Monday, October 22, 2018
The NAFDAC Acting Director-General, Mrs Yetunde Oni, made the appeal at the event of signing of Memorandum of Understanding between her agency and Catholic Relief Services (CRS), an NGO in Abuja. Oni explained that there were competent manufacturers of ICT...
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Plateau State chapter, has alleged that JOHESU members are frustrating the activities of medical doctors, tampering with chemicals in laboratories, and locking up medicine stores at hospitals to hinder healthcare delivery. “It is unfortunate that...
The Media Rights Agenda (MRA) says it has inducted the National Hospital in Abuja into the “FOI Hall of Shame,” This the Group says is “For its multiple violations of the provisions of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act,...
Madonna University, Nigeria is the first Private Catholic University in the West African Region and also the First Private University to be approved by the Federal Government of Nigeria. Madonna University Nigeria commenced full Academic Programmes in 1999. This...
The House of Representatives has passed for a second reading, a bill for an act seeking to increase penalty for quackery in the medical profession. The bill, if eventually passed into law will increase penalty for quackery from N5000 to...
Consultant Cardiologist, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State, Ikechukwu Ogah, has raised the alarm over the number of Nigerians dying of heart diseases. Ogah spoke at a seminar in Lagos where heart specialists gathered to sensitise members of the public...
Usman Yusuf, reinstated executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has resumed work. Yusuf resumed at his office in Abuja on Tuesday, according to Daily Trust. He told the newspaper that he had a meeting with some key...
Nasarawa State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has said that a fake medical doctor arrested for allegedly infecting a six-year-old boy with HIV through unscreened blood transfusion has tested positive to the virus. NSCDC Commandant...
The Federal Government is launching a mass vaccination campaign to prevent the spread of yellow fever. With support from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and partners, the country is expected to vaccinate more than 25 million people throughout 2018. Already, WHO...
In keeping with the increasing demand for quality healthcare in Nigeria, Lagoon Hospitals, one of the country’s leading healthcare facility has announced the recent re-inauguration of its Ikeja Awolowo Road facility.The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris,...