WHO increases support on Lassa fever in West Africa

On 11/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The World Health Organisation, on Sunday, said it has increased its efforts to support West African countries, in the ongoing Lassa fever outbreak.   This was made known in a statement by the Communication Man[...]

WAHO advocates access to quality, affordable drugs

On 09/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The West African Health Organisation has called for easy access to quality, safe and affordable medicines across countries in the region. It stressed that the need to strengthen local production and make drugs affordab[...]

I begged rescuers to kill me as the pain was too much – Ogungbemi, medical student shot by kidnappers

On 09/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

Victor Ogungbemi, 33, is having trouble describing how he feels. Since he was attacked by suspected kidnappers in August 2017, his life has dissolved into pain, bitterness, illness, frustration, and restricted physical[...]

We were told Cancer was death sentence, yet we came out stronger – Survivors

On 09/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

About three years ago, Williamson O’Dioyor was fighting the battle of his life with cancer. He was confronted with the options of succumbing to untimely death or fighting his way out of its cold hands. The 47-yea[...]

Lassa fever: 14 more die, 68 new cases confirmed

On 09/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

Fourteen  more persons have been killed by  Lassa fever  in nine states,  the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control  said on Friday. The centre  said  they died  between January 28[...]

STUDY: Diet Drugs Could Halt Mosquitoes Blood-sucking Behavior

On 08/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

By giving mosquitoes diet drugs, they could be prevented from biting humans and spreading deadly diseases, according to new research. Scientists found that female mosquitoes, which transmit the microbes that kill milli[...]

President Buhari Commissions NSIA-LUTH Cancer Treatment Centre

On 08/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

  His Excellency  Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR  President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Commander – in – Chief of the Armed Forces    Is proud to commission [...]

Oyo targets 450,000 On Health insurance

On 08/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

In its bid to give healthcare access to more people, the Oyo State Health Insurance Agency (OYSHIA) has said that no fewer than 450,000 enrollees will be captured by the scheme before the end of the year. This was disc[...]

Python Dance III: Army provides free health care to residents of Lagos

On 08/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

More than 1,000 residents of Isawo, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos, received free medical care and medicines from medical personnel of the 81 Division, Nigerian Army, Lagos, as part of the package for the military maneuv[...]

NDLEA Nabs Man with 77 Wraps of Cocaine

On 08/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has arrested a suspected drug trafficker in an alleged bid to smuggle out 77 wraps of Cocaine, weighing one kilogram.   Adam Abubakar Muhammed, aged 50, had in[...]