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…

Breastfeeding best for newborn babies – CMD

The Chief Medical Director (CMD), Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, Prof. Adetokunbo Fabamwo, has…

Yellow fever breaks out in Ebonyi, kills 16

No fewer than 16 persons were yesterday confirmed dead following the outbreak of yellow fever in…

2 Medical Experts Reveals Why Breastfeeding Mothers Can Still Have Sex

Two medical experts, Mrs Subedetu Nafiu, a Family Planning Manager and Mr Olusola Malomo, a Nutritionist,…

Is smoking marijuana beneficial in any way?

Absolutely, and I can bear direct testimony to that fact. I have been suffering from chronic…

Buhari, Obasanjo, Abdulsalami, Jonathan Promise Action against Cancer

President Muhammadu Buhari; former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Goodluck Jonathan, and ex-Head of State, Gen Abdulsalami Abubakar…

UNICEF restates commitment to child growth, survival, development

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has reaffirmed its commitment to continue to support various state…

Measles: No outbreak in Niger, Plateau, Lagos

Following the reported outbreak of measles in some parts of the country, Niger, Lagos, and Plateau…

Violence Against Children: Case for Improved Children Protection Services

A News Analysis By Vivian Ihechu, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) According to the United Nations…

Zimbabwe legalises growing of hemp

Zimbabwe will change its laws to allow farmers to grow industrial hemp for export, cabinet ministers…

“Very Soon, People Will Have Option Of Living Forever” — Scientists

Two genetic engineers said that dying would become ‘optional’ within just 27 years and that the…

Ministry, stakeholders collaborate to improve health information system

In its bid to improve data in Nigeria’s health sector and expand access to healthcare, Federal…

NISA Premier hospital performs first kidney transplant in Abuja

The management of NISA Premiere Hospital, Abuja, has carried out its first kidney transplantation in the Federal…

11 dangerous foods that cause cancer

The food we eat is at the heart of many cancers. In fact, up to 70%…

HIV: Studies show promise on movement from three- to two-drug regimens

Two studies presented at the recent 10th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2019)…

Doctors strike: Details of Gbajabiamila’s meeting with FG, union officials

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has brokered a truce between the…

Jigawa Govt provides free anti-malarial drugs to 75,083 children

The Jigawa Government, in collaboration with Malaria Consortium, on Monday says it has commenced administration of…

Hepatitis: Medical expert calls for more sensitisation, vaccination

Adewole, a consultant with the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, told the Nigeria News Agency in Abuja that many…

PCN seals 255 pharmacy shops in Ondo for various offences

Mrs Anthonia Aruya, the Director, Inspection and Monitoring of PCN made the disclosure during a press…

Meal timing can help weight loss

A new research has found that eating only between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. curbs the…

Immunise your children now, Plateau govt urges parents

                          The Plateau Government…