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Despite surgery, Buhari’s son to be flown to Germany for further treatment
4 weeks ago

Despite surgery, Buhari’s son to be flown to Germany for further treatment

TheCable Nigeria has reported that the family of President Muhammadu Buhari is seriously considering flying their son abroad for advanced medical treatment.

Yusuf Buhari, was involved in a bike accident …
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Police intercept N15m fake drugs in Zaria
4 weeks ago

Police intercept N15m fake drugs in Zaria

The Kaduna State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the interception of fake drugs worth over N15 million in Zaria.

The command’s spokesperson, ASP Muktar Aliyu, made the disclosure to the …
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DID YOU KNOW? Artificially ripen fruits cause cancer
4 weeks ago

DID YOU KNOW? Artificially ripen fruits cause cancer

A Clinical Mentor, Dr Mustapha Bature of Kebbi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, has warned that consumption of fruits such as mango, banana, pawpaw and plantain, artificially ripened by …
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Nigeria ranks second largest HIV epidemic nation
1 month ago

Nigeria ranks second largest HIV epidemic nation

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Nigeria had the second largest HIV epidemic in 2016, with over 196,000 adolescents representing 10 per cent of the global burden said to be living with HIV/AIDS, according to a …
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HEALTH: Kogi Doctors extend ultimatum on impending strike to Dec. 31
1 month ago

HEALTH: Kogi Doctors extend ultimatum on impending strike to Dec. 31

The Kogi State Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, says it has extended to December 31, the two-week ultimatum it gave to the state government to meet its demands …
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DID YOU KNOW? Nigeria loses about N175bn annually to medical tourism
2 months ago

DID YOU KNOW? Nigeria loses about N175bn annually to medical tourism

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A Former Minister of Health, Prof Onyebuchi Chukwu, has said that Nigeria about is losing N175 billion annually to medical tourism.

Chukwu made the claim at opening ceremony of the …
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CANCER: Nigeria records 250,000 cases yearly, FG to conduct free screening
2 months ago

CANCER: Nigeria records 250,000 cases yearly, FG to conduct free screening

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NIGERIA – The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, on Monday said about 250,000 cases of cancer are recorded yearly in the country.

The minister, in a bid to curb …
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10,000 Nigerians die of cancer annually – Minister
2 months ago

10,000 Nigerians die of cancer annually – Minister

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The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Friday in Abuja said 10,000 people die annually due to agony and lack of basic equipment for treatment of cancer.

Adewole said …
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54 babies born HIV positive in Nasarawa – Official
2 months ago

54 babies born HIV positive in Nasarawa – Official

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The Executive Director of Nasarawa State Aids Control Agency (NASACA), Zakari Umar, said 54 babies delivered between January and September in the state tested positive to HIV.

Mr. Umar made …
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Cases of Malaria rise in Nigeria, Rwanda, Congo
2 months ago

Cases of Malaria rise in Nigeria, Rwanda, Congo

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A report released today in Geneva says Nigeria, Rwanda, and Democratic Republic of Congo DRC have seen the largest increases in malaria cases, jeopardizing the gains recorded since 2000.

The …
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