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…

Antihypertensives: Fake antihypertensive drug in circulation- NAFDAC

The said fake antihypertensive drug in circulation is hydrochlorothiazide. The said drug contains glibenclamide as its…

Malaria vaccine:Nigeria anxiously waiting for result of trial vaccine in Malawi – FG

Malaria vaccine programme brightens hope for elimination as pilot scheme take-off in Malawi. The Federal Government…

Ending Malaria: We have spent $495m to eradicate Malaria in Nigeria since 2011- US

The United States has contributed $495m for malaria control in Nigeria since 2011, the US Ambassador…

Trachoma vaccine: 1.3million Nigerians Gets Trachoma Vaccination-Health Minister

Trachoma vaccine rises hope for eradication of trachoma- one of the neglected tropical diseases. The Minister…

The debate over gender selection

Gender selection technologies are here to stay. But is it a “slippery slope” to social, ethical…

The A to Z of the electronic yellow card (eYellow Card) in Nigeria

The yellow card is an essential travel document. The World Health Organisation mandates every international traveller…

Staphylococcus: Ibuprofen shows promise in treating Staph aureus-study

New research indicates ibuprofen can control Staph aureus in laboratory settings, although the same effect was…