Monday , March 1 2021

NEWS

Edo Health Insurance Scheme’ll strengthen healthcare delivery, reduce mortality, out-of-pocket spending-DG EdoHIS

…group hails Obaseki, urges residents to leverage scheme The Edo State Government has said the state’s Health Insurance Scheme (Edo-HIS) will further strengthen healthcare delivery, reduce mortality and tackle the burden of out-of-pocket health expenditure in the state. The Director General (DG), Edo State Health Insurance Commission, Dr. Rock Amegor, …

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Experts see better Edo, urge residents to support Obaseki’s data collection exercise for sustainable devt

Planning and development experts in Edo State have urged residents to support Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration’s enumeration exercise, targeted at collecting relevant data for development planning with the ultimate goal of fixing infrastructure deficit and engendering sustainable development. Addressing journalists in Benin City, a development communication expert, Dr. Daniel Ekhareafo, …

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Plane crash: NAF buries officers

ABUJA – The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Thursday in Abuja, buried its personnel who died in the Beechcraft King Air B350i crash on Feb. 21. The officers were buried in National Military Cemetery, Karonmajigi, Airport Road, Abuja. The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), AVM Oladayo Amao, said that the …

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COVID-19 ALERT

There’s currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease (COVID-19). You can protect yourself and help prevent spreading the virus to others if you: Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds, with soap and running water or alcohol-based hand rub Cover your nose and mouth with a disposable tissue or flexed elbow when you cough or sneeze Avoid close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell Stay home and self-isolate from others in the household if you feel unwell