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48 Doctors Abducted In Nigeria in the Last Two Years - NMA

On 16/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has raised the alarm that no fewer than 48 medical doctors have been abducted across the country in the last two years. Its National President, Dr Francis Faduyile who said this i[...]

Forensic Psychiatrist Harps on National Strategy, Legislation Change towards Mental Health

On 16/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Parents, teachers and school managers recently converged on the Main Auditorium, Lagos Business School for the second edition of the Olashore International School mental wellness programme, aimed at promoting awareness[...]

UNIMED Sacks Worker Over Admission Racketeering

On 15/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Management of the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo, Ondo State, has dismissed a member of its staff allegedly getting involved in admission racketeering. The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof Friday Okono[...]

‘We’ll Partner NAFDAC To Rid Oyo Of Illicit Drugs’

On 15/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde said on Monday that the state government was ready to partner with the National Agency for Foods, Drugs, Administration, and Control (NAFDAC) to rid the state of illicit drugs. G[...]

Tramadol Found in Remains of Suicide Bombers, Says NAFDAC

On 15/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) yesterday said the illicit drug, Tramadol is often found in the remains of persons used by the Boko Haram sect as suicide bombers.   The agency[...]

World Thrombosis Day: Haematologist Advises Air Travellers to Take Less Alcohol

On 15/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Prof. Sulaiman Akanmu, a Professor of Haematology and Blood Transfusion at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, advised air travellers to know what is thrombosis and the risks.   He said that knowing[...]

Thrombosis: Sanofi Raises Awareness on Condition, Urges Nigerians to Know Risks

On 15/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Sanofi, a multinational pharmaceutical company, has raised concerns about the need to create more awareness for people, especially patients to know their thrombosis risks and demand for thrombosis treatment or action t[...]

Underutilisation of Nurses, Midwives Fueling Poor Health Indices Says AGPNP

On 15/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The National President Association of General Private Nurses Practitioners, AGPNP, Balogun Ajiboye has traced Nigeria’s poor health indices to underutilisation of nurses and midwives despite the World Health Orga[...]

Yellow Fever: Death Toll Rises to 22 in Bauchi

On 15/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Six persons have been confirmed dead from yellow fever in Bauchi State. Executive Chairman of the Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BSPHCDA), Dr. Rilwanu Mohammed stated this while giving a breakdown[...]

Oil Firm Lifts Delta Communities with Medical Outreach, Spends Over N3b on CSR

On 15/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Energia Nigeria Limited, an indigenous firm operating the Ebendo/Obodeti marginal field with Oando Petroleum Development Company in OML 56 in Kwale. Ndokwa West Council Area of Delta State has carried out its first med[...]

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