Latest News for: Benin health


Congestion at Ho Teaching Hospital emergency unit hindering service delivery

Joy Online 29 May 2023
The 240-bed facility nicknamed after the contractor, Trafalgar, serves as a referral unit for smaller health facilities ... The Head of Clinical Services, Dr ... “We have people traveling from the Volta and Oti Regions, Togo, Benin and even Nigeria to seek health care here, so the emergency unit is too small to take in all of them”, he said ... .

Ehanire: Nigeria Among Those with Worst Health Indices Globally

This Day 28 May 2023
Ehanire stated these yesterday in a keynote address at the inauguration of South-south Zone Traditional Leaders’ Committee (SSTLC) on Primary Health Care Delivery at the Festival Hall of Government House, Benin City ... Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, ...

Falana, Ngige Disagree over Non-payment of ASUU Members’ Salaries

This Day 22 May 2023
Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja ... He said ... He said many institutions such as the Colleges of Medicine/ Health Sciences in Maiduguri, Bauchi ,Sokoto, Enugu , Nnewi , Benin graduated Doctors and other health professionals during the ASUU strike and they showed evidence that they were teaching and working during the prolonged industrial action. Ngige said.

WHO congratulates Benin and Mali for eliminating trachoma as a public health problem

World Health Organization 16 May 2023
WHO has validated Benin and Mali as having eliminated trachoma as a public health problem, making them the fifth and sixth countries in WHO’s African Region to achieve this significant milestone ... Globally, Benin and Mali join 15 other countries that have been validated by WHO for having eliminated trachoma as a public health problem.

WHO Declares Trachoma Eliminated as Public Health Problem in Benin, Mali

Urdu Point 16 May 2023
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 16th May, 2023) The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Tuesday that Benin and Mali had eliminated trachoma as a public health problem, marking a step closer toward the elimination of the disease in the whole of Africa.

WHO Congratulates Benin Mali For Eliminating Trachoma As A Public Health Problem

MENA FN 16 May 2023
(MENAFN - Caribbean News Global) GENEVA, SwitzerlandWorld Health Organization (WHO) has validated Benin and Mali as having eliminated trachoma as a public health problem, making them ... .

World Health Organization (WHO) Congratulates Benin And Mali For Eliminating Trachoma As A Public Health Problem

MENA FN 16 May 2023
(MENAFN - African Press Organization) download logo WHO has validated Benin and Mali as having eliminated trachoma as a public health problem, making them the fifth and sixth countries in WHO's ... .

Chinese doctors organize free clinic in Benin

China Daily 18 Apr 2023
The 26th Chinese medical team to aid Benin organized a one-day free clinic recently to help local patients ... and health consultations ... The activity showed friendship between China and Benin, and the team will continue to cooperate with local doctors to benefit people's health.

Delta Restates Commitment  to Curbing Maternal Mortality

This Day 15 Apr 2023
Delta State Commissioner for Health, Dr ... health capacity ... Andrew Obi, Associate Professor, Public Health/ HoD, Department of Community Health, Center for Disease Control, University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), dwelt extensively on why women should not die during childbirth.

Edo Refinery Targets $125m Per Annum Haul from Export

This Day 31 Mar 2023
Meanwhile, Edo State government has met with developmental partners in the state’s health sector to improve synergy ... The Edo State Health Commissioner, Prof. Akoria Obehi, disclosed this after the health sector partners’ alignment meeting held in Benin City, the Edo State capital.


This Day 31 Mar 2023
While retaining his position as Manager, he was moved to Health and Safety from 2005-2012 ... The dexterity and capacity he demonstrated in his job, saw him climbed the ladder and became the Country Health and Safety Manager in-charge of Nigeria and Benin Republic.

Tropical holidays could improve your mental health, even if you get Bali Belly, say scientists

NewstalkZB 26 Mar 2023
The findings published in the International Journal of Environmental Research Research and Public Health showed a strong link between winter sun and mental health. The study, conducted in Benin, West Africa by the University of Helsinki, showed that financial, mental and physical maladies - such as Bali Belly - are more bearable when abroad.

Ghana confirms 12 new cases of Lassa Fever

Business Ghana 02 Mar 2023
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has confirmed 12 new cases of Lassa Fever after further tests were conducted by the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research ... So far, 56 contacts have been identified and are being followed up by the Ghana Health Service.

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