Category: Health

NAFDAC Warn Against Falsified Proximexa Suspension 125mg/5m

Henry Solomon- September 17, 2020

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned against buying and using of falsified Proximexa Suspension 125mg/5ml, with Lot No. ... Read More

Ooni to build multi-million Naira chemotherapy centre in UCH

Abdul Jimoh- September 16, 2020

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has promised to build a  multi-million Naira Chemotherapy Centre at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan. This is ... Read More

Passengers face 6-month travel ban for dodging COVID-19 test

Suleiman Idris- September 14, 2020

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has placed six months travel ban on Nigerian passengers who dodge the mandatory second COVID-19 test on arrival from ... Read More

Kogi to commence implementation of CONMESS September – Commissioner

Abdul Jimoh- September 11, 2020

Kogi Government says all is set for the implementation of the Revised Consolidated Medical Salary Structure (CONMESS) of 2014 from September as part of measures ... Read More

Psychiatrist Seeks Repeal of Law on Attempted Suicide

Henry Solomon- September 11, 2020

A UK-based Psychiatrist, Dr Olusola Olowookere, has called for a repeal of the law that prescribes arrest and prosecution of an individual who tries to ... Read More

WHO says over 30 COVID-19 vaccines undergoing clinical trials, including in Russia

Abdul Jimoh- September 10, 2020

More than 30 vaccines against COVID-19 are currently undergoing clinical trials in different countries, including in Russia, and this is very encouraging, the World Health ... Read More

9 coronavirus vaccine makers pledge to ‘stand with science’

Abdul Jimoh- September 8, 2020

Nine pharmaceutical companies pledged on Tuesday to “uphold the integrity of the scientific process” as they face pressure to quickly produce a coronavirus vaccine. In ... Read More

NAFDAC Urges Herbal Medicines Practitioners to Collaborate with Researchers on Acceptable Products

Henry Solomon- September 8, 2020

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has urged herbal medicine practitioners to collaborate with researchers to make herbal products internationally ... Read More

COVID-19: Nationwide Curfew Now 12a.m. to 4a.m. – PTF

Henry Solomon- September 3, 2020

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has adjusted the curfew from 12 midnight through 4a.m. as it continued the gradual easing of lockdown measures ... Read More

FCTA employs 203 midwives to boost healthcare services

Abdul Jimoh- September 3, 2020

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has employed 203 midwives and community health extension workers to boost primary healthcare services, FCT Minister of State, Dr ... Read More

Covid-19: LASG calls for isolation rooms in schools

Abdul Jimoh- September 3, 2020

Mrs Olufolayimika Ayandele, the Tutor General/Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Education District III, has urged the public and private school administrators to create isolation rooms in ... Read More

FG approves N10bn to cushion COVID-19 setback in transport sector

Abdul Jimoh- August 26, 2020

The Federal Government has approved N10 billion to cushion the sufferings encountered by road transport workers and operators as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read More

Nigeria’s polio eradication, a journey of leadership, hard work, commitment – Dr Shuaib

Abdul Jimoh- August 26, 2020

 Nigeria’s Wild Polio Virus (WPV) eradication, a journey of leadership, hard work, passion and commitment. Dr Faisal Shuaib, Executive Director of the  National Primary Health ... Read More

World Health Organisation certifies Nigeria Polio Free

inno.korie- August 25, 2020

It is now official, Nigeria is free of Poliomyelitis This followed the certification of wild polio virus eradication in the Africa region by the world ... Read More

NAFDAC warns Nigerians against apple, blackcurrant from Australia

Abdul Jimoh- August 25, 2020

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has cautioned Nigerians to stop the consumption of an organic apple and black currant ... Read More

COVID-19: Fatality rate on steady decline – PTF

inno.korie- August 24, 2020

The Presidential Task Force on Coronavirus (COVID-19) says the Case Fatality Rate (CFR) is on the decline in the last five months but there is ... Read More

Lagos Health Commissioner tests positive for COVID-19

Abdul Jimoh- August 24, 2020

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has tested positive for COVID-19. The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, made ... Read More

NAF begin 6 days medical outreach, distribute relief materials in Southern Kaduna

Suleiman Idris- August 23, 2020

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Sunday began a six-day medical outreach and distribution of relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the two ... Read More

Maternal Mortality: Lawmaker donates drugs to 200 pregnant women in Kebbi

Suleiman Idris- August 22, 2020

(NAN) No fewer than 200 pregnant women in Kebbi, on Wednesday, benefitted from a free Caesarean Section-aided drugs donated by Dr Tanko Yusuf-Sunnunu, a member ... Read More

COVID-19: Plateau govt. calls for calm as cases increase

Suleiman Idris- August 20, 2020

The Plateau government on Thursday called for calm in the state following its ranking among states with highest cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday by the ... Read More