Thursday, April 25, 2019
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...
The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) on Monday issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to meet its demands. Josiah Biobelemoye, the national chairman of the union, said this at a rally organised by the union in collaboration with...
…Threaten to occupy Health Minister’s office, home indefinitely Labour Congress, NLC, on Monday, stormed the Federal Ministry of Health, for a protest rally over acts of discrimination and injustice against members of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) allegedly perpetuated...
PALPABLE fear has gripped the people of Ondo State as over 100 cases of the Lassa fever outbreak has been confirmed in the state. This came as the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, expressed worry that 80 cases have been...
Three sisters living at Badawa Layout of Nasarawa Local Government Area, Kano State, have died in their sleep after spraying insecticide in their house at night. The sisters— Walida, 22; Zakiya, 20, and Wasila, 18—daughters of a businessman, Alhaji Salisu,...
A man, whose baby has multiple holes in the heart, has denied absconding after receiving donations from well-meaning Nigerians to take the child abroad for urgent treatment. The man, Monday Agoboye, told our correspondent that he had been preparing with...
The Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Faisal Shuaib, has commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for his administration’s far reaching reforms in the health sector which have ensured effective...