Meningitis: Senate Urges Health Ministry to Make Vaccines Free

2017-04-06T12:28:26+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Health|

“We will provide ample funding for healthcare”, Saraki Says On Tuesday, the Senate urged the Federal Ministry of Health and the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to make meningitis vaccinations free in public healthcare facilities across the country. The resolution followed a motion titled: “Outbreak of Meningitis and the Urgent Need to Curb its [...]

Saraki Calls for Affordable Healthcare for all Nigerians

2017-03-09T07:46:20+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Health|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has stated that healthcare insurance and coverage should be mandatory for all Nigerians. Speaking at the close of debate, after the Senate's consideration of the Second Reading of a Bill for An Act to Repeal the National Health Insurance Commission (NHIC), the Senate President stated that affordable healthcare was [...]

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