Monday, November 29, 2021
The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) has revealed that high blood pressure remains number one killer disease in Nigeria, accounting for about 52 per cent cause of sudden deaths in the country. The Director-General of NIMR, Prof. Babatunde Salako,...
The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) in conjuction with Alliance for Smiles and Rotary Club Disrrtrict 9110 is to conduct a medical programme where 100 children with cleft lips and palate will...
The Lagos State Government has again reiterated the need for members of the public to ensure and maintain adequate personal hygiene and environmental sanitation at all times as part of prevention and control measures against the spread of the...
Three hundred Nigerian doctors left the country in 2016, the National President, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Prof. Mike Ogirima has revealed. He said more doctors have joined the migration train this year. He did not give any statistics, although...
Men have been advised to go for proper screening instead of ingesting all sorts of herbal preparations to address impotence, otherwise called erectile dysfunction. A sex, fertility and relationship counselor at Nordica Fertility Centre, Lagos, Mrs Tola Ajayi, who...
Medical services have stopped in public health facilities in Kano after health workers in the state joined the ongoing nationwide strike. The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) had announced an indefinite strike on April 17, citing the government’s refusal to...
The National Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday released the drug use in Nigeria report, stating that the drug prevalence rate is 14.4 per cent. The bureau in a report, which was uploaded on its website, stated that the 14.4 per...
The Governing Council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has appointed Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as the 12th Vice-Chancellor of the 55 years old institution. According to a statement signed by the Deputy Registrar, Information Unit, Mr Toyin Adebule, said Prof...
The Rotary Club of Lagos Island District 9110 has collaborated with Geeta Ashram to conduct free cataract eye surgery on Lagosians. President of the club, Rotarian Kumar Gulati, speaking at the end of the Free Cataract Eye Surgery Camp in...
Following the death of the third Queens College’s student, Praise Sodipo, after the diarrhea outbreak that hit the school, the Lagos State Government has said the students will undergo fresh medical tests to prevent more deaths, even as...