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N4.3m Drug Out to Extend Lives of Cancerous Young Women

On 04/Jun/2019 / In Articles

About 70 per cent of at least 40 women who die daily from breast cancer in Nigeria can now extend their lives by 42 months, with a monthly dose of a drug worth N4.32 million. Findings of an international clinical tri[...]

ABUAD Records another Success in Open Heart Surgery

On 03/Jun/2019 / In Articles

Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital in Ado Ekiti said on Saturday it successfully carried out another open heart surgery last week.   A team of medical experts from ABUAD Multi System Hospital, in collab[...]

Dealing with Hypochondriasis – Passy Amaraegbu

On 03/Jun/2019 / In Articles

Tara concluded that she would soon be diagnosed with breast cancer. Her main reason for thinking this way is because Suen her best friend died of the same illness. The former was the closest companion to the latter thr[...]

Ending Open Defecation will aid Children’s Survival, say UNICEF-Nigeria, Experts

On 03/Jun/2019 / In Articles

To halt the number of Under-5 babies that die yearly in the country, experts have said it would require improved sanitation, ending open defecation and good drinking water. It is surprising that despite efforts by gove[...]

Taming Heart Diseases through Surgeries

On 03/Jun/2019 / In Articles

Recently, some parents from across the country besieged the medical examination unit of the Open-heart surgeries department of the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu. They were all carr[...]

Solving Manpower Deficiency in Anaesthesia

On 03/Jun/2019 / In Articles

Lagos strengthens profession with School of Anaesthetic Studies Badagry. The dearth of manpower in the nation’s health sector has been generating a lot of concern, as it continues to record poor health outcomes.O[...]

SOCRON, ASCO Plan Multidisciplinary Cancer Management Course

On 03/Jun/2019 / In Articles

In a bid to stem the rise in cancer mortality and morbidity, the Society of Oncology and Cancer Research of Nigeria (SOCRON) and the American Society of Clinical   Oncology (ASCO) are set to hold a Multidisci[...]

Foundation Fetes Kids, Wants More Attention to Primary Healthcare

On 03/Jun/2019 / In Articles

Founder and chairman of the Obijackson Foundation, Dr. Ernest Azudialu-Obiejesi, has called on the government and other stakeholders to seek innovative ways of  providing quality primary healthcare across the coun[...]

Another Student Commits Suicide with Sniper in Lagos

On 03/Jun/2019 / In Articles

Barely hours after it was reported that a student of the Department of Hospital Management at the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, committed suicide because of his  girlfriend’s decision to jilt him, anothe[...]

Plan To Hire Thousands Of Foreign Nurses For NHS Is Axed

On 02/Jun/2019 / In Articles

Target was politically difficult for a government committed to reducing net migration A controversial target of hiring 5,000 foreign nurses a year for at least 15 years has been cut from a flagship plan to deal with[...]

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