World Diabetes Day: PYRATES CONFRATERNITY GIVES FREE HEALTH SCREENING; SAYS EARLY DETECTION KEY TO LIVING LONGER

– By Abel Johngold Orheruata Residents of Asaba and environs in Delta State, got free diabetes screening last weekend, as the National Association of Seadogs, aka Pyrates Confraternity, Vito Corsica Deck, joined the rest of the world to mark the World Diabetes Day. This is in fulfillment of one of their cardinal points, for *”Humanistic Ideals”*. The screening, which took place at the Vito Corsica … Continue reading World Diabetes Day: PYRATES CONFRATERNITY GIVES FREE HEALTH SCREENING; SAYS EARLY DETECTION KEY TO LIVING LONGER

SECURITY OPERATIVES HAVE ARRESTED TWO IPOB KINGPINS IN OYIGBO – Gov Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, says two kingpins of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), involved in the killing of six soldiers and four policemen in Oyigbo, have been arrested by security operatives. He has also maintained that the imposition of curfew in Oyigbo Local Government Area helped to prevent an outbreak of inter-ethnic war between Igbo and Hausa communities in the area. … Continue reading SECURITY OPERATIVES HAVE ARRESTED TWO IPOB KINGPINS IN OYIGBO – Gov Wike

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OKOWA CALLS FOR EFFORTS TO KEEP POLIO AT ZERO LEVEL

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on stakeholders in the health sector to focus on surveillance and routine immunisation to ensure that Nigeria and Africa keeps polio at zero level. Okowa made the call on Friday, October 16th, while receiving District Governor of Rotary International District 9141,Virginia Major, who visited him at Government House, Asaba. He said that the importance of Rotary International … Continue reading OKOWA CALLS FOR EFFORTS TO KEEP POLIO AT ZERO LEVEL

NMA DESCRIBES RIVERS MOTHER AND CHILD HOSPITAL AS STRATEGIC RESPONSE TO HEALTHCARE DELIVERY

The National President of Nigeria Medical Association(NMA), Prof. Innocent Ujah says the Mother and Child Hospital in Rivers State will solve a major healthcare challenge in the country. A statement by Paulinus Nsirim, Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, disclosed that Prof. Ujah made the assertion when he joined a team of Rivers Professionals to inspect facilities at the Mother and Child Hospital, on … Continue reading NMA DESCRIBES RIVERS MOTHER AND CHILD HOSPITAL AS STRATEGIC RESPONSE TO HEALTHCARE DELIVERY

OKOWA RESTATES COMMITMENT TO QUALITY HEALTHCARE DELIVERY IN DELTA

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday, reiterated the state government’s commitment to providing quality healthcare delivery for citizens of the state. Okowa stated this when he received the Branch Officers Committee of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Delta State Chapter, who visited him at Government House, Asaba. He congratulated the team on their victory at the keenly contested election that brought them into office, … Continue reading OKOWA RESTATES COMMITMENT TO QUALITY HEALTHCARE DELIVERY IN DELTA

DELTA TO RECRUIT 40 PHARMACISTS TO BRIDGE MANPOWER DEFICIENCY

Delta Government on Monday, September 28th, gave approval for the employment of 40 pharmacists to bridge the manpower deficiency of pharmaceutical personnel in government hospitals across the state. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa gave the approval while playing host to the leadership and members of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Delta State Chapter, who paid him a courtesy visit at Government House, Asaba. The governor expressed … Continue reading DELTA TO RECRUIT 40 PHARMACISTS TO BRIDGE MANPOWER DEFICIENCY

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Okowa Bags NARD Merit Award

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, was on Thursday, September 24th, honoured with two awards by Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) for “Pioneering Implementation of Residency Training in Nigeria’’ and as “Ambassador of State Health Tertiary Institution’’. The governor was honoured at NARD’s 40th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference, with the theme: “Health Care Infrastructure Optimization and Adaptation in the face of a … Continue reading Okowa Bags NARD Merit Award