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45 Doctors Quit Anambra Teaching Hospital

45 Doctors Quit Anambra Teaching Hospital

Forty-five medical doctors have moved from the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Anambra State, to other medical institutions in two years.

What Aisha Buhari Told 36 States Governors’ Wives

What Aisha Buhari Told 36 States Governors’ Wives

Wife of the President Aisha Buhari has commended the wives of the 36 States Governors for the role they play in reducing the spate of maternal and child mortality in Nigeria.

Why Malaria Still Infects Millions Of People Every Year

Why Malaria Still Infects Millions Of People Every Year

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday said that malaria still infects millions of people every year and kills more than 400,000 – mostly children in Africa – because the fight against the mosquito-borne disease has stalled.

NAFDAC DG Speaks On Dangers Of Pesticides, Agrochemical Usage

NAFDAC DG Speaks On Dangers Of Pesticides, Agrochemical Usage

Director General of National Agency for Food Drugs and Administration Control (NAFDAC) says the agency has put in place measures towards averting dangers associated with the use of pesticides and agrochemicals in Nigeria.

Lagos Doctors Give Reason For Rejecting New Minimum Wage

Lagos Doctors Give Reason For Rejecting New Minimum Wage

Doctors in Lagos State, southwest Nigeria, have said that they rejected the new minimum wage announced by the state government because it is below the expectations of civil servants.

Why Govt Should Treat HIV Scourge As National Security Problem – Group

Why Govt Should Treat HIV Scourge As National Security Problem – Group

First co-chairman of Coalition of Civil Societies Network on HIV/AIDS in Nigeria (COCSNHAN) has asked governments at all levels to consider HIV/AIDS as a national security problem.

Why Nigerians Should No Longer Travel Abroad For Surgeries – Medical Expert

Why Nigerians Should No Longer Travel Abroad For Surgeries – Medical Expert

Dr Mohammed Salihu, Medical Director, National Orthopaedic Hospital Dala (NOHD), Kano, says the hospital now receives patients from aboard for joint replacement, spine surgeries and other specialised orthopaedic surgeries.

Sickle Cell: Breakthrough As FDA Approves New Drug For Disease

Sickle Cell: Breakthrough As FDA Approves New Drug For Disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says it has given Novartis the go-ahead to begin marketing Adakveo, otherwise known as crizanlizumab for sickle cell therapy.

Expert Speaks On Sex Position, Duration Determining Child’s Gender

Expert Speaks On Sex Position, Duration Determining Child’s Gender

Dr Olatoye Ogundipe, a gynecologist, on Wednesday, says the gender of a child is not determined by the sex position or duration contrary to beliefs by some people.

The Hazard Of Consuming Water, Drinks Kept Under Sun – Pharmacist

The Hazard Of Consuming Water, Drinks Kept Under Sun – Pharmacist

A Pharmacist, Mrs Rotkang Okunlola, has cautioned Nigerians against drinking water (sachet, bottled and dispensing jugs) and soft drinks that are kept under the sun, saying that this could be detrimental to their health.

Doctors Advised On Medical Ethics, Private Businesses

Doctors Advised On Medical Ethics, Private Businesses

A Consultant Gynaecologist, Dr Richardson Ajayi, has advised medical doctors to always draw a line between their job and the quest to make profit running private medical outfits.

29 Die From Yellow Fever In Bauchi

29 Die From Yellow Fever In Bauchi

Twenty-nine people have died from an outbreak of yellow fever in Bauchi state, northeast Nigeria, according to the Primary Healthcare Development Agency. 

Why Eating Too Much ‘Cow Meat’ Is Bad For You – Expert

Why Eating Too Much ‘Cow Meat’ Is Bad For You – Expert

A Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Anthony Okonkwo, on Wednesday called on Nigerians to cut down on the consumption of livestock products to reduce the effects of methane on humans.

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