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2018 World AIDS Day: 90% of Infected Lagosians to Know Status by 2020 — LSACA Boss

On 30/Nov/2018 / In Medical News

The Lagos State AIDS Control Agency, LSACA, said it has put in place measures to ensure that 90 percent of Persons Living With HIV/AIDS in the State know their status by 2020.    Chief Executive Officer,[...]

High Alcohol Consumption by Drivers Worrisome, Says FRSC, Lagos Govt

On 30/Nov/2018 / In Medical News

WORRIED by the level of  alcohol induced road traffic crashes, the Lagos State Government and Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, have raised concerns over alcohol consumption across the state.   The concern[...]

Excessive Sitting Causes Cardiovascular Disease, Expert Warns

On 30/Nov/2018 / In Medical News

Dr Joe Ugwu, a Neurologist with a private Hospital in Abuja, on Thursday said excessive sitting could lead to cardiovascular diseases and early mortality.   Ugwu told news men in Abuja that sitting was a form[...]

Maternal, Perinatal Deaths are Recurring Nightmares – Bayelsa

On 30/Nov/2018 / In Medical News

The Bayelsa State Government has described the high rate of maternal and perinatal deaths in the state as a recurring nightmare saying the healthcare system in the country was weak.   The Commissioner for Heal[...]

‘Expansion of Diagnostic Services can Tackle Medical Tourism’

On 30/Nov/2018 / In Medical News

The Chairman of Echo Lab Radiology and Laboratory Services, Dr Benson Cole, has said that the expansion of diagnostic services in the country will solve the problem of medical tourism.   Cole made the statemen[...]

PSN Seeks Midwives’ Support To Reduce Maternal, Neonatal Deaths

On 28/Nov/2018 / In Medical News

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria – Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health @Scale Project (PSN-PACFAH@Scale) has solicited the support of the National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives[...]

ABSUTH Health Workers Resume Strike Over 10 Months Salary Arrears

On 28/Nov/2018 / In Medical News

Health workers of Abia State University Teaching Hospital (ABSUTH), Aba, on Tuesday resumed their indefinite strike, locking the entrance to the hospital and depriving patients and other workers access to the complex.[...]

‘Robbers Didn’t Invade, Steal Babies from UCTH’

On 28/Nov/2018 / In Medical News

The management of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital has denied media reports that three new born babies were abducted from the hospital.   Speaking with journalists on Tuesday, the Chief Medical Dire[...]

NMA, NANNM Meet to Stop Medical Tourism

On 28/Nov/2018 / In Medical News

The President of the Nigeria Medical Association, Prof Adedayo Faduyile, has said that Nigerians will begin to trust medical services provided in the country if doctors, nurses and other health workers decide to work t[...]

Osun Wins $20m Grant for Maternal, Child Health Care

On 28/Nov/2018 / In Medical News

The Osun State Government has won a $20m grant from the Federal Government for improving in the key areas relating to maternal and child health care.   The Federal Ministry of Health awarded the state the gran[...]

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