STRIKE: Pres. Buhari pleads with doctors to give government more time

08 April 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to shelve its threatened strike  and give the Federal Government more time to address its grievances... Read More...

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Cholera kills 76 persons in Ebonyi

06 April 2016

76 persons in Ebonyi State have lost their lives since the outbreak of cholera disease in the state last year.

Commissioner for Heath, Dr. Daniel Umezuruike disclosed this to journalists in... Read More...

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2,000 TB patients being treated in Anambra state

05 April 2016

The Anambra Government says no fewer than 2,000 tuberculosis patients are receiving treatment at various Directly Observed Therapy Centres in the state.

The state Commissioner for Health,...

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Unpaid Salaries: Resident Doctors issue 21-day ultimatum to FG or face strike

05 April 2016

Resident doctors in Nigeria have given the Federal Government a 21-day ultimatum to address the issues of unpaid salaries of their members or bear the consequence of a nationwide strike.

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7 of the wrong beliefs about cancer; Many thought Number 4 is true

27 February 2016

Based on Adesuwa Omoruan's article

Did you know over 30% of cancer deaths are preventable by modified lifestyles, early detection and treatment?  Staggering and scattered statistics show... Read More...

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Ebola survivors risk long-term health problems - Experts

25 February 2016

Most people who survive an Ebola infection will have long-lasting health problems, say doctors from the United State of America's  National Institutes of Health.

Their studies on survivors...

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Strange disease hits Lagos, 25 children dead

18 February 2016

The Lagos State Government says its medical experts have been despatched to Otodo-Gbame Community in Ikate, Lekki area of the state to unravel the mysterious disease that killed no fewer than 25... Read More...

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Lassa Fever victim, Patience Eze dies in Ogun state

14 February 2016

The reported victim of the deadly Lassa Fever in Ogun state, Patience Eze confirmed last week in Ota, Ado-Odo Ota local government area, is dead

She died on Sunday at the Olabisi Onabanjo...

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Imo State records first Lassa Fever case

05 February 2016

From Nnamdi Ofonye, Owerri

The Imo state Government has confirmed the reported case of Lassa fever outbreak in the state.

This was disclosed by the commissioner for health, Ngozi... Read More...

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Nigeria issues travel restrictions over wide spread of Zika Virus, WHO concerned

02 February 2016

The World Health Organization has declared Zika Virus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.  WHO also said protective measures against mosquito bites remain the most important... Read More...

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