47 million Nigerians practise open defecation – UNICEF

80 million  in dire need of improved toilet The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that no fewer  than 47 million Nigerians still indulge in open defecation in the

Gold rush: Over 850,000 at risk of mercury poisoning  

ABUJA – No fewer than 850,000 people are at risk of mercury poisoning in 12 states of Nigeria where people are involved in small-scale gold mining, experts at a one-day health sensitization programme in Minna, Niger state have revealed. This follows disclosures that artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM), a

LUTH doctors begin two-day warning strike

The Lagos University Teaching Hospital Medical doctors at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, this morning, began a two-day warning strike over shortage of doctors, unpaid salaries and victimisation of medical doctors of all cadres by the hospital management. The doctors under the auspices of Association of Resident Doctors, ARD,

Adewole appears before Senate

• Blames deteriorating health conditions on neglect of Primary health care Prof. Adewole The minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has appeared before the Senate to explain the deteriorating conditions of hospital facilities across the country. The minister was summoned by the Senate following a motion by Senator David Umaru

 
 
 
 
 
 
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