Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Resident doctors commence indefinite strike in Kaduna

Strike: JOHESU accuses medical doctors, health ministry of sabotage, insincerity

The National Chairman of JOHESU, Mr Biobebelemoye Josiah, has alerted the public on purported efforts by Nigerian doctors to frustrate ongoing talks to end...
Eradicating Ebola: One of my greatest achievements, says former NMA chairman

Eradicating Ebola: One of my greatest achievements, says former NMA chairman

A medical doctor, Dr Tope Ojo, says that one of his greatest professional achievements was being on the team that saw to the eradication...
Strike: JOHESU accuses health minister of bias

Ministry ends emergency phase of Lassa fever outbreak

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Friday announced the end of the emergency phase of Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria. Adewole, who made...
JOHESU strike: LASUTH is providing services, says NARD president

JOHESU strike paralyses activities at LASUTH

Support activities at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, were on Thursday grounded as the members of the Joint Health Sector Union...
Lagos Red Cross mobilises 500 pints of blood

Lagos Red Cross mobilises 500 pints of blood

Chief Bolaji Anani, President, Nigeria Red Cross Society (NRCS), has appealed to residents of Lagos State to donate blood to help save lives. Anani made...
PCN vows to rid pharmacies in Nasarawa state of codeine syrup

PCN vows to rid pharmacies in Nasarawa state of codeine syrup

Mr Okpalaeke Nwora, the Officer in Charge of Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria (PCN) in Nasarawa state has commended the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac...
PCN vows to rid pharmacies in Nasarawa state of codeine syrup

Senate calls for full compliance on Codeine ban

The Senate on Wednesday called on its committees on Drugs and Narcotics, and that of Heath to ensure full compliance with the ban on...
Strike: JOHESU accuses health minister of bias

JOHESU demand for salary parity with doctors neither practicable, nor acceptable – Minister

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said on Monday that the demand by striking Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) for salary parity with...
NAFDAC warns against misuse of TOPSTOXIN fumigation

NAFDAC warns against misuse of TOPSTOXIN fumigation

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has warned the general public against misuse of TOPSTOXIN Fumigation tablets. The Director-General of...
NACA to check high prevalence of HIV among key populations

NACA to check high prevalence of HIV among key populations

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), on Thursday, is to begin work with stakeholders to check the high prevalence of HIV...