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To Reverse Medical Tourism, Reddington Unveils another World Class Hospital

On 08/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

As part of contributions towards addressing the rising incidence of medical tourism in Nigeria, Reddington Hospital Group has unveiled another world class healthcare facility in Lekki axis of Lagos State.   Th[...]

World Medical Association Sends Solidarity Message to Health Workers

On 08/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

A message of solidarity with physicians and health workers in Venezuela has come from the World Medical Association.   WMA President Dr. Leonid Eidelman has sent a letter to the President of the Venezuelan Med[...]

Nurse Calls For Stiff Sanctions Against Perpetrators Of FGM

On 07/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

Mary Ugwu, a Senior Nurse at the Light of God Hospital, Enugu, has called for stiff sanctions against perpetrators of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Nigeria.   Ugwu made the call in an interview with the N[...]

Labour tackles Minister of Health over perceived injustice

On 07/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

NIGERIA Labour Congress, NLC, has drawn a battle line with the Federal Ministry of Health over acts of discrimination and injustice against members of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) allegedly perpetuated by th[...]

MentalHealth Study: Gut Bacteria Does Cause Depression

On 07/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

Bacteria in the gut may affect our mental well-being and could be linked to depression, researchers said on Monday after conducting the largest study of its kind so far. The World Health Organization says an estimated[...]

Group Calls for Full, Timely Release of Healthcare Provision Fund

On 07/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

National Advocates for Health (NA4H) has called on the federal government to fully release 100 per cent of the Basic Health Care Provision Fund and to disburse it timely to all 36 states, including the federal capital[...]

Outreach for Lives In Ondo State

On 07/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

BEE Enterprises Limited in collaboration with Goal Foundation recently organised a medical outreach at Ibulesoro Community in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State.   The outreach service, which was a so[...]

NDLEA: Impounded Drugs at MMIA Increased by 400%

On 07/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it impounded a total of 5,377.125kilogrammes of drugs at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, in 2018, representing over 400 per cent increase[...]

World Cancer Day: NMA Tasks FG to Include Cancer Treatment In NHIS

On 07/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

President, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Dr. Francis A. Faduyile has called on the federal government to include cancer control and treatment in services covered by the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), to[...]

Access Marathon: NIBUCAA, HACEY Provides Free HIV Tests for 2500 Persons

On 07/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

A coalition has partnered to promote messages on HIV prevention, counselling, testing and referrals to participants at this year’s Access Bank Marathon.   The Nigeria Business Coalition Against AIDS (NIB[...]

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