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Why smoking is more deadly and addictive than it was 50 years ago: Charity reveals the underhand tactics tobacco companies now use to make sure we’re hooked

On 25/Jun/2014

  . Chemicals added to cigarettes to ensure addiction, make smoke easier to inhale, reduce harshness and increase the speed nicotine hits the brain . Today's smokers have a higher risk of lung cancer and c[...]

Plaster Technique Training Course Applications Open at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital

On 25/Jun/2014

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission to Plaster Technique Training Course at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital.  The course is a 2 year programme leading to the award[...]

Nigerian Institute of Medical Research 5th Annual Scientific and 2nd International Conference

On 25/Jun/2014

1st Announcement Nigeian Institute of Medical Research Yaba, Lagos -Nigeria. Presents 5th Annual Scientific and 2nd International Conference Date: 11th-13th Nov. 2014 Time: 8.30am-5:30pm  Venue: Shehu Musa[...]

Gambia: NDMA and UNFPA Train Health Workers On MISP

On 25/Jun/2014

The National Disaster Management Agency, NDMA, with support from UNFPA and the Ministry of Health in Banjul, recently held a series of training programmes for health care service providers, on community resilience thro[...]

Gambia: Serrekunda Health Centre Nurses Trial Deferred

On 25/Jun/2014

The two-count charges pressed against three of the nurses posted at the Serrekunda Health Centre at the Kanifing Magistrates' Court, presided over by Principal Magistrate Sheriff Tabally, was Tuesday adjourned to 2[...]

Adolescent Psychiatry Needs More Attention —Experts

On 25/Jun/2014

Experts in the treatment of mental disorder have called on government and Nigerians to support child and adolescent psychiatry treatment. The experts spoke at a two-week certificate course in child and adolescent psy[...]

Paediatrician Laments Morphine Scarcity

On 25/Jun/2014

A consultant paediatrician with St. Nicholas Hospital, Lagos, Dr. Adeseye Akinsete, has lamented the non-availability of morphine, a drug used under medical supervision to relieve pain in patients living with the sickl[...]

Doctors, Pharmacists Battle Over Titles, Appointments

On 25/Jun/2014

Appointments of officers into choice positions in the nation’s public health institutions may tear apart the sector, BUKOLA ADEBAYO writes Some health workers, including pharmacists and nurses, are threatening[...]

Functional Sewage System Lacking In Our Cities - EHORCON

On 25/Jun/2014

The Environmenta; Health Officer's Registration Council of Nigeria has lamented that no city in the country has a functional sewage treatment plant, resulting in  indiscriminate disposal of raw faeces in man[...]

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