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FG’s meeting with Health Workers deadlocked as JOHESU expects new govt offer
1 month ago

FG’s meeting with Health Workers deadlocked as JOHESU expects new govt offer

By  •  HEALTH, LOCAL

A meeting between the federal government and the striking health workers under the aegis of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has again ended with no agreement, a leader of …
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Ebola Resurgence: Nigeria intensifies surveillance on boarders
1 month ago

Ebola Resurgence: Nigeria intensifies surveillance on boarders

In an attempt to keep Nigerians safe from Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday directed the Federal Ministry of Health to step up surveillance activities …
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Ebola resurfaces in Congo, kills 17
1 month ago

Ebola resurfaces in Congo, kills 17

By  •  HEALTH

The dreaded Ebola virus that raged some African countries several years ago, has staged a return in northwest part of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), killing 17 people.

Congo’s health …
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Customs detain importer over smuggled containers loaded with Tramadol
1 month ago

Customs detain importer over smuggled containers loaded with Tramadol

The Tincan Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has detained one suspect in connection with importation of 40 and 20 feet containers loaded with Tramadol tablets allegedly smuggled from …
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FCTA refutes claims of cholera outbreak in Abuja
1 month ago

FCTA refutes claims of cholera outbreak in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) says there is no cholera outbreak recorded in the territory.

Humphrey Okoroukwu, Director Public Health of Health and Human Service Secretariat, made this known …
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Alex Ferguson undergoes emergency brain surgery
1 month ago

Alex Ferguson undergoes emergency brain surgery

By  •  HEALTH, LIFESTYLE

Sir Alex Ferguson, former Manchester United manager, on Saturday underwent an emergency surgery for brain haemorrhage.

Manchester United FC confirmed the news with a statement on its website.

The legendary …
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Total Group marks 2018 world malaria day in Ibadan, Oyo State
1 month ago

Total Group marks 2018 world malaria day in Ibadan, Oyo State

By  •  HEALTH

The Total Group in Nigeria which comprise of Total Nigeria Plc and Total Upstream Companies and her partners (NNPC, NAPIMS, SAPETRO, Petrobras & CCNOC) joined the rest of the world …
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DRUG ABUSE: FG bans import and production of cough syrup with codeine
2 months ago

DRUG ABUSE: FG bans import and production of cough syrup with codeine

By  •  HEALTH, LOCAL

The Federal Ministry of Health has banned the production and importation of codeine as active pharmaceutical ingredient for cough preparations to check substance abuse among Nigerians.

The Minister of Health, …
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Scientists decode enzyme causing ageing, cancer
2 months ago

Scientists decode enzyme causing ageing, cancer

By  •  HEALTH, LIFESTYLE

Elated scientists announced Wednesday the completion of a 20-year quest to map the complex enzyme thought to forestall ageing by repairing the tips of chromosomes in plants and animals, including …
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HEALTH ALERT: You gain weight when you skip breakfast
2 months ago

HEALTH ALERT: You gain weight when you skip breakfast

By  •  HEALTH

People who skip breakfast are more likely to gain weight and have larger waists, according to a U.S. study published online recently.

The study, led by Kevin Smith from Mayo …
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