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…

Physicists develop technique to minimize side effects of Radiotherapy

Hope brightens for cancer treatment as Science makes advances in Radiotherapy. A new way to plan…

obaseki appointed substantive CMD of UBTH, promises reforms and welfare

Dr Obaseki emerges CMD. After months of political tussle, for the exalted office of the ub­th…