Wednesday, June 26, 2019
It is no longer news to the Nigerian system that any new government that takes over power promises to place healthcare as priority among other sectors in the country.Nigeria’s health situation continues to be of growing concern with various...
National president, Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN), Alhaji Toyosi Raheem. THE core challenges as medical laboratory scientists IN the past few years, we have some challenges really inhibiting the maximum delivery of healthcare services to the people, especially...
The debate on the health effects of medical marijuana has intensified. Health experts warn cannabis can have a range of negative effects on users’ health. It can make them feel confused, anxious and paranoid or experience panic attacks and...
Mr. Stanley Onyebuchi is a 42-year-old Senior Information Officer at the Federal Information Centre, Umuahia, Abia State. An advocate for people living with disabilities, he told Eric Dumo how he has forged ahead in life despite losing his sight...
*As Police reads riot act to hospitals *Vows to prosecute offenders *Act is deficient – NMA It came like a thunderbolt. The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Imohimi Edgal took the bull by the horns and made startling pronouncements over the vexatious...
Mrs. Betty Akeredolu is the wife of the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN). She talks about the need for adequate awareness on breast cancer and how she survived an encounter with the disease with PETER DADA How would you...
Would you as a woman get pregnant and bear a stranger’s baby? If not, would you at least do it for your sister or your other relatives?Whether you do or not, surrogacy is fast becoming an attractive assisted reproductive...
THE United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has rolled out measures to arrest the circulation of fake drugs in Nigeria. A team of delegates from the organisation, which visited Nigeria recently to officiate the international accreditation of NAFDAC’s Central Drug Control...
Doctors may have found the cure to Vitiligo, a skin disease that results in white patches on various parts of the body. The new therapy includes oral medication, Xeljanz (an arthritis-treating drug that slows down activities of the immune system)...
Practising and student male nurses encounter diverse stereotypes in a profession predominantly populated by females, writes TOPE OMOGBOLAGUN Decked in a sparkling lab coat, Nurudeen Ajani recalled with sadness the event that led him into nursing. He noted that it...