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Professionals Explore Manufacturing Techs at Nigeria Pharma Expo

On 16/Apr/2019 / In Medical News

Plans have been concluded for the 5th edition of the Nigeria Pharma Manufacturers’ Expo 2019 (NPME 2019). The NPME which is the biggest International Pharma Manufacturing Exhibition in Central and West Africa is[...]

Nigeria’s Birth Registration Increases by 29m

On 16/Apr/2019 / In Medical News

A birth registration programme implemented by the National Population Commission (NPC), with support from the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has increased the number of children between the ages of zero and 17 y[...]

The Association of Rural Surgical Practitioners of Nigeria (ARSPON) CME Meeting

On 16/Apr/2019 / In Medical News

The ARSPON Oyo State, Ibadan Zone will be hosting a CME meeting at the Nigeria Medical Association House, Ibadan on Wednesday 17th April, 2019. Dr.  Olawale Olakuleyin, Consultant Surgeon, Ladoke Akintola Univer[...]

Minister: Health Development Plan to Cost N162 Billion

On 16/Apr/2019 / In Medical News

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Muhammad Bello has revealed that the Strategic Health Development Plan (SHDP) II is to cost about N162billion over a five-year period.   Speaking at[...]

PharmAccess, Others Advocate PPP in Health Care

On 16/Apr/2019 / In Medical News

Country Director, PharmAccess Foundation, Ms Ndili Njide, and other stakeholders in the health sector have advocated Public-Private-Partnership in delivering quality health care in the country.   At a policy d[...]

Lab Scientists Decry High Burden of Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases

On 16/Apr/2019 / In Medical News

The Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN) has urged the Federal Government to take concrete measures to address the growing burden of diabetes, cardiovascular and other non-communicable diseas[...]

Healthcare: NMA Urges FG to Improve Infrastructure, Doctors’ Remuneration

On 15/Apr/2019 / In Medical News

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), South South Zone, has advised the Federal Government to improve on the country’s health infrastructure, working conditions and remuneration of doctors to curb mass migratio[...]

WHO Prequalifies Chewable Dewormer for Children

On 15/Apr/2019 / In Medical News

The World Health Organisation has prequalified a chewable formulation of deworming medicine mebendazole, making it available to treat children as young as one.   Vermox, trade name for the 500mg mebendazole ta[...]

Gene Editing: CRISPR-Cas3 Innovation Holds Promise For Disease Cures, Advancing Science

On 15/Apr/2019 / In Medical News

A Cornell researcher, who is a leader in developing a new type of gene editing CRISPR system, and colleagues have used the new method for the first time in human cells -- a major advance in the field. The new system, c[...]

American Heart Association First Aid CPR AED Course 2019 Training

On 15/Apr/2019 / In Medical News

The American Heart Association First Aid CPR AED is designed for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs to learn how to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the[...]

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