Health

Covid-19 Crises in UK and Nigeria. A Comparative Analysis

By Maryam Na-Allah From December 2019 till this day, the world has been thrown into a dystopian almost apocalyptic reality, that seems to have no happy endings. Since the beginning of the dystopian reality two years and some months ago, things seemed to be deteriorating rather than improving especially as the virus has taken various […]

Buhari Performs Groundbreaking for $300m African Medical Centre

President Muhammadu Buhari has said stronger partnership with the private sector will help in improving health facilities and access in the country, adding that a nation needs a healthy population to prosper. Speaking at the virtual groundbreaking ceremony of African Medical Centre of Excellence, a landmark hospital project that will significantly transform the healthcare sector […]

World Leaders must Unite to Address Covid-19, other Humanitarian Challenges – Buhari

Amid the global surge in cases of COVID-19, President Muhammadu Buhari has in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, stressed the need for world leaders to work together and reinforce partnerships to limit the catastrophic consequences of the pandemic. Speaking at Nigeria Day during EXPO DUBAI 2020, the President declared that the theme of the very […]

FG to Begin Roll out of Covid-19 Boosters

The Presidential Steering Committee in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health and the National Primary Health Care Development Agency has approved the administration of booster doses for persons that have completed 2 doses of AstraZeneca, Moderna, Pfizer Bio-N-Tech or 1 dose of Johnson & Johnson The Executive Director/CEO, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, […]

WAMY Sponsors Eye Surgery For 5,000 Persons In Jigawa

WAMY Sponsors Eye Surgery For 5,000 Persons In Jigawa   No fewer than 5,000 persons in Jigawa State will benefit from free cataract surgery already bankrolled by the World Assembly of Muslim Youth, WAMY, in collaboration with Mallam Inuwa Foundation. Aside sponsoring the eye surgery, WAMY and Mallam Inuwa Foundation will also distribute free medicated […]

Medical Tourism Straining our Foreign Reserves – Emefiele

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CNN), Godwin Emefiele, has said medical tourism is straining Nigeria’s foreign reserves. The CBN governor spoke at an event to launch a privately-owned new 100-suit health facility, Duchess International Hospital, in Ikeja, Lagos. He called on the private sector to invest in medical facilities that would improve access […]

How AKTH makes life easier for cleft patients

How AKTH makes life easier for cleft patients By Salisu Na’inna Dambatta An unknown number of Nigerians, largely living in the rural areas, suffer the devastating consequences of cleft palate lip. Ignorance, poverty and in some cases, the superstitious belief that their affliction was caused by evil spirits, kept them in permanent sadness, bearing the […]