Dr. Geoffrey Okatubo, Director, Port Health Services, said this on Monday in Abuja at an update on the COVID-19 response.
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The Senators present at the budget defence of the Ministry of Health wondered how the Ministry came up with such proposal despite the N450 million provided in 2022 budget to tackle Malaria in the ministry.
He said out of the figure, about 2000 people are killed and between 1,700 and 2,000 people have one leg or arm amputated to save their lives following a snakebite.
Bako-Aiyegbusi, the head, health Promotion Division at the ministry, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said this on Monday in Abuja at the joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.
John Adebayo, Chairman, IEEE, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Saturday.
News Agency of Nigeria reports that the training, conducted between September 23 and September 25, was organised in collaboration with Jigawa State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (JSPHCDA), Federal Ministry of Health and Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in Dutse.
Dr. Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health, gave the warning at the briefing of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 on Thursday in Abuja.
The Federal Ministry of Health says it is yet to access funding from international donors on Coronavirus (COVID19) preparedness in the country and that all expenditures on it are domestically funded.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has released the fourth public health advisory on the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) to Nigerians.
The Nigerian Ports Authority on Friday said it had put in place necessary protocols at the ports as safeguard against the dreaded Coronavirus disease.
The Federal Ministry of Health has pledged to implement the recommendations and summary presented by the Joint UN Mission to Nigeria on Tuberculosis and Non-Communicable Diseases.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has told the Federal Ministry of Health to buckle up in order to prevent Coronavirus from entering the country, lamenting that their best is not good enough.
The Federal Ministry of Health on Thursday reiterated its supports for older persons in the country, pledging to leave no one behind toward living good lives.
Senator Adeleke Mamora, Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Health, says he will make a case to President Muhammadu Buhari, to honour Nigerians, who fought to end the Ebola outbreak in 2014.
The Federal Ministry of Health says it has disbursed over N1.8 billion for the prevention and treatment of malnutrition in 18 States in the last two years.
The Federal Ministry of Health says it has successfully interrupted the transmission of Onchocerciasis (River Blindness) in Plateau, Nasarawa and Kaduna States.
The Federal Ministry of Health says it has expended over N5 billion on provision of health and humanitarian services in response to the effects of insurgency in Borno State.
Two days ago, the Federal Ministry of Health under the leadership of Prof. Isaac Folorunso Adewole rolled out the Basic Health Care Provision Fund, with the formal launch in Osogbo, Osun State.
The National Agency for the Control of AIDS says about 1,090,233 people are receiving anti-retroviral drugs in Nigeria as at June this year.