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Agency To Support HIV/AIDS Programmes In Kano.

Friday, April 21, 2017
The Kano State Agency for the Control of AIDS (KSACA), has pledged more support to public and private health facilities engaged in HIV/AIDS programmes. This is contained in a statement signed by Usman Gwadabe, the Public Relations Officer of the agency and made available to Newsmen in Kano today. ...

If meningitis were God’s punishment

Sunday, April 16, 2017
As an advocate of humanity, I have pleaded with God to ignore the proclamations of the inpatient, inhuman and un-Godly of His created mankind. Mankind see themselves so free that they can say anything and ascribe it to God Who, though knowing and seeing all, is patient and loving. God created everyt ...

Delta Records Four Cases of Suspected Meningitis

Sunday, April 16, 2017
Tension has engulfed Deltans following the outbreak of Meningitis, a dreaded disease presenting ravaging the country. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Nicholas Azinge, Thursday flanked by his counterpart in the Ministry of Information, Mr Patrick Ukah confirmed the incident in a press briefing at ...

#WorldHealthDay 2017: Saraki Raises Alarm Over Withdrawal of International Fundi

Sunday, April 9, 2017
President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Thursday called for increased global attention for HIV/AIDS funding in Nigeria. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media amp; Publicity, Mr. Yusuph Olaniyonu, on the occasion of World Health Day 2017, Saraki, who is a medical d ...

A CALL TO REVISE THE HIPPOCRATIC OATH.

Saturday, April 1, 2017
The Hippocratic Oath ultimately leads to Physician overwork, neglect of family, ignoring of social and spiritual life, burnout, depression and physician suicides An extract from an article in a medical journal reads: quot;Burnout among physicians is rampant. One-third to one-half of practici ...

CNN Poll Reveals Nigerians Still Drinking Fanta, Sprite Despite Court Ruling

Friday, March 31, 2017
Despite being in the eye of the storm lately over the controversy surrounding benzoate preservatives, favourite beverage brands, Fanta and Sprite, appear to still enjoy the confidence and trust of Nigerian consumers, according to a CNN Poll. Conducted by CNNAfrica via its twitter handle @CNNAfric ...

Delta Health Commissioner Hails Oseme Over Staff Clinic Project

Friday, March 31, 2017
The Commission for Health, Delta State, Dr Nicolas Azinge has hailed the Aniocha North local government chairman Hon. Chuks Oseme for providing staff clinic to the council workers in the secreatriat. Dr Azinge gave the commendation Friday during the official commissioning of the staff clinic at t ...

HEALTH BENEFITS OF TOMATO CONSUMTION

Friday, March 31, 2017
Tomato has been referred to as a quot;functional food, quot; a food that goes beyond providing just basic nutrition. Due to their beneficial phytochemicals such as lycopene, tomatoes also play a role in preventing chronic disease and deliver other health benefits Tomatoes are packed full of bene ...

Doctors declare State of Emergency at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital

Friday, March 31, 2017
The Association of resident Doctors (ARD) University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) has declared a State of Emergency at the hospital due to the acute decay of administration procedures and state of equipment in the hospital. Arising from an emergency general meeting (EGM) held by the associat ...

President reportedly set to continue examination as doctors arrive Nigeria

Thursday, March 30, 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly concluded plans to continue his medical treatment in Nigeria as against going to London. According to SaharaReporters, Buhari on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, made arrangements for his doctors in London to arrive Nigeria and continue examinations and treatme ...

NIFST Aligns with Health Ministry on the Fanta and Sprite Controversy

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
The Nigerian Institute of Foods Science and Technology (NIFST), a professional association of Food Scientists and Technologists with membership of over 10,000 spread across various sectors in the country, has declared its professional stand on the controversy over the levels of benzoic preservative ...

Pharmacists Get Land For Medicinal Plants In Delta

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Pharmacists under the aegis of Association of Lady Pharmacists (ALPs), National Body has taken delivery of a parcel of land donated to the association by the Omu Anioma, HRM Obi Martha Dunkwu, for the purposes of Pharmacognosis, which means the study of medicinal plants. The MoU for the land was ...

New Born Baby - First Stools

Friday, March 17, 2017
Most babies pass the first stool within the first 48 hours of birth, some may delay for up to 4 days and this should not be a cause for concern. The first stool passed (meconium) is usually dark, greenish and sometimes slimy. This should again not bother the mother because they are normal. However i ...
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