free surgeries

Free surgeries for 1000 women

A non-governmental Organisation (NGO), Benjamin Olowojebutu Foundation (BOF), has concluded plans to perform 1,000 free surgeries on indigent women this year. Its founder and Executive Director, Dr. Benjamin Olowojebutu, said 1,000 needy women suffering from various diseases such as fibroids, lipoma, breast lumps and hernia will benefit from the group’s nationwide medical outreaches this year. […]

Cancer Patients

Hope rises for cancer patients

If the pace of work at the Cancer Treatment Centre at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) is sustained, it will soon be ready for public use like its counterpart at the National Hospital in Abuja. The ongoing phased installation of modern equipment in some public hospitals means cancer patients may no longer have to […]

Gates Foundation

Fed Govt, Gates Foundation sign $75m funding pact on immunisation

The Federal Government and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have announced a new innovative financing agreement.The agreement is aimed at strengthening both routine immunisation (RI) and broader primary healthcare (PHC) services. Under the agreement, the Gates Foundation will provide up to $15million per annum for five years to Nigeria for financing PHC. The incentive financing will be […]