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Medical practitioner wants Nigeria to be polio-free

On 18/Mar/2019

Dr Towoju Olumunyiwa, a medical practitioner with National Hospital, Abuja, has called on Federal Government to embrace measures that could make Nigeria polio-free. • Success in halting the spread of the wild poli[...]

Inside OAUTHC cardiac theatre where surgeons repair babies’ hearts

On 18/Mar/2019

GBENGA ADENIJI, who joined the cardiac surgical team that successfully carried out open-heart surgeries on eight babies in the cardiac operating theatre of the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, Ile-[...]

‘Boost medical tourism through investment’

On 18/Mar/2019

The Federal Government has been urged to invest in the health sector in order to reduce outbound medical tourism.   The Managing Director, Zinasten Integrated Health, Joy Nwaiwu, who said this, stressed that t[...]

Methodist Church Moves to Reclaim Hospital from Kwara Govt

On 18/Mar/2019

The Methodist Church of Nigeria has said it will take actions towards reclaiming the General Hospital, Afon in the Asa Local Government Area of Kwara State, which the state government took over from the church about fo[...]

University Of Benin Teaching Hospital, Admission Into School Of Post Basic Midwifery For 2019/2021 Session

On 18/Mar/2019

Applications are invited from the general public for Admission into the school of Post Basic Midwifery, UBTH Benin City for the 2019/2021 session. Duration of Course- 18months Entry Qualification: Applicant must:-[...]

We can’t celebrate HIV rating yet – Buhari

On 16/Mar/2019

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday unveiled the 2018 Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS), saying less Nigerians were living with the HIV virus when compared to the 2014 survey.   Speaking at[...]

Akwa Ibom topples Benue in HIV/AIDs prevalence in Nigeria

On 16/Mar/2019

The Nigerian HIV/AIDs Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) has shown that Akwa Ibom has the highest prevalence rate of HIV in the country.   The result indicates that about 5.5 per cent of the people living wit[...]

Eureka! The missing ingredient to grow blood vessels

On 16/Mar/2019

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered an ingredient vital for proper blood vessel formation that explains why numerous promising treatments have failed.   The discovery o[...]

The ‘inactive ingredients’ in your medicines may actually be active

On 16/Mar/2019

Recall when you popped a paracetamol for a headache? If you bothered to read the packaging, you would find it contained 500mg of paracetamol as “active ingredient”. Then there’s the “inactive in[...]

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