Make leukaemia treatment affordable, accessible — Timilehin urges govt

By Chioma Obinna Are you aware that out of  about 20 patients diagnosed for cancer in Nigeria, 15 will be  leukaemia? Do you also…

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SYNLAB Nigeria opens ultramodern medical diagnostics centre in Abuja

SYNLAB Nigeria formerly Pathcare Laboratories, has opened an ultramodern facility at Gwarinpa, Abuja. Synlab Nigeria opens ultramodern medical diagnostics center in Abuja SYNLAB is…

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Mumspring sensitises women on child mortality

By Juliet Umeh Worried by the increasing problem of neonatal mortality in Nigeria, a premier concierge for expectant parents known as Mumspring, recently, launched…

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NAFDAC hints ban on alcohol packaged in sachets, plastics

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will no longer approve new registration for alcohol packaged in sachets….

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Rotary boosts menstrual hygiene in schools

Launches Project NORA DREAMS By Chioma Obinna Irked by high number of girls…

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Keep off social vices, LUTH urges Health Information students

By Arinola Kolade A total of 945 matriculating students of the Health Information Management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Idi Araba have been…

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Go for eye screening, prevent blindness, Me Cure urges Nigerians

By Juliet Umeh As Nigeria looks forward to commemorate this year’s “World Glaucoma Week”, usually celebrated in the second week of March, a Consultant…

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WAHO investigates prevelance of fake drugs in West Africa

By Chioma Obinna Worried about the scourge of  fake drugs through the borders, West African Health Organisation, WAHO, has urged 15 West African countries…

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Ambode inaugurates drug rehab, skill acquisition centre built by Tinubu

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday inaugurated a Drug Rehabilitation and Skill Acquisition Centre in Ajah built by Senator representing Lagos Central…

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LASG, Reddington seek increased partnership for affordable healthcare

By Chioma Obinna Lagos State government will continue to seek partnership with private sector healthcare providers to increase access and affordability of quality healthcare…

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Providing cleaner and better worlds for communities 

By Mimi Ucheagwu The sleepy town of Ilase-Ijesha, Osun State, a community that is about 20 minutes drive from Osogbo, the state capital, came…

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Buhari pledges first-class healthcare services for cancer patients

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the advanced Cancer treatment centre in Lagos, with a pledge that the model will be replicated across the country…

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Valentine: Nigeria needs 564 million condoms yearly – AHF

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, has claimed that Nigeria suffers from a deficit of 564 million condoms annually. To check the trend,…

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450,000 to benefit from Oyo health insurance scheme

By Adeola Badru IN its efforts to make healthcare affordable, the Oyo State Health Insurance Agency, OYSHIA, yesterday, disclosed that it is targeting   to…

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Kenyan health workers start strike over pay

Provision of healthcare services in 23 Kenyan counties was paralysed on Monday as nurses went on strike to protest delay in the implementation of…

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‘Our fake pregnancies’

•Women who falsely feel they carry children in their bulging bellies•The fibroid pains and way out – Experts By Chioma Obinna …

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Expert warns of breast, butt surgery dangers

Dr Biodun Ogungbo, a Neurological Surgeon with a private hospital in Abuja, has warned Nigerians to avoid unsafe plastic surgery to prevent risking their…

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Council inaugurates committee to check illegal pharmaceutical stores

The Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria (PCN), Gombe State Office, has inaugurated an inspection committee to check illegal pharmaceutical stores in the state. BRIEFING: From…

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Tension in Ondo as Lassa fever claims over 50 lives, residents, health workers panic

With over 50 deaths recorded in Ondo state as a result of Lassa fever outbreak, residents, as well as medical practitioners, are in panicky…

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Delta State boosts access to healthcare with new insurance scheme

By Gabriel Olawale With over 500,000 enrolees registered under the Delta State Contributory Health Commission, especially in the rural and hard to reach areas,…

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Strike: JOHESU gives FG deadline to meet demands

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) on Monday gave the Federal Government Jan. 31 deadline to resolve all disputes, and meet the unions’ outstanding…

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Lassa Fever hits Nigeria again, five killed in Plateau

Plateau has recorded 17 confirmed cases of Lassa Fever, with five persons killed, according to Dr Kunden Deyin, the state’s health commissioner. Deyin told…

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JOHESU announces date for nationwide strike

The Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, has threatened to resume the industrial action it suspended on 30th May 2018. The body said this was…

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Shehu Shagari: Nigerian doctors mourn, speak on ex-president’s health policies

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has described the late former President Shehu Shagari as a compassionate leader Dr Francis Faduyile, President of the association,…

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Why Shisha is worse than cigarettes – Experts

Scientists in Sharjah and Abu Dhabi have found that Shisha pipes posed more serious medical problems compared to cigarettes. According to NAN, Ms Ayesha…

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