Cervical Cancer: Expert says Poverty, Cultural Beliefs Hinder Uptake of HPV Vaccine

On 31/Jan/2019 / In Articles

A Medical expert, Dr Adora Momodu, has identified poor knowledge, poverty and cultural beliefs as some of the major barriers hindering uptake of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine against cervical cancer.   M[...]

NDLEA raids marijuana smoking joints in Anambra

On 24/Jan/2019 / In Articles

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has commenced the raid of marijuana smoking joints in Anambra State. The NDLEA Commander in the state, Sule Momodu, disclosed this on Tuesday while speaking with journalists in[...]

Ekiti State Government Destroys N15m Expired Drugs In Health Facilities

On 24/Jan/2019 / In Articles

The Ekiti State Government has destroyed expired drugs valued at N15m, which were withdrawn from public health facilities across the state. Governor Kayode Fayemi, represented by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry[...]

Patients Bill of Rights: A Welcome Development By Dr. Grace Ogiehor-Enoma, RN

On 24/Jan/2019 / In Articles

As a Registered Nurse practising in the United States for almost 28 years, I know from firsthand experience the dynamic and crucial impact of patient rights in healthcare. Patient rights are an integral part of healthc[...]

How To Remove Stains From Your Scrubs – From Vomit to Blood

On 23/Jan/2019 / In Articles

Just when you think your work is done, you have soiled scrub suits to deal with after your shift. And it’s a job you can’t put off since keeping your uniform in mint condition is important in working as a n[...]

Movie Review: The Glass Hospital Has the Worst Nursing Staff In Movie History

On 21/Jan/2019 / In Articles

WARNING: The following contains spoilers for Glass, which is currently in theaters.    There's no more thankless job in sci-fi and horror films than the poor people working as the nursing staff of any[...]

Disease Outbreak: The Humans Behind the Numbers By Chimezie Anueyiagu

On 21/Jan/2019 / In Articles

During outbreaks, it is very easy to get lost in the numbers. We are constantly updating our databases, our leadership and the media on how many people have become infected by the latest outbreak, how many have died an[...]

NiBUCCA Urges Private Sector to Join Fight against Spread of HIV/AIDS

On 21/Jan/2019 / In Articles

The Group Managing Director, Access Bank Plc, Herbert Wigwe has urged operators in the private sector to join hands with the Nigerian Business Coalition Against AIDS (NIBUCAA), a non-governmental organisation in the fi[...]

#Healthcare: LASUTH And Burden Of The Untimely Death of Omolara

On 21/Jan/2019 / In Articles

The viral video of a man whose wife, Omolara Kalejiaye, lost her life because she was unable to secure a bed space at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital for admission, has again brought to the fore the issue[...]

Sexual Assault And Its Mental health Consequences By Adeoye Oyewole

On 18/Jan/2019 / In Articles

Sexual assault is an act of violence that is, by definition, against the victim’s will. The victim is forced to submit to genital, oral and/or anal sexual acts and often due to aggression, abuse and degradation.[...]