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FG to Partner Media Trust on Health Progs, Conferences

On 06/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

The Federal Ministry of Health would be partnering with Media Trust Limited, publishers of Daily Trust newspaper  for its future medical conferences and exhibition programmes.   Minister of Health, Profes[...]

Taraba Ranks 2nd on HIV/AIDS Infection

On 06/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

The Director-General of the Taraba AIDS Control Agency (TACA), Abba Sale Ibrahim, says a recently released statistics has shown that the state currently ranks second in the prevalence of HIV/AIDS infection in the count[...]

Osinbajo Calls For Innovative Approach To Family Planning

On 06/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for possible innovative approach to family planning in a bid to implement evidence-based approaches to population management.   Osinbajo made the call in Abuja during th[...]

20 Honoured in Primary Health Quest

On 06/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

Eighteen zonal directors and department heads at the National Primary Health Care Development Agency received “productivity awards” on Wednesday for helping the agency push toward its mandate throughout 201[...]

UNTH Salary Crisis Worsens as JOHESU Threatens Breakdown if…

On 06/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

CRISIS rocking the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Ituku/Ozalla, Enugu State came to a head yesterday, with a threat of breakdown of law and order if the hospital management  pays resident doctors the alle[...]

Pregnant Doctor, 2 Nurses, 2 Lecturers Kidnapped in Ondo

On 06/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

A heavily pregnant doctor, two nurses of the Federal Medical Centre, Owo and two lecturers from the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic were reportedly kidnapped along the Akure/ Owo expressway in Ondo state on Tuesday.  [...]

Yellow Fever: Edo Confirms Nine Deaths

On 05/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

The Edo State government on Wednesday said that nine lives were lost to the outbreak of yellow fever that ravaged parts of the state a few weeks ago.   The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. David Osifo, discl[...]

Court Orders Destruction of 14 containers of Tramadol

On 05/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

The Nigeria Customs Service on Tuesday secured an order of the Federal High Court in Lagos to destroy 14 containers loaded with Tramadol, which were seized from smugglers.   The order followed an ex parte appl[...]

Nurses Hold The Key to Achieving Universal Health Coverage

On 05/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

Current global health challenges and nursing’s role in addressing them were among the main topics discussed at the Indian Nursing Council (INC) conference, endorsed by the International Council of Nurses (ICN) an[...]

UN Women Engages African Traditional, Religious Leaders to End Child Marriage, Female Genital Mutilation

On 05/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

The United Nations’ Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women has begun a four-day consultation and dialogue with traditional and religious leaders on child marriage and female genital mutilation (F[...]

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