Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Herbert Wigwe, leadership defined by vision and values

Access Bank boss calls for support to tackle Nigeria’s health challenges

Herbert Wigwe, Managing Director, Access Bank Plc and Chairman of the Nigeria Health Innovation Marketplace (NHIM), has advocated a consensus building between donors, government...
Glaucoma causes 15% of blindness – Expert

Excess light, heat can damage eyes – Ophthalmologist warns

Dr Ayodeji Alade, an Ophthalmologist at the General Hospital, Omuaran, Kwara, has warned people against getting exposed to excess light and heat to avoid...
NAFDAC confiscates over N5m worth of products in Abia

NAFDAC confiscates over N5m worth of products in Abia

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Abia State office, confiscated food and drug products worth over N5 million between October...
Breast cancer: Ondo Govt. to procure detective diagnostic machine

Breast cancer: Ondo Govt. to procure detective diagnostic machine

The Ondo State Government says it will procure detective diagnostic machine latest December to reduce the scourge of breast cancer in the state. Dr Wahab...
Malaria: FG to distribute 14.4m nets – Minister

Monkey Pox: FG confirms 3 cases in Bayelsa

The Federal Government has confirmed three cases of monkey pox in Yenagoa, Bayelsa, and urged Nigerians to avoid stigmatising people affected by the disease. Prof....
JOHESU strike suspension: Work yet to resume in Adamawa

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...
Expert says regular hand wash promotes good personal hygiene

Hand washing practice reduces risk of diseases by 40% – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says that hand washing practice can reduce the risk of contracting diarrhoea and other communicable diseases by 40...
Court dissolves 6-yr-old marriage after wife lace husband food with rat poison

Abia Commissioner confirms Lassa Fever outbreak at FMC, Umuahia

The Commissioner for Information in Abia, Mr John Okiyi, has confirmed the outbreak of the deadly Lassa Fever at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC)...

Meningitis outbreak: Shortage of Vaccine may worsen situation

  Hit by one of its deadliest meningitis outbreaks in years, with more than 1,000 deaths, Nigeria could struggle to contain future epidemics due to...
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...