Health

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,

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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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Over 5.5 per cent Nigerians suffering from diabetes — Researchers

Over 5.5 per cent Nigerians suffering from diabetes — Researchers

Health, News June 23, 2018 at 8:21 am 0 comments

Researchers have raised alarm over the increasing rate of diabetes among Nigerians, saying over 5.5 per cent of the country’s population was suffering from the ailment.
Speaking at a three-day Diabetes Awareness Workshop with the theme, “Bringing Research In Diabetes To Global Environment and Systems (BRIDGES)” held at Novena University,

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Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole

Adewole to JOHESU: Resume or be declared as having absconded from duty

Health, News May 30, 2018 at 7:10 am 0 comments

Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, has directed the striking health workers to resume work immediately or be considered to have absconded from duty.
The minister gave the directive to Chief Medical Officers of all federal government owned hospitals late Monday night.
This came as the leadership of JOHESU, said

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