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 […]

Recently Appointed Lead Of Bet International, Vimn Africa’s Alex Okosi To Speak At The Creative Nigeria Summit

Recently Appointed Lead Of Bet International, Vimn Africa’s Alex Okosi To Speak At The Creative Nigeria Summit

Ayomide, Lagos Executive Vice President for VIMN Africa, and recently appointed lead of BET International, Alex Okosi, has been scheduled to speak at The Creative Nigeria Summit. The event slated for Monday, 17th and Tuesday 18th July 2017, will hold at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. Alex Okosi will, alongside other experts, converge to highlight possible […]

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 […]

Embracing Animation Technology Will Boost Nigeria’s Entertainment Industry – Minister

Embracing Animation Technology Will Boost Nigeria’s Entertainment Industry – Minister

Chris Steven, Abuja Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has made a strong pitch for Nigeria to embrace the growing Animation technology in order to benefit from what has become a $300-billion industry and which represents 25% of the global audiovisual market. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 7th African Digital TV Development […]

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. […]

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 […]

Drug Counterfeiting: NAFDAC Pushes For Life Sentence Against Perpetrators

Drug Counterfeiting: NAFDAC Pushes For Life Sentence Against Perpetrators

By Patrick Aigbokhan The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it is seriously pushing for a life sentence for drug counterfeiters at the National Assembly. Yetunde Oni, Acting Director-General of the agency, stated this in Lafia, during the agency’s joint destruction exercise of drugs/unwholesome products destruction by Benue/Nasarawa states. She […]

NPS Vaccinates 29,164 Prisons Inmates Against Meningitis

NPS Vaccinates 29,164 Prisons Inmates Against Meningitis

Chris Steven, Abuja The Nigerian Prisons Service, NPS said it has vaccinated 29,163 prisoners against Cerebrospinal Meningitis, CSM in the 19 Northern States. A statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the Service, Francis Enobore revealed that the  exercise was carried out in collaboration with the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA in […]

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