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Healthcare Federation Of Nigeria, has as a corporate mission, the goal of improving healthcare indices and create an environment where Nigerians can receive affordable and accessible healthcare of the highest quality. This mission is powerfully driven and focused by a clear vision of working to bring all stakeholders in the Nigerian private health sector under one umbrella with the aim of influencing healthcare policy and practices in the country.


 

lagos state university teaching hospitalThe Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Yashoda Hospitals, India.
 
LASUTH’s Director of Clinical Services and Training, Dr. Ayoade Adedokun, said the partnership which includes training opportunities and exchange programmes, would improve the skill sets of doctors, nurses and other cadres of health workers at the hospital.

Bill gatesThe Director for Vaccines at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Dr. Orin Levine, has said that scientists are going to the next phase of evaluation for the malaria vaccine candidate.

Levine, in a telephone conversation with our correspondent in Lagos on Monday, spoke on the Bill and Melinda Gates 2017 Annual Letter. He said that experts, researchers and physicians at the organisation were working towards finding solutions to neglected infectious diseases killing children and adults in Africa.

doctor protestHealth workers under the aegis of the National Union of Allied Health Professionals took to the streets, in Abuja, on Tuesday, to protest what they described as rot in the health sector.

Specifically, the workers condemned the overseas medical trips by senior citizens of the country, saying if the health sector was running properly, Nigerian elite would not need to travel abroad for treatment.

Governor Nyesom WikeDr Clement Edet, Director, Planning and Statistics, Rivers Primary Healthcare Management Board says the state has adequate Primary HealthCare centres (PHC), but lacked facilities.

Edet disclosed this in Port Harcourt on Wednesday at a training workshop on “Healthcare financing.”

AbuthWorkers of Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH), Zaria, Kaduna State, on Wednesday staged a peaceful protest demanding for improved condition of service.

The aggrieved workers, acting under the umbrella of Joint Consultative Forum (JCF), protested against what they alleged as anomalies in the 2016 promotion and non-payment of accumulated arrears of entitlements.

Essential drugsMost Nigerians may not be able to afford even essential medicines as the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) begins the implementation of 20 per cent duty on imported pharmaceutical products.
 
A circular released recently from the Federal Ministry of Finance titled: “Import Adjustment Tax”, the minister, Kemi Adeosun, ordered the introduction of 20 per cent tax on imported medicaments. This means that for every imported drugs and allied products a minimum duty of 20 percent is payable to the coffers of government through the Nigeria Customs Service.
Prof. Adewole Minister of Health 1The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Wednesday said it had been established that the experiment carried out by a professor of veterinary medicine and clinical virology was illegal.
 
He, however, said the FG was still waiting for the full report of the investigation it instituted into the professor’s recent claim that he had discovered a cure for HIV/AIDS.

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