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PUBLIC SMOKING BANS: Big fall In Preterm Births

On 03/Apr/2014 / In Medical News

The introduction of laws banning smoking in public places and workplaces in North America and Europe has been quickly followed by large drops in rates of preterm births and children attending hospital for asthma, accor[...]

Association of Pathologists of Nigeria (ASSOPON) Public Notice

On 02/Apr/2014 / In Medical News

ASSOCIATION OF PATHOLOGISTS OF NIGERIA (ASSOPON) PUBLIC NOTICE  The attention of the Association of Pathologists of Nigeria (ASSOPON) has been drawn to a publication of the Medical Laboratory Science Council o[...]

Govt reverses planned concession of public health institutions

On 02/Apr/2014 / In Medical News

The Imo State Government has reversed its planned decision to concession all hospitals and other public health institutions in the state.   Reacting to a question on the development in Owerri, the Permanent Se[...]

President Jonathan Reaffirms FG Commitment to The Attainment of Universal Health Coverage

On 01/Apr/2014 / In Medical News

 The President stated this Abuja Monday at the Presidential Summit on Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria held at the State House. The President who was represented by the Vice President, Namadi Sambo said that[...]

FG Takes Over Bauchi National VVF Centre

On 01/Apr/2014 / In Medical News

The Minister of Health, Prof.C.O.Onyebuchi Chukwu who signed the MOU on behalf of the Federal Government noted that recent data shows that there is a decline in the incidence of Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) cases in th[...]

National Trauma Centre Ready For President Commissioning -Prof. Chukwu

On 01/Apr/2014 / In Medical News

The Minister stated this in Abuja when he embarked on a pre-commissioning visit to the National Trauma Centre located on the premises of the Abuja National Hospital. The Minister who was conducted round the Centre by[...]

FG Moves To Incorporate Dental Treatment Covered By Health Insurance

On 01/Apr/2014 / In Medical News

The Minister disclosed this in Abuja at the National Oral Health Conference in commemoration of the 2014 World Oral Health Day. He said that this intervention would be achieved by increasing the number of accredited[...]

Pot-smoking students 'perform better academically' than those who smoke tobacco

On 31/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

  . Marijuana smokers achieve better grades than cigarette smokers . Teenagers who smoke tobacco are more likely to commit crime, say experts . It is thought as tobacco has become more stigmatised, fewer int[...]

Recommendations for Testing, Managing, and Treating Hepatitis C

On 31/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

  NOTICE:  Guidance for hepatitis C treatment is changing constantly with the advent of new therapies and other developments. A static version of this guidance, such as printout of this website material,[...]

Four In 10 Infants Lack Strong Parental Attachments

On 31/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

In a study of 14,000 U.S. children, 40 percent lack strong emotional bonds — what psychologists call “secure attachment” — with their parents that are crucial to success later in life, according[...]

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