Monday, February 18, 2019
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will no longer approve new registration for alcohol packaged in sachets. The Director-General, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, made this known on Tuesday in Ibadan at an interactive session...
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...
The United Nations has called for more commitment from member Nations to the need to eliminate Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) by 2030. This was contained in a joint statement signed by the heads of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA),...
The Nigeria Immigration Service, Oyo State Command, has discovered a ‘baby factory’ allegedly owned by one Mrs Stella, on Block B, House 8, Adebayo Oke Street, Sharp Corner, Oluyole area of Ibadan. Two victims, including a pregnant lady, were rescued...
More than 1,000 residents of Isawo, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos, received free medical care and medicines from medical personnel of the 81 Division, Nigerian Army, Lagos, as part of the package for the military maneuver, code-named Exercise...
A team of medical doctors in Ekiti State on Monday raised the alarm over the spread of breast, cervical and prostrate cancers, which they described as the greatest enemies of women in the state. The doctors, acting under the aegis...
The President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Sam Ohuabunwa, has called on the Presidency to sign the new Pharmacy Council of Nigeria Bill into law to strengthen action against illegal proprietors of patent medicine stores across the country. Ohuabunwa...
Doctors on Monday called on federal government to scale up implementation of the National Cancer Control Plan, citing the rising number of deaths. Estimates suggest 115,950 new cases of cancer were reported in 2018 alone, and they killed more than...
Theresa Justin lives in Makurdi. She was only 41 when she was diagnosed with stage two breast cancer in June 2017. She recalled feeling calm when the doctors told her because she remembered a woman in her neighbourhood who...
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has dislodged 35 drug joints and hotspots in Kano State. The state Commander of the agency, Ibrahim Abdul, said this on Monday while briefing newsmen on the activities of the command...