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More Monkeypox Cases Expected As WHO Says No Evidence Virus Has Mutated

World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, said the current outbreak of Monkeypox is evolving, even…

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Fear As Monkeypox Spreads Worldwide, Rattles WHO, U.S, U.K.

There are concerns as monkeypox, for the first time, spreads worldwide, rattling the World Health Or…

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NMA Gets New President, Advocates More Secondary Health Institutions

DR. Uche Rowland Ojinmah has been elected the new president of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA). O…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 29 Additional Cases

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nigeria rose to 255,924 on Thursday< with additional…

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Buhari Tasks Doctors on Solutions for Nigeria’s Healthcare Challenges

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged doctors and other health professionals to devise practicable so…

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7,256 Nigerian Nurses Left For UK in One Year – Report

No fewer than 7,256 trained nurses in Nigeria relocated to the United Kingdom between March 2021 and…

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Transform Health Sector, Provost Tasks Nurses, Midwives

The Provost, Lagos State College of Nursing, Igando, Mrs. Oyefunso Orenuga, has called on nurses and…

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Ekiti Approves Medical Director’s Appointment as Monarch

The Ekiti State Government has approved the appointment of the Director, Medical Laboratory Services…

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727 Nigerian Doctors Migrate To UK in Five Months

No fewer than 727 medical doctors trained in Nigeria relocated to the United Kingdom between Decembe…

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Cholera Kills 7 Children in Cross River, Says DG

Dr Janet Ekpenyong, Director General (D-G), Cross River Primary Healthcare Care Agency, has confirme…

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Govt Must Increase Funding For Research in Orthopaedic Hospitals – Ex-MD

A former Medical Director of the National Orthopaedic Hospital, Lagos, Dr Gbolahan Adebule, has urge…

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Nigeria’s 25,000 Pharmacists Not Enough – PCN Registrar

The Registrar of the Pharmacists’ Council of Nigeria, Dr Elijah Mohammed, has said that Nigeria has …

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26,800 Nigerians Die Of Tobacco-Related Diseases Yearly – FG

The Federal Government has said on Tuesday that about 26,800 deaths related to tobacco smoking were …

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Exposure to Screen Light Can Cause Insomnia – Optometrists

An optometrist and chief consultant at Access One Eye Centre in Lagos, Abraham Omeh and an intern op…

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Primary Healthcare System Dead In Nigeria — NMA Laments

Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, has decried the death of Primary Healthcare System in the country,…

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FG To Phase Out Doctors, Health Workers, and other MDAs’ Hazard Allowances

THE Federal Government has announced plans to phase out hazard allowance paid to medical doctors and…

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UNIMED VC Calls for Promotion of Herbal Medicine

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Medical Sciences, Ondo State, Prof. Adesegun Fatusi, has said Nig…

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NUC Okays Veritas Varsity’s Masters, PhD Programmes

The Vice-Chancellor of Veritas University,  Prof. Hyacinth Ichoku, has said the institution got the …

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Pharmacists Seek Growth of Herbal Medicines

Associaton of Lady Pharmacists (ALPS) says it has nothing against herbal medicines, stating it was c…

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We’ll Mobilise against Aspirants with No Plans for Health Sector, NMA Threatens

Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has threatened to mobilise against aspirants in the 2023 election…

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