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WE MUST ADOPT INTER-MINISTERIAL AND MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO TACKLE GENDER BARRIERS IN NIGERIA…..PROF. PATE
WE MUST ADOPT INTER-MINISTERIAL AND MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO TACKLE GENDER BARRIERS IN NIGERIA…..PROF. PATE

Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Prof. Muhammad Ali Pate has called for the adoption of inter-ministerial and multidisciplinary approach to tackle gender barriers in Nigeria.

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FG FOCUSED TOWARDS ADDRESSING CANCER BURDEN IN NIGERIA- ALAUSA
FG FOCUSED TOWARDS ADDRESSING CANCER BURDEN IN NIGERIA- ALAUSA

Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Dr. Tunji Alausa has reiterated that the Federal Government is focused towards addressing the burden of cancer in the country.

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FG PLANS TO CONSTRUCT SIX CANCER TREATMENT  CENTRES IN NIGERIA - ALAUSA
FG PLANS TO CONSTRUCT SIX CANCER TREATMENT CENTRES IN NIGERIA - ALAUSA

Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Dr. Tunji Alausa, has announced the Federal Government's plan to construct six new cancer healthcare centres within the period of three years.

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Press Statement on non-compliance of Medical Facilities on the Gunshot ACT 2017
Press Statement on non-compliance of Medical Facilities on the Gunshot ACT 2017

In recent times, the society has witnessed a rise in the loss of lives as a result of the refusal of some health facilities to attend to gunshot and victims of one-chance who do not present police reports.

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NON-COMPLIANCE OF MEDICAL FACILITIES ON THE GUNSHOT ACT 2017
NON-COMPLIANCE OF MEDICAL FACILITIES ON THE GUNSHOT ACT 2017

NON-COMPLIANCE OF MEDICAL FACILITIES ON THE GUNSHOT ACT 2017

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FG REAPPOINTS REGISTRAR FOR DENTAL TECHNOLOGISTS’ REGISTRATION BOARD OF NIGERIA
FG REAPPOINTS REGISTRAR FOR DENTAL TECHNOLOGISTS’ REGISTRATION BOARD OF NIGERIA

The Federal Government has renewed the appointment in office of Idris Ahmed Bappah as the Registrar/CEO of Dental Technologists Registration Board of Nigeria (DTRBN) for a second and final tenure of 4 years as approved by Federal Government and in line with its established Act.

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FG SETS UP COMMITTEE TO GRANT WAIVERS FOR EMPLOYMENT OF HEALTH WORKERS
FG SETS UP COMMITTEE TO GRANT WAIVERS FOR EMPLOYMENT OF HEALTH WORKERS

The Federal Government has set up a committee to look into the issue of accumulated waiver request for employment of health workers in the various hospitals across the country to improve healthcare delivery.

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT  INAUGURATES COMMITTEE  TO REGULATE HEALTH RESEARCH  & ETHICS
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT INAUGURATES COMMITTEE TO REGULATE HEALTH RESEARCH & ETHICS

The Federal Government has inaugurated the National Health Research Ethic Committee to regulate health research and ensure that it meets all ethical criteria as part of the Ministry of Health's four point agenda.

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RECRUITMENT OF 5 INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANTS
RECRUITMENT OF 5 INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANTS

The West African Health Organization is the specialized Institution of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) responsible for health matters. The West African Health Organization was established by Protocol A/P2/7/87 of 9 July 1987 signed in Abuja by the Heads of State and Government. WAHO’s Headquarters is located in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. Article III of the Protocol establishing WAHO states that “the objective of the West African Health Organization shall be the attainment of the highest possible standard and protection of health of the peoples in the sub-region through harmonisation of the policies of Member States, pooling of resources, cooperation with one another and with third countries for a collective and strategic combat against the health problems of the sub-region”.

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CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: (Individual Consulting Service); Reference No ICS/ ADMI-WAHO/2024/00
CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: (Individual Consulting Service); Reference No ICS/ ADMI-WAHO/2024/00

TITLE: Hiring of five (05) international consultants (human resources managers and recruitment specialists) to lead pre-selection committee panels for an in-depth analysis of CVs for WAHO permanent staff The West African Health Organisation is the specialised Institution of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) responsible for health matters. The West African Health Organisation was established by Protocol A/P2/7/87 of 9 July 1987 signed in Abuja by the Heads of State and Government. WAHO’s Headquarters is located in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso.

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Medical Women’s Association Seeks Collaboration with FG on Sector Wide Approach Initiative -FMOH
Medical Women’s Association Seeks Collaboration with FG on Sector Wide Approach Initiative -FMOH

Coordinating Minister of Health & Social Welfare, Prof. Muhammad Ali Pate, has assured the Medical Women’s Association seeking collaboration with the Ministry on sector wide approach, of the Federal Government support and cooperation in achieving the desired health outcomes.

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ROTARY INTERNATIONAL GRANT WILL ASSIST NIGERIA SUSTAIN POLIO ERADICATION
ROTARY INTERNATIONAL GRANT WILL ASSIST NIGERIA SUSTAIN POLIO ERADICATION

As FG assures Commitment to lmproving Health Sector- Pate

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CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

The West African Health Organisation (WAHO) is the health institution of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), with a mandate to ensure the attainment of the highest possible level of health and protection of the health of the people of the ECOWAS region. One of its major themes is maternal and child health, and it has therefore prioritized alongside world leaders the need to ensure a region where every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled. In a world where fundamental human rights are under threat, it is necessary to have ethical and principled staff who embody these regional and international standards, and who will defend them courageously and with conviction.

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PRESS STATEMENT ON THE PURPORTED KIDNEY TRAFFICKING IN THE FCT
PRESS STATEMENT ON THE PURPORTED KIDNEY TRAFFICKING IN THE FCT

The attention of the Federal Ministry of Health has been drawn to a report emanating from the Daily Trust Newspaper titled “Inside Abuja’s Kidney Market where the Rich prey on the Poor in the FCT”.

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UHC DAY AWARENESS WALK
UHC DAY AWARENESS WALK

The Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Prof Muhammad Ali Pate, the management of the Ministry with the World Health Organization (WHO), and other partners staged a Walk to commemorate the 2023 Universal Health Coverage Day.

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PICTURE: The Hon. Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare at the UAE COP28 in Dubai.
PICTURE: The Hon. Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare at the UAE COP28 in Dubai.

The Hon. Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare at the UAE COP28

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FG HOLDS HIGH-LEVEL PRIVATE SECTOR FORUM ON FAMILY PLANNING
FG HOLDS HIGH-LEVEL PRIVATE SECTOR FORUM ON FAMILY PLANNING

The Federal Government has recently held a high-level private sector forum in Lagos, on family planning to discuss and engage with core private sector organizations and players to ignite effective partnership.

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