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What is respiratory tract infection?

On 21/Mar/2019

Respiratory tract infection (RTI) refers to any of a number of infectious diseases involving the respiratory tract. An infection of this type is normally further classified as an upper respiratory tract infection (URI[...]

Measles outbreak kills 13 children in Borno - UNICEF

On 21/Mar/2019

Measles outbreak has killed 13 children in Borno State, the United Nations Children’s Fund, has said. This was contained in a statement by a Communication Specialist with UNICEF, Eva Hinds, on Wednesday.  [...]

Rising cases of oral diseases associated with AIDS, cancer

On 21/Mar/2019

With the rising cases of oral diseases in Nigeria, dentists have said it may increase the risk of heart attack, diabetes, cancer, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), stroke and other health problems, if not add[...]

UPU America Organises free Medical Outreach for Deltans

On 21/Mar/2019

As part of its efforts to complement government’s initiatives in delivering quality healthcare to Deltans, the Urhobo Progress Union America, UPUA, on Tuesday gave out free medicals to some Deltans. The Preside[...]

Nigeria losing war against drug abuse

On 21/Mar/2019

The issue of drug and substance abuse among the teeming youths in Nigeria has taken a new dimension, as the problem is much bigger than projected decades ago. Before now, drug and substance abuse was rampant among fe[...]

Achieving 40.6% decline in HIV cases

On 21/Mar/2019

Nigeria has recorded about 40.6 percent decline in the number of persons infected with the dreaded Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) from 3.229 million people with a prevalence of 3.0 per cent in 2014 to 1.9 million w[...]

Resident doctors apologise, drop petitions against UNTH officials

On 21/Mar/2019

The Association of Resident Doctors, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (ARD UNTH) has withdrawn petitions it wrote last year to the anti-graft agencies against the then Deputy Director of Finance (DDF), UNTH, Itu[...]

Invitation by the Vice Chancellor Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto and the Registrar Secretary General Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria for the 1st Induction Ceremony of the 2017/2018 Nursing Science Graduands

On 21/Mar/2019

The Vice Chancellor Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto Prof. A.A. Zuru and the Registrar/Secretary General Nursing and Midwifery Council Of Nigeria Alhaji Faruk Umar Abubakar Cordially Invites Prof/Dr./Alh.  Ma[...]

Health Experts Call for Policy on Ban of Mercury in Mining

On 21/Mar/2019

Experts in the health sector have revealed that there is an urgent need for Nigeria to develop a National Action Plan to curb the use of mercury in gold mining in the country, so as not to endanger the health of the po[...]

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