WHO raises concern over global negligence on measles vaccination

                         World Health Organisation (WHO) has expressed concern over worldwide negligence of vaccination against measles and some other diseases. missed lifesaving... Read more »

First Ebola patient in Eastern Congo’s main city dies

                         The first Ebola patient in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s largest city, Goma, has died, the government on Tuesday said.... Read more »

Chinese researchers find new gene linked to deafness

                          The study published online earlier this month in the international journal Genetics in Medicine described the gene as ABCC1, which... Read more »

Over 1million get sexually transmitted infections daily –WHO

                          Everyday, there are more than one million new cases of curable sexually transmitted infections among people aged 15-49 years, according... Read more »

HIV/AIDS: Society wants nurse penalised for stigmatising client on Facebook

                         Coalition of Civil Society Network about AIDS in Nigeria (COCSNAN) on Saturday called for immediate penalisation of a nurse for... Read more »

Nasarawa Govt commences free medical eye outreach

                            The Nasarawa State Government has commenced free eye medical outreach across the three senatorial districts of the state. Malam... Read more »

Why are menstruating women in India removing their wombs?

                     Two pieces of very disturbing news involving working women and menstruation have emerged in India in recent months. Periods have long been... Read more »

Ebola: Death toll in DRC rises to 1,540 — WHO

                            The death toll in the latest outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has risen to... Read more »

Osun To Deliver 100 Revitalised Health Centres Next Month

                             The first 100 revitalised primary health centres by the Osun State Government will be delivered for public use... Read more »

Why you must avoid cowhides processed with flames – Health expert

                             A Health expert has warned Nigerians against consuming cowhides popularly called ‘Ponmo’ processed with flames from burning tyres... Read more »

13.6 Million Nigerians Suffer From Malaria Annually

                           Each year, at least 13.6 million Nigerians suffer from malaria, the Environmental Health Officers Association of Nigeria (EHOAN) says... Read more »

Expect 100% Hike In Drug Prices, PSN Tells Nigerians

                          The Lagos State Branch of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, has told Nigerians to expect a 100% increase... Read more »

Top 7 Superb Reasons to Use Castor oil for Baldness

                           Introduction A slight balding is natural at an advanced age of fifty or sixty but losing hair from the... Read more »

Cellgevity: Are You Suffering From Cancer ?

                              *LET’S HELP SAVE LIVES* Do you know someone who is Suffering from any of these, or any... Read more »

Africa needs $98 million to contain Ebola next month, says WHO

                          The World Health Organisation (WHO) has disclosed that $98 million (N35.28 billion) is needed to contain the ravaging Ebola Virus... Read more »

26-year-old fake drugs manufacturer nabbed in Bauchi

                                 A 26-year-old Victor Oguwa, a suspected fake drugs manufacturer, has been arrested by the police in... Read more »

Psychiatrist to single moms: Don’t bow to stigmatisation

                             A Psychiatrist with the Benue State University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH), Dr Ninyo Omidiji, has counseled single parents especially... Read more »

Take oral health serious, dentist advises public

                              Dr Olufunke Agbekele of the Dental Department at Crystal line Hospital in Okinni area of Agunbelewo, Osogbo... Read more »

Over 180 Million Nigerians Require 2 Million Units Of Blood Annually -Ministry Of Health

                          The Federal Ministry of Health has said Nigeria requires an estimated two million units of blood every year to adequately... Read more »

Drugmakers kick against prices on TV adverts

                         U.S. drugmakers filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a new government regulation that would require them to disclose the list... Read more »

Nigeria prepares for Ebola, signs health security pact with German firm

                              Following the two deaths and infection of three others by the raging Ebola outbreak in Uganda that spread... Read more »

Kidney transplant: NGO seeks Sanwo-Olu’s support for 17-year-old patient

                           Impact Group (IG) a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), on Thursday appealed to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-olu of Lagos State and spirited... Read more »

One case of Ebola confirmed in Uganda —WHO

                               A five-year-old boy is being treated for Ebola in Uganda, the first case since an outbreak in... Read more »

FCT Doctors threaten strike, give 21-day ultimatum

                                The Association of Resident Doctors, Federal Capital Territory administration (FCTA), on Monday issued a 21-day ultimatum to... Read more »

Girl born with 14 fingers undergoes life-changing surgery

                                 A little girl born with 14 fingers has had life-changing surgery to correct her hereditary birth... Read more »

05 Initiative donates 13th sickle cell clinic to Delta

                           A non-Governmental organisation, 05 Initiative, founded by Delta State governor’s wife, Edith Okowa, has donated the 13th sickle cell... Read more »

Why Did More Than 47 Tons Of Sausage Get Recalled?

