Edo Confirms Eight Cases Of Monkeypox

Edo Confirms Eight Cases Of Monkeypox

The Edo State Ministry of Health has revealed that eight persons have so far tested positive for monkeypox in the state, urging residents to observe safety measures to reduce the spread of the virus and other infectious diseases in the...
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Monkeypox: WHO Declares Highest Alert

Monkeypox: WHO Declares Highest Alert

The monkeypox outbreak has been declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization. The classification is the highest alert that the WHO can issue and follows a worldwide upsurge in cases.  It came at the end of the...
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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 880 Fresh Infections

COVID-19: Nigeria Records 880 Fresh Infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease and Prevention Control (NCDC) has raised alarm over   880 additional coronavirus infections reported in Nigeria from July 2 to 8, though with no fatalities.  The NCDC disclosed via its official website on Satu...
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Lagos Suspends Guidelines On Safe, Lawful Abortion 

Lagos Suspends Guidelines On Safe, Lawful Abortion 

Governor  Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has directed the suspension of the state’s guidelines on safe termination of pregnancy.  Prof. Akin Abayomi, state Commissioner for Health, made the disclosure in a statement on Thursday in Lagos.&nb...
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COVID-19: Nigeria Confirms 332 New Cases 

COVID-19: Nigeria Confirms 332 New Cases 

Nigeria’s commercial capital city, Lagos State, is driving Nigeria’s latest COVID-19 surge as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 332 additional infections between June 25 and June 29, 2022.  The NCDC made this known via its 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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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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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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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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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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FRSC Sensitises Personnel On Regular Eye Checks

FRSC Sensitises Personnel On Regular Eye Checks

The Cross River State Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Wednesday organised a one-day sensitisation programme for the officers and other stakeholders on the need for regular eye checks.  The Sector Commander, Mrs Elizabeth Akinlade while decl...
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Ibadan Residents Benefit From Taiwo Afolabi Medical Outreach

Ibadan Residents Benefit From Taiwo Afolabi Medical Outreach

No fewer than 205 persons have benefited from free dental and medical care of the annual Taiwo Afolabi Free Rural Dental Outreach held at Molete Market in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. Head, Corporate Communications, SIFAX Group, Mr Olumuyiwa Akande,...
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ENL Consortium Facilitates Vaccination Of 600 Dockworkers

ENL Consortium Facilitates Vaccination Of 600 Dockworkers

A terminal operator, ENL Consortium, has facilitated the vaccination of over 600 dockworkers working at its terminal.  The Executive Vice Chairman, ENL Consortium, Mrs Vicky Haastrup, explained in a statement on Monday that it was part of its resolve to.....
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