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World Kidney Day: Obaseki mulls compulsory medical test for Edo workers

On 16/Mar/2019

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has hinted that his administration is working on a plan that will encourage workers in the state to undergo medical test, on an annual basis, to ascertain their health status. &[...]

World Glaucoma Week: Optometrists to offer free eye test in Enugu

On 16/Mar/2019

The Nigeria Optometrists Association in Enugu State has urged its members in public and private hospitals to offer free eye tests and referrals to willing individuals in its efforts at eradicating glaucoma.  [...]

Ukwuori-Gisela Kalu – The Mental Health Practitioner

On 16/Mar/2019

The mental health sector in Nigeria has been relatively ignored. While there are opportunities in this sector, a mental health professional who is looking to run as a private business should learn from Dr Ukwuori-Gisel[...]

Married women and the imperative of HIV test

On 16/Mar/2019

Many married women in Nigeria need to start going for HIV tests. This is not the time to be ignorant about your HIV status especially if you are married to a chronic cheat or what we call community penis on social medi[...]

Nigeria Records 93 Deaths from Lassa Fever in 2019

On 16/Mar/2019

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported at least 93 deaths and 1,297 suspected cases of Lassa fever since beginning of 2019.   Stating this during a presentation on ‘NCDC Epidemiology[...]

Entry requirements for nursing programme to be raised

On 15/Mar/2019

The ministry of education and sports will hike entry requirements for nursing and midwifery programmes, following an overwhelming number of applicants. The announcement, which came during the formal release of national[...]

WHO says aiming to halt DRC Ebola outbreak within six months

On 15/Mar/2019

The deadly Ebola outbreak raging in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo should be over within six months, the head of the World Health Organization said Thursday.   Seven months since the outbreak erupted in[...]

NDLEA raids Anambra parks, arrests 35

On 15/Mar/2019

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on Thursday raided some motor parks in Anambra State and arrested no fewer than 35 alleged drug suspects. The agency carried out the raid in a joint operation with soldiers, pol[...]

‘Safe drugs key to quality health care delivery’

On 15/Mar/2019

A Pharmacist, Ms Tobi Osinuga, has urged pharmaceutical stores to imbibe the culture of making quality drugs available to people, saying that the kind of drugs people use when they fall sick can go a long way in determ[...]

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