How you can live fulfilled life with sickle cell disorder

By Lucy Osuizigbo Ms Toyin Adeshola, Founder, Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiative (SAMI), has advised people suffering from Sickle Cell Disorder (SCD) to live...

Nigerian bushmeat eater brings monkeypox to Singapore

Singapore has reported its first ever case of monkeypox, claiming it was brought in by a Nigerian who contracted the rare virus by eating...

Call to Action to End Drug Resistant Tuberculosis

An Analysis  By Vivian Ihechu, Antimicrobial (including antibiotic, antiviral, antifungal and antiprotozoal) agents are critical tools for fighting diseases in humans, terrestrial and aquatic animals...

Association wants urgent recruitment of nurses, midwives

By Felicia Imohimi The National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) has called for urgent recruitment of nurses and midwives in health facilities across...

Polio: LASG to immunise children aged 0-5

By Vivian Ihechu The Lagos State Government will embark on House to House polio Immunisation for all children  aged 0-five years, irrespective of the previous...

Research: HIV-suppressing drugs prevent transmission of AIDS virus

HIV-suppressing medication can make the AIDS virus “untransmittable” even among couples who have sex without using condoms, new research has showed. The Europe-wide study monitored...

2,000 medical workers move overseas yearly- NMA

No fewer than 2,000 medical workers migrate to developed countries annually, The Nigerian Medical Association has declared. Its President, Dr Francis Adedayo Faduyile stated this...

Britain to use space technology to fight cancers

 Technology developed decades ago for the space race is to be used in Britain to help fight bowel cancer, it was disclosed on Monday...

Abia to get FG’s N2bn Basic Healthcare Provision Fund

By Ihechinyere Chigemeri-Uwom Dr. John Ahukanna, the Commissioner for Health in Abia, said on Monday that the state would get over N2 billion from the...

Beware Of Poisonous Cow Skin Sold In Markets, Lagos Govt Warns...

The Lagos State Government has alerted residents of the state to the circulation of “poisonous ponmo" in some markets in the state. A statement by...

Doctor Suspended, Others Await Verdict As Medical Council Probes Unethical Practices

One doctor has been suspended, while others are awaiting verdict on their various cases, as the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) continues...

Nigeria receives drugs for snake bites after months of scarcity

Nigeria on Saturday received 4,000 vials of Anti-Snake Venom (ASV), ending months of acute shortage of the drug and bringing relief to victims of...

‘Poison’ on the streets

The World Health Organisation’s recent statistics that 91 million people fall ill on the African continent due to food-borne disease is alarming. Locally, many...

Pharmacist urges prescriptions adherence to stop malaria drug resistance

By Felicia Imohimi Mr Sunday Ike, National Publicity Secretary of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) has advised people to follow medical prescriptions...

Korean firm tackles malaria with new drug

Jessica Onyegbula A Korean firm, Shin Poong Pharmaceutical Company, says it has produced an anti-malaria drug that will reduce the increasing number of malaria-induced ailments...

FG’s Health Coverage plan not complete without mental health – NGO

By Yashim Katurak Mandate Health Empowerment Initiative (MHEI), an NGO, has criticised the non-inclusion of mental health related conditions in Nigeria’s Universal Health Coverage Master...

World Malaria Day: Ebonyi distribute 1.9m mosquito nets

By Chukwuemeka Opara The Ebonyi Government says it will distribute 1.9 million long lasting, insecticide-treated nets to households in the state under its 2019 universal...

Herbalist cautions against self-medication

By Aisha Ahmed A herbalist, Malam Aminu Muhammad, has cautioned the public on the use of herbs without prescription and guidance by expert (Herbalist) with...

Total, partners take malaria campaign to Gwagwalada community

By Emmanuel Afonne Total Companies in Nigeria have assured the Federal Government of their readiness to ensure total elimination of malaria in the nearest future. The...

Experts advocate stronger PPP for effective immunisation

By Jessica Onyegbula Some health sector experts on Thursday renewed call for stronger government and private sector collaboration to ensure effective and comprehensive routine immunisation...
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