Health

Diphtheria Public Health Advisory Amidst Outbreak

Friday, January 20, 2023
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has responded to reports of diphtheria cases in Lagos and Kano States and is monitoring the situation in Osun and Yobe States where cases are now being picked up. In addition to clinically suspected cases, there have been laboratory- confi ...

Monkeypox In Nigeria.

Friday, January 20, 2023
The genesis of monkeypox began in the year 1958. It all started with monkeys that were kept in a research areas for experiment purpose. Moneypox is a disease caused by the mpox virus. This virus usually affects rodents, such as rats or mice, or nonhuman primates, such as monkeys. But it can occur in ...

Ebola In Nigeria

Saturday, January 14, 2023
Cases of the Ebola virus disease in Nigeria were reported in 2014 as a small part of the epidemic of disease (commonly known as Ebola ) which originated in Guinea that represented the first outbreak of the disease in a West African country. Nigeria lost some of her brilliant professionals to EVD ...

David Umahi Federal University Of Health Sciences, Uburu Set To Commence Product

Monday, January 9, 2023
Production of dialyzers used in treating renal disorders is to commence at the David Umahi Federal University of Health Sciences Teaching Hospital in the next few months. Governor David Nweze Umahi announced this while hosting Students and Staff of the University who paid him a new year homage at ...

NAFDAC Raises Alarm Over Circulation Of Fake Covid-19 Test Kits

Monday, December 19, 2022
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has issued an alert to members of the public, Nigerians in particular, about counterfeit Covid-19 Antigen rapid test kits in circulation In a public alert released to newsmen on Sunday, the Agency noted that the counterfeit ...

PMI,Ebonyi Malaria Partners Set To Distribute Over 2 million Insecticide Treated

Thursday, December 8, 2022
A total of Two million and eighty six thousand, six hundred and eighty-three Insecticide Treated Nets have been programmed for distribution to households in Ebonyi State for malaria prevention. Distribution of the nets, courtesy of the United States Presidential Malaria Initiative (PMI), in partn ...

World Aids Day: Group Advises Youths To Stay Away From Pornographic Material

Monday, December 5, 2022
As this year 39;s World AIDS Day was marked on December 1, a non-profit group, internet safety magazine, has advised youths to stay away from any pornographic material because in most cases, it increases their sexual feelings. Speaking on Saturday, December 3, 2022 in Ibadan at a special program ...

Bloom Buddy Redefines Nigeria’s Executive Health And Forges Strategic Corporate

Sunday, December 4, 2022
Bloom Buddy, Africa rsquo;s first autism tele-consultation service was joined by NBC Coca- Cola, I-Fitness, Pediatic Partners Hospital, Lakeshore Cancer Center, MyCover.ai, and other notable institutions to explore new health strategies for Nigerians. Bloom Buddy held the first-ever Well Health C ...

World Toilet Summit 2022: Buhari Demand For Private Sector Collaboration To Erad

Saturday, November 19, 2022
AS Nigerians struggle with poor sanitation practices, President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday, talked about private sector collaboration and intervention to eradicate open defecation in 2025. Buhari who was represented by Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, while declaring open the World Toilet Summit ...

Pharmacy Council Of Nigeria Shuts Down 381 Pharmacies, Patent Shops In Akwa Ibom

Friday, November 18, 2022
The Pharmacy Council of Nigeria has said it has sealed over 381 pharmacies and patent shops in Akwa Ibom State for various unprofessional offences. The Director and Head of Enforcement Department, Pharm Stephen Esumobi, made this known while briefing the press in Uyo on Friday. He stated that ...
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