Health

Nigerian govt approves new National Health Policy
The new policy "also lays emphasis on primary healthcare as the bedrock of our national health system." The post Nigeri [...]
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Incessant strike affecting Nigeria’s health sector – Senator
He also said implementation of the National Health Act, 2014 will go a long way in improving the sector. The post Incess [...]
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NLC pickets health ministry, wants whistleblowers protected
“No worker that has actually given himself to serve as a whistleblower should be allowed to be punished." The post NLC [...]
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Major health stories last week
Nigerian agencies faulted a professor’s HIV cure claim. The post Major health stories last week appeared first on Pre [...]
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Lassa fever: Ondo controverts Nigerian govt, says no new case of disease
The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control had said at least two new cases were recorded in Ondo. The post Lassa fever: Ond [...]
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Valentine: Love carefully, play safe to halt HIV spread – NACA DG
Mr. Aliyu also urged Nigerians to know their HIV status. The post Valentine: Love carefully, play safe to halt HIV sprea [...]
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Employ qualified doctors in revitalised PHCs, NMA President advises Nigerian govt
This will stop Nigerians from patronising quack doctors, the official said. The post Employ qualified doctors in revital [...]
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Nigeria agency faults professor’s HIV cure claim
The government said on Monday it was investigating the claim by a Nigerian researcher. The post Nigeria agency faults pr [...]
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Senator decries Nigeria’s budgetary allocation to health
"We must give all it takes to find and consolidate lasting solutions to Nigeria’s maternal and child health challenges [...]
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Nigeria AIDS agency warns against HIV cure ‘publicity’
The agency fears the claims may stop HIV patients from taking life-saving antiretrovirals. The post Nigeria AIDS agency [...]
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‘In Nigeria, glaucoma affects south east region most’
Glaucoma can only be checked if detected before it deteriorates. The post ‘In Nigeria, glaucoma affects south east [...]
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Consultants caution against mass sack of resident doctors
A government circular asked that then striking resident doctors be replaced. The post Consultants caution against mass s [...]
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Child obesity in Nigeria remains low despite global increase
Only 1.6 per cent of Nigerian children are overweight compared with the global average. The post Child obesity in Nigeri [...]
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Nigerian hospital seeks independent investigation of alleged kidney theft
“One of the ridiculous allegations by a former patient is that one of his kidneys was removed by a doctor..." The post [...]
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Nigerian Medical Association decries shortage of doctors, equipment in Ogun hospitals
The total number of doctors currently in the employment of the state is 150, the official said. The post Nigerian Medica [...]
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How Buhari is encouraging quackery in medical profession in Nigeria
“Based on complaints we receive as an association, I think quackery is on the increase." The post How Buhari is encour [...]
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How Nigerian Psychiatrists learnt from Burundi, Rwanda to treat Boko Haram victims – ‎Official
At the beginning of Boko Haram insurgency, there was nothing on ground for care of people with psycho trauma. The post H [...]
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Major health stories across Nigeria last week
AN official wants Health Management Organisations in Nigeria investigated for alleged corruption. The post Major health [...]
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