Monday, October 22, 2018
A paediatrician, Okiemute Olibamoyo, on Wednesday advised mothers to stop the habit of force-feeding their babies to avoid accidental-suffocation. Ms Olibamoyo of the Department of Paediatrics, College of Medicine, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, made the call in an...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday said it has kicked off a new Global Initiative for Childhood Cancer – with the aim of reaching at least a 60 per cent survival rate for children with cancer by 2030,...
The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) yesterday in Lagos urged the three tiers of the government to recruit more nurses and midwives. This, it said, was necessary to reduce maternal and child mortality. ...
The Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy has made a passionate case for safer, affordable medicines and treatment regimens for diseases that afflict mankind, especially those that are endemic in the region. Stating this at the annual investiture ceremony of...
*As Ministry Begins Visit To Zonal Hospitals As part of measured to improve services into the contributory Health Insurance Scheme by Government owned Hospitals, Delta State Ministry of Health has commenced monitoring visits to all the Zonal Hospitals in...
No fewer than 81,481 persons are living with the dreaded human immunodeficiency virus, HIV, in Ondo State, a top health official said. Dr. Sani Aliu, the Director-General of the National Agency for Control of Aids, NACA, confirmed this...
A Clinical Oncologist at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Dr Joseph Adedayo, has stated that early detection, accurate diagnosis and prompt treatment could increase the chance of surviving childhood cancer by 90 per cent. Speaking during the Dorcas Cancer Foundation...
The British public health institute has signed an agreement to help strengthen international health regulations (IHR) in Nigeria and four other countries estimated at £16m, around N7.5 billion. The agreement comes days after two patients were hospitalised for monkey pox...
A team of researchers have warned that more deaths could occur in different parts of the world due to extreme temperatures. To prevent this, they called on governments, global agencies and organisations to collaborate toward keeping global temperatures in...
NO fewer than 7,000 persons with different ailments from several communities in Etsako West, Etsako East and Etsako Central Local Government Areas of Edo have received free treatment provided by a United Kingdom based Medical Doctor, Benedict Ifsuokor. Surgeons...