HIV/AIDs prevalence in Benue still highest, says Ortom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has said that about 184,745 persons are still infected with Human…

Nigeria making shaky progress in ending HIV/AIDS transmission

Today is World AIDS Day, and the theme of this year’s celebration is “Communities Make the…

Onaiyekan Foundation gives free medical treatment to1,000 FCT residents

The Cardinal Onaiyekan Foundation for Peace (COFP), says it has administered free medical treatment on 1,000…

Lassa fever kills two, infects 10 in five states

Lassa fever has claimed two more lives in Abia and Edo states as the country approaches…

Foods To Avoid During Pregnancy

Congrats momma and welcome to the exciting first phase to motherhood — pregnancy. Now’s the time…

5.9 billion children die yearly from preventable causes

The Save the Children has stated that about 5.9 billion children still die of preventable causes,…

Enugu govt releases N100m counterpart for Basic Health Care Provision Fund

The Enugu State Government has paid its N100 million counterpart fund for the Basic Health Care Provision Fund…

How alcohol causes cancer of the liver

Mrs Chinwe Offor, a retired nurse, has said heavy consumption of alcohol leads to development of…

NIPSS course 41 participants to submit recommendations on effective funding of universal health care to FEC

The Executive Course 41 participants of the National  Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS),Kuru, near Jos,…

BHCPF will allow Nigeria increase access to quality healthcare services – WorldBank

The World Bank Group, says that the Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF) is an important…

International Accreditation on all Medicine/Health Sciences courses and others as well : Two Universities meet South America’s requirements

Crown University International Chartered Inc. ( Americas, Ghana, and other Partner Campuses Worldwide) and West Coast…

2019 World Diabetes Day: PHEW Foundation Celebrates with Nana Secondary School in grandstyle

….. asked teachers and Students to reduce their weight. …..gives free Blood Sugar test, BMI test,…

Anti-Ebola radio in DR Congo closes down after killing

A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR…

Fat molecule in avocados can fight Type 2 diabetes

Avocados aren’t merely a tasty addition to a diet — they contain a fat molecule that…

Council briefs Osinbajo on how to tackle malnutrition

The Nutrition Society of Nigeria has called for an institutional framework towards tackling malnutrition in Nigeria.…

World Breast Cancer Awareness Month:MWAN Leadership launches (WORTHI) project on Breast Self-Examination

By Victor Bieni ASABA- The National President, Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Dr. Mrs Minnie…

NGO reaches 7m women with family planning services in 10 years

Mr Effiom Effiom, the Country Director of Marie Stopes International Organisation Nigeria (MSION), a Non-Governmental Organisation…

Texas Hospital Livestreams Brain Surgery On Facebook

A young woman in Texas who remained awake for her brain surgery was able to speak…

Lassa Fever kills 5 in Benue

Five persons have been confirmed dead in Benue following an outbreak of Lassa fever in the state.…

COWLSO seeks national emergency on maternal mortality

The Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO) yesterday implored the Federal Government and indeed…

Nigeria to import doctors from Europe, United States

Health Minister Osagie Ehanire said yesterday that Nigeria would employ the services of medical experts from…

Men staring at women’s boobs 10 minutes daily will live longer – Scientists reveals

Men who stare at women’s breasts for 10 minutes daily will live longer and will also…

FG pledges $12m for global war against HIV, TB

Federal Government demonstrated its support and solidarity with the international community by making a financial pledge…

Monkey Pox in Lagos: No cause for panic – LASG

Lagos State Government says there is no cause for panic following the outbreak of Monkey Pox…

FG to Distribute 3m Mosquito Nets in Niger

The federal government will begin its battle against the malaria scourge in Niger State in November…

1.5 million people die of tuberculosis in 2018 – WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that in 2018 alone, a total of 1.5 million…

Breast cancer: Association takes screening to Cross River communities

The Medical Women Association of Nigeria has taken breast cancer screening and awareness to rural communities…

119 Nigerians on death row in Malaysia, says Amnesty International

Amnesty International (AI) has identified 119 Nigerians among a total of 1,281 persons sentenced to death…

How mother can raise responsible girl child – Psychologist

A Psychologist with the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Ituku-Ozalla, Mrs Nneka Dim, has urged…

Ebola virus now squeezed into ‘corner’ of DR Congo: WHO

Efforts to halt an Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo have made “significant progress”,…

