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Ebola in Congo Questions Nigeria’s Readiness on Outbreaks

On 20/May/2019

Besides the loss of many lives, outbreaks of pandemics or epidemics could cost Nigeria trillions of naira if adequate preparations are not made to contain health emergencies. A pandemic is the worldwide spread of a new[...]

Nigerian-Born Doctor Wins ‘Brain Tumor Research’ Award in US

On 20/May/2019

Chibawanye Ene, a Nigerian-born US-based doctor, has won the 2019 Ronald L. Bittner Award on brain tumor research. According to the Applied Radiation Oncology, a quarterly journal on cancer, Ene received the award at t[...]

‘How Insurgency Denies Children of Immunisation in North-East’

On 20/May/2019

The destruction of health facilities and personnel by Boko Haram insurgents in North-East has denied children of being immunised against cholera and other child-killer diseases. Forty-six per cent of health facilitie[...]

NGO Campaigns against Drug Use without Prescription

On 20/May/2019

Convenner of the Satisfied Soul Initiative free medical outreach in Ketu, Lagos State, Mrs. Abosede Iyi-Eweka, has urged Nigerians not to abuse drugs by purchasing them over the counter without a doctor’s prescri[...]

Drug Control Officers to Combat Drug Abuse in Lagos Schools

On 20/May/2019

To combat the menace of drug abuse in schools, efficient drug regulation policies and appointment of drug-control officers in schools have been identified as crucial.   This was the consensus at a six-day trai[...]

Lassa Fever: Kebbi Government Confirms 6 Cases, One Death

On 20/May/2019

The Kebbi State Government on Sunday confirmed one death from six cases of Lassa Fever in the state. Dr Assad Hassan, Epidemiologist at the state Ministry of Heath, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Birnin Kebbi[...]

Pakistan, Nigeria, Egypt Doctors, Nurses Top List of Banned Practitioners in UK

On 20/May/2019

Pakistan, Nigeria and Egypt top the list of nations with doctors and nurses working in the United Kingdom (U.K.) despite a ban on recruiting from those countries. According to the British National Health Service (NHS[...]

Gombe Govt Constructs 3 Special Hospitals in 8 Years

On 18/May/2019

The Gombe State Government has constructed and equipped three specialised hospitals within eight years, Dr Kennedy Ishaya, the state Commissioner for Health, has said. Ishaya disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeri[...]

‘We Advise Our Clients to Consume Foods in Their Natural Forms’

On 18/May/2019

Dr. Qazeem Olawale known as Dr Olaking is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Consultant, Olaking International Holistic Medicine Company (OIHM). A widely travelled man in the field of Natural Medicine, some of his p[...]

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