Experts Seek Eye Test before School Admission

On 16/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Stakeholders in the eye care sector have called on the Ekiti State Government to make eye screening a prerequisite for admission into public schools in the state. They said such was necessary to prevent needless blindn[...]

Reddington Boosts Survival of Preterm Babies with NICU

On 16/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Reddington Multi-specialist  Hosiptal has recently unveiled a level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to boost the survival rates of preterm babies. The Head of the Paediatric Unit at the hospital, Dr Olajide Ojo, sa[...]

CISLAC, Lawmakers Call for More Actions on Primary Health

On 16/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) and some members of the House of Representatives have called for more actions to revive the dwindling fortunes of primary healthcare in the country. They made the[...]

Budget Deficit: Reps to Order NAFDAC to Remit Funds to Govt Coffers in 24hrs

On 16/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

A Bill for a law to compel the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control(NAFDAC) to remit all revenues generated by the agency to the Federation Account, within one day, is underway in the House of R[...]

Nigeria May Not Achieve Universal Health Coverage until - Prof. Akin Abayomi

On 16/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has warned that Nigeria may not achieve Universal Health Coverage, UHC if certain grey areas in the healthcare sector are not urgently addressed. Abayomi who[...]

NAOMT Endorses Mouka Orthopaedic Mattresses

On 16/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Nigeria Association of Orthopaedic Manual Therapists(NAOMT),  has endorsed Mouka ahead of its 60th anniversary. Speaking during the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the CEO, Mouka, Raymond Murphy,[...]

LAUTECH: Medical Consultants Charge Osun, Oyo Govt to End Crisis

On 16/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) of LAUTECH teaching hospital Osogbo has called on the governments of Oyo and Osun states to provide a legal framework capable of resolving persistent ow[...]

Edo Govt Leads Campaign to Reduce State’s Cancer Burden

On 16/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Edo State Government has reaffirmed its commitment to guarantee a better, safe and healthy life for all citizens, noting that the State is willing to partner all stakeholders to combat all preventable diseases. &[...]

Furore over Buhari’s 2020 Health Budget Proposal

On 16/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Last week, President Muhammadu Buhari, proposed a capital expenditure of N46 billion for the Ministry of Health in the 2020 appropriation budget submitted to the joint session of the National Assembly in Abuja. The pro[...]

Less Than 300 Psychiatrists Treating 30m Patients in Nigeria - Dr. Nubi Peter

On 16/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Despite the rise in suicide cases in Nigeria, the country is still faced with a dearth of psychiatrists as less than 300 psychiatrists serving a population of over 200 million, a Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr. Nubi Peter[...]

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