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Nutrition Expert Prescribes Lower Plant Protein Consumption

On 21/Oct/2019

Nigerians have been urged to reduce consumption of plant-based proteins and consume more animal proteins that are contained in meat, fish, egg, milk and other animal protein products.   Professor of Animal Nut[...]

How Nigeria Can Achieve Functional Health Insurance Scheme, By Ghanaian NHIS Boss

On 21/Oct/2019

The Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) of Ghana, Mrs. Lydia Dsana-Selby has advised the Federal Government to find an innovative way to bring the informal sector into its Health Insu[...]

‘Why Nigeria Has Fifth Worst Tuberculosis Burden Globally’

On 21/Oct/2019

More reasons have emerged why Nigeria ranked fifth among eight countries with the highest burden of Tuberculosis (TB) in 2018 namely: Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Philippines and South Af[...]

Physicians Week: NMA Performs 99 Surgeries In C/River

On 21/Oct/2019

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has performed 99 surgeries for free for residents of Nde community at Bakor Hospital in Ikom Local Government Area of Cross River.Chairman of NMA in the state, Dr Agam Ayuk, discl[...]

Provide Monkey Pox Vaccine to Prevent Outbreak – NMA

On 21/Oct/2019

The Nigeria Medical Association on Sunday called on the Ministry of Health to provide monkey pox vaccine immediately to prevent the outbreak of the disease in Nigeria after a few cases were discovered in some states.[...]

Not All Breast Lumps Are Cancerous – Oncologist

On 21/Oct/2019

An oncologist, Dr Olalekan Olasehinde, has called on women to go for breast screening, saying not all breast lumps are cancerous. Olasehinde made the call during a free breast screening exercise organised by Lifefount[...]

Maternal, Infant Mortality: Katsina to Vaccinate Over 800,000 Child Bearing Women against MNTE

On 21/Oct/2019

Over 800,000 child bearing age women are expected to be vaccinated against Maternal Neonatal Tetanus Elimination, MNTE to reduce maternal and infant mortality rate in the Katsina State.   The vaccination exerc[...]

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital Cries Out Over Unclaimed Bodies at the Morgue

On 21/Oct/2019

ADEDIRAN ABIBAT She was a known patient of the hospital, admitted into the gynae ward. She died on the 20th of December, 2015 at 3.40pm and brought into the hospital morgue same data. YEMI OLUWATOSIN He was bro[...]

ASHI Basic Life Support/Advanced Life Support Course for Health Care Providers

On 20/Oct/2019

Join the Upcoming BASIC LIFE SUPPORT & ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR LIFE SUPPORT TRAINING at an approved Training Centers in Lagos as scheduled below;   Lagos: 24th - 26th October 2019 Venue: International Tr[...]

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