Nigeria’s quest to get its first set of locally manufactured vaccines has suffered a setback. The country was expected to roll out its first locally produced vaccines in July 2019, beginning with the drugs against Yellow fever, Tetanus Toxoid and Hepatitis B.
Isaac Adewole, has urged state governments to review their population policy and implementation approaches with a view to making families embrace moderate size. He noted that with over 190 million people, and still counting, vigorous awareness creation about the essence of moderate family size, especially in rural areas, has become necessary. At the inaugural Prof.…
Minister of health, Professor Isaac Adewole, yesterday unveiled the second National Strategic Health Development Plan for effective health care delivery in the country.Besides, the minister ruled out the possibility of settling the May and June salaries of health workers in federal health facilities across the country.
Despite the Federal Government recent proscription of codeine containing syrup in the country, the sales and consumption of the abused drug still strive in Kano.Available record shows that about two million bottles of codeine is consumed daily in Kano, predominantly abused by youths and housewives.
Senate President Bukola Saraki, after a meeting with the leadership of JOHESU on Thursday, where he listened to their grievances and demands, yesterday, met with the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole and the Minister of Labour, Dr. Chris Ngige, to hear their own side of the issue.