NMA Zamfara Chapter: 30 pregnant women die daily

On 03/Jan/2019 / In Articles

The Nigerian Medical Association (MMA), Zamfara State chapter has decried the high rate of mortality rate in the state leading to the death of 30 pregnant women daily during childbirth. This was contained in a paper pr[...]

Minister: Why 50% of Nigeria-trained doctors practise abroad

On 03/Jan/2019 / In Articles

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has offered reasons why about 50 per cent of Nigerian trained doctors are either practicing abroad, not practicing at all or are dead.   Speaking in an interview with T[...]

Lassa Fever Kills Seven More, Infects 14 In Abuja, Five States

On 03/Jan/2019 / In Articles

Lassa fever has killed seven more people and infected 14 in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and five states. This is according to latest figures on Lassa fever from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) pub[...]

Olanrewaju Adepoju Disowns Those Soliciting Fund For His Eye Treatment Abroad Online

On 31/Dec/2018 / In Articles

Renowned Ewi poet Chief Olanrewaju Adepoju yesterday spoke on his eye problem, saying he has not authorised anyone to solicit fund for his treatment abroad. Reacting to an online statement on his need for financial ass[...]

Mr. Olakunle Sanni: How to break silence on rape cases

On 31/Dec/2018 / In Articles

A child protection specialist, Mr. Olakunle Sanni, has enjoined the three tiers of government to improve policy on child rape and provide special education centres for victims. Sanni, who works with the Child Protectio[...]

Nigerias Healthcare System, Laggard Among Peers

On 31/Dec/2018 / In Articles

Compared to what obtains in even neigh-bouring African countries, Nigeria’s healthcare system is a lag-gard. And it will take deliberate government measures to lift the sector in the country. This sore state show[...]

Zamfara Picks Medical Bills, Expenses Of Soldiers Injured By Bandits

On 31/Dec/2018 / In Articles

The Zamfara State Government says it will pay all medical bills of soldiers injured by armed bandits in an ambush at Dumburum forest recently. Some military personnel injured in an ambush by armed bandits at Dumburum f[...]

CUPP Demands Health Check of Presidential Candidates

On 31/Dec/2018 / In Articles

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has demanded the mental health check of all presidential candidates for the 2019 elections and raised the alarm over the mental status of the President Muhammadu Buhari.[...]

UINCEF: Over 25,000 babies expected to be born in Nigeria on New Years Day

On 31/Dec/2018 / In Articles

Over 25,685 babies will be born in Nigeria on January 1, 2019, making up 6.5 per cent of the estimated 395,072 babies to be born on New Year’s Day globally, says the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF).  [...]

Dr Victor Fayomi: Breathing Difficulty, A Sign Of Underlying Health Condition, Expert Warns

On 28/Dec/2018 / In Articles

A General Physician, Dr Victor Fayomi, says having difficulty with breathing, chest pain and tightness should be treated as a medical emergency, saying it can be a sign of underlying health condition. Fayomi, who works[...]