Thursday, April 19, 2018
Nigeria reduces malaria prevalence to 27% – Minister

Nigeria reduces malaria prevalence to 27% – Minister

The Minister for Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Friday said the prevalence rate of malaria has been reduced from 42 per cent in 2010...
Private mortuary donates 18 beds to LASUTH

Private mortuary donates 18 beds to LASUTH

TOS Funerals, a private mortuary located within the premises of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, has donated 18 modern emergency beds...
UI shuts medical school

UI shuts medical school

The University of Ibadan (UI) on Sunday closed its medical school, directing students to vacate hostels by noon on the same day. The directive is...
Nestlé empowers healthcare professionals to tackle malnutrition

Nestlé empowers healthcare professionals to tackle malnutrition

The Nestle Nutrition Institute Africa (NNIA) has trained primary healthcare professionals to address the high burden of malnutrition in the first 1,000 days of...
Akeredolu calls for more synergy among security agencies

Akeredolu tasks health workers on vaccination

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has urged primary healthcare workers to brace up to the task and ensure every child gets vaccinated against...
Medical marijuana could help lower opioid prescription – study

Medical marijuana could help lower opioid prescription – study

U. S. experts have found a solid reason for legalising medical marijuana, saying it can help Americans who are struggling with opioid addiction and...
Abia Commissioner confirms Lassa Fever outbreak at FMC, Umuahia

Abia Commissioner confirms Lassa Fever outbreak at FMC, Umuahia

The Commissioner for Information in Abia, Mr John Okiyi, has confirmed the outbreak of the deadly Lassa Fever at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC)...
Nigeria reduces malaria prevalence to 27% – Minister

FG restates commitment to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has renewed the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari to making prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV infection...
2019: NMA President wants members to join politics ahead

2019: NMA President wants members to join politics ahead

Prof. Mike Ogirima, the President, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on Wednesday called on the members of the association to join active politics ahead of...
Cambodia sees success in HIV/AIDS fight in last decade - health official

Cambodia sees success in HIV/AIDS fight in last decade – health official

Cambodia has achieved remarkable success in combating HIV/AIDS in the last decade, a senior health official said on Monday. HIV is the virus that causes...