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Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

"Our goal is to make Rivers State a land of peace and prosperity with boundless opportunities and possibilities"

– a place where no one is left behind...

Gov.Ezenwo Nyesom Wike

Reps Urge Government to Support Natural Medicine

The members of the House of Representatives in Lagos have called for increased government support to develop natural medicine in Nigeria. Speaking during a working...

Ministry Integrates Non-Communicable Diseases Into Primary Healthcare

The Rivers State Ministry of Health has mapped out strategies to integrate non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and Arian Influenza into primary health care services in...

Akpabio Urges ICT Application In Hospitals

The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Chief Godwill Akpabio has called on healthcare institutions in Nigeria to apply Information Communication Technology diligently to...

Expert Identifies Pitfall In Primary Health Care

The Consultant, Primary Health Care/Family Physician, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH), Dr. Seiyefa Brisibe has identified misdirected care of patients as...

‘HIV Mothers Can Breastfeed Children’

The Rivers State Coordinator, prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT)  of HIV/AIDs, Mrs Vivian Marthyns  say HIV positive mothers can breastfeed their children without infecting...

NIMSA Advises FG On Maternal Health

Nigerian Medical Students Association (NIMSA) has advised the Federal Government to take urgent steps to identify and redress the various laws that impact negatively...

Abortion Laws: ECOWAS Ministers Call For Passage

Ministers of Health of ECOWAS have called for the passage of abortion laws in member states as part of efforts to reduce the incidence...

Exit Of BMSH Ex-matron, A Big Lose –Chief Agama

The exit of the former matron of Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital (BMSH) and founding president of Port Harcourt Horticultural Society, Mrs Grace Alagoma has...

Rivers Nurses Begin Training On Health Dev.

As part of efforts to improve the healthcare delivery system in the state, the Rivers State Ministry of Health has commenced a one month...

NMA Sets Up Committee on Emergency, Disaster Management

The Rivers State branch of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has set up a 10-man committee on emergency preparedness and disaster management to map...
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