Thursday, January 24, 2019
A group of health workers under the umbrella of the National Union of Allied Health Professionals (NUAHP) are set to embark on an industrial action on Monday, 6 March, 2017, should the Federal Government fail to heed their demands. The...
The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of a Zaria-based clinic – Salama Infirmary Hospital and Maternity Limited, Prof. Victor Kolawole yesterday called for proper objectivity by media practitioners. In a statement signed yesterday, Kolawole also condemned a media report...
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control says it has arrested some members of a syndicate who specialise in the forgery of NAFDAC numbers, certificates and documents of other government agencies. Disclosing this to the media in...
The University Graduates of Nursing Science Association (UGONSA) has called on the Federal Government to restructure the health institutions for effective service delivery. The nurses made the call in a statement jointly signed by its National President, Chief Solomon Egwuenu...
Catfish Farmers Association of Nigeria has dispelled insinuations that fish is not safe, attributing the misinformation to the mischief. Mr Tayo Akingbolagun, former President of the Association said on Sunday that that the consumption of catfish is safe and healthy...
The Federal Government has warned against the consumption of frozen chicken, saying it causes kidney and other diseases. The Minister of State for Agriculture, Heineken Lokpobiri told State House correspondents that the warning was given Friday during a meeting Acting...
A medical expert, Dr. Tunji Omotayo, has joined in the call for the inclusion of cancer in ailments captured by the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and also advocated investment in the treatment of cancer in Nigeria, ...
Former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon has claimed that 75 per cent of cases of sickle cell in the world is in Nigeria. He spoke at the 63rd birthday and book launch of Babajide Olowodola in support of sickle...
The National Industrial Court (NIC) has ordered the Federal and state governments to create a separate department and give free hand to Medical Laboratory Scientists to practice their profession, in health facilities across the country. Specifically, the court gave the...
The police in Ogun State have arrested a 40-year-old woman, identified as Foluke Owolewa, for allegedly killing her one-day-old baby at Ipamesan in Sango -Ota area of Ogun State. She was reported to have committed the act shortly after she...