                              Sausage maker Johnsonville made the latest not-food-in-your-food recall Friday after a customer found what the USDA recall notice... Read more »

Why Nigerians must support the fight against tobacco – Ministry

                                 The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Mr Abdullahi Mashi, has urged Nigerians to support the... Read more »

NGO tasks Nigerian Govt. to enforce tobacco control law

                          Youth Action on Tobacco Control and Health (YATCH), an NGO, has urged the Federal Government to enforce the tobacco control... Read more »

Sexual abuse: UN receives 37 petitions against personnel

                             The United Nations said it had received 37 petitions on alleged sexual exploitation and abuse against its personnel... Read more »

Kogi moves to tackle flood disaster, Lassa fever outbreak

                           The Kogi State Government on Thursday said it had taken some measures to mitigate flood disaster and outbreak Lassa... Read more »

LAUTECH doctors lament over 24 months salary arrears

                               The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso chapter, decries that its... Read more »

Kaduna Female Civil Servants To Enjoy Six Months Maternity Leave – El-rufai

Few hours after he was sworn-in as the Governor of Kaduna state for second term, Nasir El-Rufai has announced that female civil servants in the state will now enjoy six months maternity... Read more »

Children’s Day: NGO offers free medical care to Gishiri kids

                            Mariecare Initiative, an NGO, has offered free medical services to children of Gishiri community, a suburb of the FCT,... Read more »

Buhari’s 2017 illness debilitating – Adesina

                              Special Media Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari, Femi Adesina, has disclosed that the 2017 illness that saw the... Read more »

NGO seeks teaching of leadership skills in public secondary schools

                               An NGO, Project L.E.A.D, says there is need to deliberately instil leadership skills in youths in their... Read more »

Why teenage pregnancy is rampant – Residents

                                 Some residents of Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State have blamed the rampancy of teenage... Read more »

Quality healthcare: CSOs drum support for NAUTH, others

                          A Coalition of Civil Society Groups under the auspices of Empowerment for Unemployed Youth Initiative has urged government at all... Read more »

Where does the weight gain arise from in pregnancy?

                               First, the ‘two red lines’ announcing conception. Then the unwanted feelings of nausea and morning sickness in... Read more »

Bad breath could lead to gum disease if unchecked – Dentist

                             A Dentist, Dr Innocent Osazuwa, on Wednesday, said persistent bad breath or bad taste in the mouth may... Read more »

FG proposes 6 medical warehouses – Minister

                          The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has proposed a replication of standard medical warehouses in the six geo-political zones... Read more »

24m Nigerians at risk of mental disorder, WHO warns

                              The World Health Organisation yesterday warned that over 24 million Nigerians may suffer from various mental illnesses, a... Read more »

Anambra resident doctors begin indefinite strike

                                   The Association of Resident Doctors of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, COOUTH, Amaku Awka,... Read more »

FG to expand NHIS, says Osinbajo

                             The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has announced Federal Government plan to expand the National Health Insurance Scheme... Read more »

How you can live fulfilled life with sickle cell disorder

                                 Ms Toyin Adeshola, Founder, Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiative (SAMI), has advised people suffering from... Read more »

UNICEF: Over 3,500 Children Recruited by Armed Groups in Boko Haram Conflict

                                  The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) yesterday revealed that more than 3,500 children were recruited and... Read more »

Singapore reports first case of rare monkeypox virus

                           Singapore has reported its first ever case of monkeypox, brought in by a Nigerian man thought to have contracted... Read more »

Child spacing: Coalition seeks media support in Nasarawa

                            A coalition of non Governmental, Community Links for Health and Family Planning Advocacy (CULHPA), has called on media... Read more »

Maiadua LGA in Katsina immunises 61,402 children against polio

                               Maiadua (Katsina State) May 9 2019 No fewer than 61,402 children have been immunised against polio in... Read more »

FG, USAID sign agreement to accelerate TB response

                             The Federal Ministry of Health and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has signed an agreement to accelerate... Read more »

Nigerian Red Cross reaches out to Prison inmates, hospitals, clinics in Yola

                            The Nigerian Red Cross Society on Wednesday donated non-consumable items to prison inmates, hospitals and clinics in Yola. During... Read more »

China boasts of 4m registered nurses

                           The number of registered nurses in China exceeded 4 million at the end of 2018, rising to 3 nurses... Read more »

China builds 158 Internet hospitals to curb congestion

                               China’s medical authority said on Wednesday that 158 Internet hospitals had been built, to address congestion in... Read more »

Minister tasks FCT hospitals on hardwork for global accreditation

                         The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has tasked hospitals in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to embrace hardwork so... Read more »

Healthcare providers pledge to support incoming Nasarawa administration of effective synergy for improved people’s health

                            HealthCare Providers Association of Nigeria (HCPAN), Nasarawa State chapter, has expressed its readiness to collaborate with the incoming... Read more »

CRC@30: Expert tasks media on child-related issues

                             A Communication expert, Mr Onche Odeh, has called on development partners and international organisations to support media practitioners... Read more »

Association urges urgent recruitment of nurses, midwives

                                The National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NNNNM) has called for urgent recruitment of nurses and... Read more »

Red Cross sensitise youths on substance abuse, self -awareness

                            The Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) on Monday sensitised over 250 youths drawn from secondary schools in Lagos State... Read more »

Nigeria soon to be certified polio free, says health worker

                          Mrs Amaka Nduka, the Disease Surveillance and Notification Officer in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra, has expressed optimism that... Read more »

World Red Cross Day: Society tasks youths on blood donation

                                Ahead of the World Red Cross Day (WRCD) on May 8, the Nigerian Red Cross Society, Lagos... Read more »