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Stakeholders Urge Collaboration Among health Workers

On 01/Nov/2013 / In Medical News

APPARENTLY responding to the recent strike by health workers over dis- crepancies in conditions of service between them and medical doctors, former National President of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Dr Domini[...]

Why People Can See in The Dark

On 01/Nov/2013 / In Medical News

Find a space with total darkness and slowly move your hand from side to side in front of your face. What do you see?   If the answer is a shadowy shape moving past, you are probably not imagining things. With[...]

Dangers of Using Sleeping Pills

On 01/Nov/2013 / In Medical News

It’s the middle of the night and you are staring at the bedroom ceiling, thinking about work, expenses, or the kids. Sleep just won’t come. Before you reach for that sleeping pill, you may want to think aga[...]

New Malaria Elimination Strategy to Complement Use of Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets

On 01/Nov/2013 / In Medical News

CONTRARY to earlier report that a new malaria strategy being adopted by the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) through the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), Integrated Test, Treat and Larval source reductio[...]

Health Minister Tasks Hospitals on Compliance With WHO Checklist For Surgical Safety

On 01/Nov/2013 / In Medical News

ETERMINED to reduce and eliminate errors and negligenCe that are often hazardous to patients, the Minister of Health prof. onyebuchi Chukwu, has charged federal tertiary hospltals of the imperatives of ensuring complia[...]

PSN Petitions Head of Service Over Treatment of Pharmacists at Federal Staff Clinic, Abuja

On 01/Nov/2013 / In Medical News

PHARMACISTS under the aegis, of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has petitioned the Head of Service of the Federation over the poor treatment of colleagues at the Pharmacy Department, Federal Staff Clinic, j[...]

Govt Rolls Out Pentavalent, Meningitis, Measles Vaccines to Prevent Epidemic

On 01/Nov/2013 / In Medical News

*Plans to introduce pneumonia shot next year, save 180,000 lives from disease "To reach 13.9 million children with measles Jab In November  As part of efforts to prevent epidemic of child hood killer dise[...]

Bat origin of SARS confirmed

On 31/Oct/2013 / In Medical News

Two new viruses almost identical to SARS have been found in Chinese horseshoe bats (Source: Libiao Zhang/Guangdong Entomological Institute/South China Institute of Endangered Animals )   A decade after the SAR[...]

NMA PROVIDES FREE TREATMENT TO 4, 425 RURAL DWELLERS IN KEBBI

On 31/Oct/2013 / In Medical News

  The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) in Kebbi has offered free treatment to 4, 425 indigent persons in Argungu Local Government Area of the state.   The state Chairman of the association, Dr Umar Gar[...]

How pharmacists can succeed in business -AIPN

On 31/Oct/2013 / In Medical News

  Chairman, Association of Industrial Pharmacists of Nigeria (AIPN), Oyo State, Mr Joseph Salako has said pharmacists would only stop being endangered if they think as entrepreneurs in the increasingly competiti[...]

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