6 people die of diarrhoea, others hospitalised in Lagos, traced to abacha meal

23 September 2016

Not less than six people have died of diarrhoea in Lagos State. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris who made the revelation in Lagos said that so far, a total of 45 cases of diarrhoea have... Read More...

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Lassa fever outbreak: 55 persons under watch in Delta state

02 September 2016

The Delta State Government has declared 55 persons put under surveillance following the death of a doctor who was admitted in a private hospital in Asaba, the state capital, and thereafter died in... Read More...

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Lassa fever fear in Anambra state as doctor dies due to virus

19 August 2016

A fresh outbreak of Lassa fever in Anambra State has raised fear in the minds of residents in the State, when a medical doctor was confirmed dead as a result of the virus.

The development...

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Nigeria has not fully overcome Ebola, Lassa, others - expert

11 August 2016

Concerned that Africa, particularly Nigeria, is still vulnerable to emerging epidemics such as the Ebola Virus Disease, Lassa fever, Zika virus and others, a public health expert based in the... Read More...

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Federal government doles out N420m to each of the 36 states for healthcare

08 August 2016

Oludayo Tade, Ibadan

The Federal Government has released the sum of N420 million to each of the 36 states across the country and the Federal Capital Territory to revitalise the Primary... Read More...

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Fake doctor aborts 5-month old pregnancy, arrested in Ibadan

25 July 2016

Oludayo Tade, Ibadan

The Police in Oyo State has nabbed 26 years old fake doctor, Akilapa Johnson for procuring a life threatening abortion for 23 years old 'Barakat' in Ibadan.

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Consumer Protection Council begins investigation into benefit of beer drinking claims

10 July 2016

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has commenced investigation into the veracity of the recent widely publicized claims of the Nigerian Breweries Plc regarding the health benefits of beer... Read More...

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Things that keep your prostate healthier - No 7 sounds strange

26 June 2016

Ethel Obiakor is a broadcaster. She posted the information below on her facebook wall. We... Read More...

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Resident Doctors suspends strike, to resume work on Monday

25 June 2016

The National Association of Resident Doctors on Saturday suspended its ongoing nationwide strike and has directed its members to resume work on M‎onday.

But on Tuesday, Minister of Health,...

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BREAKING: FG sacks all striking resident doctors

21 June 2016

The Federal government has ordered the immediate sack of striking doctors in the country.

Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, through a circular signed by Permanent Secretary in the Ministry... Read More...

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