Health

LASG sets up monitoring, enforcement unit for abattoirs

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Lagos State Government has inaugurated a Monitoring, Enforcement and Compliance Unit on dislodgement of illegal abattoirs, seizure of stray animal, monitoring of meat transportation and regulation of veterinary premises.

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Osun ambulance services saved 1,774 lives in 2016

By Akeeb Alarape, Osogbo The State of Osun Ambulance Services (O’Ambulance) has disclosed that it rescued almost 2000 people in 2016 through its prompt rescue operations in emergencies across the state.

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Health Benefits Of Carrots

Victoria Hanson The name “carrot” comes from the Greek word “karoton,” whose first three letters (kar) are used  to designate anything with a horn-like shape. (That horn-like shape, of course, refers to the taproot of the carrot that is the plant part we’re most accustomed to consuming in the World.). The beta-carotene that is found in carrots was actually named ...

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Ogun declares 396 persons free, safe from Lassa Fever

By Ahmed Sobiye, Abeokuta Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Babatunde Ipaye has stated that all the 396 people who had primary and secondary contacts with a victim of Lassa Fever have been declared free according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) standards.

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Ambode’s wife deworms school children, seeks clean environment

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode has flagged-off the state’s mass de-worming exercise for primary school pupils in the state.

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NiMet predicts hazy, partly cloudy weather for Tuesday

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted hazy weather conditions over the central states of the country on Tuesday.

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Lassa fever kills 4 in Nasarawa, says health commissioner

By Solomon Michael, Lafia Commissioner for Health in Nasarawa State, Dr. Daniel Iya has confirmed that four persons have lost their lives to Lassa fever outbreak in the state.

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The Brain Destroying, Cancer Causing Ingredient Hidden In Your Food

There’s a widespread and silent killer that’s hidden in most foods that is slowly destroying millions (maybe even billions) of people’s health. It’s worse for you than alcohol, nicotine and even many drugs.  And it’s likely lurking in your kitchen cabinets right now.

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Gbajabiamila undertakes medical outreach to constituents

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has undertaken medical outreach to the people of Surulere 1 federal constituency.

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Ambode’s wife canvasses immunisation for Lagos kids

By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos Wife of Lagos State Governor, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode has urged mothers to immunize their children against killer diseases, just as she encouraged pregnant women to cultivate the habit of washing their hands to avoid infection.

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