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Fake Nurse Docked for Failing to Prevent Illegal Abortion

On 11/Jul/2014 / In Medical News

An auxiliary nurse, Jimoh Ismail, has been charged before a Lagos high court sitting in Ikeja, for failing to prevent an illegal abortion for one Joy Endurance. The court is presided over by Justice Kudirat Jose. The[...]

Edo Court Jails Fake Medical Doctor 10 Years

On 11/Jul/2014 / In Medical News

An Evbuoriaria magistrate court sitting in Benin City has sentenced a 32-year old man to 10 years imprisonment with hard labour for operating an unregistered private clinic. The accused, Jeremiah Onovwata was jailed[...]

Council lifts 18 Months Embargo on Zamfara School of Nursing

On 11/Jul/2014 / In Medical News

Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria has approved a provisional accreditation of the Zamfara School of Nursing and Midwifery after 18 months embargo. This was contained in a letter, signed by the Council Secretar[...]

Study: Childhood TB Rates Much Higher than Estimated

On 11/Jul/2014 / In Medical News

  Children are getting sick with tuberculosis at a much higher rate than previously estimated, according to a new study. The research also presents the first-ever estimate of new TB infections among children: ne[...]

Cook Foods Up To 60 Degrees Before Consumption, NAFDAC Advises

On 10/Jul/2014 / In Medical News

Abuja – The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has advised Nigerians to cook their foods up to 60 degrees before consumption, to prevent infection. Mrs Benedicta  Obaseki, t[...]

UCH To Commence Community Physiotherapy

On 10/Jul/2014 / In Medical News

IBADAN - Prof. Temitope Alonge, the Chief Medical Director of University College Hospital(UCH), Ibadan, said that the tertiary health institution would soon begin community physiotherapy. Alonge disclosed this in an[...]

Healthcare Providers Hold Workshop

On 10/Jul/2014 / In Medical News

Healthcare providers in Enugu State have called for a ceasefire in all disagreements among them in order to form a strong force to enhance greater understanding and service delivery to patients. The health profession[...]

Strike: Doctors Will Not Shift Grounds Until Demands Are Met – NMA

On 10/Jul/2014 / In Medical News

Ten days after Nigerian doctors embarked on a nationwide industrial action there seem not to be a head way, as they have remained adamant on not resuming work until their demands are met. The President, Nigerian Medi[...]

FMC Set to Become FUNAAB’s Medical Teaching

On 10/Jul/2014 / In Medical News

The management of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, has expressed its readiness to become the Teaching Hospital of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), by the time it attains its[...]

‘Wet wrap’ therapy may effectively treat children with eczema

On 10/Jul/2014 / In Medical News

  A study conducted by experts at National Jewish Health in Denver shows wet wrap therapy vastly improves symptoms of eczema and atopic dermatitis in children.National Jewish Health reports. An alternative treat[...]

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