Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned Nigerians not to mistake the lifting of restrictions on lockdown for the end of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Obasanjo gave the warning at the 2020 Annual Sobo Sowemimo Lecture held at the Abeokuta Club in Abeokuta on Friday, while speaking on “COVID-19...
President Donald Trump’s administration has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to invalidate the Obamacare law introduced by his predecessor that added millions to the healthcare safety net but has been a major political controversy. Government advocate Noel Francisco argued in a filing late on Thursday that the Affordable Care Act...
Sanitation and hygiene solution company SATO has introduced its new hand-washing solution, the ‘SATO Tap’. The social business, which aims to solve water, sanitation and hygiene problems by providing affordable and easy-to-install sanitation systems to local communities around the world, introduced the product on Tuesday. “The COVID-19 situation underscores the vast...
The University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan has debunked news making the rounds that it received N118million from the Oyo State Government to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The hospital’s spokesperson Toye Akinrinlola, refuted the claim in a statement issued on Tuesday in Ibadan. “The attention of the management of the University College...
The management of Polaris Bank says it has disbursed billions to support the growth of the Nigerian health sector through tailor-made banking products. The bank said its drive was further re-enforced by the Central Bank of Nigeria’s N100billion health sector support fund set aside to help cushion the effect of...
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) says it will hold its 11th teleconference on Wednesday to review the grievances of the Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors (NARD). This was contained in a statement issued by the Head, Media and Public Affairs of the forum, Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, in Abuja on Monday. Bello-Barkindo said...
Media practitioner in Taraba State have been urged to go the extra mile to turn out key messages that will assist in promoting and supporting the health and well-being of Tarabans and Nigerians. The call was made by the Taraba State Primary Health Care Development Agency (TAPHCDA), through a statement...
The cutting-edge blood component extractor machine just donated to the Lagos State government has been described as a timely intervention to aid the recovery of novel coronavirus patients. The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said the machine would support passive immunisation of COVID-19 patients with the extraction of...