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Group Urges Support, Free Healthcare for Senior Citizens

On 10/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Government has been urged to provide support, free healthcare and monthly stipends for elderly members of the society. This advice was given at an event to mark the International Day of Older Persons by Community of Sa[...]

Experts Canvass Early Diagnosis, Health Insurance Policy, Others to Reduce Child Cancer

On 10/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Worried by the rising cases of childhood cancer and deaths in the country, medical experts have recommended early diagnosis and presentation and strong health insurance policy to reduce the scourge. They said cancer[...]

Queen’s College: Health Experts, Others Recommend Healthy Practices

On 09/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Following the recent health scare at Queen’s College, Lagos, a visiting medical doctor to the college, Dr. Rotimi Ojo has advised parents to ensure that their children are given thorough medical attention prior t[...]

Save Health Sector from Collapse - Medical Guild

On 09/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Medical Guild, Lagos chapter, has called on the Lagos State Government to address the shortage of medical professionals to forestall collapse in the state’s health sector. The guild’s Chairman, Dr Babaj[...]

‘Telemedicine’ll Remove Health System Challenges’

On 09/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Chief Executive Officer of Medflit, a telemedicine firm, Mr Adeyinka Adeniran, has stated that the health challenges in the country could be solved by embracing telemedicine. Adeniran, in an interview with our corr[...]

PSN Seeks Removal of Psychotic Drugs from Streets

On 09/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria has advocated the removal of ethical and psychotic drugs from the streets. The PSN President, Sam Ohuabunwa, at a briefing organised by the society to mark the World Pharmacy Day a[...]

Akwa Ibom Mulls Establishment of Disease Control Coordination Centre

On 09/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

An Epidemiologist at the Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Health and Chairman, Committee on the Nigerian Medical Association Physicians Week, Dr. Aniekeme Uwah, has disclosed that a Coordination Center for Disease Control w[...]

New Evidence Shows Significant Mistreatment of Women during Childbirth

On 09/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

New evidence from a WHO-led study, published today in the Lancet, shows that more than one-third of women in four lower-income countries experienced mistreatment during childbirth in health facilities. Younger, less-ed[...]

UNICEF Raises Alarm as Malnutrition Hits Nasarawa

On 08/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The increasing cases of malnutrition in Nasarawa state has is becoming a worrisome situation to stakeholders, parents and residents in the state   NAN visited some health centres in the state and gathered that[...]

Health Expert Calls For Establishment of Govt General Hospital in Uyo

On 08/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

An expert in Epidemiology in Akwa Ibom state, Dr. Aniekeme Uwah has restated his call for the establishment of a general hospital owned by the state government in Uyo the state capital.   Uwah who made the cal[...]

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