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WHO Chief Nursing Officer Calls for Recruitment Drive For Year of the Nurse 2020

On 18/Nov/2019 / In Medical News

The World Health Organization’s Chief Nursing Officer has highlighted the challenge countries will have to recruit enough nurses over the next decade and called for renewed efforts ahead of the Year of the Nurse[...]

Don Cautions against Treating Malaria without Proper Diagnosis

On 18/Nov/2019 / In Medical News

Coordinator of the ANDI Centre of Excellence for Malaria, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Prof. Wellington Oyibo, has urged medics to ensure that patients who present with symptoms of malaria are properly dia[...]

Experts Urge Govt, Parents to Adopt Strategies to Prevent Preterms’ Deaths

On 18/Nov/2019 / In Medical News

As the world marks the 2019 World Prematurity Day (WPD), experts have advised government and parents with preterm babies to adopt strategies that would help prevent deaths. The experts gave the advice during a WPD Walk[...]

NAFDAC Seals 47 Bakeries, Water Factories in Borno

On 18/Nov/2019 / In Medical News

National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has sealed 22 bakeries and 25 “sachet water” factories during a routine inspection in Maiduguri.    The agency’[...]

Pharmacists Council Seals 577 Patent Medicine Shops in Anambra

On 18/Nov/2019 / In Medical News

The Director of Inspection and Monitoring in PCN, Mrs. Anthonia Aruya said in Awka that a total of 779 outlets were visited during the inspection exercise, comprising 191 pharmacies and 500 patent medicine shops, addin[...]

Oyo Acquires Medical Equipment to Boost Healthcare Services

On 18/Nov/2019 / In Medical News

The Managing Director of Swiss Biostadt Limited, Emma Ajayi said, that the new 1.5T MRI machine would facilitate healthcare delivery in the country, stressing that LAUTECH Hospital has now emerged as the leading centre[...]

Registered Nurses Fleeing Nigeria in Droves as 623 Nurses Write U.S Licensure Examination

On 18/Nov/2019 / In Medical News

It is now glaring obvious and can be forecasted that Nigerian hospitals would start experiencing shortage of Nursing personnel as early as 2022 as scores of Nurses are fleeing the country due to unfavorable working con[...]

LASG Demands Standard Reproductive Medical Facilities

On 18/Nov/2019 / In Medical News

The Lagos State Government has said medical facilities offering reproductive services across the state must conform to a minimum set of standards and have the right equipment to operate.   The state Commission[...]

UBTH, Sanofi Offer Free Medical Services

On 18/Nov/2019 / In Medical News

Forty six communities in the Ovia South West Local Government Area of Edo State on Sunday received free screening on diabetes, hypertension and other ailmentsThe screening was conducted by the University of Béni[...]

Scientists near ‘Cure’ For Malaria, Dengue, Zika, Others

On 18/Nov/2019 / In Medical News

Mosquito-Borne diseases such as malaria, dengue, West Nile virus, chikungunya, yellow fever, filariasis and Zika may soon become history, as scientists have developed a technique that sterilises male mosquitoes using r[...]

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