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‘Robbers Didn’t Invade, Steal Babies from UCTH’

On 28/Nov/2018 / In Medical News

The management of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital has denied media reports that three new born babies were abducted from the hospital.   Speaking with journalists on Tuesday, the Chief Medical Dire[...]

NMA, NANNM Meet to Stop Medical Tourism

On 28/Nov/2018 / In Medical News

The President of the Nigeria Medical Association, Prof Adedayo Faduyile, has said that Nigerians will begin to trust medical services provided in the country if doctors, nurses and other health workers decide to work t[...]

Osun Wins $20m Grant for Maternal, Child Health Care

On 28/Nov/2018 / In Medical News

The Osun State Government has won a $20m grant from the Federal Government for improving in the key areas relating to maternal and child health care.   The Federal Ministry of Health awarded the state the gran[...]

FG Seeks Support of Traditional Leaders on Immunisation

On 28/Nov/2018 / In Medical News

The Federal Government has said that the success of the ongoing immunisation campaign against various deadly diseases depends on the level of support that government and vaccine administrators enjoy from traditional le[...]

People with Disabilities Lament Poor Access to Health Care in Ekiti

On 28/Nov/2018 / In Medical News

Persons with disabilities in Ekiti State have lamented the difficulty experienced in the process of accessing health care services in the state.   They often encountered at different health care facilities in[...]

#YellowFever Outbreak: Cross River Tightens Border Against Disease Migration

On 27/Nov/2018 / In Medical News

Following reports of Yellow Fever outbreak in Edo State, the Cross River State Ministry of Health through the Epidemiology Department has activated it’s Disease Surveillance and Tracking System to ensure a tight[...]

Upcoming AHA & ASHI - Basic Life Support (BLS) & Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course In Lagos

On 27/Nov/2018 / In Medical News

The American Heart Association (AHA)/ American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) Basic Life Support & Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course builds on the foundation of Basic Life Support (BLS), emphasizing t[...]

#Malaria: As Katsina Battles Malaria To A Stand still

On 27/Nov/2018 / In Medical News

A few months ago, Katsina State Governor flagged off the the distribution of insecticide mosquito nets in Daura as part of the roll back malaria campaign. Speaking at the flagging in Daura, Governor Aminu Bello Masari[...]

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Response to Yellow Fever Cases in Edo State

On 27/Nov/2018 / In Medical News

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control is aware of a suspected outbreak of yellow fever in Edo State.   Following the report of an outbreak of fever of unknown origin in four Local Government Areas in Edo stat[...]

‘Maternal Mortality Still a Huge Problem in Nigeria’

On 27/Nov/2018 / In Medical News

The President, Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria, Lagos State chapter, Dr Omowunmi Bakare, has said that maternal mortality is still a huge problem in the country despite government’s efforts to addres[...]

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