NHIS resolves HMOs, hospitals debt feud

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has embarked on a reconciliation exercise to resolve the disruptive contentions between Health Maintenance Organisations (HMOs) and Health Care Facilities (HCFs) over claims of unpaid bills, which have been known to result in service failure in certain instances. This followed strident complaints by HCFs over the failure of HMOs…

FRSC, Neimeth takeoff COVID-19 campaign to reduce mortality rate

Follow-on the increasing COVID-19 deaths in Nigeria, the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Zone 2 Lagos and Neimeth International Pharmaceuticals in partnership launched a campaign on preventive messages in Lagos and Ogun State to reduce Covid-19 mortality rate in Nigeria. Speaking during the Media Launch and Public Presentation of FRSC Covid-19 Public Enlightenment Kiosks, recently…

We are winning war against COVID-19, says Ganduje

Abdullahi Ganduje Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says the state is recording successes in the COVID-19 response aimed at stemming further spread of the pandemic. Mr Abba Anwar, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, quoted Ganduje as saying this in a statement on Saturday in Kano. Also read: COVID-19: FG goes spiritual, partners religious…

COVID-19: Edo records 4 more deaths, 63 new cases as govt seeks residents’ support to protect the elderly

The Edo State Government has urged residents to support efforts by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration to secure the health and wellbeing of the Edo people by complying with all guidelines and precautionary measures against the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Patrick Okundia, who expressed worry over the community spread…

COVID-19: NDDC donates ventilators, X-ray machines, other medical supplies to boost Edo govt’s response to pandemic

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has donated medical supplies to the Edo State Government to strengthen the state’s response to check the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state. Speaking during the handing over of the medical supplies to the government in Benin City, Acting Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, NDDC, Prof. Kemebradikumo…

We’ve taken opportunity of COVID-19 to strengthen our health care facilities ― Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state. By Adeola Badru GOVERNOR Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, at the weekend, said his administration took the opportunity of the novel Coronavirus pandemic to strengthen the state’s health care facilities. The governor made this known at the commissioning of the upgraded Agbami Isolation Centre, Jericho, Ibadan. Makinde , while…

We’ve taken opportunity of COVID-19 to strengthen our health care facilities — Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde By Adeola Badru GOVERNOR Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, at the weekend, said his administration took the opportunity of the novel Coronavirus pandemic to strengthen the state’s health care facilities. The governor made this known at the commissioning of the upgraded Agbami Isolation Centre, Jericho, Ibadan. Also read: ONDO 2020: Makinde, Mimiko…

Breaking: Akeredolu’s aide takes over health ministry in Ondo

Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN has approved that his special adviser on Health, Dr Jibayo Adeyeye, should oversee activities of the Ministry of Health.  The latest development followed the death of the substantive Commissioner, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, two days ago.  Dr Jibayo, a two-term lawmaker at the Lagos State House of Assembly is a consummate…

Wild Polio: Nigeria shifts focus on sustaining polio free status, as Buhari thanks partners

Federal government,s focus is now expected to shift to sustaining Nigeria’s new status as a Wild Polio free nation, with necessary investments that will strengthen the primary healthcare system. President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, pledged his administration’s commitments to sustaining the momentum and strengthen the primary health care system in his letters to world leaders…