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NLC Alleges Ministers Breach of Pact With Health Workers

On 27/Aug/2013 / In Medical News

  • Chukwu defends govt actions   • NMA lauds delivery of services by doctors   THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Federal Government to caution the Minister of Healt[...]

Lagos PSN predics chaos if NHB is passed without amendment

On 27/Aug/2013 / In Medical News

  The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, Lagos State branch,  has predicted chaos if the Federal government goes ahead to pass the  proposed controversial National Health Bill, NHB,  in its p[...]

Big Pharma Invents Yet Another Disease To Sell Deadly Drugs

On 26/Aug/2013 / In Medical News

  Ever heard of "shift work disorder?"  It's a new disease being played up by the pharmaceutical industry to sell drugs so dangerous that even the home page of the drug website admits the dr[...]

Common Diseases of Children Seizure Syndrome, Epilepsy and Epilepticus in Status

On 26/Aug/2013 / In Medical News

  Common Diseases of Children Seizure Syndrome, Epilepsy and Epilepticus in Status There has been a stream of traffic since the article on the above subject emerged. Many people have sent texts and e messages[...]

‘Low Blood Pressure Can Cause Brain Damage’

On 26/Aug/2013 / In Medical News

In Nigeria, focus seems to be more on hypertension, while little attention is paid to low blood pressure, MOTUNRAYO JOEL writes   Hypertension is often described as a silent killer. This, perhaps, explains why[...]

Bacteria Cause Pain, Suppress Immune Response

On 26/Aug/2013 / In Medical News

The pain of invasive skin infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, and possibly other serious, painful infections, appear to be induced by the invading bacteria themselves, and not by the body&[...]

Education Crucial to War Against HIV,AIDS -Institute

On 26/Aug/2013 / In Medical News

The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHV-N) has described education as an effective "social vaccine" against HIV/AIDS.The institute, therefore, advised parents to educate their children on   how[...]

20 Private Hospitals Closed in Niger over Illegal Operations

On 25/Aug/2013 / In Medical News

The Niger Ministry of Health has ordered the closure of 20 private hospitals in the state for operating illegally and without following proper medical procedures. Dr Usman Baba-Agaie, Director, Private Hospitals and[...]

Minister Negotiates with Striking Health Workers

On 25/Aug/2013 / In Medical News

Indications emerged, weekend, that the Ministry of Health is meeting with the leadership of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria, MHWUN, this morning towards finding quick resolution to the ongoing health worker[...]

Kano Sponsors 300 Medical Students to Foreign Universities

On 24/Aug/2013 / In Medical News

KANO State government is to spend N2.7b for the sponsorship of 300 indigenes of the state to study medicine, pharmacy and healthcare related courses in various foreign universities. Speaking at a ceremony to host the b[...]

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