HEALTH

Kannywood Superstars, Rahama Ibrahim Sadau And Yakubu Mohammed Among Cast For Upcoming Season Of MTV Shuga!

Kannywood Superstars, Rahama Ibrahim Sadau And Yakubu Mohammed Among Cast For Upcoming Season Of MTV Shuga!

Ayomide, Lagos Followers of the popular hit TV- drama series, MTV Shuga, are set for an immersive experience as popular Northern-based actors; Rahama Ibrahim Sadau and Yakubu Mohammed are set to feature in the upcoming series. Rahama Ibrahim Sadauis a Nigerian actress, model, producer, director and television personality. Being one of the very few Kannywood […]

Ngige To Meet Striking Resident Doctors Today

Ngige To Meet Striking Resident Doctors Today

Chris Steven, Abuja Towards apprehending the strike embarked upon by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), after reaching an agreement with the Federal Government on issues in dispute, Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, will hold a conciliatory meeting with the President and Executive of NARD, President and Executive of the Nigeria Medical […]

Resident Doctors Issue 21-Day Ultimatum To FG Over Promotion

Resident Doctors Issue 21-Day Ultimatum To FG Over Promotion

Industrial crisis looms in the Nigeria health care sector as the the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has threatened to down tools in the next 21 days unless the Federal Government meets the demands of its members. This was contained in a communiqué signed by Onyebueze John, President, Aneke Emmanuel, Secretary General, and Asinobi […]

We Can’t Attack TB, Malaria, Meningitis Alone, Let’s Attack Health Care As A Whole, Saraki To Stakeholders

We Can’t Attack TB, Malaria, Meningitis Alone, Let’s Attack Health Care As A Whole, Saraki To Stakeholders

Chris Steven, Abuja Bukola Saraki, President of the Senate has urged development partners and all stakeholders in the health care sector to address the sector holistically in order to achieve universal healthcare coverage for Nigerians. He particularly said he was opposed to the idea of having a programme ‘to attack Tuberculosis another for Malaria, and […]

Revealed: Use, Misuse Of Medicines Increase Antibiotic Resistance

Revealed: Use, Misuse Of Medicines Increase Antibiotic Resistance

Chris Steven, Abuja The World Health Organisation , WHO has that said the rise in the antibiotic resistance is as a result of use and misuse of antibiotics by people with infections. “The rise in antibiotic resistance stems from how we are using – and misusing – these medicines,” said Suzanne Hill, Director of Essential […]

Senior Citizens At Elderly Home Beg For Medical Attention In Rivers

Senior Citizens At Elderly Home Beg For Medical Attention In Rivers

As 60 inmates benefit from NMA health intervention *Home: we lost two last week to health challenges From Paul Obiajunwo, Port Harcourt Senior citizens at the Home for the Elderly in Port Harcourt yesterday begged the government and well meaning individuals and organizations for medical attention to aide their failing health conditions. The elderly persons […]

NHVMAS Advocates Global Collaboration To Develop HIV Vaccines

NHVMAS Advocates Global Collaboration To Develop HIV Vaccines

By Patrick Aigbokhan The New HIV Vaccine And Microbicide Advocacy Society (NHVMAS) has called for the collaborative efforts of all stakeholder across the glob for the development of HIV vaccines to control the dreaded disease in the society. The group made the call recently at a Media Roundtable held in commemoration of the HIV Awareness […]

Ebola: FAAN Re-instates Detecting Machines To Prevent Outbreak At Airports

Ebola: FAAN Re-instates Detecting Machines To Prevent Outbreak At Airports

By Patrick Aigbokhan The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says it has put measures in place at the nation’s airports to prevent spread of the dreaded Ebola disease. FAAN said in a statement signed by its General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu in Lagos, that adequate measures have been put in place by […]