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It is achievable to have a malaria-free society if Nigerians adhere to safety precautions against the spread of the scourge. Primary Health Care Coordinator, Oluyole local government, Mrs Adebola Adelakun made this known during a day sensitization outreach held in some communities under the local government area. Mrs Adelakun who said total eradication of malaria […]Continue Reading
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The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) says it has concluded plans to provide health/medical care cover for serving National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) corps members in Osun. The Director of NHIS, Osun Office, Mr Hamed Yahaya made this known at the Osogbo Township Stadium,during the NHIS enrollment sensitisation exercise organised for corps members serving Continue Reading
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The Federal government has disbursed about Twenty eight point seven billion naira Basic Health Care Provision Fund to states and the Federal Capital Territory as part of efforts to enhance Nigerians access to affordable health care services.Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Professor Nasir Sambo made this known in Abeokuta at the […]Continue Reading
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An Akure-based medical expert, Dr Olufemi Aina says efforts to control leprosy in society is being thwarted by stigmatisation and discrimination against people living with the disease and their families. Dr Aina who is also the Ondo State Programmes Manager for Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Buruli Ulcer Control Program handed down this position in Akure while speaking […]Continue Reading
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Journalists have been advised to always ensure that the right information is disseminated to the public.  Chief Medical Director University College Hospital, UCH, Professor Jesse Otegbayo represented by Deputy Chairman Medical Advisory Committee on Education and Training, Doctor Oluwatoyin Lawal stated this in Ibadan when the Management of Radio Nigeria, Ibadan led by its Continue Reading
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The Oyo State government has distributed COVID-19 first aid kits to some Non-Formal Learning Centres, under the Better Education Service Delivery for All, BESDA, programme, saying this is part of its efforts at ensuring rapid response to emergency situations at its learning centres. Distributing the customised kits to the beneficiaries in Ibadan, today, the Executive […]Continue Reading
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Oyo state government has flagged off a mass covid 19 vaccination exercise for residence of the state. The flag off ceremony held at Aleshinloye Market, Ibadan, was organized by the ministry of health in collaboration with Breakthrough Action sponsored by USAID. Declaring the exercise opened, Oyo state governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde said the present administration […]Continue Reading
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