(Abuja) – Intensive Rescue Foundation International is one of the leading Non-Governmental Organisations providing healthcare intervention, services, information, commodities and infrastructures to vulnerable women, children and persons living with disabilities in Nigeria. Last Friday, a combined SENS/TASN team visited the Headquarters of the Foundation in Abuja. Our engagement with the […]

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) says it plans to introduce health insurance scheme for pensioners as part of effort aimed at improving their welfare. PTAD Executive Secretary, Dr Chioma Nnenna-Ejikeme, disclosed this while fielding questions from newsmen at the venue of the ongoing pensioners’ verification in Kano on Tuesday. […]

The Department of Health says steps have been taken to address the shortage of certain antidepressant and antipsychotic medicine to ensure that facilities have adequate amounts for their patients. The department said South Africa is experiencing shortages of certain antidepressants and antipsychotics, which is due to a range of supplier […]

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State says the priority agenda of his administration is to decongest the state healthcare sector within the next four years. He made this assertion earlier today at the Scientific Conference/Annual General Meeting of the Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (AGPMPN) Lagos […]

(ABUJA) – The National Research Institute for Chemical Technology (NARICT) says it is currently developing non-toxic chemical product for the Nigerian market as a substitute for the killer sniper pesticide. The Director General of NARICT, Prof. Jeffrey Barminas, disclosed this in an exclusive interview with correspondents earlier today (Thursday) in […]

(Goma, Congo) – A Congolese official says the man who became the second confirmed Ebola case in the city of Goma has died. Ebola response coordinator Jean-Jacques Muyembe confirmed the death on Wednesday morning, a day after the case was announced. Muyembe has said there appears to be no link […]

Dr Patricia Auta, a Financial analyst has described the 2019 budget as inadequate to meet the needs of the Nigerian population, which is put at more than 200 million. Auta said this in an interview with our correspondents earlier today (Friday) in Abuja. She advised the government to work on increasing […]

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