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Bayelsa Govt to Establish Psychiatric Hospital – Decries Number of Mentally Challenged People

The Bayelsa State Government has announced plans to establish a Psychiatric Hospital to adequately take care of people with mental disabilities. The move according to Dr. Pabara Newton Igwele, the State Commissioner for Health will help rid the streets of Yenagoa and its environs of mentally challen...
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We’re Determined to Keep Bayelsa Polio Free – Commissioner For Health

The Bayelsa State Government has pledged that it will continue to make the state polio free by working with willing partners to achieve that. The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Pabara Newton Igwele stated this on Thursday during a courtesy visit from the Rotary International at his office in Yenagoa. ...
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Substandard Drugs: Bayelsa Govt To Clamp Down On Illegal Pharmacies, Medical Facilities

In a bid to rid the state of fake and counterfeit drugs, the Bayelsa State government has taken a stand against illegal pharmacies, maternity homes and medical patent stores in the state. This is to ensure that people of the state do not become victims of avoidable deaths and ailments resulting from...
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Bayelsa Govt To Intensify Fight Against Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus

The Bayelsa State Government has reiterated it’s resolve to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus from the state. The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Pabara Newton Igwele made this known on Monday during a meeting with officials of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) an...
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Bayelsa Health Ministry Receives Divine Blessings, As Apostle Aggrey Expresses Confidence in Prosperity Administration

The Bayelsa State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Pabara Newton Igwele on Wednesday played host to the General Overseer of Royal House of Grace International Church, Apostle Zilly Aggrey in his office in Yenagoa. The meeting was a divine one as the revered man of God used the opportunity to pray for th...
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Bayelsa First Lady, Health Commissioner, Others Make Case for Nursing Profession – As 48 graduate nurse interns undergo orientation

Nurses in Nigeria have been described as critical assets in the nation’s health sector, First Lady of Bayelsa state, Mrs Gloria Diri has said. Mrs Diri made the declaration on Tuesday at the Orientation of Graduate Nurse Interns held at the Bayelsa Medical University, Yenagoa. The Chief Whip o...
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