The agency had earlier raised concerns about the weather conditions across the country, noting that “air temperatures hit 41°C over the North and 39°C over the South.
Nigeria accounts for the second-highest number of maternal and child deaths globally.
A report that reveals one in every four students aged between 15-19 years abusing substances.
The significant surge in drug prices started last year following the departure of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Nigeria Plc, the second-largest drug producer in the country.
Health Minister highlights strides in health insurance coverage, pledges digitalization of healthcare system for enhanced accessibility and efficiency.
The continued emigration of health practitioners has led to a shortage of skilled health workers in the country.
According to the NCDC, as of the initial five weeks of 2024, the nation documented 516 confirmed cases of measles and two deaths.
Lafiya360 reported how the outbreak killed three health workers and a patient within two days.
Celebrated globally on February 15 each year, ICCD is an international collective effort to increase awareness of childhood cancer.
Likewise, Kaduna State epidemiologists have been called upon to assist in determining the cause of the febrile illness in order to curtail spread of the disease.
The NCDC said the predominant age group affected by Lassa fever is 21-30 years.
President Bola Tinubu has approved the immediate upgrade of key health infrastructure and equipment across all six geo-political zones in…
The agency’s Director General, Dr. Aliyu, encouraged individuals to embrace love while prioritizing their health.
President Bola Tinubu is committed to improving the working environment and welfare of healthcare workers in the country.