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Cancer Not Death Sentence – Survivors

On 04/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The Abuja Breast Cancer Support Group says cancer is not a death sentence and encouraged Nigerians to get screened.   President of the group, Ms Gloria Orji, said this in Abuja during a walk to commemorate the[...]

NGO screens 16,139 persons for cancer

On 04/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO), says no fewer than 16,139 persons were screened for cancer between October 2017 and November 2018. Executive Director of LAPO, Mrs Sabina I[...]

Genesis Specialist Hospital is organizing a subsidized Comprehensive Cardiac Screening Programme for individuals aged 35years and above

On 04/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

Genesis Specialist Hospital is a state of the art medical facility located in the heart of Ikeja GRA. Heart Disease remains a major contributor to sudden death in our environment. For this reason, Genesis Speciali[...]

JOHESU shelves strike, mobilises for national rally over unmet demands

On 02/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

AGGRIEVED workers under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) have shelved their plan to down tools in public hospitals across the nation over the failure of the Federal Government to meet some of their dema[...]

Lassa fever outbreak: WHO strengthens efforts to contain disease in affected states

On 02/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is scaling up response to the Lassa fever outbreaks in states across Nigeria to strengthen rapid containment of the disease. Dr. Peter Clement, WHO Officer in Charge (OIC) for Nigeri[...]

Nigerian hospitals better managed by seasoned administrators than medical doctors – Josiah, JOHESU President

On 02/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

In this interview with GBENRO ADEOYE and AFEEZ HANAFI, the President, Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria and National Chairman of Joint Health Sector Unions, Mr Bio Josiah, speaks on some contemporary challeng[...]

11 Die of Lassa Fever in Seven States

On 02/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Friday said 77 new cases of Lassa fever had been confirmed in 13 states and Federal Capital Territory, stressing that 11 patients had been confirmed dead.   In its upd[...]

Health Workers Unions to Meet on Monday Over Planned Strike

On 02/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The President, Joint Health Sector Union, Josiah Biobelemoye, on Friday said branch executive representatives in federal health institutions and state chairmen/secretaries of all member unions of JOHESU had been invite[...]

Nigeria’s Declining Health Workforce: Its Implication Ahead Achieving Health-related SDGs

On 01/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The ability of Nigeria to meet its health goals is dependant largely on the knowledge, skills, motivation and deployment of the health workforce responsible for organising and delivering health services. While sever[...]

Woman Arrested for Stealing Baby in Anambra Hospital

On 01/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The Anambra State Police Command has arrested 35-year old Dorathy Sunday, pictured above, for allegedly stealing a five day old twin baby boy at the maternity ward of the Nnamdi Azikwe University Teaching Hospital Nnew[...]

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