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Mystery deaths in Liberia linked to funeral: WHO

WHO develops guide to early cancer diagnosis

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says its has developed a guide to effectively address all barriers to early diagnosis of cancer. In a message released...
Resident doctors begin nationwide strike

Resident doctors begin nationwide strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has commenced an indefinite strike over the failure of the federal government to meet its demands. According...
Don’t patronise illegal medicine stores, Kwara Govt warns public

Don’t patronise illegal medicine stores, Kwara Govt warns public

The Kwara Government on Saturday warned members of the public against patronising the operators of illegal medicine stores, saying their activities pose health danger. Alhaja...
World Water Day: Experts advocate regular water intake

World Water Day: Experts advocate regular water intake

Two medical experts, a general physician and a dietician, on Wednesday advised people to take water regularly to reduce pain in the joints...
NAFDAC offers free standardisation facilities to exporters of agro-allied products

NAFDAC offers free standardisation facilities to exporters of agro-allied products

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has urged exporters to use its facilities to standardise exportable agro-allied products free-of-charge. The agency’s...
Research uncovers breakthrough with breast cancer drug: study

Research uncovers breakthrough with breast cancer drug

New research finds more patients suffering from breast cancer could be treated with a drug previously thought to only help those with a genetic...
Malaria: Expert urges change of socio-cultural, environmental attitudes

Optometrist calls for early presentation of children with eyes problems

An Optometrist, Dr Obinna Awiaka, says neglect of children with eyes problems during childhood was responsible for many cases of blindness in adult. Awiaka made...
No corps member was killed in Owerri building collapse - NYSC

CSM: NYSC to immunise 4,500 corps members in Sokoto

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) says it is collaborating with the Sokoto State Ministry of Health to immunise more than 4,500 corps members. The...
NGO wants FG to focus on key populations in HIV/AIDS programming

NGO wants FG to focus on key populations in HIV/AIDS programming

Mrs Olayide Akanni, Executive Director, Journalist Against Aids (JAAIDS), an NGO, on Thursday in Lagos urged the Federal Government to focus on key...
Gynaecologist wants sex education in primary, secondary schools

Abstain from unprotected sex, infected tools to prevent hepatitis – Expert warns

The Guild of Medical Directors on Wednesday advised Nigerians, especially the young ones against unprotected sexual intercourse and use of unsterilised medical tools to...