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Coronavirus - Nigeria: Honourable Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire Joins National Coordinator, PTF on COVID-19, Others to Receive 2nd Batch Medical Supplies Purchased with UN Basket Fund for COVID-19 Response

The medical supplies include 500,000 face shields; 200,000 goggles; 100 oro-pharyngeal airways; 10,000 bio-hazard bags; and 14,000 safety boxes

The Honourable Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, Friday, 31st July, 2020 joined the National Coordinator of Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Dr. Sani Aliyu at the Cargo Section of Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja to receive medical supplies from EU contributions worth N26 Billion. Mr. Alexander Borges - Gomes,…

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Coronavirus - Nigeria: 60 PCR Laboratories Active Nationwide Says Dr. Ehanire

Dr. Ehanire revealed that the COVID-19 cases in Nigeria crossed the 40.000 mark to 40,532 over the weekend, with 555 new cases in the past 24 hours

The Honourable Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has revealed that 60 Public Health Laboratories are active in Nigeria, which together should be in a position to address testing capacity challenges and to ramp up utilization if only the logistics could be improved. He made this known at the Presidential…

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Coronavirus - Madagascar drug treats cough not COVID-19, Ehanire discloses while advising healthy foods with right nutrients to build immunity

The Honourable Minister disclosed this at the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 Press Briefing held on Monday, 23rd July, 2020

The Honourable Minister of Health, Dr. Ehanire has disclosed that the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Research and Development {NIPRD) has shared its final report on the evaluation of the COVID Organics from Madagascar.  “The initial report had showed that its main ingredient is the same as Artemisia anua, while the…

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Coronavirus - Nigeria: India Donates Essential Medicines to Combat COVID-19 as Nigeria Seeks Collaboration to Produce Vaccines Especially Against Pandemic

High Commissioner of India to Nigeria, H.E, Shri Abhay Thakur came to deliver 586 Cartons of medicines meant to combat COVID-19

The Honourable Minister of Health has described the gesture of donation of medicinal items by India to Nigeria as “gracious and touching” as the global plague affects all countries, and India has its own problems just as Nigeria has hers, in spite of which India still tried to find the…

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Coronavirus - Nigeria: We are worried about the impact & effect of COVID-19 says Honourable Minister of Health as he welcomes Dr. Walter Kazadi Mulombo New WHO Representative to Nigeria

The new WHO Representative to Nigeria, Dr. Walter Kazadi Mulombo has been in Nigeria since 18th June, 2020 for his 2nd coming to work

While welcoming Dr. Walter Kazadi Mulombo, the new WHO Representative to Nigeria, the Honourable Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has told the new Rep that Nigeria is pleased to have him on board as the Health Team “will count on his experience to continue to calibrate on our response”…

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Coronavirus - Nigeria: Dr. Osagie Ehanire meets Health Partners Coordinating Committee (HPCC), seeks support for National Health Sector COVID-19 Response Plan

The plan is to ensure defined responsibilities and harmonization of efforts across the Federal and States and non-interruption of non COVID-19 routine health services

The Honourable Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has sought for the support of the Health Partners Coordinating Committee (HPCC) for the newly developed Integrated National Health Sector Covid-19 Response Plan derived from Pillar 4, Priority Area 1 of the NSHDP 11.  The plan is to ensure defined responsibilities and…

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Coronavirus - Nigeria: Citizens in doubt of COVID-19 should take precaution in their daily activities - Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora

The Minister made this counsel at the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 Press Briefing held on Thursday, 25th June, 2020

The Honourable Minister of State for Health, Dr. Olorunnimbe Mamora has urged citizens especially those who are in doubt of the existence of COVID-19 in the country to at least take extra pre-caution in their daily activities to avoid being a victim of the disease. The Minister made this counsel…

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Coronavirus - Nigeria: National Health Sector COVID-19 Pandemic response Action Plan undergoes validation, to be ratified by National Council on Health

It is expected to meet the need of all actors in the health sector and also act as a single point of entry for all to the COVID-19 pandemic response

Departments and Agencies of Federal Ministry of Health have taken a second look at the National Health Sector COVID-19 Pandemic Response Action Plan for their input before the document is submitted to other stakeholders and partners of the Ministry on its way to the National Council on Health for final…

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Coronavirus - Nigeria: Dr. Osagie Ehanire leads Health Team to inspect 063 Nigeria Air Force COVID-19 Observation, Treatment Centre, directs accreditation team to work

The facility is about 25-Bed COVID-19 Observation and Treatment Centre with a Small Operation Theatre

The Honourable Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire made it an early morning assignment after his appearance on Channels TV programme, to lead the Federal Ministry of Health’s Team to inspect the 063 Nigeria Air Force COVID-19 Observation, Treatment Centre located at a side of the 063 NAF Hospital along…

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Coronavirus - Nigeria: Federal Government (FG) comes out with Advisory on Safe Food Practices During COVID-19 Pandemic

Purpose of the advisory is to bring up possible measures to guide what food establishments and food retail markets have to put in place to ensure the integrity of the food supply chain

With a view to ensuring public safety, the Federal Government has approved a new Advisory for Food Businesses which spells out safe food practices during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Honourable Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire gave the approval to the document which spells out the new advisory at the…