Health

Kogi doctors suspend 18-day-old strike

By Dotun Omolaja The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Kogi has suspended its 18-day old strike to enable government meet up with her demands. The Chairman of the association, Dr Godwin Tijani, said this in a statement issued after its Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) in Lokoja on Thursday. Tijani explained that members agreed to suspend the strike because the State ...

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Joy as Ondo gets Breast Cancer Treatment Centre

Ondo state government has approved the establishment of Breast Cancer Treatment Centre to assist women affected by the deadly disease.  At the launch of the state chapter of the Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN) in Akure, the state capital on Tuesday, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu promised that his administration would prevent untimely deaths among breast cancer patients in the state.

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High blood pressure: Expert advises women on sex life

A medical practitioner, Dr Abdulsalam Afolabi, has advised women with high blood pressure to take their drugs regularly in order to prevent a medical condition that could deprive them of sex life.

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Ekiti Tasks Private Hospital Owners On data Collection

By Maxwell Adeleye Ekiti State Government has directed owners of private health institutions to ensure adequate data collection in order to enable proper planning and implementation of policies.  Speaking in Ado Ekiti during an interactive meeting with representatives of Private Health Practitioners in the state, the State Commissioner for Health, Dr Olurotimi Ojo described the prevailing situation where government depends exclusively ...

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Immunization: Edo Deputy Gov Urges Parents To Make Their Children Available

Edo state Deputy Governor and chairman, Edo State Task Force on Immunization, Rt. Hon Philip Shaibu has urged parents, particularly mothers to make their children within the age bracket of 0-5 years available for the 2017 immunization exercise as he represented the Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki to flagged off the campaign in the state. The deputy Governor who was with ...

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Health Minister advises fellow ministers against been at war with host state govs

 The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Folorunso Adewole has advised fellow ministers against been at war with their states’ governors as  hostility between governors and ministers could stifle socio economic development in the states.    According to him, quite a number of states have failed to developed due to the fact that serving federal ministers and state governors were at ...

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Cumber and Health

Victoria Hanson Cucumbers are the fourth most cultivated vegetable in the world and known to be one of the best foods for human body’s overall health, often referred to as a superfood. Cumbers also called cucumis sativus. it is a member of cucurbitaceae plant family. it is madeup of 95% water and is naturally low in carbohydrates sodium calories, fat ...

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C’River puts primary health centres on red alert over Lassa Fever

By Solomon Akaniyene, Calabar The Director General of the Cross River State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr Betta Edu has stated that staff members of primary healthcare facilities have been on red alert for symptoms of Lassa fever across the state.

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FG approves new National Health Policy

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a new National Health Policy aimed at promoting the health of Nigerians to accelerate socio-economic development in the country.

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Sokoto distributes free drugs to pregnant women, children

By Musa Gada, Sokoto Sokoto State Government has distributed drugs worth N100 million free to pregnant women and children below the age of five years.

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