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FG Inaugurates 5 Boards of Health Regulatory Councils

On 04/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

The Federal Government on Monday inaugurated five governing boards of the health regulatory councils and boards under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH). The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry[...]

Anambra: Patients Stranded as Consultants Join Resident Doctors on Strike

On 04/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) on Monday embarked on a seven-day warning strike. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)[...]

4 Mamelodi Hospital Staffers Implicated in Tying 76-Year-Old to Bench - MEC

On 04/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

A security guard, two doctors and a nurse have been placed on special leave following an incident that saw 76-year-old Martha Marais being tied to a bench in the hospital.   Gauteng Health MEC Dr Bandile Masuk[...]

Group Warns NAFDAC against Approving Methyl Bromide’s Importation

On 04/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

The Virtues Unlimited Restorative Justice Initiative has warned the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control against approving the importation of methyl bromide into the country because of its negat[...]

Students Decry Lack of Drugs in their Institution’s Health Centres

On 04/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

Nigerian undergraduates have condemned lack of drugs in their various institutions’ health centres, saying they rely on chemists and roadside drug hawkers for their healthcare services. Recent checks by The Gua[...]

HCI Healthcare Plans Universal Access

On 03/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

HCI Healthcare Limited has said it is committed to providing quality healthcare services to all Nigerians who subscribe to the health insurance scheme.   The company’s Chairman, Adekunle Omilani, said th[...]

‘Why 192m Nigerians have no Health Insurance’

On 03/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

The Chief Executive Officer of AXA Mansard Health Limited, Tope Adeniyi, has said only eight million out of 200 million Nigerians have access to health insurance, thereby leaving a deficit of 192 million.
 This means[...]

2.4 Million Nigerians Smoke Cigarette Daily – Pediatricians

On 03/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

Despite the campaign against the consumption of tobacco, the number of Nigerians who smoke cigarettes stand at about 3.1 million, the Paediatric Association of Nigeria has said.   The organisation put the dail[...]

Borno Records no Wild Polio Case in 32 Months – BSPHCDA

On 03/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

The Executive Director, Borno State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BSPHCDA), Dr. Sule Mele has said that with the commitments of Operation Lafiya Dole, the  state has recorded no cases of wild polio in 32[...]

Islamic Scholar Urges Citizens to Accept Polio Immunisation

On 03/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

Disturbed by the deadly effect of polio disease, a renowned Northern Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi, has appealed to residents to always accept polio  immunisation with a view to prolonging of childre[...]

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