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When WHO’s Director General Visited Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

On 18/Jun/2018

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus visited the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). This was his first visit to Nigeria since assuming the role of Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO). It was the fi[...]

NAFDAC Wants Stiffer Penalty for Drug Counterfeiters

On 18/Jun/2018

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, has proposed a stiffer penalty for drug counterfeiters in the country to serve as deterrent to others.   The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof Moji[...]

Medication: Knowing Where and How to Buy Drugs

On 18/Jun/2018

* Mobile Drug Sellers A Treat To Healthy Living   As people fall sick daily, self-medication is gradually becoming the norm, even among educated members of the public.   This practice, the Pharmacists[...]

Over 230 Men Walk Against Prostate Cancer in Enugu

On 18/Jun/2018

More than 230 men in Enugu on Sunday staged a walk against prostate cancer to create awareness about the disease and its high fatality rate among residents.   The 10-kilometre anti-prostate cancer walk, which[...]

California ER Doctor Is Suspended After Being Caught On Video Mocking An Emergency Room Patient And Asking If He Is Dead

On 18/Jun/2018

A Northern California emergency room doctor has been suspended after cursing and mocking a man who said he was having an anxiety attack.   Dr Beth Keegstra, a contract doctor at El Camino Hospital in Los Gatos[...]

@Pontifex Says Having An Abortion After Pre-Natal Tests Such As Downs Syndrome Screenings Is The Same Thing As Nazis Pursuing A Pure Race

On 18/Jun/2018

Pope Francis declared having an abortion after finding birth defects in an unborn child was just as bad as the Nazi eugenics program. Ditching his prepared remarks to a meeting of an Italian family association, Francis[...]

Senior Gynaecologist Is Struck Off For Groping A Midwifes Bottom As She Delivered Twins

On 18/Jun/2018

A senior gynaecologist who groped a midwife’s bottom as she delivered twins has been struck off. Khaled Ismail, 50, put his hand on the nurse as she waited for the second baby to arrive. She was one of four junio[...]

Matters Arising from Ban on Codeine

On 18/Jun/2018

The abuse of prescription drugs is very rampant in Nigeria and has gone beyond codeine. This recently led the Federal Government, acting through the Ministry of Health to ban codeine, which is an active pharmaceutical[...]

Mother Of Two Retrieved From Eight Metre Python In Indonesia

On 18/Jun/2018

The lifeless body of a mother of two has been retrieved from the belly of a giant python in Indonesia. Wa Tiba, 54, had been swallowed by the 8.22 metre (27ft) reptile while gardening.   Her children raised th[...]

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