Cancer treatment centre: NSIA-LUTH cancer centre begins operation

 Relief has finally come the way of cancer patients as the Nigeria Soveriegn Investment Authority/Lagos University…

Childhood blindness: 30,000 children blind in Jigawa-Ophthalmologist

Summary: Health officials and stakeholders enumerated the causes of childhood blindness plus various eye diseases and…

Suicides: Doctor Expresses shock at our Poor Knowledge of Depression

IN THE LIGHT OF the recent stories of suicides around us, it’s heartbreaking to read the…

Mental Health Alert! Is Ondo about to legalize Marijuana?

What does this portend for our mental health in Nigeria? A country where incidences of suicide,…

Nigeria can only attain Universal Health Coverage with 237,000 doctors – LASUTH CMD

Speaks on Universal Health Coverage  Nigeria need more doctors Nigeria has only 91,000 doctors and 40,000…

Appendectomy linked to development of Parkinson’s disease – Study

appendectomy linked to Parkinson’s disease. 62 million patient records used.  Similar risks common among all age…

Exclusive breastfeeding reduces infant mortality by 13% – Expert

Exclusive breastfeeding reduces infant mortality by 13% – Expert   Highlighted the benefits of exclusive breastfeeding…

Multivitamins reduces the efficacy of antimalarials-expert

400,000 Lagosians affected by malaria annually.  More complicated cases of malaria affects under 5 children and…

Genotype incompatibility : New law bars AS from marrying AS in Anambra

Anambra state first to pass the genotype incompatibility bill into law in the federation.  Sickle cell…

Health Budget: 2019 Budget Breakdown for Health

Health budget: A step by step breakdown of the Nigeria 2019 budgetary  allocation for the health…

Doctors’ salary: Nigerian doctors least paid globally -Official

Tackles Labour Minister-Ngige Only 35,000 doctors are practicing in Nigeria.  Ghanaian doctors earn more than Nigerian…

Poisonous ponmo (cowskins) in circulation in Lagos – Government

Poisonous Ponmo (cowskin)  sold at markets in Ojo and Iba LGA.     Suspects arrested and charged…

Quality Healthcare Delivery: FG to develop national patients’ safety guide – Adewole

Patients’ safety guide.  Highpoints Federal government is interested in quality healthcare delivery for its citizens. The…

Measles vaccine : 4 million Nigerian children missed measles vaccination- UNICEF

High points of this news (measles vaccine) . More still needs to be done on measles…

Medical tourism: We have modern facilities to perform any form of surgery -OAUTH CMD

Highpoints of this news (medical tourism) The hospital and Nigeria now have modern equipment for any…