February 28, 2024
Vinikilang Hayin Gada along, Mudi-Yola Road, jimeta, Adamawa State, Nigeria
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NHIA SENSITISES HMOs, HCFs ON NEW ACT.

  NHIA SENSITISES HMOs, HCFs ON NEW ACT BY MUHAMMAD JAMIL ABUBAKAR. The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has embarked on a one-day sensitisation of Health Maintainance Organisations (HMOs) and Health Care Facilities (HCFs) in Gombe State on the changes in NHIA operational guidelines. The sensitization aims to engage stakeholders and partners on the new […]

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MALARIA: OVER 3.2 TREATED MOSQUITO NETS DISTRIBUTED IN ADAMAWA STATE.

By Fidelis Jockthan The Malaria Elimination Manager, Adamawa State Ministry of Health,Mr.Benjamin Nashon Gubi,has confirmed the distribution of about 3,252,433 insecticide treated mosquito nets in the 21 local government areas of the state. The anti-malaria project was executed by Adamawa State Government in collaboration with the elimination partners like Management Sciences for Health, Catholic relief […]

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NHIA IN ADAMAWA STATE ENGAGES STAKEHOLDERS ON RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  By Babangida Galleon In Yola   The National Health Insurance Authority has charged enrollees to acquaint themselves with the operations of the health authority so as to enjoy maximum benefits and services.   The charge was made by the state coordinator of the National Health Insurance Authority, Adamawa state Comrade Aliyu Musa Abdulhakeem,   during […]

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World Glaucoma Week Observed in Bauchi.

By Ishaq Hardawa An opthalmologist with Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH) Bauchi, Dr Rukayya Na’iya has called on people to go for regular eye check to save their sight. Dr Rukayya Na’iya, a Senior Registrar ATBUTH, Department of Opthalmology stated this during a paper presentation organized to mark World Glaucoma Week. She said […]

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SENATOR BINOS CARRIES OUT ANOTHER FREE MEDICAL OUTREACH IN TOUNGO COMMUNITY.

By Shekara Anthony The Senator representing Adamawa South in the National Assembly, Senator Binos Dauda Yaroe, says he will continue to prioritize health care delivery in his constituency. The Senator stated this at a one day free medical outreach he organized at Kiri town in Toungo local government area of the state. The Senator representing […]

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Bauchi Civil Servants To Start Accessing State Health Contributory Scheme Packages Soon.

By Murtala Muhammad Civil Servants registered under the Bauchi State Health Contributory Management Scheme’s Formal Sector component are to start accessing healthcare services by July this year. This is part of plans of the State Health Contributory Management Agency (BASHCMA) to achieve Universal Health Coverage by the year 2033. BASHCMA is an agency saddled with […]

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Increased alcohol consumption linked to various cancers, study says

A new study conducted in Korea has identified a possible link between increased alcohol intake and alcohol-related cancers and all cancers. The Korean researchers said they discovered that individuals who increased the amount of alcohol they consume had a higher risk for alcohol-related cancers and all cancers in comparison with those who had sustained levels […]

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Of toxic geckos and marauding mosquitoes

The screaming headline says, “Wall gecko wipes out family of six in Ogun State”, with content that betrays lazy or sensationalist journalistic work. A family of six was found dead in the morning, and the only evidence that links their death to a poisonous wall gecko is the sighting of ‘a dead wall gecko inside […]

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