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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[...]

Family Planning a Must to Avoid Demographic Doom – Expert

On 05/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

Dr Ejike Orji, the Chairman, Association for the Advancement of Family Planning (AAFP), says Family Planning (FP) is a must for Nigeria to avoid demographic doom.   Orji said this at the 5th Nigeria Family Pla[...]

‘Gap in HIV Diagnosis a Major Limitation for Anti-AIDS Campaign’

On 05/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

The Assistant Director, National Agency for the Control of AIDS, Mr Raheem Mohammed, has described the gap in HIV diagnosis as a major limitation in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Nigeria.   Mohammed made the s[...]

‘Doctors Must Look After Their Health Before Treating Others’

On 05/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

The Chairman of the Medical Guild, Lagos State branch, Dr Babajide Saheed, has called on doctors to look after their health in order to provide quality health care services to the patients.   Saheed, while ans[...]

FG to Fight Malnutrition with N68.63bn – Minister

On 05/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, has said that one of the priorities of the Federal Government is to fight against malnutrition in the country.   Speaking during the opening ceremony of the 5th Fami[...]

PCN Strategises on Maternal, Child Mortality Rates Reduction

On 04/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) says it has developed a strategic plan to equip Community Pharmacists (CPs) as well as Patent and Proprietary Medicines Vendors (PPMVs) to reduce maternal and child mortality rates[...]

Patients Groan as Resident Doctors Begin Strike in LUTH

On 04/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

• CMD explains shortage of bed spaces in hospital • Says salary shortfall due to change of payment platform • Medical personnel protest at UNTH over alleged abuse in salary   Some patients a[...]

Male Birth Control: Human Trials to Start for Gels that Stop Sperm Production

On 04/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

Human trials for gels that could stop sperm production will soon commence, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States has said.   It said the United States Government will soon commence the h[...]

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