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NAUTH Doctors Begin Strike Over Attack on Members

The Association of Resident Doctors of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, has c…

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LUTH Intensifies Fight Against Infections

Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) has begun training of all its cleaners in the cleaning dep…

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Edo Confirms 38 Lassa Fever Cases in Etsako-West, 24 in Esan-West

Confirms one new death, fatality rises to 10EDO State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Obehi Akoria, y…

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Plight of Medical Professors Fuelling Exodus of Young Professionals, Says Expert

Managing Director of Save A Life Mission Hospital, Dr. Richard Okoye, has said continued lack of mot…

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Cough Syrups Kill 300 Children, WHO Issues Alert

The World Health Organisation has called on countries to prevent, detect and respond to incidents of…

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Stakeholders Seek Medical Research Council Establishment

Stakeholders in the health sector have called for the establishment of medical research council to f…

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Lassa Fever: Three Edo LGs Most Hit, Says Commissioner

THE Edo State Commissioner for Health, Prof Obehi Akoria, said on Wednesday that Etsako West, Esan W…

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Malawi Cholera Death Toll Hits 1,000, Outbreak Spreads

The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Malawi has passed 1,000 while cases have risen to 30,621, …

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Don’t Treat Children with Diphtheria at Home, Paediatrician Warns Parents

A Professor of Paediatrics at the Department of Paediatrics, College of Health Sciences, University …

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Don’t Treat Children with Diphtheria at Home, Paediatrician Warns Parents

A Professor of Paediatrics at the Department of Paediatrics, College of Health Sciences, University …

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Condition Of Nigerian Professors Fuelling Medical Tourism – Doctor

A medical doctor and Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Save a Life Group, Dr. Richard Oko…

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170,000 COVID-19 deaths recorded in eight weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation has expressed worry over the rising number of deaths in many countries…

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Lassa Fever Kills Seven, Edo Urges Vigilance

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention has recorded 105 confirmed Lassa fever cases a…

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RMRDC Develops Herbal Compositions for Diabetes, Blood Pressure, Others

The Director General of the Raw Material Research and Development Council (RMRDC), Professor Hussain…

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Nursing Federation Slams UK Recruitment From Poorer Nations

Britain’s recruitment of nurses from poorer countries as a quick fix for its own underinvestment in …

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NAFDAC Boss Cautions Nigerians Against Long Fasting

The Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), P…

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Edo Records Eight New Cases of Lassa Fever as Deaths Rise to Nine

Edo State has continued to record steady rise in confirmed cases and fatalities from Lassa fever, wi…

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Resident Doctors Decide on Strike Friday

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors will on Tuesday (today) begin its January National Exec…

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NAFDAC, Republic of Benin Destroy N95 Billion Worth of Tramadol, Unregistered Pharmaceuticals

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in collaboration with the …

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Nigeria Records 123 Confirmed Cases of Diphtheria, 38 Deaths

Nigeria recorded 123 confirmed cases of diphtheria disease and 38 deaths in different parts of the c…

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