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PCN can regulate sales, dispensing of veterinary drugs – Registrar

PCN can regulate sales, dispensing of veterinary drugs – Registrar

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) says it can regulate the sale and dispensing of veterinary drugs, vaccines and animal life (biological) as part...
Numa launches Artificially Intelligent Healthcare App, 'AskNuma'

Numa launches Artificially Intelligent Healthcare App, ‘AskNuma’

Numa Health has announced the launch of a mobile phone based personal health assistant that gives patients high quality health information and provides a...
Strike: NMA says Govt. yet to commence negotiations

NMA inaugurates committee to check quackery in Nasarawa state

Nasarawa state chapter of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has inaugurated a committee to curtail the activities of quack doctors in the state. Dr. Christopher...
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...
Strike: NMA says Govt. yet to commence negotiations

NMA canvasses free treatment for depression patients

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has canvassed free treatment by the three tiers of government for patients affected with depression to reduce cases of...
Excess light, heat can damage eyes – Ophthalmologist warns

Glaucoma: Expert urges regular eye checks for early detection

An Optometrist, Dr Chika Okereke, has advised people to undertake regular eye examination for early detection of glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness. Okereke, in...
NGO wants FG to focus on key populations in HIV/AIDS programming

HIV/AIDS: Borno runs out of anti-retroviral drugs – Official

The Borno Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS (BOSACA) on Thursday said the state Specialist Hospital had run out of Anti-retroviral Drugs at its...
Buhari urges Governors' wives to domesticate future assured programme

Hearing disability: Mrs Buhari tasks Govt., stakeholders on treatment, diagnostic equipment

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has called on the government and relevant stakeholders to ensure availability of diagnostic equipment for treatment...
NGO wants FG to focus on key populations in HIV/AIDS programming

3m test for HIV in FCT in 2016 – FACA

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT’s) Agency For Control of HIV/AIDS (FACA) says no fewer than three million residents underwent HIV/AIDS tests in 2016,...
Buhari mourns Luther Cishak, Kasimu Yero

Buhari condoles with victims of CSM in Sokoto State

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the families of the victims of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) in Sokoto State. It was reported that the disease...