HEALTH

Buhari is not sick, but will continue to visit London for his health – Presidency

Speaking on Sunday Politics, a programme on Channels Television, Femi Adesina, President Buhari’s spokesman said that President Muhammadu Buhari will continue to consult doctors in London hospital for his medical needs because his medical history is known to them. “You ...

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Buhari releases $55.5 million for revitalisation of 109 primary healthcare centres

President Muhammadu Buhari has released $55.5 million to the 36 states and the federal capital territory (FCT) for women healthcare project. Each of the states and FCT would get $1.5 million. The women quality healthcare initiative is on the platform ...

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Do you love catfish? Note these warnings from a medical expert

An Abuja-based medical expert has warned that excessive consumption of catfish could increase the chances of developing cardiovascular diseases. Dr Arikawe Adeolu, a medical practitioner at Federal Medical Centre, Abuja, said that catfish contained omega-6 fatty acids. The acid, he ...

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RESPITE: Malaria vaccine passes trial test in humans

According to Africa Review, Malaria vaccine that uses a weakened form of the parasite has passed a critical milestone” in human safety trials. Doctors used a genetically modified form of malaria that is unable to cause a full infection in ...

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Two injured in Aso Rock as firearm goes off

A female staff member of Nigeria’s president’s office, Aso Rock, is undergoing treatment at the State House Clinic, after being injured by an accidental discharge from a gun belonging to an operative of Department of State Services, DSS. Accounts given ...

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ARREARS: UCH workers give FG 7-day ultimatum

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to pay their outstanding salaries. The group told newsmen in Ibadan on Friday that it would proceed on indefinite strike ...

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Lassa fever: 396 under surveillance in Ogun

No fewer than 396 persons have been placed on surveillance as a result of the death of an Assistant Chief Nursing Officer of the Federal Medical Center, Abeokuta, reported to have died of Lassa fever. The Commissioner for Health, Dr ...

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Resident doctors to go on strike from January 2 if demands are not met

The National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, has given the Federal Government up to January 2 to implement the National Health Act and other demands or face withdrawal of service. Addressing journalists in Enugu after its emergency executive committee meeting ...

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Bird Flu breaks out in Nigeria, confirmed in Kano

Avian influenza, popularly known as Bird flu has resurfaced in Kano state, the state government announced on Wednesday. Dr Shehu Bawa, the Director Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, disclosed this to our correspondent in Kano. Bawa said ...

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Nutritional composition and health benefits of “AVOCADO PEAR”

Many persons enjoy taking avocados. For some it is a fruit, another group considers it simply a “food additive”, while yet another class consider it as a medicinal fruit. Have you ever bothered to know more about those green-skinned, fleshy-bodied ...

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