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Notice on Relocation of West African College of Surgeons Secretariat

On 18/Sep/2018

We are pleased to inform you that the secretariat of the West African College of Surgeons has been relocated to the permanent secretariat building, 4 Harvey Road, Yaba lagos Nigeria   The permanent secretariat[...]

Notice to Doctors, Dental Surgeons, Alternative Medicine Practitioners on E-Payment for MDCN Services

On 18/Sep/2018

Notice to Registered Doctors, Dental Surgeons, Alternative Medicine Practitioners and other Clients on E-Payment for Services of Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.   Please, note that when filling the paym[...]

Research: New Means To Fight Un-killable Bacteria In Healthcare Settings

On 18/Sep/2018

Scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) have identified new means of fighting drug-tolerant bacteria, a growing global threat as menacing as drug-resistant microbes. Little[...]

6 in 10 Health Facilities Have no Toilets for Patients

On 18/Sep/2018

The current status of sanitation in Nigeria remains worrisome as a current survey has indicated that only 37 percent of the health facilities in Nigeria have at least one usable toilet for the patients while the remain[...]

Lassa Fever: Delta Confirms Death, Says no Cause for Alarm

On 18/Sep/2018

The Delta Ministry of Health has confirmed the death of a woman who allegedly manifested symptoms of Lassa fever virus.   Dr (Mrs.) Isioma Okoba, Chairman of the State’s Primary Health Development Agency[...]

Study: Child Asthma Linked To Paracetamol, Children Under 2 Could Increase Risk of Respiratory Disease

On 18/Sep/2018

Children given paracetamol in their first two years of life may be at greater risk of asthma, a study has found. Paracetamol is recommended by the NHS to treat most kinds of childhood ailments, including headache, stom[...]

Boko Haram Kills Midwife Saifura Ahmed Abducted in Borno

On 18/Sep/2018

Saifura Ahmed, one of the three humanitarian workers abducted in Rann, Kala Balge local government area of Borno state, has been killed by the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a faction of Boko Haram. &nbs[...]

Tall Tales: Do Men Really Exaggerate Their Number Of Sexual Partners?

On 18/Sep/2018

When it comes to sexual partners, what's in a number? For one recent survey study, researchers at the University of Glasgow analyzed the responses of over 15,000 men and women and concluded that men are more likely[...]

PCN Shuts Down 498 Illegal Drug Shops in Plateau

On 17/Sep/2018

About 498 drug shops in Plateau State have been shut down for alleged quackery and operating without licence by the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria.   The PCN’s Director of Inspection and Monitoring, Mrs[...]

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