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Strike: NMA Slams FG, Promises To Fight Ebola

On 19/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The Nigeria Medical Association, Oyo State chapter, has condemned the Federal Government directive, which suspended all resident doctors programme and sacked about 16,000 doctors in the country as the strike embarked u[...]

Is Doctors’ Strike Ethically Justifiable?

On 19/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

Before we crucify medical doctors lets us ensure we are armed with all the necessary information to make a reasonable judgment. Most often at times, the general public are blindsided by the government during strike act[...]

Study Reveals Chink in Polio Vaccine’s Armor

On 18/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  A mutated polio virus that slipped through vaccine defenses caused an unusually lethal outbreak in the Republic of Congo in 2010, according to a new study. An intensive vaccination campaign was able to stop th[...]

#Ebola: Liberia Asks Suspected Ebola Patients to Return to Isolation Center

On 18/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  Officials in Liberia are urging suspected Ebola patients to return to an isolation center that was attacked and looted by armed men on Saturday.   The Liberian government said up to 20 people suspecte[...]

Breaking News - Four Additional Ebola Patients Discharged Home

On 18/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

PRESS STATEMENT: The Minister of Health Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu has announced that four additional confirmed cases of Ebola Virus Disease who have been managed successfully and are now disease free have been discha[...]

British Woman Tested For Ebola 'As A Precaution' After Collapsing And Dying Following Journey From Nigeria To Austria

On 18/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  . The 48-year-old British national died at home in Vomp, Austria, on Saturday . It is unclear if she lived there permanently or had a holiday home there . Doctor who attended scene recorded cause of[...]

#Ebola - Govt Commences Pre-Clinical Studies of Claims On Drugs

On 18/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  Following the failure of the Nano Silver experimental drugs to scale through screening by the National Health Research Ethics Committee, the federal government has now commenced pre-clinical studies on clai[...]

Enugu Is Ebola Free, Says Chime

On 18/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  Amidst growing anxiety over possible spread of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) to Enugu state, the Special Assistant to Governor Sullivan Chime on Health Matters Mr. Johnny Ezievuo has clarified that the stat[...]

Know The Signs Of Type 2 Diabetes

On 18/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

Type 2 diabetes strikes people of all ages, and early symptoms are subtle. In fact, about one out of three people with type 2 diabetes don’t know they have it. This chronic condition stops the body’s abil[...]

How Ebola Patients Survived – Experts

On 18/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

LAGOS — Following the recovery and discharge of the first Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) patient from the isolation centre at the Mainland Hospital in Lagos, facts have emerged as to how the patients are recovering.[...]

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