Nigeria records more COVID-19 deaths as NCDC confirms new cases

he Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Friday confirmed 212 new cases of COVID-19 in the country. NCDC in a tweet on Friday said a...

Akwa Ibom @ 33 Celebrating Fulfillment of the Promise: HEALTHCARE

By Samuel Brown Akwa Ibom State has evolved into the preferred destination for business and health tourism in Nigeria. However, there are a...

UUTH 200,000LTRS WATER EXPANSION PROJECT: DE-MBARUKAS HANDS OVER STORAGE AND TREATMENT...

  De-Mbarukas Limited, a reputable environmental consulting firm, has handed over the first phase of its water project, 200,000litres Expansion of...

COVID-19: A’IBOM GOVT OKAYS MODALITIES FOR REOPENING OF SCHOOLS

Akwa Ibom State Government has expressed satisfaction with modalities put on ground for reopening of schools in line with COVID-19 protocols. A statement by the...

OUR FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19 IS TOTAL – GOV EMMANUEL

Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel has restated his administration’s total commitment to decimating coronavirus in the State even as school resumes for exit...

COVID-19: A’IBOM GOVT GETS QUALITY RESULTS

Secretary to the Akwa Ibom State Government and Chairman of the COVID-19 Management Committee, Dr Emmanuel Ekuwem, has received quality and positive reports on...

NCDC DG, WHO ranks A’Ibom EOC as best in Nigeria

... says State's Medical Facilities represent future of healthcare in Nigeria The Director General of Nigerian Center for Disease Control, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has adjudged...

HEALTH: AKWA IBOM TO ESTABLISH COLLEGE OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

A new Bill that seeks to establish the College of Nursing and Midwifery in Akwa Ibom State successfully passed through second reading at the...

FIFTH ANNIVERSARY: GOV EMMANUEL COMMISSIONS ISOLATION CENTER

... Reassures A'Ibom Of Better Days Ahead   As part of events to commemorate his fifth anniversary in office, Governor Udom Emmanuel has commissioned the 300-...

COVID-19: GOVERNOR EMMANUEL BREAKS RECORD

... Inaugurates World-class 300 bed Isolation Centre within one month By Ubong Ntekim. In his avowed determination to expand the frontiers of containment measures against...

ALLOW ME TEST THE POTENCY OF MY HERBAL MEDICINE ON COVID...

By Emmanuel Paragon Mbong   A tradomedical practitioner, Mr Samuel Akpan Namonso aka Chicago has sent a passionate appeal to Akwa Ibom State Government and Nigerians...

FINALLY, FG REVEALS DRUG USED FOR TREATING COVID-19 PATIENTS  

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has revealed the drug used in treating COVID-19 patients in Nigeria. Ehanire during a press briefing on Tuesday said...

A’IBOM EPIDEMIOLOGIST SACKED FOR ‘REFUSAL TO PLAY POLITICS WITH COVID-19 RESULT’

  Akwa Ibom State Government has sacked its Epidemiologist, Dr. Aniekeme Uwah, following an alleged misunderstanding regarding the number of COVID-19 test samples with the...

CHINA APPROVES TWO CORONAVIRUS VACCINES FOR HUMAN TRIALS  

China has approved early-stage human tests for two experimental coronavirus vaccines. State news agency Xinhua reported the breakthrough on Tuesday. The vaccines are being developed by...

‘INFECTED NURSE: I’M GLAD COVID-19 DIDN’T KILL ME’

May Toba, a Nigerian based in the United Kingdom is a nurse and a mother of two. She is a grateful survivor of the...

COVID-19: AKWA IBOM CASES MOSTLY HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS – GOV EMMANUEL

In what appeared to be a tacit acceptance of the announcement by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa...

COVID-19: PANIC WILL NOT CURE THE PANDEMIC – COOPA

Concerned with the palpable disquiet that has trailed the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosure of the State's COVID-19 status, the Conference of...

COVID-19: Provide safety nets for the poorest Nigerians, urges Policy Alert

Policy Alert, a non-governmental organization working to improve economic and environmental governance in Nigeria, has called on the Nigerian federal and state governments to...

COMMUNITY STAKEHOLDERS FOR SOCIAL GOOD CALLS FOR COORDINATED EFFORTS TO FIGHT...

by Abel Udoekene The fight against COVID19 gathers more momentum as Stakeholders, Corporate Organizations, Institutions, Academia, Local Entrepreneurs in Akwa Ibom State under the umbrella...

CORONAVIRUS: NIGERIA RECORDS FIRST DEATH

Nigeria on Monday confirmed its first coronavirus death. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made the confirmation on its official Twitter handle. The patient is...

GOVERNOR EMMANUEL’S PROACTIVE APPROACH TO TACKLE HEALTH EMERGENCIES

When Governor Udom Emmanuel announced yesterday his proactive steps to tackle the pandemic Corona Virus disease, he was NOT mincing words about it. Shortly after...

CORONAVIRUS: NIGERIA CONFIRMS THREE NEW CASES

  Nigeria has confirmed three new cases of Coronavirus. The Nigerian Centre for disease control, NCDC, made the confirmation. This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases...

AKWA IBOM SPEAKER LEADS CAMPAIGN AGAINST COVID-19

. As part of efforts to create awareness and sensitize the public on the current Corona Virus pandemic, Members of the 7th Assembly, led by...

POPULAR ACTOR, TOM HANKS, WIFE TEST POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS

Popular American actor, Tom Hanks and wife, Wilson have tested positive for Coronavirus. The couple were tested and confirmed positive in a post the Oscar-award...

CORONA VIRUS: SET UP ISOLATION TENTS; PROF ETTETE PETERS URGES GOVERNMENT

  A Professor of respiratory medicine, Ettete Peters has urged Akwa Ibom State government to immediately set up an isolation tent that can accommodate 20...

AKHA WORRIED OVER SPATE OF QUACKERY IN A’IBOM HEALTH SECTOR

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, has expressed worry over what it described as nefarious and inimical activities of quacks in healthcare delivery...

SHOW OF LOVE: LEWA DOLES OUT GIFT ITEMS TO PATIENTS AT...

Mercy OBOT Earlier today, the wife of the Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Mrs Itohowo Aniekan Bassey, led...

HEALTHCARE: A’IBOM ASSEMBLY SEEKS ACTION ON RESURGENCE OF LASSA FEVER

  Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has called on the State Ministry of Health and other relevant authorities, to be proactive in curtailing the...

MORE INTENSE EXERCISE LINKED TO A BETTER SEX LIFE, EXPLORATORY STUDY...

(CNN) — There's really nothing better for your health than exercise -- and that applies to your sex life's health too. "Men and women who...

FAST FOOD MAY CONTRIBUTE TO TEEN DEPRESSION, STUDY SAYS

(CNN) — Preteens are known for their defiant attitudes and dramatic mood swings, but over the last decade a much more disturbing characteristic has...

FIVE HEALTH BENEFITS OF CRAYFISH

Different people eat crayfish differently, some take it as a snack, while some use it as spice for all foods they cook. They are...

FOOD, HEALTH AND THE FUTURE

  Eating more gluten early in life is tied to children's higher risk of celiac disease, a study says (CNN) — Bad news for lovers of...

FREE MEDICARE: WODIONG SENIE FOUNDATION REACHES OUT TO COMMUNITIES

  Over 400 residents of Ikot Okop in Okop Ndua Erong, Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State and its environs benefitted from...

THE UDOM EMMANUEL MEDICAL REVIVAL KICKS OFF

A medical outreach organized by the Akwa Ibom State Government for indigenes and residents of the state has kicked off. The medical outreach tagged...