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Bayelsa First Lady, Health Commissioner Others Drive for Universal Health Coverage

The Bayelsa State First Lady, Dr. Mrs. Gloria Diri has said the government will continue its drive to ensure that Universal Health Coverage in the state is achieved. She made this known on Monday during the 31st Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference/General Meeting of the Professional Associa...
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Bayelsa Information Commissioner Partners with Health Professionals to Reduce Maternal and Infant Mortality

The Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information, Orientation and Strategy, Mr. Ayiba Duba, has said the Ministry will partner with health professionals in the state to reduce the high rate of maternal and child mortality. He made this known on Tuesday during a courtesy visit by the Bayelsa State Emer...
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Bayelsa Health Commissioner Receives Pan-African Leadership Award

The African Students Union Parliament (ASUP) has conferred a Pan-African Distinguished Leadership Honor Award on the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Pabara Newton Igwele as an Icon Of Medical Development In Nigeria. The award was presented to him on Thursday in Yenagoa, in recognition of his outstandin...
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World Cancer Day: Health Commissioner Harps On Early Detection

The Bayelsa State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Pabara Newton Igwele has harped on early detection of cancer as a way to overcome the disease. In a statement on Thursday, to mark the World Cancer Day themed, “I Am and I Will”, he noted that the theme is a reminder that we need to come tog...
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Second Wave of Covid-19: Bayelsa Health Commissioner Urges Residents To Keep Protocols To Avoid Lockdown

The Bayelsa State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Pabara Newton Igwele has called on residents in the state to adhere to all COVID-19 preventive measures to reduce spread and avoid the possibility of another lockdown. He made this known on Saturday during a live radio broadcast on People’s 93.1 F...
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