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Healthcare Federation Of Nigeria, has as a corporate mission, the goal of improving healthcare indices and create an environment where Nigerians can receive affordable and accessible healthcare of the highest quality. This mission is powerfully driven and focused by a clear vision of working to bring all stakeholders in the Nigerian private health sector under one umbrella with the aim of influencing healthcare policy and practices in the country.


 

Essential drugsMost Nigerians may not be able to afford even essential medicines as the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) begins the implementation of 20 per cent duty on imported pharmaceutical products.
 
A circular released recently from the Federal Ministry of Finance titled: “Import Adjustment Tax”, the minister, Kemi Adeosun, ordered the introduction of 20 per cent tax on imported medicaments. This means that for every imported drugs and allied products a minimum duty of 20 percent is payable to the coffers of government through the Nigeria Customs Service.
Prof. Adewole Minister of Health 1The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Wednesday said it had been established that the experiment carried out by a professor of veterinary medicine and clinical virology was illegal.
 
He, however, said the FG was still waiting for the full report of the investigation it instituted into the professor’s recent claim that he had discovered a cure for HIV/AIDS.
wikeThe Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, on Wednesday, sacked the state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Theophilus Odagme. The news of Odagme’s sacking was contained in a statement issued by the Special Assistant to the Governor on Electronic Matters, Mr. Simeon Nwakaudu.
 
The statement indicated that the state Commissioner for Information and Communication, Dr. Austin Tam-George, told newsmen after the State Executive Council Meeting that his counterpart in the Health ministry had been relieved of his job.

OsinbanjoThe Federal Executive Council has approved a new National Health Policy aimed at promoting the health of Nigerians to accelerate socio-economic development in the country.

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, made this known when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the FEC meeting, which was presided by the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.

NigeriadocThe Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Monday canvassed patronage for Nigerian doctors, declaring their services better than their counterparts abroad.

Adewole said this during the commissioning of the Maternity and Neonatal Wards and Central Pharmacy Building at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex (OAUTHC), Ile-Ife in Osun.

lassaThe Nasarawa State Government has said that no fewer than eight people have so far died following the recent outbreak of Lassa fever in the state. The Director of Public Health in the state’s Ministry of Health, Dr. Ibrahim Adamu, made this disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Lafia.
 
Adamu said, “Of the 11 confirmed cases recorded since the index case in November 2016, eight have died while three others are responding to treatment at the Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital in Lafia.
NLC president Ayuba WabbaPrimary health care workers in Rivers State have withdrawn a case they filed six months ago against the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over alleged neglect of welfare in the application of a harmonized salary scale for health care workforce.
 
To this end, the two parties will appear before the National Industrial Court to announce their resolve to settle out of court. Speaking when representatives of primary health care workers from Rivers met NLC President, Ayuba Wabba last Saturday in Abuja, Chairman of NLC in Rivers and a former state chairperson of the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN),

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