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Death Toll in Bayelsa Cholera Outbreak Hits 23 & 8 in Anambra

On 29/Jan/2015

  The Death toll in the cholera outbreak in Bayelsa State increased to 23 on Tuesday as the epidemic claimed two more lives in Otuan, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state.   Eight per[...]

Ebola Crisis: World 'Dangerously Unprepared' For Future Pandemics

On 28/Jan/2015

  The world is "dangerously unprepared" for future deadly pandemics like the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the president of the World Bank has warned. Jim Yong Kim, speaking in Washington, said it was[...]

Medical Guild Extends Strike Ultimatum

On 28/Jan/2015

Doctors employed by the Lagos State Government have extended the 21-day strike ultimatum given to the state government over the non-payment of their July and August salaries.   It would be recalled that the Me[...]

FG, Oxford Varsity in Search of Ebola Drug

On 28/Jan/2015

According, to Nasidi, the drug will be in use for the treatment of patients infected with the Ebola Virus Disease.   The NCDC boss, who stated this at the EVD stakeholders meeting organised by the Nigerian Aca[...]

Pharmacists Council Signs MoU With Patent Medicine Dealers

On 28/Jan/2015

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria has expressed the need to collaborate with key stakeholders if it must achieve the objectives of its regulatory activities.   At the signing of the Memorandum of Understandin[...]

Don’t Withhold Our Salary, Health Workers Warn FG

On 28/Jan/2015

President of the Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy, Taiwo Adewumi, has warned the Federal Government not to withhold the salaries of the striking health workers, saying that such method would aggravate the situation.[...]

University of Port Harcourt 116th Inaugural Lecture

On 28/Jan/2015

The authorities of the University of Port Harcourt cordially invite the general public to the 116th Inaugural Lecture as follows:   Lecturer: Professor Chris Akani   Department: Departm[...]

REPORT OF THE SIXTH GLOBAL FORUM FOR GOVERNMENT CHIEF NURSES AND MIDWIVES

On 28/Jan/2015

  NURSING AND MIDWIFERY WORKFORCE AND UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE (UHC)    The sixth biennial Global Forum for Government Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officers (GCNMOs) was held in Geneva, Swit[...]

Joint Health Sector Unions & Assembly of Health Care Professionals Rally Put On Hold

On 28/Jan/2015

This is to inform all colleagues that the mass rally scheduled for today (28/01/2015) was put on hold until further notice.    The postponement was necessitated by an intervention from the presidency[...]

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