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Herbal Medicine Development Training by NAFDAC/UHMCTI

On 06/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

UHMCTI, NAFDAC plan two-day training on herbal medicine development .    T HE Universal Health Management Consultant Training Institute (UHMCTI), an accredited memberof Nigeria Council of Management Develop[...]

Health workers petition Jonathan over exclusion from National Conference, Re-appointment of Orhii As NAFDAC's Boss

On 06/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

Healthworkers petition Jonathan over exclusion from National Conference, re-appointment of Orhii as NAFDAC's boss  • Threaten to withdraw from negotiations with govt over suspended strike,  HEALT[...]

New Genetic Centre To Reduce Deaths From Breast Cancer, Sickle Cell

On 06/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

A NEW genetic centre, which will be officially commissioned today at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), promises to reduce the more than 100,000 lives lost yearly in the country to sickle cell anaemia and m[...]

LASUTH Performs First Cochlear Transplant

On 05/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

LASUTH performs first cochlear transplant Doctors at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital have performed cochlear implantation on two patients in the hospital. They performed the surgery alongside experts f[...]

Nigeria Runs Out Of Yellow Fever Vaccine

On 05/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

 Nigeria faces a renewed risk of losing many children this year to vaccine preventable diseases, arising from potential vaccine stock-out. A release signed by the President, the Nigerian Academy of Science, Prof[...]

Sinusitis: Causes, Symptoms And Management

On 05/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

A young man shared this story with me during a medical mission on an island in Epe, Lagos. He has been sent by the community health worker to our diabetes and hypertension screening. His test was within normal range an[...]

Health Should Dominate Online Discussions Ahead 2015 Elections – ICFJ

On 05/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

The International Centre for Journalists has urged Nigerians to direct their energies towards the discussion and analysis of issues concerning health care delivery on various social platforms, as the 2015 general elect[...]

Being Thin Could Mean You Are Ill

On 05/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

Grab a copy of any magazine worth that name, and the first image that confronts you is that of a lean lady — young or old — peering at you. The way the images are presented leaves no one in doubt that havin[...]

Cancer Now World’s Biggest Killer Disease –Report

On 05/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

With over 8.2 million people dying of all manner of cancer yearly, it is now the highest killer disease in the world, The PUNCH has learnt. This is as the International Agency for Research on Cancer says Nigeria has[...]

Global Cancer Cases Rising At An Alarming Rate Worldwide

On 05/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

  As countries modernize around the world, they're increasingly being hit with one of the curses of wealth: cancer. There are about 14 million new cancer cases globally each year, the World Health Organizati[...]

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