Tuesday, October 16, 2018
No fewer than 18 Nigerians die hourly from Tuberculosis (TB), the National Tuberculosis, Burulli Ulcer and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) , said on Friday in Lagos. Mrs Itohowo Uko, the Deputy Directorof NTBLCP in the Federal Ministry of Health, disclosedd...
The President of the Nigerian Medical Association, Dr Francis Faduyile, has said there was a need for the stakeholders to handle the issue of mental health seriously, the way they handle the issue of Human Immunodeficiency Virus. He also...
A Non-Governmental Organisation, known as the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, has called on government at all levels and private institutions reduce the rate of teenage pregnancy in the country by enhancing the living condition of girls. The Country Programme Director of...
A High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, has granted bail to a suspected land grabber, Clement Anele, who was arrested by the police for the alleged murder of one Udochukwu Egege. Delivering his judgement on the...
Celebrating the World Sight Day, Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria has said that cataract is the major cause of blindness in Nigeria, and at least 144,000 Nigerians are blind for different reasons in the country. General Secretary, Ophthalmology Society of Nigeria,...
The Minister seeks more hospitals in FCT minister of Federa Capital Territory (FCT), Alhaji Muhammad Bello, has urged private investors to build more hospitals in the territory. Bello made the call yesterday at the inauguration of the Hawthorn Suites...
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has arrested one Chidiogo Okeke in Odekpe Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra for alleged involvement in the manufacture of fake anti-malaria drugs. The Director-General...
*…As Sebeccly Cancer Care opens free cancer clinic for women Are you a Nigerian woman? When was the last time you screened for breast or cervical cancer? Do you know that 10,000 new cases of cervical cancer are recorded in...
THE Lagos State government and the Association for Fertility and Reproductive Health, AFRH, are collaborating to address quackery and exploitation in infertility treatment in the state. Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode who disclosed this last week said the government...
The Head of Department, Ophthalmology Department, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, Dr Modupe Idris, has warned that everyone has a chance of having cataract disease because it is an age-related disease. Idris, at a press conference organised by Vision Care...