Sunday, November 18, 2018
ikFollowing dearth of medical equipment in Nigeria, especially in sub-urban and rural areas, the Chief Executive Officer, Megacorp Enterprise, Okoh Benjamin, said easy and affordable access to medical tools will aid health workers and medical students in hospitals and...
The Society of Occupational and Environmental Health Physicians of Nigeria (SOEPHON), has called on the federal government to strengthen legislation on occupational health and safety of Nigerian workers. It said the present legislation on occupational health was scanty, and that...
A medical practitioner, Elizabeth Olatunji, on Thursday, narrated to the Lagos State Special Offences Court how a 51-year-old electrician, Folorunsho Oluwaseun, sexually assaulted his 17-year-old daughter for over six years.Oluwaseun is standing trial before Justice Sybil Nwaka on charges...
The family of 31-year-old Ifeyinwa Chikezie has been thrown into mourning after she died at the Elem Hospital, Festac Town, Lagos, due to alleged wrong administration of injection.PUNCH Metro gathered that Ifeyinwa was an asthmatic patient, whose medical record...
Mr Micheal Edeh, father of the two children and their dog found dead in a freezer at Igbogbo-Baiyeku area of Ikorodu has been transferred to the Lagos State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba.The state Police Public Relations Officer, SP...
THE Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) Monday, gave highlights in line with the Nigerian Industrial Standards (NIS) and Codes of Practices for beans processing across the country.The Director General, SON, Osita Aboloma in a statement to commend a consumer...
The Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee, University of Lagos, Dr Olufemi Fasanmade, has said that four million Nigerians are affected by diabetes. Fasanmade made the statement during the unveiling of Insulin Degludec, a once-daily basal insulin for the treatment of diabetes...
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,...
A non-governmental organisation (NGO), the Virtuous Women Tuesday Fellowship (VMTF), has called for improved awareness on women’s health, to alleviate their suffering. Its National Coordinator, Mrs. Nancy Ogboi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday in Apapa, Lagos that...
The President of the Endocrine and Metabolism Society of Nigeria, Prof. Olufemi Fasamade weekend raised the alarm over the increase of diabetes among Nigerians on daily basis, disclosing that “Nigeria lose N92 billion yearly to the scourge of diabetes.”Fasanmade,...