Amosun’s Hospital Accused Of Using And Dumping Workers

By Monsurat Adegoke, Abeokuta The community hospital where the former governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle…

Sanwo-Olu urges residents to register for Health Insurance Scheme

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, made a passionate call to residents, urging them to…

Donors gather in France to fund fight on AIDS, TB, Malaria

A global organisation funding the fight against three major diseases is hoping for 14 billion dollars…

Buhari, Sanwo-Olu to unveil 149-Bed Specialist Hospital for mothers, children(Photos)

The First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari and the Lagos State Governor,…

NVMA warns against consumption of unhealthy meat

The Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) Oyo State Branch has expressed concerns over the poor standard…

Why Every women Must Use Sanitary Pads – Founder Reveals

Ashley Lori is the Initiative which aims at ensuring safer Founder of the Pad Up Africa…

Nigeria loses bid to host 2021 ICASA conference – NACA DG

Nigeria has lost the bid to host the 2021 edition of International Conference on AIDS and…

Nigerian becomes first African to emerge IOSH’s VP

A Nigerian has been appointed as vice president of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).…

FG to stop diversion of malaria drugs

The Federal Government says it will engage law enforcement agencies against parties whose actions or inactions lead to…

4 Ways You Can Become A Better Plus-Size Shopper

Plus-size women deserve sophistication in their style too just like the other body types hence why…

Fund researches in tertiary institutions, Scientist urges FG

A scientist, Prof. Adekunle Amoo has called on the Federal Government to fund researches in tertiary…

My husband asked me for a DNA test on all of our children randomly after 10 years. I feel so hurt and offended. Should I do it?

There’s only three reasons to make such a request, geneology, genetic for medical reasons, or he…

Quality investment in nutrition can save 3.7m lives by 2025- WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says quality investment in nutrition can save 3.7 million lives by…

NMA wants Edo Govt to provide security for members

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has called on the Edo Government to provide security for its members to…

Address disconnect in health sector, Association urges govts

The Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria has urged the three tiers of…

How to boost response to HIV/AIDS treatment in Nigeria

Unarguably, the inauguration of “Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact survey (NAIIS)’’ on June 8, 2018 by…

Suicide: Men, more likely to end lives than women, says Neuropsychiatrist

Dr Uchendu Onyedika, a Neuropsychiatrist with the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, says though more women tend to…

Tamarind For Toothache, Hypertension, Others

Black velvet tamarind or Dialium Guineense Wild is also known as Nigerian velvet tamarind. It is…

WHO urges for “full force” against Ebola in DRC as cases reach 3,000

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday called for “full force” of all partners to stop…

India, China export N108bn drugs to Nigeria in one year

Pharmaceutical products import to Nigeria has increased from $358.04million to $513.89million (N185billion) or 30.3 per cent…

Yellow Fever: Immunisation, clean environment, the antidote

Recently, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) informed that 20 persons died of yellow fever…

Expert Counsels on Pregnancy Induced Hair Loss

Many women often experience loss of hair weeks or months after moving past a pregnancy as…

Group donates health centre to Ananmbra community

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Nuway Foundation USA, has donated a primary health centre to Agbaja, Abatete community in Idemili…

Economy: NGO Advocates More Investment In Maternity Sector

March Health Care Initiative (MHI), an NGO, on Monday said investing in Nigeria’s maternity protection would…

Expert says Nigeria capable of handling Ebola case

A medical expert, Dr Ademola Lawal, has said that Nigeria has the capacity to handle any…

New Born Babies Sleep On Plastic Chairs Due To Insufficient Beds At A Clinic (See Photos)

New Born Babies Made To Sleep On Plastic Chairs Due To Insufficient Beds At A Nigerian…

Buhari Blows Hot, Set To Ban Nigerians From Travelling Abroad For Medical Treatment

President Muhammadu Buhari, has said that revamping Nigeria’s Health sector, could reduce dependence on foreign countries…

Buhari kicks against foreign medical treatment

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, in Daura, Katsina State, said Nigeria must reduce dependence on medical treatment…

Zamfara Govt to construct new hospital in Maradun

Gov. Mohammed Bello-Matawalle has pledged to construct an ultra modern hospital in Maradun, to enhance health…

FCTA sensitises Bwari residents on FG free healthcare enrolment

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) in collaboration with Health Policy Plus, an (NGO), on Wednesday…