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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.


 

unicef logo 1 300x300UNICEF’s Chief of Field Office in charge of Katsina and Kano States, Padmavathi Yedla, has explained that the solutions to high infant mortality rate in Nigeria are not expensive but they are not properly observed because social norms are opposed to them.

Yedla, who stated this at the weekend while speaking at her maiden meeting with Katsina newsmen, was disturbed by the high rate of infant mortality, particularly in the North. She expressed that even in the North with the highest rate of infant mortality; many women do not practice exclusive breast feeding.

Daughter of the president Hajiya Fatima Buharidistribution of relief packages to IDPs in Kaduna 300x225The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), yesterday revealed that while over two million people have been displaced by the crisis in the North-Eastern Nigeria, not less than nine million are in dire need of emergency relief.

Addressing Newsmen in Abuja, the United Nations Assistant Secretary General and Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for SAHEL, Mr Toby Lanzer, said the organisation was expectant for more aids from non governmental organisations and UNODC agencies, even as he noted that the rate of destruction in the crisis torn areas was alarming.

drugs makingittv1Despite the N3.87bn allocated to it in the 2016 Appropriation Act, lack of drugs and other essential medical items have crippled operations at the State House Medical Centre, The PUNCH has learnt. The centre provides medical services to the President, Vice-President and their families, aides, members of staff of the State House and other entitled public servants.
 
It is also a training facility for house officers and other medical personnel.

2016 08 16T150252Z 1007970001 LYNXNPEC7F0XJ RTROPTP 3 OZATP UK HEALTH YELLOWFEVERDemocratic Republic of Congo and Angola began one of the biggest ever emergency vaccination campaigns in Africa this week, working with the World Health Organization (WHO) to curb a yellow fever epidemic that has killed hundreds this year.

Health officials expect to vaccinate 14 million people over the next 10 days including some 8.5 million in the densely populatedCongolese capital, Kinshasa, where the disease's presence has sparked fears of a far wider spread.

2016 08 13T075342Z 1007970001 LYNXNPEC7C09X RTROPTP 3 OZATP UK HEALTH POLIO ERADICATIONThe Federal Government has released N9.8b for fight the outbreak of polio in the troubled North-East region of Nigeria. The North-eastern part of Nigeria has been devastated by constant attacks from the dreaded terror group, Boko Haram.

Recently, two new cases of polio were discovered by the government in Borno state, which has been the worse hit by Boko Haram attacks.

Ayuba WabbaThe Nigeria Labour Congress has called on the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Usman Yusuf, to ensure investigation of an alleged embezzlement of N90m funds belonging to the scheme by a health management organisation.
 
The President of the NLC, Mr. Ayuba Wabba, urged Yusuf to involve the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in the investigation in order to prosecute those behind the alleges fraud.

Our Mission

To improve healthcare indices and create an environment where Nigerians can receive affordable and accessible healthcare of the highest quality.           

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Our Vision

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.

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