Top health stories last week

Sunday, September 1, 2019

The increasing cases of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was of concern to international health experts last week. The current outbreak in the Central African country has claimed about 2,000 lives since it started in August 2018.
On August 31, Nigeria joined other African countries to celebrate Africa Traditional Medicine Day. On that occasion, Nigeria Minister of State for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, called for the study of African herbal medicine in Nigerian universities.
PREMIUM TIMES brings you a roundup of some of the major news in the health sector during the week.
Kwara commits N232m to maternal, child health, others – Governor
Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara on Monday said his administration has paid N232 million in counterparts funding to address maternal and child health, nutrition and malaria in the state.
The governor disclosed this at a two-day health symposium held in Ilorin with the theme: “Partnership for Health Innovation in Kwara State.
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