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COVID-19: WHO Donates 26 Ventilators, 3,560 Fingertip Oxygen To Nigeria

The World Health Organisation has donated 26 ventilators and 3,560 fingertip oxygen pulse for the management of patients in isolation and treatment facilities, as well as home-based patients in Nigeria. The Country Representative, Dr Walter Kazadi, presented the donation to the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire on Thursday, August 5, 2021, in Abuja. Dr […]

COVID-19: “NAFDAC Receives Dossiers For Chinese Vaccine, Others For Evaluation”

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has received dossiers for Chinese vaccine and three others for evaluation amid the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, disclosed this while addressed reporters in Abuja on Monday, February 15, 2021, during a briefing by the Presidential […]

COVID-19: NCDC Records 1,114 Fresh Cases, 27 New Deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has recorded 27 new deaths from the Coronavirus, even as the country recorded 1,114 fresh infections on Friday, January 29, 2021. This was disclosed in the report published by the NCDC in the early hours of Saturday, January 30, 2021. The new cases were recorded in 21 States […]

‘‘Patients In Isolation Centres At Risk Of Depression’’ Health Minister

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire,  has stated that COVID-19 patients, who spent a long period at isolation centres were at the risk of depression. The Health Minister stated this on Thursday in Abuja at the press conference of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. He said: “On the mental health issue of those […]

Reps Question Health Minister On Whereabouts, Activities Of Chinese Doctors

Lawmakers at the House of Representatives have questioned the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, demanding full details of the activities and whereabouts of the Chinese Doctors. The Lawmakers at their plenary on Tuesday, May 19, 3020, said they are not satisfied with the statement of the Minister that the Chinese Doctorate are not guests […]

COVID-19: Minister Tells Doctors Not To Indulge In Unauthorised Treatment

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has called on Medical Doctors and other Healthcare Professionals to shun unauthorised treatment of persons infected with Coronavirus. He made the call on Thursday, May 7, 2020, during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja. He said: “All healthcare professionals and associated personnel […]

COVID-19: Minister Says 113 Health Workers Are Infected

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has revealed that 113 health workers have been infected with the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Dr Ehanire who made the announcement during the Presidential Task Force briefing on Thursday, April 30, 2020, said the rapid speed of Coronavirus community transmission is a major concern for the PTF, but a bigger […]

Coronavirus: Makinde Commends FG On Fight Against Pandemic

Oyo State Governor, Engr Oluseyi Makinde, has commended the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, for the work being done at the National level to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Makinde, gave the commendation at the end of a meeting of the State’s COVID-19 Task Force on Saturday, April 25, 2020. He said since the […]

COVID-19: “About 40 Health Workers Tested Positive” -Ehanire

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has said about 40 health workers have tested positive for Coronavirus in the country. Dr Ehanire disclosed this on Thursday, April 23, 2020, during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja. He appealed to medical workers in the frontline of the COVID-19 fight to […]

Chinese Doctors Arrive Nigeria, Sent On 14 Days Isolation

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has disclosed that the 15 Chinese medical experts who arrived in Nigeria on Wednesday would be quarantined for two weeks. The Minister of Health who was at the airport to receive the Chinese and their supplies said the team of medical experts were already aware that they would […]