Author Archives: SMOH Yola

ADAMAWA GOVT APPROVES CONSTRUCTION OF FOUR NEW COTTAGE HOSPITALS

The Adamawa State Executive Council has approved ₦718, 945, 832.21 for the construction of cottage hospitals in Lamurde, Gombi, Shellegn and Girei local government areas. The Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Doctor Umar Garba Pella disclosed this while briefing newsmen shortly after the council meeting presided over by Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri Wednesday. He said… Read More »

Adamawa has confirmed outbreak of Lassa Fever

Adamawa State Government has confirmed the death of a 29-year-old woman from Numan Local Government Area of the State as a result of the recent outbreak of Lassa fever. The Hon Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Professor Abdullahi Isa disclosed this on Tuesday while addressing the press on Lassa Fever outbreak. Professor Isa explained… Read More »

MNCH Week Flag-off: First Lady Call for Massive Support to the program

Adamawa has commenced the 2nd round of Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) week campaign for women and children aged 0-59 months. Speaking at the flag-off ceremony in the border village of Gurin in Fufore Local Government Area, the Commissioner of Health, Prof. Abdullahi Isa, said 452 health facilities have been designated for the exercise… Read More »

HIV/AIDS Prevalence Rate Reduced to 1.2 percent – ES ADSACA

The Executive Secretary of Adamawa State Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS (ADSACA), Dr Steven John, said so far only 33,000 out of the 42,000 people living with HIV/AID in Adamawa are accessing drugs. John made this known Monday in Yola at a ceremony to commemorate 2019 World AIDS Day. John who spoke on efforts… Read More »

Government reiterate Commitments for full takeoff of State Health Insurance Scheme

Adamawa Government has reiterated its commitment to implement the state Health Insurance Scheme. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Mr Kennedy Bartimaus made this known Wednesday at a stakeholders meeting on the scheme implementation in Yola. Bartimaus said the absence of Governing Board for the Adamawa State Health Insurance Scheme (ASHIS) was responsible for the… Read More »

ADAMAWA STATE GOVERNMENT FLAG-OFF MASS VACCINATION CAMPAIGN AGAINST MEASLES AND MENINGITIS ‘A’

the Adamawa State Ministry of Health in collaboration with Primary Health Care Development Agency and partners commenced mass vaccination of children against measles and meningitis ‘A’ across the state. The exercise, tagged: “2019 Integrated Measles and Miningistis ‘A’ Vaccination Campaign’’ was launched at a ceremony on Saturday, in Girei, headquarters of Girei Local Government Area… Read More »