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UniAbuja Teaching Hospital honours 50 staff

On 22/Feb/2019

University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH), yesterday, awarded 50 staff members who performed excellently in the year 2018. The staff are part of about 2,000 workforce in the tertiary health facility.   Pres[...]

New lease of life as state health Insurance gains ground in Oyo

On 22/Feb/2019

In the dead of the night on the fateful day, Iya Alamun as she is fondly called, rushed her son, Alamun, to a private hospital in Osogbo, capital of Osun State. The little kid was in pain and he needed urgent medical a[...]

Aliko Dangote Foundation: Quest For Better Health

On 22/Feb/2019

The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF), under the chairmanship of Aliko Dangote, has a mandate to realise Aliko’s vision of an Africa, whose people are healthier, better educated and more empowered. The vision is dri[...]

Baba Suwe’s Health Issue Raises Concerns

On 22/Feb/2019

News of the failing health of veteran actor, Baba Suwe, hit the internet last weekend and like it has always been, the report was followed by accusations and counter accusations about how he has been abandoned by his c[...]

Stroke patients can survive if well treated – Neurologist

On 22/Feb/2019

A Consultant Neurologist, Dr Olusola Talabi, has said that stroke patients can survive the disease, if properly managed.   Talabi, in a telephone interview with our correspondent on Thursday, advised patients[...]

Plateau confirms 28 new Lassa fever cases

On 22/Feb/2019

The Plateau State Commissioner for Health, Dr Kunden Deyin, has said Lassa fever has killed 10 people in the state, adding that 28 new cases of the disease has been recorded. Deyin told the News Agency of Nigeria in Jo[...]


On 22/Feb/2019

NANNM Anambra state council invites all Unit executives and Unit Caretaker committee members to a mandatory induction course for all the newly elected unit executives 2018- 2022 of National Association of Nigeria Nurse[...]

Measles Epidemic In Madagascar Kills More Than 900, Says WHO

On 21/Feb/2019

The World Health Organization says that an epidemic of measles in Madagascar has caused more than 900 deaths.   According to WHO figures, there have been more than 68,000 cases of the disease in which 553 deat[...]

Johnson & Johnson Stock Falls Amid Baby Powder Probe

On 21/Feb/2019

The Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating Johnson & Johnson over concerns the company's baby powder may have contained asbestos. The agencies subpoenaed the health care[...]

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