Sunday, October 21, 2018
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has unveiled a major national healthcare intervention project designed to halt medical tourism to foreign destinations through the provision of state-of-the-art hospitals and diagnostic centres across the country. Details of the medical...
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has commended the Federal Ministry of Health under the leadership of the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, for championing the launch of the Patient Bill of Rights. The Secretary General, NMA, Dr. Olumuyiwa P....
Mr Ife Adebayo, the Special Assistant on Innovation and Entrepreneurship to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says the Federal Government under the present administration will support any innovation that will guarantee quality services Nigerians. Adebayo stated this at the “Innovating for...
Worried about the vulnerability of the girl-child in urban slums of Nigeria, medical experts have called on the government, corporate organisations and well-meaning Nigerians to deliberately and consistently for them. The call was made at a One- Day Sexual Reproductive...
While only ten percent of adults are said to be officially using cannabis in Nigeria and less than one percent of cocaine use, studies have shown that over 50% of Nigerians are into alcohol abuse, experts have said. Prof Isidore...
Some medical practitioners have warned that Urinary Tract Infections could lead to potentially life-threatening complications if left untreated. The experts made this known in interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Abuja. UTI is an infection in any...
he Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reassured it has capacity to effectively diagnose and respond to monkeypox after Britain confirmed two cases of the disease in two patients one of whom had travelled to Nigeria. Monkeypox caused public scare...
A NEW Director General/CEO in the person of Dr. Obi Peter Adigwe has been appointed for the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD), Abuja. Information gathered by Vanguard revealed that Adigwe’s approval by the Presidency followed his emergence...
Prof. Titus Ibekwe, Consultant Surgeon, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, has warned that cell phone addiction causes noise induced hearing loss. Ibekwe gave the warning in an interview with newsmen on Saturday...
Dr Grace Olasumbo, a Nutritionist, has advised Nigerians to be wary of fruits and vegetables that do not have uniform colours, especially when they appear with yellow and green patches. Olasumbo gave the advice in an interview with the News...