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Bayelsa Health Commissioner Calls for More Partnership to Boost Health Care Delivery

The Bayelsa State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Pabara Newton Igwele has called on government partners in the health sector to be more forward with information about their budget in order to give the state a clear picture of what they have to offer. He gave the charge on Tuesday during the Third Quar...
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Bayelsa State Commissioner for Health to Provide Better Working Conditions for Resident Doctors

The Bayelsa State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Pabara Newton Igwele has restated his drive to provide better working conditions for resident doctors in the state. He made this known on Thursday during the Annual General Meeting of the Association of Resident Doctors in Yenagoa, with the theme: &#822...
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Health Officials Move to Contain Suspected Cholera Outbreak in Bayelsa Community

Health officials of the Bayelsa State Ministry of Health, on Friday stormed Agobiri community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state, following suspected cases of cholera. The health officials led by the State Epidemiologist, Dr. Bio Belu Abaye went along with relief materials as part o...
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Health Commissioner Applauds Public Health Physicians: Pledges to do More for Them

The Bayelsa State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Pabara Newton Igwele has applauded the efforts of public health physicians in the state in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. He gave the commendation on Thursday at the Annual General Meeting of the Association of Public Health Physicians (APHPN) Bayelsa ...
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Bayelsa Government to Increase HIV Testing: Receives 70,000 HIV Test Kits from USAID, IHS

The Bayelsa state government is set to increase HIV testing in the state in order to check the spread of the virus and save lives. The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Pabara Newton Igwele made this known during the Handover Ceremony of 70,000 Life-Saving Rapid Test Kits Donated by IHS Nigeria Limited a...
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World Aids Day: Bayelsa Govt Calls for Increased Testing to Stop Spread

The Bayelsa State Government on Tuesday urged residents in the state to check their HIV/AIDS status by undergoing test in order to keep the virus under watch. The advice came as the World marks the 2020 World AIDS Day with the theme “Ending Epidemic Through Resilience and Impact”. The St...
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