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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.


 

zeissTB2Federal government has cited a GeneXpert machine to help detect cases of tuberculosis in the newly opened model primary health care centre at Kuchingoro, a slum neighbourhood of Abuja.
 
The centre was opened this year to flag off the 10,000 PHC project, and the GeneXpert machine, provided with US funding through partners like Institute for Human Virology Nigeria, brings to more than 200 the machines available around the country for detecting TB.
Tax ForceOyo State government has said that it is to flag off its free ambulance and mobile healthcare services as part of its holistic approach to ensuring a robust health care service in the state.
 
Commissioner for health, Dr Azeez Adeduntan stated this when he led the Oyo State Task Force on Private Health Facilities to monitor private hospitals and medical laboratories  in Ibadan.

WHO1The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday that cancer killed no fewer than 8.8 million people every year. According to figures from WHO, each year, 8.8 million people die from cancer, mostly in low- and middle-income countries.

The figure WHO said is so high that is accounts for two and a half times more people killed than those who die from HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.

polioAny parent or caregiver, who prevents a child from receiving the polio vaccine, risks a two-year jail term, an official of a Niger State Government agency said on Monday in Minna.

Dr. Yahaya Nauzo, the Executive Director of the states Primary Health Care Development Agency (SPHCDA), made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).`The law establishing the SPHCDA, specifically sections 23 to 28, has made the rejection of immunisation services a criminal offence. Such offenders are liable to two years jail term, or a fine of N50,000, or both, he said.

Rochas OkorochaThe health-at-your-door step policy of the Imo State Government has improved tremendously as the health facilities provided by the government has imparted on the lives of the citizens as indigent patients access healthcare at no cost to them, even some minor and major surgeries are conducted free of charge.
 
Disclosing to Journalists on the milestone the state government has gone in the health sector, the Imo State Commissioner for Health, Women Affairs and Social Development, Barr (Mrs.) Ngozi Njoku explained because of the importance Governor Rochas Okorocha placed on the health sector, patients with complicated medical and surgical conditions like kidney failure, heart problems are also flown abroad at the expense to the government for treatment.

Rotimi AkeredoluGov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Wednesday solicited the assistance and cooperation of the World Bank to boost delivery of healthcare service in the state.

Akeredolu made the appeal when he received Nigeria State Health Investment Project (NSHIP) comprising National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, World Bank, among others in Akure. He expressed interest to work with the World Bank while appreciating its efforts in healthcare so far.

unicef bigThe United Nations International Children Education Fund (UNICEF) has renewed its commitment to support the Nigerian health sector towards improving maternal and child health, strengthening immunization and revitalization of Primary Healthcare system in the country.
 
The Deputy Executive Director, Programme, UNICEF, Mr. Omar Abdi made this known while meeting with the Hon Minister of Health Prof. Isacc Adewole in Abuja. Abdi said that UNICEF and Federal Ministry of Health have long history of partnership in improving healthcare system in Nigerian, however their visit to the Minister was to renew their commitment and to ensure that their plans were in line with the Hon. Minister’s priority.

hiv aids logoAkwa Ibom is to begin its first-ever survey of HIV/AIDS statewide to fill gaps in its data about the condition. Some 3,257 households and 16,936 individuals, including 7,791 children, are mapped to be sampled across all 31 local government areas of the state starting on April 1.

The survey is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), with technical support from FHI360 under a project called Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS).

queens collegeOver 1,222 students of Queens College (QC) in Yaba, Lagos State have been reportedly treated at the school’s clinic for abdominal pain, fever, vomiting and diarrhea.

In a report by SaharaReporters, a recent laboratory report shows that since the beginning of January 2017, several students of the institution have been treated for various pipe borne water and other diseases.

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