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NAFDAC Seeks Governors’ Support to Curb Drug Abuse, Others

On 15/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has solicited the support all the 36 state governors in a bid to safeguard the future of Nigerians against fake drugs, drug abuse and processed[...]

Group Celebrates Cancer Month with Free Screening

On 14/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

As part of efforts to check the spread of cancer and celebrate cancer awareness month, Mass Medical Mission (MMM) through its Mission PinkCruise is hosting a month-long free community based health outreaches.  [...]

Sanwo-Olu’s Wife to Launch Endowment Fund for Pediatric Surgeries

On 14/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Governor, Dr. (Mrs.) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, said plans were underway to launch an Endowment Fund to defray the cost of pediatric surgeries for needy babies at Ayinke House of the Lagos State University Teaching[...]

Afcfta: Pharma Manufacturers Seek N300bn Bailout

On 14/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Chief executives of top pharmaceutical manufacturing companies under the auspices of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group-Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (PMG-MAN) are seeking N300 billion bailout from the Federal G[...]

Lagos Extends Mental Health Services to PHCs

On 14/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said the state government had decided to extend the mental health care services to the primary health care so as to increase the access to the service in the[...]

NANNM Laments Dearth of Nurses in Ondo Hospitals

On 14/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, Ondo State chapter, has called on the state government to set machinery in motion for urgent employment of more nurses into hospitals across the 18 local govern[...]

Police Quiz UNTH Doctor for Defaming Colleague

On 14/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Enugu State Police Command, on Sunday, quizzed one Dr Izuchukwu Okam, a medical doctor with the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku-Ozala, Enugu, over an alleged criminal defamation of his colleague from[...]

Congo to Start Using Johnson & Johnson Ebola Vaccine in November

On 14/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Health authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo will introduce a Johnson & Johnson Ebola vaccine in November in the country’s eastern provinces, to counter the current outbreak, they said.   T[...]

Rep Seeks Review of N46b Proposed For Health in 2020 Budget

On 14/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

A member of the House of Representatives Committee on Health Institutions, Henry Nwawuba, has advocated an upward review of the N46 billion budgeted for health in the 2020 Appropriation Bill by at least 15 per cent, as[...]

Ex-Judge, NGO Sue NAFDAC, Others over Alleged Importation of Banned Chemical

On 14/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

A retired judge of the Osun State High Court, Justice Olamide Oloyede and Virtues Unlimited Restorative Justice Initiative (VURJI) have sued the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and[...]

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