‘Borno Varsity to Get Teaching Hospital’

On 18/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Governor Babagana Umara of Borno State on Thursday promised to build a teaching hospital for the state university in the next one year. This, he said, would enable the institution to start courses in medical sciences.[...]

Expert Blames Diabetes, Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS on Poor Nutrition, Others

On 18/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Executive Director of Borno State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (BOPHDA), Dr. Sule Meleh, has attributed diabetes, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS to poor nutrition, which lacks capacity to boost immune system. He ar[...]

Andabai Mbeleakpo Emerges Bayelsa State NANNM Chairman

On 17/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

It was a new dawn in bayelsa state at the 9th quadrennial delegate conference 2019, where delegates were made to decide on the next state administrative council of National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives NA[...]

Reduce Suicide, Psychiatrist Tells FG

On 17/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

A psychiatrist at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Dr Tunde Fadipe, has called on the federal and state governments to block means of getting materials to commit suicide.   Fadipe stated this[...]

Counterfeit Drugs, Scourge in Nigeria – Pharmacist

On 17/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Team Lead of Alpha Specialties, Chimezie Obiwulu, has stated that the scourge of counterfeit drugs in Nigeria could be attributed to failure to enforce laws in the country. Obiwulu said this on the sidelines of the[...]

Traders Snub NAFDAC, Continue Sale of Sniper

On 17/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Nearly two months after the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control announced the ban on sale of Sniper and other brands of agricultural formulations of Dichlorvos in open markets, major markets in[...]

Pharmacists Seek Retool of Practice to International Standards, Survive Volatile Economy

On 17/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has called on the need to retool professional pharmacy practice to suit international standards and survive the volatile Nigerian economy. The pharmaceutical body stressed[...]

Why Health Workers Reject Concession of Facilities at Teaching Hospitals, By JOHESU/AHPA

On 17/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Health workers under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and Assembly of Healthcare Professional Association (AHPA) have expressed their condemnation and outright rejection of the approval of the concession[...]

NAFDAC DG Reiterates Need to Safeguard Health of Nigerians

On 17/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Director-general of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye, has said that the agency is committed to safeguard the health of Nigerians as it is cha[...]

Monkeypox Hits Lagos, Rivers, Akwa Ibom

On 17/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) yesterday confirmed five news cases of Monkeypox in Lagos, Rivers and Akwa Ibom states. The resurgence comes two years after the index case was reported in the country. Whi[...]

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