Meningitis: Senate Urges Health Ministry to Make Vaccines Free

• “We will provide ample funding for healthcare”, Saraki Says President of The Senate, Bukola Saraki says On Meningitis Vaccines On Tuesday, the Senate urged the Federal Ministry of Health and the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to make meningitis vaccinations free in public healthcare facilities across the country. The resolution followed a motion titled:…

80 killed as cholera hits Zamfara

No fewer than 80 persons have been killed by Cholera in Zamfara State in the last one month. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Alhaji Suleiman Gummi, dislclosed this on Tuesday, in Gusau. Alhaji Gummi maintained that about 500 others were currently receiving treatment at various health facilities in the state. He said the disease had…

Cholera outbreak claims 6 lives in Lagos

The Lagos State government through the State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris has revealed that no less than 45 cases of cholera disease has been recorded in Isolo Local Council Development Area, LCDA, of the state, with six people reported dead already following an outbreak. The State Commissioner for Health informed that 36 cases…