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Ex-Onitsha NMA Boss Begs Gov Obiano To Resolve Striking Doctors Issue

On 18/Jun/2019

Dr. Vivian Onwuekwe, one-time chairman of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Onitsha branch, has made a passionate appeal to Governor Willie Obiano to immediately resolve the lingering medical doctors strike of Chukwue[...]

Make State Health Insurance All-Encompassing, Providers Urge LASG

On 18/Jun/2019

Healthcare providers in Lagos have urged the State government to make the State’s Health Insurance all-encompassing by ensuring that common illness that affect the citizens are accommodated in the Scheme. The hea[...]

Suicide: Nigerian Doctors Acquire Skills to Tackle Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

On 18/Jun/2019

Irked by the rising cases of suicide in Nigeria, MeaningfulWorld, an Association for Trauma Outreach and Prevention, ATOP, last week trained Nigerian doctors comprising of psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, psychia[...]

How Sanwo-Olu Can Improve Maternal, Child Health in Lagos

On 18/Jun/2019

One of the expectations of Lagosians from the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, is the enhancement of Maternal, Newborn and Child, MNCH, health in line with his campaign promise to prioritise maternal healthcar[...]

Medical Expert Advocates Insurance Scheme for Doctors

On 18/Jun/2019

Worried by the increasing litigations against medical doctors arising from negligence, a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the Jos University Teaching Hospital, Professor Innocent Ujah has advocated the esta[...]

2,000 Nigerian Women Die Annually of Unsafe Abortion -Gynaecologist

On 18/Jun/2019

No fewer than 2,000 Nigerian women die of unsafe abortion annually with Northeast recording highest rate, says Dr Christopher Lamai, Head of Department, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe. Lam[...]

How to Prevent Premature Deaths

On 18/Jun/2019

Treating high blood pressure and cutting down on salt and trans fats could prevent nearly 100million premature deaths globally, experts have said.The three interventions could slash the numbers of people losing their l[...]

Plateau Hospital Hands Over Stolen Baby to Rightful Parents

On 18/Jun/2019

Management of Plateau Specialists Hospital in Jos, the state capital yesterday handed over a baby who was stolen from her mother in the hospital two weeks ago to her rightful parents with a promise to “immortalis[...]

Kenya On Red Alert As A Woman With Ebola Symptoms Is Put In Isolation

On 18/Jun/2019

Health authorities in Kericho County are on a red alert over a suspected case of Ebola. This was after a patient exhibited suspected symptoms of the haemorrhagic fever at Kericho County Referral Hospital. County offici[...]

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