Health

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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Consuming mushrooms good for fighting diseases, says nutritionist

By Ismaila Akanji, Ibadan An Ibadan-based nutritionist, Ms Dayo Olawunmi, said eating mushrooms regularly could help to lower risk of contracting diseases, including diabetes, cancer and obesity.

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Nigerian woman owes UK hospital £500,000, after birth of quadruplets

A Nigerian woman named Priscilla, has incurred a debt of more than 500,000 pound for giving birth to a set of quadruplets in one of the largest hospitals in the UK, says report.

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Pioneer students of Babcock Medical University inducted as doctors

By William Ajayi, Lagos About 13 medical doctors of the Benjamin Carson Senior School of Medicine of Babcock University, Ilishan Remo, have been inducted into the medical profession by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN).

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