Health

Cervical Cancer: MWAN Powers Capacity Building For

Sunday, February 25, 2024
The Medical Women Association of Nigeria has collaborated some federal health institutions and Ebonyi health ministry in raising awareness and building capacity of health workers on cervical cancer screening and prevention. The event was a prelude to a general cancer awareness, screening and trea ...

Kaduna Governor Orders Swift Investigation Into Lassa Fever Outbreak

Friday, February 23, 2024
ldquo;Lassa fever, rdquo; at the 44 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital in Kaduna. Kaduna Governor Orders Swift Investigation Into Lassa Fever Outbreak In a statement released on Thursday by Muhammad Shehu, his Chief Press Secretary, the governor directed the Kaduna State Ministry of Health to i ...

Kaduna Military Hospital Shuts Ward Over Haemorrhagic Fever Outbreak

Friday, February 23, 2024
The authorities of the military hospital at the 44 Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna have shut down the emergency ward, over a suspected outbreak of viral haemorrhagic fever. The Corps Commander, Medical, Brig. Gen. S. O. Okoigi, disclosed the development in a statement on Thursday, saying the dise ...

NAFDAC Sanctions Pizza Outlets Over Use Of Expired Seasoning

Friday, February 9, 2024
The Federal Capital Territory Directorate of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has disclosed that it has penalized two pizza outlets in the FCT for using expired dough blend seasoning. The FCT Director of the agency, Mr Ozigis Abdulsalam, made this known in ...

Federal Government To Construct Six Cancer Treatment Centres In Nigeria

Thursday, February 8, 2024
Dr.Tunji Alausa, Minister of State for Federal Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, has announced the Federal Government 39;s plan to construct six new cancer healthcare centres within the period of three years. The Minister made this known on Tuesday, 6th February, while speaking at a symposi ...

Ebonyi: Nwifuru Directs N150,000 Additional Allowance to Doctors, Reiterates Res

Monday, February 5, 2024
Governor Francis Nwifuru of Ebonyi State has directed the payment of additional One hundred and fifty thousand naira monthly allowance, to all State employed medical doctors. The Governor gave the directive Monday in his office in Abakaliki. Nwifuru spoke when he received in audience the membe ...

Kano Governor Seeks Approval To Establish Center For Disease Control

Monday, January 29, 2024
Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano State has written to the state House of Assembly, requesting the House to consider and subsequently approve his request for the establishment of Kano State Center for Disease Control. It was reported that the letter which was addressed to the Speaker, Jibril Isma ...

Resident Doctors Begin Indefinite Strike In Enugu

Wednesday, January 24, 2024
The Association of Resident Doctors of Enugu State University of Science and Technology Teaching Hospital has announced plans to embark on an indefinite strike over the abysmal shortage of doctors, insecurity, and poor sponsorship of the residency programme. The doctors announced this in a commun ...

Cameroon Rolls Out Malaria Vaccine

Tuesday, January 23, 2024
Cameroon recently rolled out vaccines for malaria, most suited for children. These have been successfully tested in Ghana and Kenya. Those who are old enough, born in the 50s and 60s, remember vaccination through scarification, on your left arm. Yes, it was a smallpox vaccination, and it all bega ...

NAFDAC Investigates ‘Poisonous’ Plantain Chips Report Lagos

Saturday, January 20, 2024
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has launched investigation into a viral social media post alleging a woman fried plantain chips using oil adulterated with polythene. In a statement on Saturday by NAFDAC rsquo;s Resident Media Consultant, Sayo Akintola, the agency ...
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