Recruitment: GOV ZULUM APPROVES 594 DOCTORS, NURSES, OTHERS FOR BORNO HOSPITALS, OKAYS ANNUAL COURSE FOR 200 MORE; TO INCREASE DOCTORS, NURSES QUARTERS

Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has approved the engagement of 84 medical doctors, 365 nurses and midwives, 45 pharmacists and 100 health technicians and other supportive staff, making 594 personnel being added to Borno’s healthcare sector. Governor Zulum announced the recruitment on Monday in Maiduguri at the end of a meeting with Borno’s public healthcare stakeholders attended by Chairman of Borno Assembly’s Committee on Health, Commissioner … Continue reading Recruitment: GOV ZULUM APPROVES 594 DOCTORS, NURSES, OTHERS FOR BORNO HOSPITALS, OKAYS ANNUAL COURSE FOR 200 MORE; TO INCREASE DOCTORS, NURSES QUARTERS

Borno’s PHC: GATES, DANGOTE, HEALTH MINISTER SHOWER PRAISES ON GOV ZULUM’S APPROACH

Mr. Bill Gates, Alhaji Aliko Dangote and Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ohanire, on Thursday, September 10th, took turns to pour encomiums on Governor Babagana Umara Zulum, for aggressive development of Borno’s primary healthcare system despite facing security challenges. The comments came during mid-year review of Borno’s 2020 immunization and primary healthcare coverage, at which Gates, who co-chairs the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, … Continue reading Borno’s PHC: GATES, DANGOTE, HEALTH MINISTER SHOWER PRAISES ON GOV ZULUM’S APPROACH

GOV WIKE INAUGURATES COMMITTEE TO REVIVE DORMANT HEALTH FACILITIES IN RIVERS STATE

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has inaugurated a Seven-man Committee to revitalise some dormant Health Institutions in the State. A statement by Paulinus Nsirim, Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, disclosed that the Implementation Committee, chaired by the State Deputy Governor, Dr. Ipalibo Harry Banigo, has the State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Prof. Zacchaeus Adangor and the Commissioner for Health, Prof. … Continue reading GOV WIKE INAUGURATES COMMITTEE TO REVIVE DORMANT HEALTH FACILITIES IN RIVERS STATE

When NMA Delta Celebrated World Hepatitis Day – By Patrick Ochei

Important public health information has emerged from the celebration of the 2020 World Hepatitis Day which kicked off from July 28 to August 12, 2020 by the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Delta State Chapter, which was by all standards a huge success in spite of the current global public health challenges – the COVID-19 Pandemic. This year’s event was planned and executed with series of … Continue reading When NMA Delta Celebrated World Hepatitis Day – By Patrick Ochei

Coronavirus: OKOWA SAYS COVID-19 BATTLE NEEDS COLLECTIVE EFFORT FOR VICTORY

Governor of Delta, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, has called for collective efforts to check the spread of COVID-19 in the state and the country. He made the call in Asaba on Monday while receiving three ambulances donated to the state government by Bua Group to support the state’s effort at curtailing the virus, and stressed that defeating COVID-19 would not be an impossible task if … Continue reading Coronavirus: OKOWA SAYS COVID-19 BATTLE NEEDS COLLECTIVE EFFORT FOR VICTORY

World Breastfeeding Week: ASABA FMC DOCTORS RALLY SUPPORT FOR NURSING MOTHERS

By Patrick Ochei Leveraging on the theme of this year’s World Breastfeeding Week, “Support Breastfeeding for a Healthier Planet”, the Department of Paediatrics in collaboration with the Association of Resident Doctors, Federal Medical Centre Asaba Branch have commenced the week since the 1st of August, 2020 with a call on the public to support nursing mothers to adhere strictly to the protocols of breastfeeding. The … Continue reading World Breastfeeding Week: ASABA FMC DOCTORS RALLY SUPPORT FOR NURSING MOTHERS

Covid-19: DELTA SSG DISCHARGED FROM ISOLATION CENTRE

Delta Government has announced that Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr Chiedu Ebie, has been discharged from the Isolation Centre in Asaba where he was being treated for COVID-19. According to Mr Olisa Ifeajika, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Ebie, who had been at the isolation centre for 21 days, was discharged on Sunday after testing negative for the virus. He said … Continue reading Covid-19: DELTA SSG DISCHARGED FROM ISOLATION CENTRE