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NARD Bemoans Manpower Shortage In Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Benin

On 16/Sep/2019 / In Medical News

National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD), South-South Caucus, at the weekend bemoaned the chronic manpower shortage and the alleged refusal of the management of the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital,[...]

FG Launches Strategic Roadmap for Action to Accelerate Reduction of Maternal & Neo-Natal Mortality

On 16/Sep/2019 / In Medical News

Despite all efforts by governments towards the reduction of maternal and neonatal mortality, women and children die endlessly. This concern made the Federal Ministry of health engage other stakeholders to develop a str[...]

Red Cross Calls for Inclusive Response to Emergencies

On 16/Sep/2019 / In Medical News

Nigerians have been called upon to get involved in rapid response to emergencies to save lives and property, rather than wait for specific people.   Anambra State chairman of the Nigerian Red Cross Society (NR[...]

Young Pharmacists Commit to Fight against Drug Abuse

On 16/Sep/2019 / In Medical News

Lagos State Coordinator, Young Pharmacists Group of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Funmbi Okoya, has said with cannabis use amongst students being as high as 21.2 per cent in parts of the country, young Nigerians s[...]

Experts Insist on IT Solutions in Nigeria’s Health Sector

On 16/Sep/2019 / In Medical News

Managing Director, Calm Global Information Technology Limited, Mr. Gideon Iranloye, has said that adopting electronic health management in Nigeria’s health sector would save lives, build data base and reduce fina[...]

War Crime: World’s Health Professionals Call for an End to Syria Hospital Airstrikes

On 16/Sep/2019 / In Medical News

The World Health Professions Alliance condemns the continuing targeted attacks on hospitals in Idlib province, in Syria’s north-west. Urgent action is needed to stop these airstrikes on hospitals which are delibe[...]

Nigerians Spend $15bn on Medical Tourism – US Physician

On 16/Sep/2019 / In Medical News

A US physician, Stephen Hunt, of the University of Pennsylvania has said Nigerian leaders and other individuals spend $15bn annually on medical tourism abroad. Hunt decried the development and urged leaders to make Nig[...]

Resident Doctors Demand Improved Healthcare Infrastructure in S/East

On 16/Sep/2019 / In Medical News

The Southeast Caucus of National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have called for improved healthcare infrastructure in the South-East region. They decried the deplorable condition of state-owned hospitals in the[...]

‘Anambra Locals Dying for Lack of Quality Health Care’

On 16/Sep/2019 / In Medical News

A CHIEFTAIN of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Johnbosco Onunkwo, an engineer, has decried the lack of quality and affordable healthcare delivery services in most rural communities in Anambra State. He regrett[...]

Yellow Fever Kills 23, Infects 169 in Bauchi, Spreads to Kano, Others

On 16/Sep/2019 / In Medical News

The ongoing yellow fever outbreak in Bauchi State has killed no fewer than 23 persons, infected 169 others and spread to Borno, Kano, Gombe and Katsina.The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) yesterday in a situa[...]

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