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Adamawa community converts only mosque to clinic

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Jigawa Assembly raises alarm as intending couples present fake HIV test results to Imams

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Edo teaching hospital conducts first stem cell transplant

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Kano to build 400-bed hospitals in four new emirates each

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state has pledged to upgrade the general hospitals in each of his four new emirates into 400-bed capacity ultra...

Ganduje awards N730m contract for 52-bed ward at Muhammadu Buhari hospital

Kano state government has awarded a contract worth N730 million for the construction of a 52 bed amenity ward at Muhammadu Buhari Specialist Hospital...

NAFDAC suspends new tariffs on pharmaceuticals, others

The Governing Council of the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), said it has suspended implementation of the new tariffs which...

Expect 100% rise in drug prices, PSN tells Nigerians

The Lagos State Branch of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria has warned that there will soon be at least 100 per cent increase in...

‘Why sickle cell disease is on the rise’

Professor Sagir Ahmed, a consultant hematologist at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), has explained why many prospective couples who submit themselves for genotype testing...

We have fulfilled commitments of Abuja Health Declaration–Ganduje

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has said that his government has fulfilled the commitments of the 2008 Abuja Declaration on Health. The governor...

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