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IHSAN Boss Seeks FG, Investors Collaboration

On 12/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

The National President of the Institute of Health Service Administrators of Nigeria, Dr Atolani Oluboyede, has called on private health sector investors in the country to collaborate with the Federal Government in orde[...]

Sokoto Govt. Restates Commitment to Improve Healthcare Services

On 10/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

The Sokoto State Government has restated its commitment towards improving hospital services in the state.   Commissioner for Health, Dr. Ali Inname, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Monday, in Sokoto[...]

What Causes Itchy Nipples While Breastfeeding?

On 10/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

Many women complain of itchy nipples while breastfeeding. It may be a sign of minor infection or just a transitional symptom as the body adjusts to breastfeeding.   A lactation consultant or doctor who is know[...]

57 Years After, Buhari Orders Overhaul of Cross River Medical Centre with Lottery Fund

On 10/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate refurbishing of the Okundi Community Healthcare Centre in Boki LGA of Cross River State 57 years after.   It was built by Nigeria’s former foreign min[...]

Blood Test Detects Cancer in 10 Minutes

On 10/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

A blood test can detect cancer within just 10 minutes, scientists have found, raising hopes that hard-to-spot diseases could be picked up early when treatment is most effective.   Currently doctors use symptom[...]

Malnutrition, Diseases Kill 30 Children in Nasarawa, 2000 Hospitalised

On 10/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

No fewer than 30 children have been confirmed dead, while more than 2,000 are currently receiving medical attention in various medical centres across Nasarawa State as a result of acute malnutrition and diseases that h[...]

Nigeria Healthcare Delivery System Appalling — Olanipekun

On 10/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

FORMER President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Chief Wole Olanipekun, weekend, lamented the rate at which Nigerian medical doctors migrate to foreign countries.   Olanipekun said the mass exit and inad[...]

Yellow Fever Can Affect Kidneys of Some Victims –Expert

On 10/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

What is yellow fever?   Yellow fever, like Ebola, is a viral haemorrhagic disease. It is a fever that causes bleeding from the holes like noses, ears, eyes and others called the orifice in medical parlance.[...]

ASHI/AHA BLS/ACLS Training For Lagos State

On 08/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

The American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course builds on the foundation and  importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. The hands-on instruction[...]

Get Married Early to Avoid Developing Fibroids, Gynaecologist Advises Women

On 07/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

A gynaecologist and an obstetrician, Dr Gabriel Akilo, on Thursday urged women to get married at an early age or in their 20s to avoid developing fibroids.  Akilo made the suggestion at the 9th Symposium and Awa[...]

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