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India WhatsApp Rumors: Mob Kills Man In Latest Attack, 30 Arrested

On 17/Jul/2018

Indian police arrested 30 people after a man was lynched by a huge mob incensed by rumors of child kidnapping spread on WhatsApp. In the latest in a spate of mob killings linked to the Facebook-owned messaging app, Moh[...]

UCH Endorses Wearing of Hijab by Nursing Students

On 17/Jul/2018

The University College (UCH), Ibadan has approved the wearing of Hijab for its nursing students.   This approval, DAILY POST learn Friday evening, came after the Minister of Health, Professor Isacc Adewole app[...]

Unseen stool blood may predict mortality risk

On 17/Jul/2018

  According to a study recently published in the BMJ journal Gut, the presence of "invisible blood" in one's stool may indicate a higher risk of all-cause mortality.   The new research was[...]

West African Physicians Decry Exodus Of Young Doctors

On 17/Jul/2018

The West African College of Physicians (WACP) has lamented high rate at which Nigerian and African trained young doctors are leaving the continent to seek greener pasture in advanced countries.    The cha[...]

Women, Not Men Who Worked More Than 45 Hours Weekly Had 63% Increased Chance of Diabetes

On 17/Jul/2018

Women who worked long hours had a 63 per cent increased risk of developing diabetes.   But the same link was not found in men, according to the study published in the journal BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Car[...]

Extortion: 54 Health Workers in Cross River to Face Sanctions

On 17/Jul/2018

Fifty-four healthcare workers in Cross River State are to be sanctioned over alleged extortion of money from patients in different primary healthcare facilities across the state.   Dr Betta Edu, the Director-G[...]

Cholera outbreak kills 6 in Cameroon

On 16/Jul/2018

Six people have died in Cameroon from a cholera outbreak that has infected 43 people since May, the health ministry said. “Cases of cholera were documented since May 2018 in four districts in northern region[...]

Only 85,000 Out Of 5m Benefiting From NHIS In Benue

On 16/Jul/2018

    The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) state coordinator, Oche Otalu has bemoaned the low health insurance status of Benue state, stating that out of the 5 million people of the state, only ab[...]

Federal University Birnin-Kebbi, 2018/2019 Post-UTME & DE Screening Exercise

On 16/Jul/2018

This is to inform all candidates who applied for admission into the Federal University Birnin-Kebbi as their first choice that the University Post UTME and DE Screeniing Exercise for the 2018/2019 Acadmic Session is sc[...]

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