federal government has only suspended and not sacked resident doctors, minister of health, Professor Onyebuchi Chuwku, has said, blaming the media for misrepresenting the fact.A letter dated 13 August, 2014 and signed on behalf of the health minister by L. N. Awute, a permanent secretary in the ministry, had said: "President Goodluck Jonathan has suspended the residency training programme for [...]

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    Chukwu: Nano Silver unfit for Ebola treatment

Chukwu: Nano Silver unfit for Ebola treatment

Minister of health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, says Nano silver, the experimental trial drug imported into the country on Thursday, will not be administered to Ebola patients because it did not meet required standards.The Lagos state government issued a similar denial earlier.Addressing journalists at the Federal Nuero Psychiatric hospital at Yaba, Lagos on Saturday, Chukwu said other trial drugs were undergoing evaluation, and they could [...]

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    UPDATED: Lagos doctor ‘contracts’ Ebola

UPDATED: Lagos doctor ‘contracts’ Ebola

One of the doctors in Lagos who attended to Liberian Patrick Sawyer – the man credited with bringing Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) to Nigeria – has contracted the virus.According to minister of health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu (pictured), who confirmed the report, two other people under quarantine have developed symptoms of the virus "but it is not certain yet if they have the disease".The minister added [...]

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    Abuja blast: Injured victim begs Jonathan for job

Abuja blast: Injured victim begs Jonathan for job

Solomon Tesso, one of the injured victims of Wednesday’s bomb blast in Abuja has begged President Goodluck Jonathan for help in setting up a business, so that he can restart his shattered life.Jonathan was visiting the Maitama General Hospital to commiserate with the victims, after abruptly ending his participation at the 23rd Ordinary Session of the African Union’s Summit of [...]

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