Monday, October 22, 2018
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...
Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court in Lagos has convicted a medical doctor, Dennis Konyeaso, of unlawful dealing in 3.3kg of cocaine.The judge, however, cleared his wife, Chidi, of any complicity in the alleged offence. In his judgement,...
The Nigerian Cardiac Society has said that one out of every three adults in Nigeria has high blood pressure.Dr Okechukwu Ogah, the President of the association, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Ibadan on...
The United Nations has described the humanitarian crisis caused by Boko Haram in the Northeast as the most severe in the world today, with 7.7 million people still in severe need of humanitarian assistance in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe...
On his 40th birthday, Maxwell Okoh went out on a date with his wife. That night he felt cold, and was sweating, his wife recalls, as the couple retired to bed by morning, he was dead.His death was...
Chizoba Okoro is the Imo undergraduate whose flier for a thanksgiving service went viral upon surviving after a doctor allegedly mistakenly cut his intestine during treatment. He shares the experience with TOPE OMOGBOLAGUN How did the incident happen? I am popularly...
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in partnership with the Cross River government is embarking on the repairs of Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) on women suffering from the ailment in the state. Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...
In a bid to prevent disastrous epidemics, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says it is stepping up efforts to provide life-saving assistance, especially basic medical care, to flood victims in Nigeria. At least 826,000 Nigerians are severely affected by heavy...
The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has said that the second cancer machine at the National Hospital, Abuja will commence operations January 2019. Mr Adewole said this while inspecting the cancer centre extension and a newly installed second cancer equipment. According...