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Ebola Vaccine Approved As Second Jab Trialled

On 14/Nov/2019

The Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine will be used alongside a vaccine made by Merck, which has already been given to around 250,000 people. Merck's jab has now been approved by the World Health Organization.[...]

Nine Million Nigerians Live With Diabetes - Says DAN

On 14/Nov/2019

The National President of Diabetes Association of Nigeria, Mohammed Alkali, has said between five and nine million Nigerians are living with diabetes. Alkali also disclosed that diabetes is responsible for over 105 mil[...]

IPAN Seeks Product Quality, Safety

On 14/Nov/2019

The Registrar of the Institute of Public Analysts of Nigeria, Mr Aliyu Angara, has called on the stakeholders in the health sector to accord the right recognition to Testing Laboratory Analysts in the country.  [...]

Medical Guild, AGPMN Tackle Lagos over Health Insurance

On 14/Nov/2019

The Lagos State chapters of the  Medical Guild and  Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria have attributed the slow take-off of the Lagos State Health Insurance Scheme to the fail[...]

The Madness of Our Materialism

On 14/Nov/2019

The dictionary defines materialism as a preoccupation with material objects, comfort and consideration to the exclusion of spiritual, intellectual or cultural values crucial for wholesome living.   This malady[...]

Experts Urge Govt to Address Critical Health Issues

On 14/Nov/2019

Health care leaders from across Africa have stressed the need for government at all levels to promptly address critical issues such as government regulations, financing, leadership and management strategies in Africa&r[...]

Centre Intensifies Efforts to Check Yellow Fever

On 14/Nov/2019

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control  has said it has activated a  national Emergency Operation Centre in response to the outbreak of yellow fever in some parts of the country. The Director General of the c[...]

Institute of Public Analysts of Nigeria 28th Mandatory Continuous Professional Development (MCPD) Workshop

On 14/Nov/2019

The Institute of Public Analysts of Nigeria (IPAN) announces her 28th Mandatory Continuous Professional Development (MCPD) Workshop. THEME: Contemporary Analytical Laboratory Practice: Overcoming Sectoral Challenges.[...]

Combating Ebola, Lassa fever Outbreaks in Africa

On 14/Nov/2019

Scientists have said to improve global health security, there is need for Africa to adopt multidisciplinary approach to combat emerging infectious diseases outbreaks such as Ebola, Lassa fever, Monkey pox and others ra[...]

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