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

KTSG budgets N200m on campaign against HIV

The Katsina State Government (KTSG) has set aside N200 million to continue its campaign against the spread of HIV/AIDS in the state. Dr. Mutari Hassan,...
Be safety conscious, lawmaker tells health workers

Be safety conscious, lawmaker tells health workers

The Chairman, Lagos State House of Assembly Committee on Health Services, Mr Segun Olulade, on Wednesday advised health workers to adhere strictly to professional...
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...
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...
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...
Strike: NMA says Govt. yet to commence negotiations

Visit dentist every 6 months, NMA advises Nigerians

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on Saturday advised Nigerians to visit the dentist every six months in order to check gum diseases...
Coca-Cola advises Nigerians to reduce sugar intake, eat more fruits

Coca-Cola products manufactured in Nigeria safe – FG

The Federal Government has reassured Nigerians that the Coca-Cola products manufactured in Nigeria were safe for consumption. This is contained in a statement issued by...
NAFDAC upgrades 4 laboratories to international standard – Official

NAFDAC shuts down fake, unregistered wine shops in Abuja

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has shut down some wine shops worth N100 million in Wuse market, Abuja, for...
NGO wants FG to focus on key populations in HIV/AIDS programming

HIV/AIDS: Medical experts want govts to properly equip laboratories

Two medical experts have called on the three tiers of government to properly equip laboratories in the nation’s health facilities to facilitate diagnosis and...
UCH has manpower to run stand-alone cancer centre – Obasanjo

UCH trains more doctors in geriatric medicine

The University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan has begun another round of training of consultants in geriatric medicine. Prof. Temitope Alonge, UCH Chief Medical Director, disclosed...