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UniAbuja Teaching Hospital honours 50 staff

On 22/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH), yesterday, awarded 50 staff members who performed excellently in the year 2018. The staff are part of about 2,000 workforce in the tertiary health facility.   Pres[...]

Plateau confirms 28 new Lassa fever cases

On 22/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The Plateau State Commissioner for Health, Dr Kunden Deyin, has said Lassa fever has killed 10 people in the state, adding that 28 new cases of the disease has been recorded. Deyin told the News Agency of Nigeria in Jo[...]

INVITATION FOR AN INDUCTION COURSE

On 22/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

NANNM Anambra state council invites all Unit executives and Unit Caretaker committee members to a mandatory induction course for all the newly elected unit executives 2018- 2022 of National Association of Nigeria Nurse[...]

Measles Epidemic In Madagascar Kills More Than 900, Says WHO

On 21/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The World Health Organization says that an epidemic of measles in Madagascar has caused more than 900 deaths.   According to WHO figures, there have been more than 68,000 cases of the disease in which 553 deat[...]

Johnson & Johnson Stock Falls Amid Baby Powder Probe

On 21/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating Johnson & Johnson over concerns the company's baby powder may have contained asbestos. The agencies subpoenaed the health care[...]

WHO alerts to rise in noise-induced deafness

On 21/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warnedMillennials are risking deafness with headphones that don’t limit dangerously high noise levels.Some 466 million people already have debilitating hearing loss, up fro[...]

Workers vow to reject privatisation of public health institutions

On 21/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, yesterday rejected moves by the Federal Government to privatise public health institutions.   National Chairman of JOHESU, Comrade Joy Bioblemoye, while speaking at a mass r[...]

GCMN Marks 50th Anniversary with Free Medical Outreach

On 21/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The Great Commission Movement of Nigeria (GCMN); an evangelism ministry, established in 1969 at the University of Lagos by Reverend Yemi and Sue Ladipo, has kicked off the celebration of its 50th anniversary with free[...]

Sanwo-Olu Medical Outreach Touches 29 LGAs

On 21/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

It has become imperative for government at all levels to ensure access to comprehensive, quality healthcare services, promoting and maintaining health of the citizens, preventing and managing disease, reducing prematur[...]

Improving Health, Economy through NSIA/LUTH Cancer Centre

On 21/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The recent commissioning of the NSIA/LUTH Cancer Treatment Centre by President Muhammadu Buhari in Lagos recently, has opened another vista of hope for Nigeria’s health sector as well as the economy. Martins Ifij[...]

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