Friday, December 14, 2018
As a demonstration of his commitment to national health security, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has signed the Bill for an Act to establish the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).In a statement by the CEO,Nigeria...
The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development says it has discovered an antibiotic resistant bacteria in Abuja meat products.The Director-General of the institute, Dr Obi Adigwe, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Lagos that it uncovered the...
The Nigerian Medical Association on Monday said that it would ensure that the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria continues to function as the regulatory body for medical practice in the country.The president of the association, Dr Francis Faduyile,...
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and the Federal Ministry of Health, in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Federal Ministry of Environment, World Health Organisation, key private sector and civil society organisations are working together to raise...
MANAGING Director, Nordica Fertility Centre, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi, has advised those battling with infertility to embrace In-Vitro Fertilization, IVF.Abayomi, a guest speaker during a one-day sensitisation seminar held by the Fertility Awareness Advocacy Initiative, FAAI, in Asaba, Delta State,...
A clinical nutritionist at the Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Dr Okunola Oladimeji has warned against excessive intake of sugar, stressing that honey is not an alternative to sugar.In an interview with our correspondent, Oladimeji, said the...
The Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria has urged the new president of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Mr Sam Ohuabunwa to restore professional harmony in the pharmacy profession.This was contained in a congratulatory message to Ohuabunwa,...
According to medicalnewstoday.com, the new study led by Dr Asher Rosinger, an assistant professor of Bio-behavioral Health at the Pennsylvania State University, USA, showed the effect of insufficient sleep on hydration levels among adults. The study published in the journal Sleep, stresses that...
Worldwide, about 200,000 children are diagnosed with cancer annually. According to the World Health Organization the disease affects families globally and can be treated with access to quality healthcare.But in Nigeria as in other low and middle-income countries, children like...
A Community Pharmacist and exChairman of Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria, Lagos State branch, Aminu Abdulsalam, shares some insights with OYEYEMI GBENGA-MUSTAPHA on codeine regulation by the Federal Government. Excerpts: The Federal Government recently streamlined production and access to codeine...