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NAFDAC Wants Accelerated Hearing On Bill On Counterfeit Foods, Drugs

On 30/Jan/2019 / In Medical News

NATIONAL Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has urged the National Assembly to accelerate hearing on a Bill seeking stiffer penalty for those trading on counterfeit foods and drugs.  [...]

Matriculation Ceremony of the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo State

On 30/Jan/2019 / In Medical News

University of Medical Sciences Laje Road, Ondo City, Ondo State Nigeria. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Friday Okonofua, FAS, FAAS On behalf of the Governing Council, Senate, Staff and Students of the University Co[...]

Excess Sugar Consumption and Infertility (2)

On 30/Jan/2019 / In Medical News

The World Health Organisation suggests that sugar consumption should be reduced to a maximum of five per cent of our daily calories, especially if one shows signs of insulin resistance, such as high blood pressure, hig[...]

‘Having Many Babies May Prevent Fibroid’

On 30/Jan/2019 / In Medical News

A Surgeon, Dr Benjamin Olowojebutu, has said that women who give birth to many children have little chance of developing fibroid. Olowojebutu, who is the founder of Benjamin Olowojebutu Foundation, said this at a brief[...]

Red Cross to Construct Emergency Response Medical Centre in Kano

On 30/Jan/2019 / In Medical News

The Nigerian Red Cross Society, Kano branch, said it had concluded arrangements to construct an emergency rapid response medical centre in the Garunmalam Local Government Area of Kano State. The President, National Red[...]

Patients Lament as LASUTH Resident Doctors’ Strike Continues

On 30/Jan/2019 / In Medical News

Patients, who had booked appointments at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, were stranded on Tuesday as resident doctors continued their three-day warning strike.   When our correspondent vis[...]

Bill Gates Foundation Boosts Nigeria’s Healthcare System with $75m

On 30/Jan/2019 / In Medical News

The Federal Government will receive the sum of $75m in the next five years from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for routine childhood immunisation.   This is just as the government reiterated its commitm[...]

Protect Drug Procurement System –Commissioner

On 30/Jan/2019 / In Medical News

The Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr Babatunde Ipaye, has said the drug procurement process in hospitals must be streamlined to ensure technical and financial efficiency, as well as quality health care delivery.[...]

10.6 Million People use Canabis in Nigeria

On 30/Jan/2019 / In Medical News

The National Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday released the drug use in Nigeria report, stating that the drug prevalence rate is 14.4 percent. The bureau in a report, which was uploaded on its website, stated that the 14[...]

14.3 Million Nigerians Abuse Cocaine, Tramadol, Others – FG

On 30/Jan/2019 / In Medical News

The report on the first-ever National Survey on Drug Use in Nigeria, which was presented by the Federal Government on Tuesday in Abuja, has shown that 14.3 million people, representing approximately 14.4 per cent of th[...]

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