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Upcoming American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Course for Health Care Providers

On 15/Apr/2019 / In Medical News

Join the Upcoming BASIC LIFE SUPPORT & ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR LIFE SUPPORT TRAINING at an approved Training Centers in Lagos, Abuja and Portharcourt as scheduled below;   Portharcourt: 18th - 20th Februar[...]

Presidency Says Drug Was Found On Nigerian Executed In Saudi Arabia

On 13/Apr/2019 / In Medical News

The Federal Government, yesterday, said drugs were found in the body of Kudirat Afolabi, who was executed in Saudi Arabia on April 1, adding that she was among the 20 persons arrested with drugs hidden in their body pa[...]

LASG Repositions HEFAMAA For Efficiency

On 12/Apr/2019 / In Medical News

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris, says the state government has inaugurated its plans to reposition the state Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency for quick and efficient service de[...]

‘One in Four Health Care Facilities Lack Water’

On 12/Apr/2019 / In Medical News

The World Health Organisation and the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund have said one in four health care facilities around the world lacks basic water services.   The organisations made this know[...]

Poorly Kept Animals Could Expose Consumers to Diseases – NAFDAC

On 12/Apr/2019 / In Medical News

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, has said that long term exposure to low levels of contaminants in food obtained from animals that are poorly kept or fed with poor quality feeds exposes[...]

‘Nigeria Making Progress in Improved Access to HIV/AIDS Services’

On 12/Apr/2019 / In Medical News

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that Nigeria is making steady progress in improving access to HIV/AIDS services through increased number of facilities offering such services in the country. He also said the Pre[...]

Need to Reform Nursing Education in Nigeria

On 11/Apr/2019 / In Medical News

There are two educational pathways to nursing profession in Nigeria; the hospital-based pathway and the university-based pathway. The university based pathway is followed through a degree programme offered only in the[...]

Glaucoma Specialist Decries Dearth of Opthalmologists, Optometrists in Rural Areas

On 11/Apr/2019 / In Medical News

A Consultant Ophthalmologist, Prof. Adeola Onakoya, on Wednesday in Lagos called on government at all levels to establish Vision Care Centres in rural areas to bring sub-specialist care to the unreached areas.  [...]

Reps Mull Higher Tobacco, Alcohol Taxes

On 11/Apr/2019 / In Medical News

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, mandated its Committee on Finance to carry out detailed investigation, with a view to increasing taxes currently levied on tobacco and alcoholic products “to match glob[...]

Doctor Found Guilty for Amputating Living Baby in Womb

On 11/Apr/2019 / In Medical News

A tribunal has suspended a Kebbi-based doctor from practising for six months after finding him guilty of negligence in misdiagnosing a pregnant patient.   In April 2017, Dr Jamilu Muhammad, working at Martha B[...]

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