Buhari approves new security measures for S/East, S/South: President Muhammadu Buhari has approved new security measures for the Southeast and South-South regions of the country.This was one of the outcomes of the series of security meetings held in the last eleven days and concluded on Tuesday in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Nigerian government has disclosed that despite the huge amount of funds available to produce COVID-19 vaccine in the country, local manufacturers cannot start now due to some standing measures.Minister of health, Osagie Ehanire, explained why local production of the vaccine cannot start in the country at this present time as the country continue to confirm cases of the deadly disease.
Don't Allow Third Wave, FG Begs Nigerians The Federal Government has urged Nigerians to take action ahead of this year's Eid-ul-Fitri celebrations to avoid another COVID-19 outbreak in the country.Dr. Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health, made the appeal at the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja on Monday.
The minister of health, Osagie Ehanire said Nigeria cannot start the production of COVID-19 vaccine now despite the release of ten billion naira to assist the local manufacture.When speaking in Abuja, Mr Ehanire said the delay is attributed to the inability of federal government to provide the needed technology for production of the vaccine.
The competent hand that is saddled with the ministerial responsibilities of health sector of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is no other person, but Dr. Osagie Ehanire Dr. Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health (FRN) This learned medical expert hails from Edo State, Nigeria.
FG To Unveil Emergency Medical Ambulance Service The Federal government has finalised plans to unveil an emergency medical service and ambulance system to provide prompt and efficient emergency medical service to the people, the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, said on Tuesday.Ehanire said this at a media parley on reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, adolescent and elderly health plus nutrition multi-stakeholder partnership coordination platform in Abuja.
Former Kaduna central senator, Alhaji Shehu Sani has reacted and asked the federal government to dialogue with the causative agents of Malaria since the country don't have the N1.89 Trillion that was announced by the Minister of health.Earlier this morning, the news broke out after the honourable minister of health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire said the country needs N1.
VP Yemi Osibanjo presided over a Virtual Federal Executive Council meeting at the State House, Abuja
The Weekly Federal Executive Council meeting that hosts every Wednesday where Various issues facing the nation are discussed by the Presidency and its ministers held virtually today at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja.In the Absence of The President, Vice President Yemi Osibanjo presided over this week's FEC meeting.
FG needs N1.89trn to tackle malaria, says Health Minister The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says Nigeria needs over a trillion naira to effectively combat malaria in the country.Ehanire noted that the country required more than N350 billion to fight the disease in 2021 alone.
Ehanire Speaks On Covid-19 Vaccine The Federal Government has dispelled the possibility of any fake COVID-19 vaccine being administered or sold by the unauthorised institution in the country.
The Federal Government is geared towards coming up with a policy to ensure that all Federal Government-owned health institutions in the country get and use only Nigerian made syringes and needles.This was stated by Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the Minister of Health, during a public hearing at the senate chambers.
Minister of health in Nigeria, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, in his text to mark world malaria day said that federal government will spend #1.89 trillion to wipe out malaria in Nigeria.He said the #1.89 trillion will be needed for the implementation of a new stategic plan to wipe out malaria.
In what will surprise many Nigerians, given the fact that they are all from the same ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), some ministers have been accused of giving wrong advice to President Muhammadu Buhari.
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FG approves N3bn for NCDC lab equipment The Federal Government has approved N3.07bn for the purchase of various laboratory equipment by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control across the country.The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, disclosed this after the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday.
Global Fund Grants Nigeria $890Million To Its Health Sector, Buhari Warn Against Looting Of The Fund
The Global fund has made a donation of 890 million dollars to Nigeria to help fight against HIV and AIDs , Tuberculosis, and Malaria .
President Muhammadu Buhari has launched the $890 million Global Fund to fight against HIV-AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria in Nigeria.The program will run from 2021-2023.
The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has made it known to the residents of Nigeria on Monday, March 22, that the hostile attitude of Nigerian health workers in the country towards their patients is one of the motives most Nigerians seek medical treatment abroad.
The President, federal republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, have blamed the health workers for the rate at which people seek medical attention outside Nigeria.
Health Minister Dr Osagie Ehanire said the federal government could prevent 60 percent of the disease burden in the country if there were 9,800 Primary Healthcare Centers in the country.
The Senate has summoned the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire; Minister of Trade and Investment, Niyi Adebayo and also the Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration, NAFDAC, professor Mojisola Adeyeye to seem before it over failure to implement the Backward Integration Policy, BIP, on native