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Ex-Minister to Address Dialogue on Economic Growth in Pharmaceutical Industry

On 07/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

Former Minister of Health and President, Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy, Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi is billed to address an Executive Dialogue on Public and Private Sector Collaboration for Economic Growth in the Pharm[...]

Oyo Health Insurance Health Scheme Captures 100,000 Enrollees

On 07/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

Not less than 100,000 persons have been enrolled into the Oyo State Health Insurance Scheme, which was launched 18 months ago.   The Executive Secretary of Oyo State Health Insurance Scheme (OYSHIA), Dr Olusol[...]

Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) Communique

On 06/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL (NEC) MEETING HELD FROM 30TH JANUARY TO 3RD FEBRUARY 2019 AT THE GOMBE INTERNATIONAL HOTEL, GOMBE, GOMBE STATE, NIGERIA. PREAMBLE The MDCAN National Executive Council meeting was held[...]

Study: Women, low-income earners mostly affected by cancer in Nigeria

On 06/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

A new study conducted by Phillips Consulting has examined the socio-economic impact of cancer in a study stating that women and low-income earners were mostly affected by the disease in Nigeria.   The study, w[...]

Breast, cervical, prostrate cancers killing women in Ekiti — NMA

On 06/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

A team of medical doctors in Ekiti State on Monday raised the alarm over the spread of breast, cervical and prostrate cancers, which they described as the greatest enemies of women in the state. The doctors, acting und[...]

Regular checkup vital in fight against cancer

On 06/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The founder of Atinuke Cancer Foundation, Mrs Tinu Lawal, has said the best way to detect cancer at the early stage is through regular check-up.   Stressing the need for people to imbibe the habit of going for[...]

Cancer is a dreadful but preventable disease

On 06/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

February 4th, 2019 was World Cancer Day. I have, therefore, chosen to write a feature on cancer. The readers of this article should henceforth know the factors that trigger cancer and the ways and means to prevent its[...]

UNICEF urges governors to copy Oyo health insurance scheme

On 06/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has urged state governments to emulate Oyo State Health Insurance Agency (OYSHIA) for the benefit of their citizenry. UNICEF Communication Officer, Lagos Office, Mrs. B[...]

Sign Pharmacy Council of Nigeria Bill into law, PSN tells FG

On 06/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Sam Ohuabunwa, has called on the Presidency to sign the new Pharmacy Council of Nigeria Bill into law to strengthen action against illegal proprietors of patent m[...]

Polaris Bank promotes healthy living

On 06/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

Polaris Bank has urged Nigerians to adhere to quality eating habit and healthy lifestyle to avoid contracting cancer.   The bank said in a statement that it was creating this awareness in commemoration of the[...]

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