Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Lassa fever kills 3 in Ekiti

Lassa Fever: Delta confirms death, says no cause for alarm

The Delta Ministry of Health has confirmed the death of a woman who allegedly manifested symptoms of Lassa fever virus. Dr (Mrs.) Isioma Okoba, Chairman...
NMA cautions public against patronising quack doctors

NMA cautions public against patronising quack doctors

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on Thursday cautioned the general public to be wary of quack doctors in the country. The President of NMA, Dr...
I will rather lose than win through violence – Ortom

Ortom urges student nurses to strive for excellence

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has charged students of the Schools of Nursing and Midwifery, Makurdi, to strive for excellence in their studies so...
Polio immunisation: Agency targets 41,460 children in Hadejia LGA

Polio immunisation: Agency targets 41,460 children in Hadejia LGA

The Jigawa Primary Health Care Development Agency (JPHCDA) on Monday said it targeted 41,460 children in Hadejia Local Government Area of the state for...
JOHESU strike: LASUTH is providing services, says NARD president

Shelve your planned strike, LASG urged LASUTH resident doctors

The Lagos State Government on Monday appealed to resident doctors at the State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) to shelve its proposed three-day warning strike...
NAFDAC cautions Nigerians on antimicrobial resistance

NAFDAC will improve consultations, robust interaction with stakeholders – DG

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), says it will improve consultations, robust interaction and dialogue with all stakeholders to...
Edo Govt. maps out strategies to combat malnutrition

Malnutrition: Experts recommend breastfeeding, diet

Experts in Nutrition and Dietetics on Wednesday said inappropriate breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices were main causes of malnutrition in the first two years...
NAFDAC cautions Nigerians on antimicrobial resistance

Canned sardine: NAFDAC cautions public against consumption of 2 brands

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Tuesday alerted general public against consumption of TL Tan Lung and TLC...
NAFDAC calls for compliance to Breast Milk Substitute Marketing Code

Nutritionist tasks mothers on exclusive breast feeding

The President, Nutrition Society of Nigeria, Mrs Goodness Chidi, has urged mothers to engage in exclusive breastfeeding of their babies, at least for six...
Control consumption of red meat, expert tells Nigerians

Control consumption of red meat, expert tells Nigerians

A nutritional biochemist, Dr Ochuko Erukainure, on Wednesday advised Nigerians to control their consumption of red meat. Erukainure, a Principal Research Officer at the Federal...