NMA Seeks Pragmatic Collaboration To Eliminate Leprosy 

NMA Seeks Pragmatic Collaboration To Eliminate Leprosy 

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has called for pragmatic collaboration among stakeholders toward eliminating leprosy in 120 countries by 2030.  The NMA President, Dr Uche Ojinmah, made the call in a statement by Dr Sebastine Oiwoh, the Chairman, National Committee...
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Lassa Fever: Ondo Records 106 Cases, Eight Deaths 

Lassa Fever: Ondo Records 106 Cases, Eight Deaths 

Ondo State Government, on Sunday, confirmed 106 cases of Lassa Fever and eight deaths.  Special Adviser to the governor on Health, Prof. Francis Faduyile, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).  Faduyile said the.....
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Nigeria Confirms 77 Cases Of Lassa Fever In Ondo, Edo, Ebonyi, Others

Nigeria Confirms 77 Cases Of Lassa Fever In Ondo, Edo, Ebonyi, Others

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) registered 77 new Lassa fever cases and six-related deaths between January 9 and January 15, 2022.  In a statement on Wednesday, NCDC explained that the new cases were recorded in 25...
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Council Inducts 77 Nursing Graduates From UniJos

Council Inducts 77 Nursing Graduates From UniJos

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (N&MCN) has inducted 77 graduands from the department of Nursing Sciences, University of Jos.  Alhaji Faruk Abubakar, the Registrar/Secretary General of the Council, administered the oath of office on the i...
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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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Shell Inaugurates Oloibiri Health Programme Phase-2 

Shell Inaugurates Oloibiri Health Programme Phase-2 

Energy company, Shell, has inaugurated the second and final phase of its comprehensive health care projects for Oloibiri and other communities in Ogbia Local Government area of Bayelsa State.  “Corporate Social Responsibility means doing well. What you ...
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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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Women In Anambra Top List Of Contraceptives Users 

At 27.4 per cent, Anambra has topped the list of states where married women use traditional contraceptives to control childbirth with Yobe having the lowest figure at 0.3 per cent.  The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) made the disclosure in...
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Sterling & Founder Institute Fellowship Award Holds In February  

Sterling & Founder Institute Fellowship Award Holds In February  

Sterling Bank Plc is to organize an award in early February known as the Sterling Heart Fellowship Award, for tech founders whose businesses employ innovative solutions to tackle challenges in the HEART sectors and have been selected to partake in the...
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Australia Cancels Visa Of Djokovic, Tennis Top Player

Australia Cancels Visa Of Djokovic, Tennis Top Player

Tennis star Novak Djokovic has had his visa to enter Australia dramatically revoked on his arrival in Melbourne. The world number one was held in the city’s airport for several hours before border forces announced he had not met entry...
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Worship Centres Flout COVID-19 Protocols

Worship Centres Flout COVID-19 Protocols

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to celebrate Christmas, the birthday of Jesus Christ on Saturday, some churches in Abuja did not obey/enforce the COVID-19 protocols of wearing face mask and social distancing.  Christmas is an annual festival...
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