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Stakeholders calls for synergy to end TB in Nigeria

Organizers of the National Pre-Tuberclosis conference held in Abuja, have called for stakeholders’ engagement in the health sector to courtail the disease in Nigeria. 

The chairman planning committee for the conference, Dr Odume Bethrand, stated this at a press briefing held in Utako [...]

Sat, 13 July 2019


Nigeria’s population doesn’t tally with economic growth’

Development Communications Network, DevComs, has said that Nigeria's rising population growth is not equivalent with economic development as the little resources apportioned for a certain number of people is being stretched to accommodate more people.

Speaking to journalists in Lagos to mar [...]

Sat, 13 July 2019


Primus specialty hospital holds 13-day medical outreach

Primus International Super Speciality Hospital Abuja is set to begin its quarterly health camp from July 8-20.

The outreach forms part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, interventions.

Recall that doctors and other paramedics have participated in earlier outreach programmes by [...]

Sun, 07 July 2019


FG pays indicted NHIS boss N13.8 million

 The federal government has paid the dismissed Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance, NHIS, Prof. Usman Yusuf, the sum of N13.8m as salaries and allowances despite being indicted by a committee set up by the government to probe him. 

It was learnt that the seven man com [...]

Sun, 07 July 2019


“Our concerns over delay in appointment of ministers?”

It’s exactly one month since President Muhammadu Buhari took the oath office for a second term. His May 29, 2019 inauguration meant that he had ample constitutional powers to effect appointments even on the next day. However, one month after, a list is still being compiled to be forwarde [...]

Mon, 01 July 2019


Attacks on Nigerians: FG reads riot act to Ghana, Togo

Following reported cases of attacks on Nigerians in some neigbouring West African countries, the federal government has read the riot act to Ghana and Togo to put an end to the attacks of Nigerians in their countries.

Chairman of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa [...]

Sun, 23 June 2019


Stadium naming: ‘Why MKO deserves more’

On June 12, 2019, at the refocused Democracy Day celebration, President Muhammadu Buhari named the National Stadium, Abuja after Nigeria’s icon of democracy, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, MKO. While the posthumous honour has been lauded as a move to immortalise him, some have viewed it [...]

Sun, 23 June 2019


Birth control vaginal ring prevents unwanted pregnancy - Research

A recently approved contraceptive vaginal ring -- the first that can be used for an entire year -- is a highly effective birth control method, according to clinical trial data presented at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in New Orleans, La.

Approved last August by the Food [...]

Fri, 21 June 2019


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