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NAFDAC, Others Tackle Rejection of Nigeria’s Food Products Abroad

On 13/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

Relevant agencies in the regulatory of foods and export have expressed worry over the continued rejection of Nigerian food products in the international market even as they have teamed up to ensure the safety of the fo[...]

Two Ebola Drugs Found to Increase Survival Rates - Health Officials

On 13/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

Scientists were a step closer to a cure for Ebola on Monday after two of four drugs in a clinical trial were found to significantly increase survival rates, the US health authority co-funding the research said.  [...]

Gombe Partners Traditional Institutions on Fight against Meningitis

On 13/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

Governor Muhammad Yahaya of Gombe State has said his administration will partner traditional institutions in the ongoing fight against Cerebro-Spinal Meningitis.   Yahaya, who was represented by the Secretary[...]

WHO Alerts to Measles Outbreak in Nigeria, Others

On 13/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has alerted to major and ongoing outbreak of measles in Angola, Cameroun, Chad, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Philippines, South Sudan, Sudan and Thailand. The latest preliminary reports, pub[...]

WACHEF Takes Free Hepatitis Test To Taraba IDPs

On 13/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

Women and Children Health Empowerment Foundation (WACHEF) has embarked on free hepatitis test for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Taraba State.   This is in its efforts to contribute to elimination of V[...]

Offshore/ Onshore Medic HSE Certificate Course for Doctors, Nurses, Paramedics and Healthcare Professionals

On 13/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

Medicalworld Nigeria in collaboration with Safety First UK presents a 3 Day Offshore/ Onshore Medic HSE Certificate Course for Doctors, Nurses, Paramedics and Healthcare Professionals interested in working as Rig Medic[...]

A Cure for Ebola? Two New Treatments Prove Highly Effective in Congo

On 13/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

The therapies saved roughly 90 percent of the patients who were newly infected, a turning point in the decades-long fight against the virus. In a development that transforms the fight against Ebola, two experimental tr[...]

Superbug C. Difficile Which Can Cause Diarrhoea Is Evolving To Spread In Hospitals

On 12/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

The superbug Clostridium difficile (C.diff) may be evolving to spread in hospitals, research suggests. Scientists from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine discovered the bacteria, which can cause diarr[...]

Yobe, WHO Move To Free 200,000 Children From Malaria

On 12/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

The Yobe state Ministry of Health, World Health Organisation and malaria consortium,are delivering seasonal malaria prophylaxis to nearly 190,000 children aged 03 – 59 months across sixty wards of Yusufari, Tarmu[...]

NAFDAC Meets Pesticide, Agro-Chemical Dealers To Stop Fake Products

On 12/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

In efforts to ensure eradication of fake agrochemical on crops, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) held a three-day workshop with pesticide and agrochemicals dealers in Kano. &n[...]

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