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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Stop drinking soaked garri until Lassa fever clears, health workers warn

17 January 2016

The Medical and Health Workers Union, Lagos State Council, on Saturday said that it would embark on public enlightenment to discourage consumption of soaked garri for now to prevent the spread of... Read More...

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Tension as Lassa Fever kills one person in Abuja

14 January 2016

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has announced the death of one confirmed Lassa fever victim at National Hospital Abuja.

The Minister who made the announcement at the...

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41 dead so far in Lassa Fever outbreak in 10 states - FG

12 January 2016

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole says Nigeria is winning the war against Lassa Fever.

He was speaking at a joint world press conference with the Minister of Information Lai Mohammed... Read More...

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