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Nigeria is on the Verge of Being Polio Free, WHO Declares

On 23/Aug/2019

The World Health Organisation has said that Nigeria has gone three years without a case of polio, putting it on the brink of being declared free of the disease. The head of the primary health care agency, Dr Faisal Shu[...]

African Health Ministers Adopt New Plan to Control Disease Outbreaks

On 23/Aug/2019

Following its bid to control the outbreak of disease, African health ministers have adopted a 10-year regional strategy to strengthen integrated disease surveillance and response in the continent. The plan, according t[...]

How to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk – Study

On 23/Aug/2019

Breast cancer prevention starts with healthy habits, such as limiting alcohol and staying active. If you’re concerned about developing breast cancer, some risk factors, such as family history, can’t be chan[...]

Sanwo-Olu to Complete Ongoing Health Sector Projects in Record Time

On 23/Aug/2019

Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has restated his commitment to speedy completion of all on-going projects in the state health sector in line with his administration’s drive to improve access to qu[...]

Benue Seals Three Health Facilities

On 23/Aug/2019

The Benue State Government, on Wednesday, said that it had shut down three illegal health facilities operated by alleged quack doctors in different locations of the state. It also threatened to go after health faciliti[...]

University of Benin Teaching Hospital Admission into the School of Post-Basic Midwifery for 2019/2021 Academic Session

On 23/Aug/2019

Applications are invited from the general public for admission into the school of post basic midwifery, UBTH Benin City for the 2019/2021 session. Duration of course -18months Entry qualification: applicant shou[...]

Increase Awareness of Mental Health, PSN Urges FG

On 23/Aug/2019

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria has urged the Federal Government to help increase awareness of mental health disorders in the country. The National President of the PSN, Mr Sam Ohuabunwa, said this in an intervie[...]

New Proteins in Snail Slime Provide Novel Antibiotics

On 23/Aug/2019

A scientist has made a breakthrough in the search for new antibiotics, after rowing with her biologist husband over his research into garden snails.Dr. Sarah Pitt identified antibacterial properties in the slime, which[...]

Aerobic Exercise Programmes May Improve Endurance, Walking After Stroke

On 23/Aug/2019

Stroke survivors who completed group-based aerobic exercise programs similar in design and duration to cardiac rehabilitation programs significantly improved their aerobic endurance and walking ability, according to ne[...]

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