Thursday, April 26, 2018
Glaucoma causes 15% of blindness – Expert

Glaucoma causes 15% of blindness – Expert

Dr Charles Omale, a consultant ophthalmologist, on Friday attributed blindness due to glaucoma in Nigeria to 15.7 per cent among individuals above 40 years. Omale,...
Lassa fever kills 3 in Ekiti

Lassa fever kills 3 in Ekiti

Three persons have been confirmed dead in a fresh case of Lassa fever in Ekiti. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Rotimi Ojo, made the disclosure...
Minister of Health inaugurates Isolation Unit, other projects at FMC Keffi

Minister of Health inaugurates Isolation Unit, other projects at FMC Keffi

The Minister of State for Health, Dr Ehanire Osagie, has inaugurated an Isolation Unit, Electronic Personnel Record and a new administrative complex executed by...
BUA to reduce medical tourism with N7.5bn ultra modern hospital

BUA to reduce medical tourism with N7.5bn ultra modern hospital

The management of BUA Group has unveiled its plan to build a N7.5 billion ultra-modern specialist hospital in Kano State. The Group's Chief Executive Officer,...
41 patients die in Korean hospital fire

41 patients die in Korean hospital fire

A huge fire tore through a South Korean hospital Friday killing at least 41 people, in the country’s worst blaze for 15 years. More than...
Scientists: Women cut diabetes risk by breastfeeding

Scientists: Women cut diabetes risk by breastfeeding

Breastfeeding for six months or longer appears to significantly cut the risk of women developing type 2 diabetes, a 30-year study in the United...
French coy explains why it acquire Swipha Nigeria

French coy explains why it acquire Swipha Nigeria

The No. 2 French Pharmaceutical Group, Biogaran, a subsidiary of Servier that specializes in generics has explained why acquired Swiss Pharma Nigeria Limited (swipha). The...
2411 graduates to undergo NYSC in Osun

Bauchi Govt. vaccinates NYSC members against meningitis

The Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BASPHCDA) says it has commenced vaccination of the 2, 210, Batch ‘B’ stream of National...
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...
Cambodia sees success in HIV/AIDS fight in last decade - health official

NMA wants more research on HIV, AlDS

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Kwara state chapter, has solicited the support of the Federal and state governments for more research to curb the...