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Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Rise To 196,487 With 597 New Infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases have risen to 196,487 on Tuesday with 597 new infections. The NCDC stated this via its verified website on Wednesday morning. It said this was the nation’s total infections since the index case in 2020, attributing the surge of the third wave to the highly transmissible Delta variant and ...

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Buhari Appoints Osinbajo To Lead Health Sector Reforms

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the setting up of a Health Sector Reform Committee to commence the development and implementation of a Health Sector Reform programme for Nigeria in collaboration with the State Governments and the FCT administration. This is sequel to a Health Sector Diagnostic Review Report developed by a consultant, Vesta Healthcare Partners and the Federal Ministry of ...

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NAFDAC DG Urges Judiciary To Apply Stiffer Penalties Against Drugs Counterfeiters, Dealers In Unwholesome Food

. Wants NASS To Pass Counterfeit Medical Product Bill To Strengthen Agency’s War Against Offenders . Agency Destroys Spurious Products Worth N5b In Five Months The Director General of the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye has appealed to the judiciary to always apply tougher penalty against those found guilty of drug counterfeiting, expired ...

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Drug Abuse Poses Real Threat To Mental Health, National Security, NAFDAC DG Warns

The future of Nigeria depends largely on the nature and quality of youth that the country produces today, the Director General of the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Prof Moji Adeyeye has warned. Prof Adeyeye warns that a child that grows up under frustrating conditions will develop psychological problems with time and possibly become dangerous as ...

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Delta Variant: FG Not Considering Lockdown, Says Minister

The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has ruled out the possibility of another lockdown despite the presence of the Delta variant of coronavirus in the country. The minister, who spoke Thursday at the weekly ministerial press briefing organized by the Presidential Communications Team at the State House, Abuja, also disclosed that apart from the vaccines sourced free of charge, ...

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Why No Herbal Drug Has Been Approved For COVID – 19 – NAFDAC

. Submits Herbal Medicines for Federal Government Grants . Warns Onions and Garlic do not cure COVID -19. The Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye has given an insight into the reason why no locally produced herbal medicine has yet been approved by the Agency in the treatment of COVID ...

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NAFDAC Destroys Unwholesome Drugs, Expired Products In North East

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said on Sunday that it destroyed unwholesome drugs and other expired items worth N515, 732.587, which were confiscated in north east states of Gombe, Bauchi, Adamawa, Borno, Yobe and Taraba. NAFDAC said the confiscation and destruction was made possible through the collaborative efforts of the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON), ...

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NAFDAC Sensitises MSMEs On Product Registration, Value Addition

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has begun a nationwide sensitization campaign on product registration and value addition for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSMEs) operators across the country. The NAFDAC Director General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye while speaking at a one-day sensitization campaign on MSMEs registration and product value addition organized by the Agency in ...

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COVID-19 Death Toll Worsens In India With 3,689 Dead In One Day

India on Sunday reported its highest single-day toll of 3,689 Covid deaths. The country also saw a slight dip in the daily numbers with 3,92,488 new cases reported in the last 24 hours The new cases take India’s Covid tally to 1,95,57,457. The new cases recorded in the last 24 hours showed a slight dip from Saturday when India hit ...

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Covid-19: FG To Deny Travelers Entry From India, Brazil, Turkey

•Imposes heavy fine on defaulting airlines •Issues new guidelines on coronavirus prevention Olawale Olaleye Concerned by the new wave of Covid-19 in some parts of the world, the federal government has banned passengers, who have visited India, Brazil and Turkey in the last 14 days from entering the country as part of precautionary measures to minimise the risk of a ...

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