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UPDATED: 2 quarantined in Lagos as Nigeria records 31 suspected cases of Monkeypox
6 months ago

UPDATED: 2 quarantined in Lagos as Nigeria records 31 suspected cases of Monkeypox

By  •  HEALTH, LOCAL

The commissioner for health in Lagos State, Jide Idris, on Monday disclosed that two suspected cases of monkeypox have been recorded in the state.

Idris told journalists at a press …
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Monkeypox looks and sounds a lot worse than it actually is – NCDC
6 months ago

Monkeypox looks and sounds a lot worse than it actually is – NCDC

By  •  HEALTH, LOCAL

Following the outbreak of monkeypox in Bayelsa state, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has called for calm, noting that the diseases looks and sounds a lot worse than …
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Monkeypox hits Bayelsa, 11 quarantined
7 months ago

Monkeypox hits Bayelsa, 11 quarantined

By  •  HEALTH, LOCAL

Not less than 11 people have been placed under medical surveillance in Bayelsa state, as a result of suspected outbreak of a viral disease, monkeypox.

Ebitimitula Etebu, the state commissioner …
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State House Clinic to be commercialised for revenue generation
7 months ago

State House Clinic to be commercialised for revenue generation

“Free treatment” at the state house clinic is soon to end, as Jalal Arabi, state house permanent secretary, has said the clinic will be commercialised to generate revenue.

The hospital, …
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Resident doctors begin indefinite strike in Kaduna
7 months ago

Resident doctors begin indefinite strike in Kaduna

Residents doctors in Kaduna State have begun an indefinite strike on Tuesday over the “sorry state” of healthcare facilities in state government hospitals.

Joseph Jokshan, president, Association of Resident Doctors …
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Joint Health Sector Union suspends nationwide strike
7 months ago

Joint Health Sector Union suspends nationwide strike

By  •  HEALTH

Following a conciliation meeting between leaders of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and representatives of the federal government in Abuja on Saturday, the union has decided to suspend its …
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Gynaecologist explains causes of premature birth
7 months ago

Gynaecologist explains causes of premature birth

A consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, Chris Abumchi, on Saturday in Abuja discussed some causes of preterm or premature birth. He listed violence among couples and other social vices such as …
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Health workers declare indefinite strike
7 months ago

Health workers declare indefinite strike

By  •  HEALTH, LOCAL

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) on Wednesday declared a nationwide indefinite strike. The national chairman of JOHESU, Mr. Biobelemoye Josiah during a media briefing in Ilorin, Kwara State, on Wednesday said …
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WHO begins cholera vaccination for one million in Borno
7 months ago

WHO begins cholera vaccination for one million in Borno

By  •  HEALTH

The World Health Organisation, WHO, and the Nigerian Government has concluded arrangement to vaccinate close to one million people over the age of one years in Borno against cholera outbreak.


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Over 90% of deaths in our hospitals caused by health workers
7 months ago

Over 90% of deaths in our hospitals caused by health workers

Over 90 per cent of deaths recorded in Nigerian hospitals are due to poor attitude of health workers.

Thomas Agan, the Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital …
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