The maiden edition of the Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund (NSSF) Awards treated winners and guests to a delightful evening on the 9th of June at NOK by Alara, Lagos. The awards celebrated and recognised people who have contributed massively to the healthcare sector in Nigeria and revealed the continued efforts of the NSSF to provide better healthcare in Nigeria.
Chukwukma Muanya, Deputy Editor, Daily (Health) engages Hossein Hassani, Ph.D. Founder, YolaCare Project on YolaCare data analytics and Nigeria's healthcare. YolaCare Project is an initiative that wants to address children's healthcare through the Child Growth Application that relies on artificial intelligence and machine learning that will allow parents and medical personnel an effective platform to manage children's health.
Lebanon's healthcare system is crumbling amid an economic crisis that has led to an exodus of thousands of doctors and nurses, forced private hospitals to close some departments and put further strains on the already stretched state sector.
7 Dec 2021
The coronavirus Delta variant is spreading across Europe, with almost all new infections in people who have not been vaccinated. Yet many still refuse to be inoculated. Healthcare workers in France and Greece will soon have to decide: either be vaccinated or face unemployment. Is it the right way to go?
6 Aug 2021
A UN World Health Organization (WHO) report has revealed that hundreds of health workers and patients have been killed or injured in the last few years.
30 Jul 2021
Chioma Nkechika speaks to GuardianTV about how CoralPay, a payment solution, and transaction processing services company is changing the face of payment solutions and transactions in Nigeria. CorelPay offer's a broad range of market-reliable and secure proprietary technology platforms that provide a range of payment-centric services and solutions across multiple channels.
12 Jul 2021
Pope Francis, seemingly in a good overall condition, has made his first public appearance since having intestinal surgery last week. The church leader stressed the importance of accessible and free healthcare for all.
25 Jun 2021
A 19-car train crosses South Africa providing free healthcare for the poor, equipped with all kinds of gear. Described as a godsend for those lacking access to medical services in the country's poor and rural areas, the train is named Phelophepa, meaning "good, clean health" in the Tswana and Sotho languages.
15 May 2021
CBN eyes increased private sector investments in healthcare infrastructure
2 May 2021
Nigeria is currently experiencing a massive migration of medical professionals. According to a recent survey, 88% of doctors in Nigeria are considering leaving the country. Most are headed to the UK and America,
4 Mar 2021
DOCi is a platform for health services delivery that closes the accessibility gaps of traditional channels. DOCi mobile app link users to healthcare professionals in their localities in the process reducing travel and waiting times and address problems of access, unpredictable cost, service quality, and choice of provider.
29 Jan 2021
US President Joe Biden signs two executive orders, including one scrapping a ban on US funding for abortion counseling provided by international organizations and ordering a review of rules under Donald Trump's administration that blocked government-funded family planning clinics in the United States from referring women for abortions. Biden also signs an order expending healthcare access, adding the move is to "undo the damage Trump has done".