Saturday, December 15, 2018
The Dean of the School of Health Technology at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo state, Prof. Evangeline Oparaocha, has said that cardiovascular disorders are caused by excess fat in the body. Oparaocha said this during the opening ceremony...
Thursday and Friday, December 7 and 8, 2017 will ever remain remarkable and memorable in the South East medical sector as the days the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Umuahia in Abia state successfully transplanted two kidneys harvested from their...
Mr Segun Olulade, the Chairman, Lagos State House of Assembly Ad hoc Committee on Health Services, has commended both the national and state chapters of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) for suspending their strike. Olulade gave the commendation in...
The Acting Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Mallam Attahiru Ibrahim, on Thursday, disclosed that the Scheme has not been able to cover less than 5 per cent of the nation’s population since it was established.<!--more-- He regretted that...
The Federal Government is tracking four major diseases out breaks in Nigeria, Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, has disclosed. Mr. Adewole disclosed this in the weekly report of the state of the nation’s public health which he submitted to the...
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday urged Yemen to approve cholera vaccinations it has offered to help contain an epidemic that could affect nearly a million people by year’s end. Yemen, where a multinational conflict has caused a...
The pharmacists Council of Nigeria has sealed off 280 patent medicine stores in Zamfara state for various offences, the director inspection and monitoring of the council Mrs Anthonia O Aruya has said. Briefing newsmen shortly after an enforcement exercise Mrs...
A nurse has reportedly been berated for beating up a medical doctor who was said to have slapped her on the face while they were both on duty. This is following stories that have been making the rounds about...
Irked by continuous loss of lives to drug abuse and misuse, the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, weekend listed measures to tackle the menace even as it decried that out of about one million pharmacies operating in Nigeria, only...
The Federal Government has launched a roadmap for the implementation of a national treatment programme for HIV across the country. The roadmap inaugurated on Tuesday in Abuja seeks to galvanize Nigeria’s HIV treatment efforts towards diagnosing 90% of all...