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Enugu Govt. Urges Residents To Exploit Its Free Maternal, Infant Healthcare

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The Enugu State Government has urged mothers, guardians and care-givers to take advantage of the state’s free maternal and infant healthcare scheme.

Dr Okechukwu Ossai, the Director of Public Health in the state Ministry of Health, gave the advice in an interview to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Enugu.

Senate Backs NILS On Special Funding For Health In 2017

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The National Assembly yesterday declared its support for a report by the National Institute Legislative Studies (NILS), requesting for special funding for maternal and child health in the 2017 budget.

At a joint session of the Senate and House of Representatives yesterday, the lawmakers advised the Federal to earmark funds for the training of healthcare workers across the country as means of improving health care services in Nigeria.

Anxiety over 2016 health budget

Monday, March 21, 2016

In a matter of days, as promised by the senate president, the breakdown of the amended 2016 appropriated bill will be made public. This will include details of how the N257 billion health allocation will be spent, the exact amount set aside for maternal, new born and child health and how adequate this will be for the task of protecting the rights to health and life of women and children in the country.