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Idris: Nurses Must Embrace Professional Core Values

On 19/Oct/2018

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris has tasked nurses in the state health sector on the need to embrace the core values of the nursing profession in the care of patients.   Idris who gave t[...]

Eradication Of Polio Is A Debt We Owe Nigerians – Osinbajo

On 19/Oct/2018

The Abuja Commitment made by the Federal and State governments to provide active leadership of polio eradication activities, including routine immunization, is a debt owed to Nigerians according to Vice President, Yemi[...]

AHF Celebrates One Million Patients Care Milestone

On 19/Oct/2018

The President of Aids Healthcare Foundation, AHF, Michael Weinstein, has said that they have provided HIV/AIDS medical care and services to more than one million (1,004,228) patients worldwide in the 31-year history of[...]

Scientists Develop Vaccine to Protect Against Lassa Fever

On 19/Oct/2018

Nigeria witnessed Lassa fever outbreaks in Ondo, Edo, Ebonyi, Kogi and other places this year alone with about 423 confirmed cases and 106 deaths recorded.   Researchers at Philadelphia University and Thomas J[...]

Nigeria’s Healthcare Set for Transformation with Philips Lumify

On 19/Oct/2018

Lumify, a new medical device which delivers ultrasound technology to healthcare providers and their patients and offers high-quality imaging on a compatible smart device through a subscription model, has been launched.[...]

Reps May Query Yusuf’s Suspension by NHIS Council

On 19/Oct/2018

The governing council of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) yesterday announced the indefinite suspension of the executive secretary, Prof. Yusuf Usman.   The decision, however, could face a backlash[...]

NCDC Confirms Two Deaths from Lassa Fever in Ondo, Ebonyi

On 19/Oct/2018

Nigeria Centres for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed two deaths from Lassa fever in Ondo and Ebonyi states.   NCDC, in the reporting Week 41 (October 8-14, 2018), published yesterday confirmed 13 new cases[...]

‘Virginity Testing’ a Human Rights Violation, Says UN

On 18/Oct/2018

A group of United Nations agencies has issued a joint statement calling for a ban on tests meant to assess the virginity of a girl or a woman.   The statement, issued during the World Congress of Gynaecology a[...]

Hauwa: NMA Advocates Increased Security of Aide Workers

On 18/Oct/2018

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has challenged the Federal Government to step up security of people offering humanitarian services across Nigeria, particularly those working in North East states of Adamawa, Yobe[...]

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