Agency Issues Certificate for Rehabilitation of Teaching Hospitals

On 22/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

The Infrastructure Concessions Regulatory Agency on Tuesday issued an Outline Business Case Compliance Certificate to the Federal Ministry of Health for the rehabilitation and concession of Federal Teaching Hospitals a[...]

US Supports Nigeria against HIV/AIDS

On 22/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

The United States of America has expressed its support for Nigeria in its effort towards tackling the HIV/AIDS scourge. The US Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, said people living with HIV/AIDS all over the worl[...]

Nigeria Marks Three Years without Case of Wild Polio Virus

On 22/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

The Federal government on Wednesday marked three years without a case of Wild Polio Virus (WPV) in the country and expressed confidence that by March 2020, would certify Nigeria as polio-free. The last WPV case was i[...]

Yaba Psychiatric Doctors’ Strike Enters Fourth Week

On 22/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

The strike action embarked upon on July 31 by the Association of Resident Doctors, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Yaba in Lagos has entered the fourth week. The doctors are protesting what they have described as a[...]

Erhabor Confirmed as Registrar of MLSCN

On 22/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

The Governing Board of the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) has confirmed Mr. Tosan Erhabor as the Registrar/ Chief Executive Officer of the council.   Chairman, Governing Board, MLSCN, Pr[...]

Pharmacists Seek Digital Technology to Improve Patient’s Care

On 22/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

The Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) has called on its members to embrace digital technology in order to improve patients’ care and safety in the country.   The pharmacy body said,[...]

Why Nigeria Could Still Be Declared Polio-Free By March 2020

On 22/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

Stakeholders are unanimous that Nigeria is on the verge of eliminating polio despite the activities of Boko Haram and the significant further increase in Wild Polio Virus type one (WPV1) cases globally in 2019, particu[...]

Medical Group Commits to Promote Healthcare in Communities through Philanthropy

On 22/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

Former Commissioner for Health, Lagos State, Dr. Jide Idris, has commended a group of socio-philanthropic individuals, KB Klub, of the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, for their drive to promote and improve he[...]

Celebrating ‘Heroine’ of Ebola Containment in Nigeria

On 22/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

Five years on, Nigeria and indeed rest of the world are still celebrating the heroine of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) containment in Nigeria, Dr. Stella Ameyo Adadevoh.   Director General/Chief Executive Offi[...]

Healthcare Occupies the Largest Space of Development – NHIS

On 21/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

The Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof Muhammed Sambo has said healthcare delivery occupied the largest space for national development. Speaking at the opening of a two-day management co[...]

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