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Cholera outbreak kills 12 in Niger

Niger health minister on Monday said cholera outbreak in southern Niger has killed 12 people and infected 201 others across three regions with heavy rains helping to further spread the disease. Health minister Idi Illiassou Mainassara said in a statement that  health authorities in Niger believe the outbreak is epidemic. “Most of the cases are…

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Yobe to introduce emergency medical ambulance service – official

The Yobe government is set to introduce an Emergency Medical Ambulance Service (EMAS), to provide prompt and efficient emergency medical response, says Dr Babawaru Goni, the Chairman EMAS Committee and Chief Medical Director, Yobe State Teaching Hospital. Goni, who disclosed this on Friday at an EMAS stakeholders’ meeting in Damaturu, highlighted the goal of the…

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