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Monkey Pox: LASG Cautions Residents against Panic over Recent Reported Outbreak

On 19/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has cautioned residents against panic over the recently reported outbreak of infectious Monkeypox disease in the state. Abayomi spoke on Friday in Lagos at t[...]

Okowa Canvasses Special Attention to Education, Health Sectors

On 19/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has said that special attention should be paid to the health and education sectors to positively impact on the citizenry. The governor made the call on Friday when the executives of the stat[...]

Edo Specialist Hospital Wholly Owned by Govt, Says Edo Govt

On 19/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Edo State Government has said that it wholly owns and manages the Edo Specialist Hospital, which is positioned to provide effective and efficient healthcare services to the people.   In a statement, Specia[...]

NMA Reaches Out to C/River Community with Medical Outreach

On 19/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has embarked on a free medical outreach in Nde community at the Bakor Hospital in Ikom Local Government Area of Cross River. Chairman of NMA in the state, Dr. Agam Ayuk, told NAN[...]

Ebola Still ‘Urgent’ Global Health Emergency – WHO

On 19/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The deadly Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) remains an “urgent” global health emergency, The World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday at its Emergency Committee meeting. DRC&rsquo[...]

Most Nigerians Visit Cancer Centres at Advanced Stage - NSIA Boss

On 18/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Mr Uche Orji, the Managing Director, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) says most Nigerians visit cancer centres when the disease has progressed to stage four. Orji said this in an interview with the News Ag[...]

2020 Budget: Nurses Raise Concerns over Health Sector Allocation

On 18/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, NANNM, Kano branch, in collaboration with Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health at Scale, PAS, has raised concerns on the ability of the health se[...]

Unilorin Dept Creates Awareness on Prevalence of Suicide

On 18/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Suicide Prevention and Research Initiative Nigeria (SURPIN), a brain-child of the University of Ilorin (Unilorin), Behavioural Sciences Department, has embarked on an awareness campaign on suicide prevention across[...]

Stakeholders Renew Fight against HIV/AIDS in Kebbi

On 18/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Statistics recently released by the International Research and Exchange Board (IREB), also revealed that about 30 new born and a 100 children under the age of five die daily as a result of the virus or because of compl[...]

Medical Doctor Resigns to Participate in Next Titan

On 18/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Olatunde Qadri, one of the 16 contestants in the biggest entrepreneurial reality TV show in West Africa, The Next Titan season 6, quit his medical job of five years to be on the show. The Communications Manager for the[...]

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