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Katsina State gets 100-beds isolation center for COVID-19 patients

Katsina State to get 100-beds isolation center for COVID-19 patients  The Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) is planning to build a 100-beds isolation for COVID-19 patients in Katsina State. This was disclosed by the Katsina State Commissioner for Health, Engr Nuhu Yakubu Danja on Monday during a meeting. According to him, the NNPC has contacted […]

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NNPC, oil companies to construct 200-bed Infectious Disease Hospital in Katsina

NNPC, oil companies to construct 200-bed Infectious Disease Hospital in Katsina The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Total and many other partners in the upstream sector has commenced the construction of a 200-bed Emergency and Infectious Disease Hospital for the North-west region in Katsina State. The project, estimated to gulp N21 billion is situated in […]

NCDC Approves COVID-19 testing centre in Katsina

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has approved Sahel Medical Centre, a private laboratory in Katsina State, as centre for the testing of suspected Covid-19 samples. The approval of the laboratory, which is situated in Katsina metropolis, followed series of assessments by the NCDC officials. The Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, who disclosed this on […]

Katsina gov’t partners private firm, Sahel Medicare to begin COVID-19 test

Katsina gov’t partners private firm, Sahel Medicare to begin COVID-19 test  Through a Memorandum of Understanding with a private Molecular Diagnostics and Research, Sahel Medicare Services limited in Katsina State, COVID-19 tests will commence this week. This was disclosed to newsmen by the Katsina State Governor, Rt Hon Aminu Bello while addressing the press at […]

Katsina gov’t pays N77m to 421 medical students as allowances

Katsina gov’t release N77m for 421 medical students as allowances  The Katsina State Government under the able leadership of His Excellency RT Hon. Aminu Bello Masari has released the sum of over N77 Million Naira for the payment of Medical Students Allowances for the year 2020. This was disclosed by the General Manager Hospital Services […]

Katsina gov’t commends Lab Scientists efforts on fight against COVID-19

Katsina gov’t commends Lab Scientist’s efforts on fight against COVID-19  Katsina Government acknowledged the importance of Medical Laboratory Scientists towards fighting COVID-19 The Katsina State government has acknowledged the importance of Medical Laboratory Scientists and others laboratory personnel towards curtailing the COVID-19 viral infection. The acknowledgement was made by the Executive Secretary, State Primary Health […]

Katsina Lab scientists train colleagues on COVID-19 sample collection, mang’t in Malumfashi 

Katsina Lab scientists train colleagues on COVID-19 sample collection, mang’t in Malumfashi  Katsina Laboratory Scientists trains laboratory professionals on COVID-19 sample collection and management in Funtua zone Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN) Katsina State Branch has organized training for laboratory professionals in Funtua zone on Covid-19 sample collection and management. The training […]

COVID-19: A medical doctor cries over colleague’s predicament in Katsina

Katsina State Government has recorded it is first confirmed case of coronavirus on 7th, April, 2020. Since then, the number of contracted patients is worrisome. As of 4th, May, 2020, the State has recorded 75 confirmed cases of coronavirus pandemic. As at such time of desperation, medical practitioners are the crucial agents known to be […]

COVID-19: Gov Masari speaks on payment of extra allowances to health workers 

COVID-19: Gov Masari rules out payment of extra allowances to health workers  The Katsina State Governor Aminu Masari hinted that the state government is not going to pay extra allowances to health care workers in the state during this COVID-19 pandemic period. Instead, the Governor said the state government will ensure the availability of working […]

COVID-19: NMA Katsina Chapter donates PPE’s to all General Hospitals in Katsina

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Katsina state chapter has donated two sets of Personal Protective Equipment to all General Hospitals in Katsina state as part of its effort to support COVID-19 outbreak response in the state. The donation was done after an intensive training and enlightenment campaign on COVID-19 and the proper use of the […]