Wednesday, April 21, 2021
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...
Health workers under the aegis of the Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals have threatened to embark on an indefinite strike on Feb. 27 over the deplorable state of the health system. The workers said this at a rally held...
Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has urged the federal government to stimulate pharmaceutical manufacturing companies in the country with N300 billion so that they can be competitive in the regional and international market. The key players in the industry...
Implementation of the mandatory 20 per cent Import Adjustment Tax (IAT) on medicaments by the Nigeria Customs Service, as provided in the 2016 Fiscal Policy Measures (FPM), made up of Supplementary Protection Measures (SPM), is an ill wind that...
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Wednesday said it had been established that the experiment carried out by a professor of veterinary medicine and clinical virology was illegal. He, however, said the FG was still waiting for the...
Three yet-to-be-identified people have reportedly died after drinking palm wine mixed with a concoction at Ilepa Quarters in Ikare Akoko, the headquarters of the Akoko North-East Local Government Area of Ondo State on Saturday. The deceased were said to have...
The Association of Resident Doctors, Federal teaching hospital Ido-Ekiti has notified the hospital management of its intention to hold a one day protest/ sit at work. In a memo to the Acting Chief Medical Director, the association noted the...
A former President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Mr. Olumide Akintayo, has called for the privatisation of some clinical services, particularly at the outpatient level in the primary, secondary and tertiary health care sub-sectors. Akintayo made this call in a piece...