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Reduce Suicide, Psychiatrist Tells FG

On 17/Oct/2019

A psychiatrist at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Dr Tunde Fadipe, has called on the federal and state governments to block means of getting materials to commit suicide.   Fadipe stated this[...]

Counterfeit Drugs, Scourge in Nigeria – Pharmacist

On 17/Oct/2019

The Team Lead of Alpha Specialties, Chimezie Obiwulu, has stated that the scourge of counterfeit drugs in Nigeria could be attributed to failure to enforce laws in the country. Obiwulu said this on the sidelines of the[...]

Drinks, Not Food, With Sugar Promote Weight Gain

On 17/Oct/2019

A team of scientists in the United Kingdom and China in a new study have stated that the effect of added sucrose in the diet on calorie intake and body weight appears to depend on whether it is in liquid or solid form.[...]

Traders Snub NAFDAC, Continue Sale of Sniper

On 17/Oct/2019

Nearly two months after the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control announced the ban on sale of Sniper and other brands of agricultural formulations of Dichlorvos in open markets, major markets in[...]

42% of Women in Nigeria, Others Suffer Abuse, Stigma during Childbirth

On 17/Oct/2019

No fewer than 42 per cent of women in Ghana, Guinea, Myanmar and Nigeria, suffer physical or verbal abuse, stigma or discrimination during childbirth. According to new evidence from a World Health Organisation (WHO)-[...]

How Educating Vulnerable Communities Will Improve Healthcare Indicators, IROHES

On 17/Oct/2019

The project Director, Iroko Healthcare Support Initiative (IROHES), Lookman Oshodi, has said equipping people in vulnerable communities with education will enable them to solve the challenges facing healthcare in their[...]

Pharmacists Seek Retool of Practice to International Standards, Survive Volatile Economy

On 17/Oct/2019

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has called on the need to retool professional pharmacy practice to suit international standards and survive the volatile Nigerian economy. The pharmaceutical body stressed[...]

Why Health Workers Reject Concession of Facilities at Teaching Hospitals, By JOHESU/AHPA

On 17/Oct/2019

Health workers under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and Assembly of Healthcare Professional Association (AHPA) have expressed their condemnation and outright rejection of the approval of the concession[...]

26th Annual Life Above Poverty Organization LAPO Development Forum

On 17/Oct/2019

Life Above Poverty Organization (LAPO), a leading non-governmental organization, cordially invites Health & Academic Institutions, Professional Associations/Trade Unions, Government Agencies, Policy Makers, NGO/CSO[...]

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