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FCT Health Gets New Secretary

On 02/Nov/2018

The Health and Human Services Secretariat (HHSS) of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has received a new secretary to manage the secretariat.   Dr. Adamu Bappah took over from Dr. Aminu Maiga[...]

Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) Hospital Management Board (HMB) Delta State 1st Valedictory Lecture Series

On 02/Nov/2018

Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) Hospital Management Board (HMB) Delta State the Chairman and Members of MDCAN, HMB Delta State Cordially invite the General Public to her 1st Valedictory Le[...]

BREAKING: HMOs are Behind my Travails, NHIS Boss Tells Reps

On 02/Nov/2018

The Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Usman Yusuf, has blamed Health Maintenance Organisations for his travails.   The Executive Secretary is right now testifying before an Ad[...]

Gunmen Kidnap 3 Health Workers in Nasarawa

On 02/Nov/2018

Unknown gunmen on Thursday abducted three officials of the Nasarawa State Primary Health Care Development Agency (NSPHCDA).   They were kidnapped along the Nasarawa-Toto Road, Nasarawa State.   The St[...]

Danger! Don’t Consume Puffer Fish, Contains Deadly Poison – NAFDAC Warns

On 02/Nov/2018

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, on Thursday, cautioned the general public against consumption of Puffer Fish.   The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, gav[...]

Another Doctor Slumps in Kogi

On 02/Nov/2018

Anxiety gripped staff of Kogi State Specialist Hospital, Lokoja yesterday when a doctor in the Peadiatric Unit, Dr. Amos Ojo, slumped while on duty at the hospital.   This is coming after a doctor in June this[...]

Children with Asthma Have Higher Risk of Obesity

On 02/Nov/2018

A new study conducted by a team of 40 scientists, including researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, USA, has shown that children with asthma are more likely to become obese. &[...]

‘Pregnancy Within 12 Months of Childbirth Comes with Risks’

On 02/Nov/2018

A new study has suggested that women who wait just for a short time to get pregnant after giving birth may put themselves and their unborn children in danger.   According to a report published by Reuters, the[...]

OAU Medical Students Reject Exploitative Training Fees

On 02/Nov/2018

The resolution of the Association of Provosts of Colleges of Medicine (APCOM) to impose  professional fees on students undergoing medical training in public universities is causing unrest at the Obafemi Awolowo Un[...]

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