Breaking: Buhari phones Bill Gate, lauds him for for supporting eradication of Polio, HIV in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari, has phoned Bill Gates to commend him for his consistent and generous support to public causes around the globe. Buhari The…

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Maternal mortality: Nigeria highest contributor in western, Central Africa – WOTCLEF 

.Donates delivery kits to Traditional Birth Attendants in Taraba By Femi Bolaji – Jalingo The Women Trafficking and Child Labour Eradication Foundation, WOTCLEF, has attributed…

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OAU student emerges best pharmacy brain in Nigeria

Shalina Healthcare, is set to promote pharmacy as a profession in Nigeria by engaging tertiary health institutions in the country in the professional development…

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Only 4% of Nigerians covered by health insurance — Minister

By Luminous Jannamike Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has lamented the poor state of Nigeria’s healthcare system, saying only four per cent of…

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Dementia increases 400% in Nigeria in 20 years — REPORT

By Chioma Obinna While Nigeria is still struggling with recent reports that ranked the country 6th among miserable people in the world, the country…

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Community pharmacists task Adeyeye as NAFDAC clocks 25

By Sola Ogundipe Pharmacists under the auspices of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria, ACPN, have tasked the management of the National Agency…

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FG reappoints CMD Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki

The Federal Government has renewed the appointment of Dr Emeka Onwe-Ogah as the Chief Medical Director (CMD) Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Ebonyi. A statement…

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Doctor’s killing: Tackle age-long insecurity around LUTH — Lagos NMA

…Says death a big loss to health sector By Chioma Obinna LAGOS—THE Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, in Lagos, yesterday decried the killing of Dr…

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World Health Day: Obaseki harps on attaining Universal Health Coverage in Edo with reforms

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has assured of his administration’s commitment to attain Universal Health Coverage with ongoing reforms in the health sector,…

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We’ve revitalised over 4,000 PHCs – Health Minister

…says doctors’ pursuit of greener pastures abroad not a loss to NigeriaBy Luminous JannamikeABUJA – Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said the…

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World Health Day: Dettol counsels Nigerians on good hygiene practices

In its bid to achieve quality health inclusion and improved hygiene for all Nigerians, Dettol on Sunday, April 7th 2019 joined the rest of…

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Experts reveal when men stop production of sperm

A Gynaecologist, Dr Kenneth Adedugba, of Life Care Hospital, Egbe, Lagos, on Sunday said men do not experience menopause like women, but would produce…

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Expert reveals danger in women wearing tight jeans, synthetic panties, leggings

A Clinical microbiologist, Dr Tony Mbume, on Sunday advised females to stop wearing tight jeans, synthetic panties and leggings to prevent vaginal infections. According…

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Ebola toll tops 700 in DR Congo

Some 100 people have died in the Ebola epidemic in DR Congo over the past three weeks, taking the overall death toll in the…

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Lower income depletes brain activity in childhood

By Sola Ogundipe Children born into poverty show key differences in early brain function—according to new research from the University of East Anglia. To…

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Mother stuns doctors, refuses kidney transplant for killer condition, opts for FRUIT-only diet for survival

A mother in desperate need of a kidney transplant reveals she has chosen to treat her condition by eating nothing but fruit. Polina Petruk,…

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Cancer survivor who had an ovary removed defies the odds to give birth to a healthy boy

•Amy Smith-Morris, 32, was diagnosed with cancer in 2016 after her honeymoon•She developed ovarian cancer which needed four cycles of chemo to treat•Dr Smith-Morris,…

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Poverty, unemployment forcing more Nigerians to migrate

By Sola Ogundipe Many Nigerians plan to leave the country in the next five years. Nearly half (45 percent) of adults  say they plan…

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FG urged to employ more doctors to tackle emerging health issues

Dr Innocent Ikpe, a general physician with Maitama District Hospital, FCT, has urged the Federal Government to employ more doctors to tackle emerging health…

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NAFDAC raises alarm over fake meningitis vaccine

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted Nigerians, especially health care providers, on the circulation of fake meningitis…

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Expert urges govt to invest in capacity building for children with autism

Mrs Dotun Akande, Director, Patrick Speech and Languages Centre, Ikeja, has urged three tiers of government to invest in capacity building programmes for children…

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Enugu residents on alert of possible outbreak of epidemic

… As Illicit drug manufacturer contaminates underground water with methamphetamine chemicals By Dennis Agbo ENUGU- The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has warned…

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Return home to develop Nigeria Medical tourism – Olagundoye

A United States of America based healthcare expert and a leading member of the League of Nigerians In Diaspora, LNID, Chief Shegun Olagundoye, has…

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Imminent cholera outbreak looms in northeast Nigeria, NRC warns

By Chioma Obinna Norwegian Refugee Council, NRC, has raised the alarm over the overcrowded displacement camps coupled with a lack of basic sanitation facilities…

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Nigerians urged to adopt health information technology

By Naomi Uzor The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has urged Nigerians to adopt health information technology system in driving health care delivery in Nigeria….

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