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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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Covid-19: Bayelsa Records 32 New Cases

The Bayelsa State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Pabara Newton Igwele has revealed that the state has recorded 32 new cases of Covid-19. He made the disclosure on Monday during a Press Briefing on Covid-19 and Yellow Fever in Yenagoa. Dr. Igwele added that over the last six weeks 9,153 samples were co...
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More Bayelsa Flood Victims Recieve Succor

More flood victims in Bayelsa state have benefitted from the government’s relief programme. The Free Medical Outreach for Flood Victims and Covid-19 Active Case Search held at Amassoma on Saturday saw over a thousand people testing for Covid-19 and receiving medical services include eye and de...
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Bayelsa Govt Calls for Concerted Efforts to Reduce Infant Mortality

The Bayelsa State Government has called for more collaborative efforts in the fight against infant and maternal mortality in the state. The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Pabara Newton Igwele made the call on Tuesday during the Zonal/State Launch of the 2019 Verbal and Social Autopsy Study (VASA) in Y...
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Health Awareness Will Remain A Priority in Bayelsa – Health Commissioner

The Bayelsa State government will continue to keep health education and awareness a priority in the state the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Pabara Newton Igwele has said. He made the remark on Tuesday at a Free Medical Outreach for Flood Victims and Covid-19 Active Case Search in Sagbama and Ofoni Co...
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