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How Demand for Custom Duties on Donated Drugs Denied Nigerians with Cardiac Cases Free Surgeries in Enugu

On 31/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The demand for payment of custom duties or approval of waiver from the Federal Ministry of Finance has robbed over 20 indigent Nigerians with complex cardiac cases opportunity for free open heart surgeries at the Unive[...]

Over 150 Feared Killed By Yellow Fever in Katsina

On 31/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

More than 150 people, including women and children, have been feared killed following the outbreak of an ailment suspected to be yellow fever in Matazu, Danmusa and Kankara council areas of Katsina State.   Th[...]

Stroke Affects 100,000 Nigerians Yearly — Organisation

On 30/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate the 2019 World Stroke Day, the Nigerian Stroke Organisation (NSO) says 100,000 stroke cases occur in the country every year. The association said in a statement on[...]

Group Offers To Rehabilitate Stroke, Arthritis Patients

On 30/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

A non-governmental organisation, the Road to Recovery Foundation, has begun the sensitisation of residents of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, to the free access to rehabilitation for stroke and arthritis survi[...]

ICYMI: Buhari Mourns LUTH Oncologist, Prof. Ajekigbe

On 30/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the Ajekigbe family, the academia, and the medical profession, on the passage of renowned oncologist, Prof. Aderemi Ajekigbe.   The President’s condolence mes[...]

18 Die of Suspected Yellow Fever in Katsina

On 30/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Executive Secretary of Katsina State Primary Health Development Agency, Dr Shamsuddeen Yahaya on Tuesday confirmed that 18 deaths had been recorded from an outbreak of a disease suspected to be yellow fever in the[...]

Take Your Nutrition Seriously, Pharmacist Tells Nigerians

On 30/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Chief Executive Officer of Olpharm Nigeria limited, Johnson Olusetire, has advised Nigerians to take their nutrition seriously, saying it is essential in living a healthy lifestyle. Olusetire, at the unveiling of P[...]

Minimum Wage: Doctors Decry Exclusion from Negotiations

On 30/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Nigerian doctors Tuesday kicked against their non-inclusion in the just-concluded negotiations on new minimum wage. The doctors, under the umbrella body of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), argued that their members o[...]

Obaseki Launches Edo Health Insurance Scheme, Lauded For Reforestation

On 30/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Governor Godwin Obaseki is to launch the Edo State Compulsory Health Insurance Scheme tomorrow geared at ensuring affordable healthcare for all residents.   In a statement, the Special Adviser to the Governor[...]

Doctors without Borders Faults Military’s Action on NGOs

On 29/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

An international humanitarian medical non-governmental organisation, Médecins Sans Frontières, otherwise called Doctors Without Borders,  has  condemned  the  decision of the military  to&n[...]

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