The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on the coronavirus pandemic has announced that it will allow clinicians to add dexamethasone, the life saving drug recently discovered by a team of researchers from the United Kingdom, to their treatment regimen for trial.
Minister of health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has said that 70 percent of Nigerians that have died from the novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 in the country are persons with hypertension, diabetes, kidney disease, HIV, cancer, and tuberculosis. The minister stated this
Nigeria has been making some progress in its treatment of COVID-19 cases in the country. Only yesterday, 60 patients were discharged from different isolation centres in Lagos state after testing negative for the virus twice post quarantine and treatment. While
Despite the progress that Nigeria is making in the treatment of COVID-19, The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has said that it will not be appropriate to reveal the drugs being used to treat Coronavirus patients in Nigeria as
Nigeria, in the past few years has experienced some worsening of child mortality. The infant mortality rate evaluated at 100 per 1000 in 2003 was measured at 87 in 1990. The Federal Government has said that immunisation coverage in some
Healthcare is soon to become more accessible as well as affordable following a new initiative of the Nigerian government. Localising healthcare is definitely one of the surestways to ensure access and affordability and the federal government has now decided to