Thursday, August 5, 2021
Louise Brown, the first baby ever conceived with the use of IVF, was born on the 25th of July 1978. Since that time, which is over four decades ago, Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) has played a large role in...
The Federal Government stated on Monday that 88 percent of 4 million doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines supplied to the country a few months ago have been utilised so far. It added that a combined number of 3,441,146 Nigerians...
Orphans in Oyo state will soon enjoy a special health insurance programme, says Gov. Seyi Makinde as he hosted orphanage administrators at Government House, Agodi, Ibadan, on Saturday. The governor, who stated that his administration would continue to give the...
The Lagos state government has tasked consultant pharmacists to rededicate their efforts in ensuring quality healthcare services to clients and patients at all levels. Recall that more than 1, 500 fellows of the West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists (WAPCP),...
Following intelligence and surveillance, narcotic officers of the Edo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested a medical doctor, Jane Chioma Ofoma, in Auchi, Edo State, for allegedly dealing in drugged cookies. Ofoma was arrested...
In Nigeria, it is a common practice for a patient to be detained for non-payment of a healthcare bill. Healthcare centers in Nigeria are detaining patients against their will, especially mothers and newborns mainly admitted for emergency treatment or requiring...
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, said that Nigeria was winning the war against HIV/AIDS with a significant reduction in its prevalence from 5.8 percent in 2001 to 1.4 percent in 2019. The Vice President spoke in Abuja at the...
The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has urged Nigerians to adopt health information technology system in driving health care delivery in Nigeria. Disclosing this at the March Breakfast meeting of the Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce (NACC), tagged ” Improving Quality Outcomes...
OVER the years, the failure of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, to fulfill its primary objective of providing the required health insurance coverage for all Nigerians has compounded the fortunes of those at the lowest rung of the...
A new research, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, finds that sleep deprivation increases sensitivity to pain by numbing the brain’s painkilling response. The effects of sleep deprivation on the brain are numerous, from inducing an inebriation-like state of cognitive...