180,000 health workers died from COVID-19 – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says between 80,000 and 180,000 health and care workers may have…

50,000 women die of maternal causes annually in Nigeria – official

Dr Kayode Afolabi, the Director and Head of the Reproductive Health, Federal Ministry of Health, on…

COVID-19: Be vaccinated or stay home from Nov.1- Ondo Govt. tells workers

The Ondo State Government has vowed to enforce the no vaccination card, no access to its…

COVID-19: Kaduna Govt. makes vaccinations, facemasks mandatory

Adherence to COVID-19 protocols of vaccination and wearing of facemasks would be compulsory as from Oct.…

Travellers to Nigeria must present negative COVID-19 test – PSC

  The Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 has issued a revised international travel protocol into…

COVID-19: Civil servants to present proof of vaccination from Dec. 1— PSC

The Presidential Steering Committee (PSC), on Wednesday said that civil servants would from Dec. 1 present…

COVID-19: NCDC registers 9 deaths, 284 new infections

By Saidu Idris 365Daily – Nigeria registered 284 additional COVID-19 infections and nine related deaths across…

Malaria still highest cause of Under 5s, maternal deaths in Nigeria — Commissioner

Cross River Commissioner for Health, Dr Betta Edu, has disclosed that malaria remains the highest cause…

Sit-at-home, COVID-19 effects triggering depression, mental illness – Neuropsychiatrist

Prof. Monday Igwe, Medical Director, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu, has said the sit-at-home directive and effects…

NAFDAC warns against consumption, distribution of US infant formulas

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians to stop…

Buhari congratulates Enabulele, president-elect world medical association

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Dr Osahon Enabulele on his election as the President of the…

COVID-19: NPHCDA receives 501,600 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has officially received 501,600 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines…

WHO defines post COVID-19 condition to aid treatment

The first official clinical definition of living with “post COVID” sickness, has been agreed upon following…

COVID-19: NCDC reports 2 deaths, 290 additional infections Thursday

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded two COVID-19 related deaths on Thursday, bringing the…

JOHESU suspends threat to shutdown healthcare services

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and Assembly of Healthcare Professional Associations (AHPA) have suspended their…

NSIA raising $200 million for enhancement of Nigeria’s domestic pharmaceutical capacity – Buhari

The Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) is raising a $200 million fund for the enhancement of…

COVID-19: Renowned professor of virology, Oyewale Tomori gets WHO appointment

  A professor of virology and former vice-chancellor of the Redeemer’s University, Ede, Oyewale Tomori, has…

Senate to probe alleged COVID-19 test result fraud by Ghana 

By Deborah Hassan  365Daily– Following allegations of wrongful diagnosis of COVID-19 on Nigerians by Ghanaian authorities,…

Veterinarians to vaccinate 100,000 dogs to mark World Rabies Day

The Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) says it will vaccinate at least 100,000 dogs to commemorate…

PSC bans over 2,000 Nigerians from travelling abroad

The Presidential Steering Committee(PSC) on COVID-19  has banned over 2,000 Nigerians and foreigners from traveling abroad and…

Nigeria records high number of COVID-19 related deaths

No fewer than 296 new infections and 12 COVID-19 related deaths were recorded in the country…

FG converts National Blood Service to commission

The Federal Government has established the National Blood Service Commission (NBSC) to replace the National Blood…

Ekiti LG begins campaign against open defecation

Moba Local Government Council of Ekiti State is set to begin sensitisation against open defecation. The…

Brain drain: UK employs 353 Nigerian doctors in 100 days

At least 353 Nigerian doctors have been registered to work in the United Kingdom in the…

Leukaemia Day: Blood donors call for more volunteers, outline benefits

Some volunteer blood donors at the 2021 World Leukaemia Day organised by a Non-Governmental Organisation, Timilehin…

UK to throw away 800,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses —Report

Up to 800,000 doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine are likely to have expired across the…

Ooni of Ife urges NAFDAC to intensify campaign against fake drugs

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has  urged  the National Agency for Food and Drug…

3.6 million Nigerians received first COVID-19 vaccine dose, says NPHDCA

The National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHDCA) on Tuesday said no fewer than 3,600,858 Nigerians had…

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases increase to 196,487 with 597 new infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases have risen to 196,487 on…

Cholera: NCDC announces 65,145 suspected cases with 2,141 deaths

  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced a total 65,145 suspected cases of cholera,…