How To Prevent Death From Fibroids, By Expert

How To Prevent Death From Fibroids, By Expert

A consultant gynaecologist, Dr Stanley Egbogu, has warned women against the use of natural remedies for the removal of fibroids.  Egbogu who works at Nnamdi Azikwe Teaching Hospital, Awka, Anambra, said this in an interview with the News Agency of...
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Global Leaders Pledge $4b To Tackle Malaria, NTDs

Global Leaders Pledge $4b To Tackle Malaria, NTDs

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com — As part of measures to tackle Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), global leaders led by African Heads of State, at the historic Kigali Summit on Malaria and NTDs, have pledged $4 billion. Hosted by Pre...
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WHO Confirms 3,200 Cases Of Monkeypox In 48 Countries Including Nigeria

WHO Confirms 3,200 Cases Of Monkeypox In 48 Countries Including Nigeria

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has disclosed that more than 3,200 Monkeypox cases have been confirmed in 48 countries including Nigeria.  “In Nigeria, the proportion of women affected is much higher than elsewhere.  “It is critical to b...
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Mandilas Group Implores Medical Outreach Beneficiaries On Regular Check-Up

Mandilas Group Implores Medical Outreach Beneficiaries On Regular Check-Up

Mandilas Group Limited under the aegis of The John Basil Mandilas Foundation has concluded a two-day free medical outreach for employees and others within the company’s immediate community in Lagos Island East Local Council Development Authority (LCDA).&nbsp...
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Monkeypox: Nigeria Reports Six Cases, One Death

Monkeypox: Nigeria Reports Six Cases, One Death

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in its latest report on Monkeypox, said the country recorded six cases and one death in May.  The centre said that Nigeria’s risk of exposure to the Monkeypox virus was high based on...
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Study: Sleep Duration Of 7 Hour Optimal For Elderly

Study: Sleep Duration Of 7 Hour Optimal For Elderly

A study recently published in the journal — Nature Agingfound that approximately seven hours is the optimal sleep duration for the middle-aged and elderly.   A Chinese research team from Fudan University studied about 500,000 participants from the UK Bi...
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Shortage Of Midwives May Increase To One Million By 2030, Says WHO

Shortage Of Midwives May Increase To One Million By 2030, Says WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that shortage of midwives will trigger an increase of one million by 2030 with serious implications for the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals.   Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organsation (WHO) Regiona...
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AIICO Partners HACEY Health Initiative , To Tackle Malaria In Vulnerable Communities

AIICO Partners HACEY Health Initiative , To Tackle Malaria In Vulnerable Communities

To mark the 2022 World Malaria Day, AIICO Insurance Plc recently partnered HACEY Health Initiative.     In a statement on Thursday, Head, Strategic Marketing and Communications, AIICO, Mr Segun Olalandu, explained that the partnership was c...
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Chevron Nigeria Remains Committed In Fight Against Malaria, Says MD

Chevron Nigeria Remains Committed In Fight Against Malaria, Says MD

Chevron Nigeria Limited  (CNL) says it remains committed in the fight against malaria scourge and other communicable diseases in Nigeria.   CNL’s Chairman and Managing Director, Mr  Rick Kennedy made the disclosure in a statement on Monda...
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Ondo Recruits 800 Health Workers

Ondo Recruits 800 Health Workers

The Ondo State government, says over 800 health workers have been employed to fill the gap in the health sector in the state in the last one year.   Dr Francis Akanbiemu, Permanent Secretary, State Primary Health Care Development Agency(OSPHCDA),...
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Ojirrua Of Irrua Harps On Preventive Measures Against Lassa Fever

Ojirrua Of Irrua Harps On Preventive Measures Against Lassa Fever

The Ojirrua of Irrua and Okaijesan of Esanland, HRH, Alhaji William Momodu II, JP, CON has described the maiden Okaijesan Enlightenment Lecture as timely and germane in the light of the prevailing situation in the country and Esanland in particular....
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PCN Seals 378 Pharmacies, Patent Stores 

PCN Seals 378 Pharmacies, Patent Stores 

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, Taraba Chapter has sealed 378 pharmacies and patent medicine stores in the state.  The team, under the leadership of Mr Stephen  Esumobi, disclosed during a news conference on Friday in Jalingo.  Esumobi said ...
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Minister Tasks NAFDAC On Listing Cost For Traditional Medicines

Minister Tasks NAFDAC On Listing Cost For Traditional Medicines

The Minister of State for Health, Sen. Adeleke Mamora, has pleaded with the National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control, (NAFDAC), to slash product listing cost for traditional medicines, with a view to improving access to Universal Health Cover...
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JBS ELDERLY FOUNDATION WALKS FOR UNDERPRIVILEGED ELDERLY PEOPLE

JBS ELDERLY FOUNDATION WALKS FOR UNDERPRIVILEGED ELDERLY PEOPLE

In a demonstration of her commitment to the underprivileged elderly people living in sub-Saharan Africa, starting from Nigeria, JBS Elderly Health & Wellbeing Foundation Africa (JBS EHWF Africa) is having her first-ever sponsored walk this March, tagged, T...
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