HEALTH

Remember July 20: Patrick Sawyer brought Ebola to Nigeria on this day

At about 9pm on July 20, 2014, Lagos was full of life with its usual bustle, and then, First Consultants Medical Centre, Obalende, Lagos, received an unwanted guest, an uninvited visitor. The guest arrived at the Murtala Muhammed Airport from ...

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Rotary foundation to establish polio rehabilitation centre in Nigeria

The Rotary Foundation Club of Nigeria has promised to build a polio rehabilitation centre that will rehabilitate all survivors of polio in the country. Mr Akabom Enobong, the Governor of Rotary District 9140, made the promise in his acceptance speech ...

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Okah is in isolation at Kuje prison for suspected Lassa fever

Alleged mastermind of 2010 independence day bombings, Charles Okah, who was rumoured on Saturday to have escaped from Kuje prison on Friday evening, has revealed that he was receiving treatment in isolation for suspected Lassa fever infection at the time ...

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GTBank holds 6th Annual Autism Conference

Foremost financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, is set to hold the 6th edition of its Annual Autism Conference. The two-day programme, which is free and open to the general public, will hold on the 20th and 21st of June, ...

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Kraft Heinz organizes symposium on cardiovascular diseases

… Introduces COMPLAN as a nutritional support for management of hypertension ‘’which is a risk factor for stroke the major cardiovascular disease in Nigeria’’ Kraft Heinz Company, manufacturers of Complan ‘’complete meal in a drink’’ has organized a scientific symposium ...

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Doctors to begin nationwide strike on June 9

The National President, National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD), Dr Muhammad Askira, said the association will start a nationwide strike on Thursday, June 9. Making the announcement before newsmen in Kano on Tuesday, Askira noted that the decision was ...

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Real reason Nigerians shun public hospitals —Minister

The Minister of State for Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Monday said poor environment and lack of modern equipment scare people away from the nation’s public health institutions. Mr. Ehanire said this in Lagos at the inauguration of three projects ...

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Buhari flies to London to treat Ear Infection

NIGERIA- President Muhamadu Buhari begins a 10-day vacation to the United Kingdom today. Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, disclosed this in a statement issued on Sunday.The statement said while in London, the president will ...

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GINKLAT introduced to Nigeria’s market to reduce high stress rate

The increasing high rate of stress in Nigeria has been described as alarming hence the decision of foremost pharmaceutical, Klak to come out with a strategic solution.According to Emmanuel Olouha, the Managing Director and CEO of Klat,  Pharmaceutical , the ...

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Drug-resistance: World risks 10 million deaths a year – Report

British health experts on Thursday said some 10 million people could die annually from infections by drug-resistant “superbugs” by 2050 unless the world takes decisive action to cut the use of antibiotics and other antimicrobial drugs. The experts made this ...

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