Monday, February 18, 2019
The Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr Babatunde Ipaye, has said the drug procurement process in hospitals must be streamlined to ensure technical and financial efficiency, as well as quality health care delivery. Ipaye made the statement in Lagos on...
One in seven Nigerians uses drugs, more than twice the global average, according to the country’s first major national drug-use survey published on Tuesday. The survey, conducted by the Nigerian government, the European Union and the United Nations Office on...
A surgeon, Dr Benjamin Olowojebutu, says no drug will shrink fibroids in a woman. Olowojebutu, also the Founder, Benjamin Olowojebutu Foundation, a non-governmental organisation made this known at a news conference on Saturday in Lagos. Fibroids are non-cancerous abnormal growths that...
The Gombe State Office of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday advised parents to always speak up against rape to protect children and ensure reduction of rape cases in the state. Mr Mohammed Abari, the Assistant Chief Investigation Officer...
The H1N1 flu virus, also known as swine flu, has killed seven adults in Mongolia since the beginning of this year, the country’s health minister says on Tuesday. At a plenary session of the parliament, Davaajanstan Sarangerel denied the media...
AFRICAN countries have been urged to Global immunisation strengthen their routine immunisation coverage while increasing domestic investment in disease surveillance and community engagement to drive vaccine deployment during disease outbreaks. Experts attending the biannual Regional Immunisation Technical Advisory Group (RITAG)...
The police in Benin, the Edo State capital, have confirmed the death of a medical doctor simply identified as Dr Ogbeide, who died in mysterious circumstances. Ogbeide was of the Radiology Department of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital. While many...

Global warming will have a variety of effects on our planet, yet it may also directly impact our human biology, research suggests. Specifically, climate change could alter the proportion of male and female newborns, with more boys born in places...
In Nigeria, different tribes or cultures have ways of disposing of placenta. Some bury it, some burn it and some still believe that it has a spiritual attachment to the baby and disposes of it carefully. Others who don’t want...
Drinking cold soft drinks after a hot workout can feel refreshing, but a new research says that it may cause further dehydration and interfere with kidney function. According to Medical News Today, researchers from the University of Buffalo, New York,...