1-in-3 young children undernourished Or overweight–UNICEF.

15 October 2019

A third of the world’s nearly 700 million children under five years old are undernourished or overweight and face lifelong health problems as a consequence, according to a grim UN assessment of... Read More...

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World Thrombosis Day: Expert cautions air travellers against alcohol

14 October 2019

Prof. Sulaiman Akanmu, a Professor of Haematology and Blood Transfusion at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, advised  air travellers to know what is thrombosis and the risks.

He...

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Doctors set to use second Ebola vaccine in DR Congo next month.

13 October 2019

Doctors will use a second Ebola vaccine from November in three eastern provinces in the Democratic Republic of Congo to fight the deadly virus, medical officials said Sunday.

“It’s time to...

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PCN seals 571 pharmaceutical, patent medicine shops in Bauchi.

11 October 2019

The Pharmacist Council of Nigeria has sealed no fewer than 571 pharmaceutical and patent medicine shops in Bauchi State.

The Director Inspection and Monitoring of the Pharmacist Council of... Read More...

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Psychiatrists call for mental health education to curb suicide.

11 October 2019

A Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Abdur-Rasheed Awesu, has called for mental health education as a tool to curb the rising tides of suicide in Nigeria.

Awesu, who works at the Federal...

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Blood merchants, religion, poor economy Responsible for low donor volunteers.

10 October 2019

Commercial blood dealers have been blamed for the low turn out of blood donor volunteers in the country.

The Zonal Coordinator of National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS), Daniel Oshiame,... Read More...

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New drug containing herpes could treat skin cancer

10 October 2019

A new drug that contains the herpes virus could be the key to treating advanced stage skin cancer.

The drug is a genetically modified strain of the sexually transmitted infection and is... Read More...

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WHO launches first World report on vision.

10 October 2019

At least 2.2 billion people have vision impairment or blindness, of which over 1 billion cases could have been prevented or have yet to be addressed

More than one billion people worldwide...

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Register for Health Insurance Scheme, Sanwo-Olu appeals to Lagos residents.

09 October 2019

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, made a passionate call to all residents of the State to register for the Health Insurance Scheme introduced by the government towards... Read More...

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Ebonyi to distribute 1.7m treated nets to eradicate malaria.

08 October 2019

The Ebonyi Government says it will soon begin the distribution of 1.7 million Long-Lasting Insecticidal Treated Nets (LLIN) to households in the state to eradicate malaria.

The Commissioner...

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