Category: Health

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Senate seeks to establish Agency for Mental Health

The Senate on Wednesday considered a Bill seeking to establish the National Agency for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. ALSO READ: Bad traffic situation...

Foundation donates N9m for treatment of 30 cancer patients

  MedicAid Cancer Foundation, an NGO, on Monday, donated N9,654,725 for the treatment of 30 cancer patients in National Hospital, Abuja (NHA). Dr Zainab Bagudu,...

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Ekiti parents are more informed about immunisation – Olujobi

  Parents especially the nursing mothers in Ekiti state have been urged to make sure that their children and the children in their environment get immunized. A...

NAFDAC seals 47 bakeries, water factories in Borno

  National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has sealed 22 bakeries and 25 “sachet  water” factories during routine inspection...

Ekiti set to immunize children twice for measles – Erelu Fayemi

  The Wife of the Ekiti State Governor Erelu Bisi Fayemi has charged all parents to always visit the health facilities for Immunization when there children are...

People living with Sickle Cell need empathy, not sympathy – Obasanjo

  Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has reiterated the need for more collaborative efforts to foster better education and awareness about sickle cell disease just...

NAFDAC wages war against substandard, falsified drugs

  National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will reduce substandard and falsified medicines to five per cent prevalence by 2025...

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Over 14m Nigerians on drugs- World drug report

  The World Drug Report of 2019 has put drug use prevalence in Nigeria at 14.4 percent of the population, representing 14.4 million Nigerians aged 15 to 64 years....

Deafness, a condition not sickness –Deaf Group

  Oloruntimilehin Ayomide The Nigeria National Association of the Deaf (NNAD) on Tuesday has said that deafness is a condition not a sickness. The disability group...

How wrong diagnosis by doctors often led to deaths or health implications

Doctors at work in Idah General Hospital, Kogi State: Misdiagnosis of ailments now a major crisis in Nigeria His patient lost a kidney and died but Dr Yakubu Koji was...