June 13, 2024
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National Health Insurance Authority in Adamawa state pledges better service delivery to enrollees.

By Babangida Galleon     The National health insurance authority has assured that henceforth enrollees will experience smooth health care services in the country.     This assurance was given by the Adamawa state coordinator of the National health insurance authority, Malam Abdulhakim Aliyu Musa during its seventh capacity building engagement with relevant stakeholders in […]

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WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY: Psychiatrist Professor Calls on Federal Government to Implement Mental Health Act 2021.

By Sakina Ahmad     Federal Government has been urged to implement the Mental Health Act 2021 and allocate more resources to mental healthcare in Nigeria.   A consultant psychiatrist Professor Sadique Kwajaffa Pindar, stated this in an interview with Radio Nigeria in Yola.   According to the psychiatrist, the prevalence and incidences of mental […]

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National Health Insurance Authority to enroll 83 million vulnerable Nigerians.

By Babangida Galleon The National Health Insurance Authority said, it will be enrolling about eighty three million vulnerable Nigerians into the health insurance scheme.   This was made known by the Adamawa state coordinator, National Health Insurance Authority, Abdulhakeem Aliyu Musa during its sixth stakeholders meeting which took place in Yola, the Adamawa state capital. […]

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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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