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NAFDAC upgrades 4 laboratories to international standard – Official

NAFDAC arrests 4 men in Aba for revalidating beverages

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control(NAFDAC), Abia office, says it has arrested four men in Aba for allegedly revalidating beverages. Mr Olisa...
UCH has manpower to run stand-alone cancer centre – Obasanjo

Resident doctors in UCH join nationwide strike

Resident doctors at University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, on Tuesday, joined their counterparts in the ongoing nationwide strike. The association’s UCH branch President, Dr Olusegun...
NMA wants more research on HIV, AlDS

28% of people living with HIV in W/A not on drugs – UNAIDS

The Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) on Wednesday said only 28 per cent of people living with HIV in West and Central Africa...
Recent Lassa fever outbreak affected 19 states – Institute

Recent Lassa fever outbreak affected 19 states – Institute

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday confirmed, at least one reported Lassa fever case, in each of 19 states in the...
Scientist cautions Nigeria on GMO foods

Scientist cautions Nigeria on GMO foods

A scientist, Prof. Philip Njemanze, has called for caution in the introduction of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) or hybrid food products into the country. Njemanze...
Ambode presents assistive technologies, mobility aids to 2,000 people with disabilities

Ambode presents assistive technologies, mobility aids to 2,000 people with disabilities

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Wednesday presented financial grants, assistive technologies and mobility aids to 2,000 people living with disabilities to facilitate...

Day Cleft and Facial Deformity Foundation takes free surgical operation to Taraba

It was a joyous day for people living with cleft and facial deformity in Taraba as Cleft and Facial Deformity Foundation (CFDF) in conjunction...
Ganduje flags off October Polio immunisation programme in Kano

Ganduje flags off October Polio immunisation programme in Kano

Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has flagged off the October round of National Immunisation Exercise against polio in Rano local government area...

SNEPCo launches health crusade in Abuja

The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) has launched its first medical outreach in the Federal Capital Territory at Gidan Mangoro community of...
Foundation trains professionals on albinism rights

Albinos to get free eye glasses, sun protection cream in Ondo – Official

The Secretary, Agency for the Welfare of Persons With Disabilities, in Ondo State, Mrs Olutope Fashuyi, on Friday said the state government will soon...