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Tokyo Sarin Attack: Aum Shinrikyo Cult Leaders Executed

On 06/Jul/2018 / In Articles

Seven members of the Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult which carried out a deadly chemical attack on the Tokyo underground in 1995 have been executed, including cult leader Shoko Asahara. The Sarin attack, Japan's worst[...]

Drug abuse: Igwe Achebe To Construct Rehabilitation Centre In Onitsha

On 06/Jul/2018 / In Articles

The Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Achebe (Agbogidi) says plans were on by his community to set up a rehabilitation centre to help victims of drug addiction and abuse. Achebe disclosed this in an interview with newsmen af[...]

Deadly Heat Wave Kills 33 Across Southern Qubec

On 06/Jul/2018 / In Articles

Thirty-three people have died in a heat wave that has baked the southern part of the Canadian province of Quebec, officials say. The sweltering weather began last Friday with temperatures hitting 35C (95F) and high hum[...]

President Buhari Vetoes Radiographers Registration Bill

On 06/Jul/2018 / In Articles

President Muhammadu Buhari has vetoed the radiographers Registration Amendment Bill recently passed by the National Assembly.    This was conveyed to the Senate yesterday, in a letter from President Buhar[...]

Opinion: Nigeria And The New Wave Of Drug Abuse By Rasak Musbau

On 03/Jul/2018 / In Articles

Despite efforts to prevent substance abuse and the laws that regulate drugs in the country, the use, misused and abuse of drugs is on the rise in Nigeria. Suddenly, the lists of drugs that youths now take has expanded[...]

I Did Nothing Wrong: Medical Professor Accused Of Leaking Exam Questions Says

On 03/Jul/2018 / In Articles

A medical professor accused of leaking exam questions has challenged his accusers to be explicit in their findings and clear the “confusion contained in their ambiguous and inconclusive” report into the mat[...]

Princess Medical Centre Opens New Site In Port Harcourt With 3 Day Free Health Services From 5th July 2018

On 03/Jul/2018 / In Articles

To coincide with the ‘soft opening’ of its Multi-Specialty Hospital in Port Harcourt, River State, Princess Medical Centre, will next week offer free healthcare services including medical screening and cons[...]

Revenge Of A Forgotten Medical Genius Ignac Semmelweis

On 03/Jul/2018 / In Articles

It’s not an uncommon fate for a pioneering scientist: languishing unrecognised in his time before dying in obscurity. But as his 200th birthday approaches, the life-saving work of a Hungarian obstetrician is fina[...]

Army Targets 8,000 For Medical Outreach In Rivers

On 03/Jul/2018 / In Articles

The Nigerian Army says it is targeting about 8,000 men, women and children in its free medial outreach aimed at treating patients in Rivers State.   Lt.-Col. Ayoola Akingbemila, the Acting Commander, 6 Divisio[...]

Medical Exodus Leaves Romania, Bulgaria In Pain

On 03/Jul/2018 / In Articles

Thousands of doctors and nurses have left the two Balkan countries to find better jobs abroad, deepening the crisis in their already dysfunctional health systems. Boryana Dzhambazova and Claudia Ciobanu report.  [...]

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