Health

NAFDAC to Set N198bn Worth of Tramadol Ablaze

NAFDAC to Set N198bn Worth of Tramadol Ablaze

Health December 1, 2018 at 11:27 am 0 comments

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control says it has destroyed substandard and falsified medicines , unsafe drugs and unwholesome food and chemicals worth N3 bn in the last one year.
The agency also revealed that it had seized

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NGO treats 2,500 sick people in Lokoja medical outreach

NGO treats 2,500 sick people in Lokoja medical outreach

Health November 18, 2018 at 1:31 pm 0 comments

A non governmental organisation (NGO) Waves of Success Foundation has successfully completed a two-day medical outreach which catered for over 2500 sick people at Lokoja and Ayingba in Kogi State.
The outreach, which took place at the Adankolo community of Lokoja on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th 2018, at Ayingba,

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Toyin Saraki tasks global health community on mothers, newborns’ complications

Toyin Saraki tasks global health community on mothers, newborns’ complications

Health, News July 14, 2018 at 11:25 pm 0 comments

Global health and development communities have been tasked not to allow mothers and newborns die from preventable complications due to the lack of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH). Speaking during the 2018 United Nations Forum on Sustainable Development in Scandinavia, New York, Mrs. Toyin Ojora-Saraki, President of the Wellbeing Foundation

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10 patients get free heart surgeries at LASUTH

10 patients get free heart surgeries at LASUTH

Health, News June 29, 2018 at 10:51 pm 0 comments

The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) says 10 patients benefited from free cardiothoracic surgeries in the ongoing Lagos State Free Open Heart Surgery Mission at the hospital.
The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of LASUTH, Prof. Adewale Oke, made the disclosure at a media briefing at the hospital on Friday

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WHO reveals new drug to save thousands of women’s lives from post-childbirth bleeding

WHO reveals new drug to save thousands of women’s lives from post-childbirth bleeding

Health, News June 28, 2018 at 11:17 am 0 comments

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that a new drug – Carbetocin – has the potential to save thousands of women’s lives in childbirth annually.
WHO said Carbetocin now serves as a new competition – with improved benefits – to Oxytocin, a stand-by drug used to prevent potentially-fatal bleeding

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CPC arrests 8 persons, confiscates over 1000 re- bagged rice in A-Ibom

CPC arrests 8 persons, confiscates over 1000 re- bagged rice in A-Ibom

Health, News June 23, 2018 at 11:48 am 0 comments

THE Consumers Protection Council (CPC) has apprehended eight persons and confiscated over 1000 re-bagged substandard rice worth millions of Naira in Akwa Ibom state.
Director General of the Council, Mr Babatunde Irukera, disclosed this while addressing newsmen after a sting operation in Uyo on Friday.
Irukera said that the operation

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