Monday, October 22, 2018
A former President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Mr. Olumide Akintayo, has called for the privatisation of some clinical services, particularly at the outpatient level in the primary, secondary and tertiary health care sub-sectors. Akintayo made this call in a piece...
The National Industrial Court (NIC) has ordered the Federal and state governments to create a separate department and give free hand to Medical Laboratory Scientists to practice their profession, in health facilities across the country. Specifically, the court gave the...
The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of a Zaria-based clinic – Salama Infirmary Hospital and Maternity Limited, Prof. Victor Kolawole yesterday called for proper objectivity by media practitioners. In a statement signed yesterday, Kolawole also condemned a media report...
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Wednesday said it had been established that the experiment carried out by a professor of veterinary medicine and clinical virology was illegal. He, however, said the FG was still waiting for the...
Health workers under the aegis of the Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals have threatened to embark on an indefinite strike on Feb. 27 over the deplorable state of the health system. The workers said this at a rally held...
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control says it has arrested some members of a syndicate who specialise in the forgery of NAFDAC numbers, certificates and documents of other government agencies. Disclosing this to the media in...
A medical expert, Dr. Tunji Omotayo, has joined in the call for the inclusion of cancer in ailments captured by the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and also advocated investment in the treatment of cancer in Nigeria, ...
The Federal Government has warned against the consumption of frozen chicken, saying it causes kidney and other diseases. The Minister of State for Agriculture, Heineken Lokpobiri told State House correspondents that the warning was given Friday during a meeting Acting...
Catfish Farmers Association of Nigeria has dispelled insinuations that fish is not safe, attributing the misinformation to the mischief. Mr Tayo Akingbolagun, former President of the Association said on Sunday that that the consumption of catfish is safe and healthy...
Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has urged the federal government to stimulate pharmaceutical manufacturing companies in the country with N300 billion so that they can be competitive in the regional and international market. The key players in the industry...