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Experts link high death rate of sudden death among Nigerians to thrombosis

as 2019 World Thrombosis Day is marked globally Nigeria joins the rest of the world today to mark the 2019 World Thrombosis Day amid startling revelation revelation that many cases of

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2019 World Mental Health Day Video 1

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Global maritime security: Gulf of Guinea States set to tackle trafficking, piracy, other crisis

With a growing number of incidents of piracy, the epicentre of global piracy has gradually shifted into the Gulf of Guinea, adding further to the multi-dimensional security threats faced by

2 Americans, British scientists win 2019 Nobel prize for medicine

Two Americans and a British scientist have been named winners of  the 2019 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine for discovering how the body’s cells sense and react to oxygen

To achieve SDGs, Nigeria must give adolescent girls access to health, SFH says

Nigeria will move closer to achieving major targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by assuring adolescent girls access to health and critical social services, the Society for Family Health

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Aspirin may halve air pollution harms

A new study has revealed evidence that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like aspirin may lessen the adverse effects of air pollution exposure on lung function. This findings were published in

Yellow Fever report for September

34 Deaths 28 cases confirmed 243 Susupected cases Situation report on Yellow fever as at September 2019 by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)  shows that 34 deaths have

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Happy story of mothers who survived Ebola while pregnant

and also cuddle their babies afterwards “I put my feet on the ground and wiggled my toes. It felt strange to touch the ground for the first time in weeks.

It’s World Pharmacists Day

Pharmacists around the world  today  marked the World Pharmacists Day, a day set aside by the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)  to showcase the role of the pharmacist in improving health

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Chevron MD chairs 2019 PRSG-Richardson health, security forum

Speaks on Climate Change The Chairman/Managing Director, Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), Jeff Ewing, on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 chaired the 2019 edition of the PRSG-Richardson Health, Safety, Security and the

Bauchi initiates Yellow Fever campaign targeting 500,000 people

In response to an outbreak of Yellow Fever in Bauchi State, Governor Bala Mohammed on 12 September 2019 initiated a vaccination campaign against the disease in Alkaleri Local Government Area

Health writers laud appointment of medical professionals as health ministers

Recommend priorities The Health Writers Association of Nigeria, (HEWAN), on Friday September 6, commended Presiden t Muhammadu Buhari for appointing two notable medical practitioners as health Ministers. A release signed

Mamora wants varsities to introduce degree programme in herbal medicine

The  Minister of State for Health, Sen. Adeleke Mamora, has called on universities in the country to introduce Bachelor of Science degree programme in herbal medicine for better healthcare delivery.

DICOMAG congratulates new health minister

Urges him to priorities diabetes control  A non-governmental organization, Diabetes Control Media Advocacy Group (DICOMAG) has urged the new Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire to make the control

Enter Ehanire, Mamora as new health ministers

Immediate past Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire and former Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Senator Adeleke Olurunnimbe Mamora were sworn in today by President Muhammadu

Africa heads into last mile to be free of wild polio

Africa today passes a milestone threshold – three years with no case of wild poliovirus detected. This begins the short step to declaring the continent free of wild polio. This

Kano community chases away immunisation officers

Members of Makuntiri community in Bunkure Local Government Area of Kano State, on Friday gave reasons for chasing away health workers drafted to conduct polio immunization in the community. The

FG to include diabetes in PHC service

To stem the increasing incidence of diabetes in Nigeria, the Federal Ministry of Health has announced plans to double its efforts to strengthen the primary healthcare system to include diabetes

Yellow fever claims 16 in Ebonyi

At least 16 persons have reportedly died following an outbreak of yellow fever virus in Izzi local government area of Ebonyi State. Many others are also receiving treatment at the

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Chevron receives award for sustained support for small businesses

General Manager, Nigerian Content Development, Ms. Anike Odunlami, receiving the award on behalf of Chevron companies in Nigeria Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), operator of the NNPC/CNL Joint Venture,  has received

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Are Women Better Doctors Than Men?

The enrollment of female into medical schools has been increasing over the years. Because of this, there has been a huge debate as to whether women are better doctors than

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Health Benefits of Ginger

Ginger is a flowering plant whose rhizome, ginger root or simply ginger, is widely used as a spice or a folk medicine,  traditional medicine systems all over the world have applied

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Invest in science and technology to end recession – Ex-Minister

… speaks at Agbami STEM symposium Former minister of communication technology, Dr. Omobola Johnson, has advised the federal government to invest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM, to end economic

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3rd Annual Podiatry and Diabetes Foot Care Workshop Begins

The 3rd Annual world Diabetes Foundation, Podiatry Institute and Rainbow Specialist Clinic Workshop on diabetic foot began today in Lagos amidst revelations that diabetes is on the increase in Nigeria