Thursday, August 16, 2018
NAFDAC calls for compliance to Breast Milk Substitute Marketing Code

Breasts sucking, fondling can help detect, not prevent lumps, cancer – Experts

Some medical practitioners on Tuesday in Lagos said the belief that sucking or fondling of a woman’s breasts could prevent lumps was not scientifically...
Lassa fever kills 3 in Ekiti

Lassa fever: Enugu confirms one death

The Enugu State Government on Monday confirmed the death of one person from Lassa fever in a health facility within Enugu metropolis. Dr Ifeanyi Agujiobi,...
NAFDAC cautions Nigerians on antimicrobial resistance

NAFDAC seizes 3,300kg of banned frozen vegetables – DG

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said it had seized 3,300kilograme of PINGUIN brand of frozen mixed vegetables across...
China approves domestically-developed Ebola vaccine

DRC declares end of Ebola epidemic

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s health ministry on Tuesday declared an end to an Ebola outbreak believed to have killed 33 people, after 42...
Fayemi’s victory, demonstration of Ekiti people’s faith in APC – Ajimobi

Ajimobi says new pediatric and maternity centre ready in 6 months

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, has said that the pediatric and maternity centre being constructed by his administration would be completed in Jan....
Let's nurture our democracy, Ahmed tells Nigerians

Ahmed inaugurates NMA House in Ilorin

Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara on Tuesday commended the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on their ethical standard and efficiency in healthcare delivery, as he...
NAFDAC cautions Nigerians on antimicrobial resistance

NAFDAC pledges commitment to step up regulatory mandate

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it would step up its regulatory mandates to curtail unwholesome drug distribution in...
NAFDAC calls for compliance to Breast Milk Substitute Marketing Code

NAFDAC calls for compliance to Breast Milk Substitute Marketing Code

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has called for compliance to the Marketing Breast Milk Substitutes (BMS) Code, saying...
Nigeria to be 24 months free of polio in August – WHO

Nigeria to be 24 months free of polio in August – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Coordinator in Cross River, Dr Thompson Igbu, says Nigeria would be polio free by August 2018. Dr Igbu made this...
NAFDAC D-G says Tramadol has ruined lives of promising youths

NAFDAC D-G says Tramadol has ruined lives of promising youths

“Tramadol has ruined the lives of many promising youths who should have been the future and asset of our beloved country,” Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye,...