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FG Urged to Pass Mental Health Bill

On 08/Jul/2019 / In Medical News

The federal government has been urged to pass the mental health act into law to enable citizens have better access to mental healthcare which would address insecurity and kidnappings across the country. A health-based[...]

Senators Decry Poor State of Primary Health Centres

On 08/Jul/2019 / In Medical News

Senators have decried the poor state of primary health centres across the country. Worried by the prevailing condition in primary health centres, the lawmakers unanimously resolved to prevail on the Federal Government[...]

Updated: MDCN Resumes Trial of Doctors

On 08/Jul/2019 / In Medical News

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) on Monday resumed the trial of 14 medical doctors charged for misconduct. In its first case the MDCN Tribunal, convicted one Doctor, Godwin Maduako for gross negligence.[...]

Plans to Eliminate Malaria Yield Results in Taraba State

On 08/Jul/2019 / In Medical News

Plans to ensure every household uses treated mosquito nets to prevent malaria in the nooks and crannies of Taraba State have begun to yield positive results.   The Guardian observed this during the just-conclu[...]

Brain Drain Fueling Newborn, Maternal Deaths in Nigeria - NMA

On 08/Jul/2019 / In Medical News

Nigeria’s high perinatal mortality rate (period immediately before and after birth) is caused by the unchecked exodus (brain drain) of doctors and other healthcare personnel from the country every year. The [...]

NAFDAC, NBC Recall Defective Batches of EVA Premium Water

On 08/Jul/2019 / In Medical News

The National Agency  for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, recently issued a public alert directing the Nigerian Bottling Company Limited to recall Eva Premium Table Water 75cl as a precautionary s[...]

Eight Lagos Pipeline Explosion Victims Die in Hospital

On 08/Jul/2019 / In Medical News

No fewer than eight hospitalised victims of the pipeline fire incident in the Ijegun area of Lagos State have reportedly succumbed to death as a result of the severe burns they suffered.   The inferno resulted[...]

23 Bauchi Drug Traffickers Bag 13 Years in Jail

On 08/Jul/2019 / In Medical News

No fewer than 23 drug traffickers have been sentenced to over 13 years imprisonment for trafficking in illicit drugs in Bauchi State. The convicts were tried, convicted and sentenced by the Federal High Court, Bauchi,[...]

AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) Course Holds in Abuja Thursday 11th July

On 07/Jul/2019 / In Medical News

The American Heart Association Basic Life Support Course is scheduled to hold at the National Hospital Abuja at 9am on Thursday 11th July 2019.   See Yearly scheduled attached for the American Heart Associatio[...]

Ophthalmologists Urge Caution over Avastin Ban

On 06/Jul/2019 / In Medical News

The Ophthalmologists Society of Nigeria has advised stakeholders in the country to adhere to the world’s standard practice in banning  the use of Avastin intraocular injection in the country.   The[...]

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