Nasarawa Assembly to enact law on family planning to tackle maternal mortality

Monday, May 15, 2017

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Sunday, says it will enact a law to give family planning programmes full legal backing in the state to effectively tackle maternal mortality.
Alhaji Mohammed Opkede (PDP-Doma North), Chairman, House Committee on Health, disclosed this in Akwanga at the end of 3-day workshop on “Development of the Nasarawa State Costed Implementation plan for Family Planning.”

Niger Gov Warns Officials Against Playing Politics With Healthcare

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Miffed by the refusal of some government agencies to effectively distribute drugs to health centres, Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has warned his appointees against playing politics with what has direct bearing with the lives of the people.

The governor  in continuation of his midterm assessment tour yesterday to Baddegi in Katcha local government area , expressed dissatisfaction with what he met on ground at Hajiya Mumbai Aliyu maternal and child health center in the town.

Government partners international organisations on primary healthcare

Monday, October 31, 2016

The Zamfara Government on Monday said it was partnering with some international organisations for the improvement of primary healthcare delivery in the state.



Alhaji Yusuf Mafara, Executive Secretary, Zamfara Primary Health Care Development Agency (PHCDA), told newsmen in Gusau that the organisations included UNICEF, World Health Organisation and Save the Children International.



Others were the Partnership for Reviving Routine Immunization in Northern Nigeria (PRRINN) and Maternal and New-Born Child Health (MNCH).


Experts challenge Ambode on pro-poor health initiatives

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Medical experts in Lagos State‎ have called on the Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode to ensure that pro-poor health services for common health problems initiated by the Partnership for Transforming Health Systems II (PATHS2) are sustained.
The experts who also also lauded the Lagos State government for trailblazing efficient health service delivery in the country, said successive administration in the state had been able to implement one reform or the other, which according to them, distinguished the state health service delivery from other states in the country.