Do not panic because of Lassa Fever; Minister urges Nigerians

07 January 2016

The Federal  Ministry of Health has urged Nigerians not to panic over the cases of lassa fever reported in some parts of the country. 

As at Tuesday, according to the Ministry, 35 people... Read More...

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Lassa Fever confirmed in Rivers State

05 January 2016

The  Rivers State Government has confirmed the outbreak of two cases of Lassa fever in the State.
The State Commissioner for Health Dr. Theophilus Odagme in a statement made... Read More...

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Lassa Fever Outbreak: Report bleeding from the nose, anus to the nearest hospital

04 January 2016

Commissioner for Health in Taraba State, Innocent Vakkai has urged residents of the state who witnesses nasal bleeding, bleeding through the anus and mouth to report to the nearest hospital as... Read More...

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FG to provide medical items for victims of Nnewi Explosion

26 December 2015

The National Emergency Management Agency on Saturday said the Federal Government would provide medical items to aid the speedy recovery of victims of the Nnewi gas explosion in Anambra State.... Read More...

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The blood sample from dead patient in UCTH did not show Ebola - CPS

09 October 2015

The blood samples of a patient who died at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital have tested negative to Ebola. Chief Press Secretary to the Cross River State Government, Christian Ita has... Read More...

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Fake female doctor nabbed in Abuja

04 September 2015

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) says it has arrested a woman who worked as a doctor for years, with the aid of forged documents, obviously making her the first female fake doctor... Read More...

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UPTH shut-down as students protest death of a female student

31 August 2015

Students of the University of Port Harcourt on Monday shut down the Teaching Hospital after chasing away the doctors and nurses from the facility.

The protest was triggered by the death of...

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Unidentified man at National Hospital, Abuja

26 August 2015

The young man in the picture above is lying in critical condition at the National Hospital Abuja without any form of identification. 

Below is a statement from the management of the... Read More...

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ebola vaccine test ongoing,

Two new Ebola vaccine trials underway, bringing hope to West Africa

16 July 2015

There seems to be silver linings in the cloud for West Africa, a sub-region worst hit by the outbreak of Ebola Virus disease. 

At least 11,200 people have died in Guinea, Sierra Leone and... Read More...

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60,000 births expected in IDPs before the end of 2015

Births in IDP camps in Nigeria to his 60,000 by the end of the year - UNFPA

14 July 2015

The projection of the United Nations Population Fund is that by the end of 2015, number of births among internally displaced persons in Nigeria will hit 60,000. 

As at April, there are...

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