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Transition Between Pregnancy and Birth (2)

Monday, February 27, 2017
Unfortunately, some mothers refuse consent for an operation because of cultural reasons. It is either that other women would look at them as weaklings because they could not put to bed normally or that they do not want to have a scar on their abdomen. In either case, it is better to have a he ...

Minister Promises Improved Funding For FMC Asaba

Saturday, February 25, 2017
The Minister of State for Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has assured the management team of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba that the federal ministry of health in collaboration with the National Health Insurance Scheme has generated a special intervention fund to be released to the FMC Asaba. ...

Why You Should Eat Avocados Today

Friday, February 17, 2017
You 39;re probably asking, why Avocados? Why not fruits like mango, orange, pineapple. Well, we understand your curiosity which is why we have carefully listed all the benefits you probably didn 39;t know about. Often referred to as fleshy fruit, avocados are packed with nutrients and heart-health ...

HURIWA CONDEMNS HIGH TAXATION ON ESSENTIAL DRUGS

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
A pro-Democracy and Non-Governmental organization- HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has raised alarm that poor but sick Nigerians may soon die in their numbers because of astronomic review of over the counter medications. HURIWA said the recent directive ...

Emergency! NNPC GMD, Baru Maikanti flown to India for surgery

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, is ill and has been flown to an undisclosed Indian hospital where he has undergone surgery for a yet to be disclosed ailment. Authoritative sources told THEWILL that he was transported o ...

The state of Medicare in the South East: When health delivery is threatened who

Monday, February 13, 2017
The founding fathers and thinkers and others who worked assiduously in the interest of representative governance which has given full definition to democratic practice of the day, took valid steps for the present democratic reforms to survive multiple generations. The feeling of insecurity facing ...

HIV cure claim: Don to harmonise findings

Sunday, February 12, 2017
The Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia, says Prof. Maduike Ezeibe, who claims to have discovered the cure for HIV/AIDS, is making effort to undergo due process domestically. The Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC) of the university, Prof. Iwe Ofo, made this known in an interview wit ...

36 Amazing Benefits (and Side Effects) of Coffee – A Balanced View Based on Scie

Sunday, February 12, 2017
What is the most used drug in the world? It rsquo;s not nicotine or anything illegal. It is caffeine. And the most popular form it comes in is coffee. Many people joke that they can rsquo;t function without coffee. Others hate it. Coffee has many clear health benefits, but also side effects e ...

MUST OUR HEALTH MINISTER BE THIS ARROGANT?

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
In the non-too-distant past, I was privy to a live broadcast of the convocation of the University of Ibadan. On the said day, it was the turn of awardees of doctorate degees to be so conferred. Another holder of a doctorate degree was invited to deliver the convocation lecture. In the course of proc ...

UN Campaign to Save Nigerian Children from Measles, Polio

Saturday, February 4, 2017
Odimegwu Onwumere writes that if not for the nonstop campaign by the United Nations to put the health of Nigerian children on the global focus especially children in the North-east ravaged by Boko Haram, much might not be known of measles and polio taking tolls on children At a time ...

ABIA 2017 : Niger Commissioner Attends 59th National Council on Health Meeting 

Thursday, February 2, 2017
The Niger State team of Health heavy-weights and stakeholders led by Dr. Mustapha Jibril, the Commissioner of Health were recently in Umuahia, Abia State Capital to attend the 59th National council on Health meeting 2017 tagged ldquo;National Health Policy: A Tool for Achieving Universal Health Cov ...

        That Illegal Closure Of Hospitals!

Sunday, January 29, 2017
The anti-medical-doctors rsquo; fight has taken another dimension, it is no longer limited to our government-owned hospitals, it has escalated to the private health sector. Late last year it was reported that a private hospital in Abuja was allegedly shut down by some radiographers without minding t ...

After Julian, Ajayi Continues To Impregnate Barren Women

Thursday, January 26, 2017
Despite putting marvelous efforts in sensitizing Nigerians about the devastation of endometriosis which habitually causes cramps and infertility in women, the Medical Director and Chief Executive Officer of Nordica Fertility Centres, Nigeria, Dr Abayomi Ajayi also helps barren women to be pregnant. ...
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