COVID19: SCHOOLS MAY NOT RESUME JAN. 18 – FG

COVID19: SCHOOLS MAY NOT RESUME JAN. 18 – FG

The Federal Government has announced its decision to review the COVID-19 safety protocols as well as the January 18 resumption date for schools in the light of Nigeria’s grim epidemiological situation with regards to the pandemic. This was as it again lamented that the nation’s health care infrastructure was greatly strained as the country is […]

Agency train vulnerable people on access to improved HIV services

Agency train vulnerable people on access to improved HIV services

The Society for Women Development and Empowerment of Nigeria (SWODEN) in collaboration with the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), on Monday commenced a five-day capacity training for key and vulnerable populations, to improve their access to HIV services and efficiency. Mr Aliyu Christopher, the Programme Officer of SWODEN, told newsmen at the […]

KSPHCDA Development Partners Seek Support For Speedy Implementation Of ‘Healthcare Under One Roof’

KSPHCDA Development Partners Seek Support For Speedy Implementation Of ‘Healthcare Under One Roof’

The Kogi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (KSPHCDA) and its Development Partners, have solicited the support of key stakeholders to ensure speedy implementation of the national health policy known as ”Primary Health Care Under One Roof (PHCUOR)” for the benefits of the state. Dr Abubakar Yakubu, the Executive Director of KSPHCDA, made the call on […]

World AIDS Day: DCI Donates Cash Gift To Infected Women, children In Kogi

World AIDS Day: DCI Donates Cash Gift To Infected Women, children In Kogi

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Dual Care and HIV Prevention Initiative (DCI) on Tuesday, donated cash worth N200, 000 to the vulnerable women and children living with HIV/AIDS. Speaking with newsmen shortly after the cash distribution in Lokoja, the Executive Director of DCI, Pastor (Mrs) Roseline Alabi, said the gesture was to commemorate this year’s ”World […]

24,000 PERSONS STILL LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS IN KOGI – COMM

24,000 PERSONS STILL LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS IN KOGI – COMM

World AIDS Day: 23,000 persons undergoing treatment in Kogi- Govt The Kogi State Government says no fewer than 23,000 persons are currently undergoing treatment for HIV/AIDS in the State with Women and Children having greater percentage. The Kogi State Commissioner for Health Dr Saka Haruna Audu disclosed this at a media parley in Lokoja on […]

Nigeria has a lot to learn from Kogi Health Management System – INFO COMM

Nigeria has a lot to learn from Kogi Health Management System – INFO COMM

…… Govt appointee to pay more for Health Insurance Officials of the Kogi State Government have resolved to pay 80% more than their statutory obligations in order to widen the health insurance opportunities to cater for the indigent citizens. The Policy will also cover all civil servants in the State.This was stated Wednesday by the […]

Nigeria Recorded First Suspected Case Of Corona Virus

Nigeria Recorded First Suspected Case Of Corona Virus

The Lagos State Ministry of Health says it is currently investigating a suspected case of COVID-19, and the affected has been isolated at the Mainland Hospital, Lagos. The ministry made the disclosure on its official Twitter account @LSMOH on Wednesday night. It states: “The attention of @LSMOH has been drawn to news making the round about […]

One dead, three hospitalized as Lassa Fever hits Kogi

One dead, three hospitalized as Lassa Fever hits Kogi

LOKOJA – The Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Lokoja in Kogi, has confirmed three cases of Lassa fever and one death in the last one week in the hospital. Head of Clinical Services, Dr. Bernard Ododo who disclosed on Sunday in Lokoja said five suspected cases of Lassa fever were reported in the hospital in the […]

Stop Drinking Garri – Public Health Worker Warns Nigerians

Stop Drinking Garri – Public Health Worker Warns Nigerians

The Director of Public Health, Enugu State, Dr Boniface Okolo, has cautioned Nigerians against the consumption of soaked garri to avoid contacting Lassa fever. Okolo, who gave the warning in an interview with on Saturday in Enugu, said the rats that caused the disease were mostly in contact with Nigerian most popular staple food ‘garri,’ […]

Kogi Govt. reaffirms commitment to quality healthcare delivery Healthcare

Kogi Govt. reaffirms commitment to quality healthcare delivery Healthcare

Dr Abubakar Yakubu, the Executive Director, Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency (PHCDA), on Friday reaffirmed the commitment of Gov. Yahaya Bello’s Administration to ensure quality healthcare delivery for the people of the state particularly the rural dwellers. Yakubu, a recipient of an ”Award of Merits” at the 10th year Anniversary/Awards  of the Civil […]