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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Our operations will not hinder SMEs growth – NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says its operations will not hinder the certification and acceptability of Small and...
Resident doctors commence indefinite strike in Kaduna

Don advocates compulsory health insurance to fund health sector

Prof. Makonjuola Akande, of the University of Ilorin has called for compulsory Health Insurance Scheme to generate funds for the sustenance of the country’s...
The Maryam Abacha Children and Women Hospital, Sokoto

Hospital conducts 3 vagina reconstruction surgeries in Sokoto

The Maryam Abacha Children and Women Hospital, Sokoto has successfully conducted advanced vagina reconstruction surgeries on three women with Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF). Vaginal reconstruction...
Senate ready to partner NUJ to check quackery

Senate seeks verification of HIV cure claim

The Senate Committee on Primary Healthcare, Communicable and Non Communicable Diseases, on Tuesday urged the National Primary Health Care Development Agency to authenticate the...
Resident doctors commence indefinite strike in Kaduna

Solving healthcare crises: Professionals must work together, experts say

Crises bedeviling the health sector would be solved when medical doctors populating top management positions of hospitals carry along other professionals as part of...
Stanbic IBTC revamps medical centre in Lagos

Stanbic IBTC revamps medical centre in Lagos

A new lease of life has been injected into Ebute Metta Health Centre, Lagos, following the renovation of the female and children’s wards by...
NYSC kicks off free health initiative for Kogi rural dwellers

NYSC plans weekly medical outreach in Sokoto, says Coordinator

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) says it is planning to embark on a weekly medical outreach across Sokoto State. The State Coordinator of the...

NAFDAC seizes N 2.5m fruit juices, drugs, food, in Sokoto

The National Agency For Food And Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has seized assorted imported fruit juices, codeine-containing substances and other unwholesome regulated products...
Resident doctors commence indefinite strike in Kaduna

NSHA increases health budget to tackle children, women health challenges

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly says it has increased the budget proposed for the health sector to ensure adequate funds for emergencies associated...
Dr Maureen Umeh, a Gynaecologist at National Hospital, Abuja

Gynaecologist warns against female genital mutilation

Dr Maureen Umeh, a Gynaecologist at National Hospital, Abuja, on Monday, warned against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and called for its immediate halt. Umeh gave...