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LASG to probe integrity of public hospitals, bridges

On 14/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The Lagos State Materials Testing Laboratory has said that it will conduct scientific tests on government-owned general hospitals, bridges, shopping malls and other high human traffic infrastructure in the state. &nb[...]

Police arraign fake nurse over certificate forgery

On 13/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The police on Tuesday arraigned a 35-year-old fake nurse, Morili Balogun in a Grade “A” Customary Court, Iyaganku GRA, Ibadan for allegedly using a forged Nursing certificate to get a job as a nurse. The po[...]

Pharmaceutical Products: Nigeria, Others Spend $14 Billion On Importation

On 13/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

Nigeria and other African countries currently spend at least $14 billion on importation of pharmaceutical products needed in the continent, owing to lack of capacity in local products, therefore exporting needed jobs t[...]

KPMG Nigeria reinforces commitment to health

On 13/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

KPMG Professional Services says it has donated about N2m to the National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, Lagos to cater to patients’ surgeries and other medical expenses as part of its health initiatives.  [...]

#Ebola: 13 Quarantined In Uganda After Contact With Suspected Corpse

On 13/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

Ugandan authorities on Tuesday quarantined 13 people, who picked up a body of suspected Ebola death in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), as hemorrhagic fever tests are carried out. The Ministry of Health and[...]

15th Biennial General Meeting (BGM), 24th Scientific Session and 38" Council Meeting

On 13/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

West African College Of Nursing (WACN) 15th Biennial General Meeting (BGM), 24th Scientific Session and 38" Council Meeting Theme:  Health Service Partnership the Role of Nurses and Midwives in Building G[...]

Primary health care needs pharmacists, FIP tells WHO

On 11/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

Health programmes that encourage patients to visit pharmacies as their first port of call for minor conditions have proven to reduce the burden on physicians and allow better use of available resources, FIP told the Wo[...]

COMMUNIQUÉ ISSUED BY NDA 2018

On 11/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

COMMUNIQUÉ ISSUED BY THE NIGERIAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION (NDA) AT THE END OF HER 51ST ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING/BIENNIAL MEETING AND 1ST NATIONAL DENTAL SUMMIT (NDS), HELD AT D’ PALMS AIRPORT HOTEL, AJAO ESTATE A[...]

NLC, health workers decry casualisation

On 11/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The Nigeria Labour Congress and stakeholders in the health sector have kicked against casualisation in the sector, describing it as a replica of the abolished slave trade.   Reacting to a motion moved by the M[...]

Health insurance: Lagos targets over two million residents in one year

On 11/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

Lagos State Government says it plans to enrol about 10 per cent of its population under its health insurance scheme in one year.   The Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris, disclosed this while making a pres[...]

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