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Warning: Drugs Imported From China May Contain Human Parts

Warning: Drugs Imported From China May Contain Human Parts

The South Korean ministry of food and drug safety has warned Nigerians against the use of drugs imported from China, noting that they contain human remains.

Women, Youths Abusing Tramadol, Cough Syrup – NDLEA

Women, Youths Abusing Tramadol, Cough Syrup – NDLEA

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says there is a high-level of abuse of tramadol and cough syrup among Nigerian youth and women.

NPopC, NDHS Begins Demographic, Health Survey In Kaduna

NPopC, NDHS Begins Demographic, Health Survey In Kaduna

The National Population Commission (NPopC) in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health has commenced the 2018 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) in Kaduna State.

FG Bans Codeine-containing Cough Syrups In Nigeria, Recommends Dextromethorphan

FG Bans Codeine-containing Cough Syrups In Nigeria, Recommends Dextromethorphan

The Federal Government on Tuesday banned the production of codeine-containing syrup in the country in an effort to tackle drug abuse in Nigeria.

Health Ministry Perm. Secretary Wants Commitment On Implementing NCH Resolutions

Health Ministry Perm. Secretary Wants Commitment On Implementing NCH Resolutions

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Clement Uwaifo has decried the poor attitude towards implementation of NCH resolutions by some States.

WHO Regional Director For Africa To Visit Nigeria

WHO Regional Director For Africa To Visit Nigeria

The WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti will pay an official visit to Nigeria from 12th to 14th October, 2017.

Yellow Fever Case Confirmed In Kwara

Yellow Fever Case Confirmed In Kwara

Nigeria Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole has confirmed a new case of Yellow Fever in a young girl in Oke Owa Community, Ifelodun, Kwara state.

Health Workers To Begin ‘Operation Alligator Bite’ Sept. 20

Health Workers To Begin ‘Operation Alligator Bite’ Sept. 20

JOHESU has directed its members to proceed on an indefinite strike with effect from September 20, 2017, if the Federal Government failed to meet its demands.

Olamide Faces Risk Of One-year Jail Term Over ‘Wo’ Video

Olamide Faces Risk Of One-year Jail Term Over ‘Wo’ Video

YBNL boss and Indigenous rapper, Olamide may be jailed for one year or pay a fine of N3 million for promoting the use of tobacco in his 'Wo' music video.

FG Plans To Achieve 50% Exclusive Breastfeeding By 2018

FG Plans To Achieve 50% Exclusive Breastfeeding By 2018

The Federal Ministry of Health has reiterated its commitment toward achieving 50 percent exclusive breastfeeding by 2018 in line with the provision of the National Strategic Plan on Nutrition.

FG, UNIDO Teach Food Handlers Food Safety Practices

FG, UNIDO Teach Food Handlers Food Safety Practices

The FG in collaboration with UNIDO under the EU-sponsored NQIP commenced a two-day capacity building workshop on food safety practices for food and non-food handlers across Kogi state.

FG Slams Heavy Fine, Jail Term On Offenders Of Anti-public Smoking Law

FG Slams Heavy Fine, Jail Term On Offenders Of Anti-public Smoking Law

The federal government has launched a campaign to prohibit smoking in public places including motor parks, shopping malls and health care centres.

FG To Upgrade Midwifery Practice

FG To Upgrade Midwifery Practice

Isaac Adewole, Minister of Health, says the federal government is planning to upgrade the standard of midwifery practices in the country.

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