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Public Health: Nigeria Marks Three Years Without Polio

Public Health: Nigeria Marks Three Years Without Polio

Health August 21, 2019 at 10:57 pm 0 comments

Nigeria has achieved three years without a case of Wild Polio Virus since the last isolated case in Borno State on August 21, 2016.
Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Faisal Shuaib, disclosed this during a briefing with journalists

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Maternity Centre Now Completed In Eti-Osa

Maternity Centre Now Completed In Eti-Osa

Health August 21, 2019 at 7:01 pm 0 comments

The Lagos State Government says it has completed yet another Maternal and Childcare Centre (MCC) located in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of the state to increase residents’ access to qualitative maternal and child healthcare.
The state Commissioner of Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, made this known on Wednesday in Lagos during

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Nigerian doctor records breakthrough in prostate cancer treatment

Nigerian doctor records breakthrough in prostate cancer treatment

Health August 4, 2019 at 9:37 pm 0 comments

A Consultant Radiation Oncologist, Dr. Oludare Folajimi Adeyemi, has made a major breakthrough in the treatment of the deadly prostrate cancer.
The breakthrough follows the recent discovery and testing of ‘Brachytherapy (implant) treatment for prostrate cancer, which is synonymous with men.
Speaking with journalists in Benin City, Edo State, the

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Lagos begins free Medical Mission Friday

Lagos begins free Medical Mission Friday

Health August 1, 2019 at 10:41 pm 0 comments

The Lagos State Government on Thursday said it will embark on a free medical mission in partnership with Healthcare Mission International for the treatment of children as well as screening and advocacy for adults on Friday.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr Titilayo Goncalves at a news conference in

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Customs Destroys N14.7bn Worth of Tramadol, Other Drugs

Customs Destroys N14.7bn Worth of Tramadol, Other Drugs

Health July 25, 2019 at 9:53 pm 0 comments

The Nigeria Customs Service has destroyed 58 containers of tramadol and other prohibited drugs worth N14.7bn.
The officials of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESRA) carried out the exercise

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Ebola: Federal Govt orders total health surveillance at ports, borders

Ebola: Federal Govt orders total health surveillance at ports, borders

Health June 22, 2019 at 12:22 pm 0 comments

Federal Government has directed port health service officials and other relevant agencies at the points of entry to Nigeria to heighten surveillance toward ensuring that all passengers coming into the country are screened to forestall Ebola.
Mrs Boade Akinola, the Director, Media and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Health, made

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