Health

antibiotic

Federal Government warns against buying antibiotics without prescription

The Federal Government has warned Nigerians against buying antibiotics over the counter, saying it accelerates antimicrobial resistance and leads to avoidable deaths.The FG made this known on Friday at a press briefing to commemorate World Antimicrobial Awareness Week with the ...

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Doctors are leaving Ekiti – NMA chairman cries out

The recent rate at which medical doctors are leaving their jobs in Ekiti State for greener pastures has alarmed stakeholders, particularly the leadership of the Nigeria Medical Association, NMA. According to NMA Chairman, Dr. Babatunde Rosiji, the situation has severely ...

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malaria

New Malaria Vector Discovered In Nigeria

A new malaria vector, identified as anopheles stephensi, has been discovered in northern Nigeria. Director-General, Nigeria Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) Prof. Babatunde Salako made this known while speaking to newsmen on Monday. He said the discovery was the most ...

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Lupus

What Is Lupus and 10 things you should know about it.

For a few, Kemi Afolabi’s announcement may be the first time they’d hear of the illness called Lupus.  As new as it can certainly sound, lupus is a common disease in Nigeria with over 100,000 cases diagnosed annually, based on ...

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covid19

First case of Covid and flu mix dubbed ‘Flurona’ found in young pregnant woman

The patient was tested at Beilinson Hospital in Petach Tikva in Israel, with doctors finding the co-presences of both the flu and Covid pathogens. A young pregnant woman has tested positive for the first case of Flurona, a mixture of ...

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corps members

Unvaccinated corps members barred from NYSC camps

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has barred unvaccinated corps members from its camps nationwide.NYSC director-general Shuaibu Ibrahim made the announcement while addressing 2021 Batch “C” Stream Two Corps Members and Camp Officials. Ibrahim said the measure will take effect ...

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Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria

All foreign-trained doctors to pay ₦900k fee and undergo six-month programme — Medical council

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) says all medical graduates who schooled abroad and seek to take the council’s assessment examination will undergo a six-month mandatory attachment programme.Applicants who are Nigerian citizens are required to pay a non-refundable ...

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Reps to meet FG agencies, seek development of traditional medicine

Leke Baiyewu 25 November 2021 The House of Representatives has resolved to seek how Nigeria can develop traditional and alternative medicine towards improving health care service delivery in the country. At the plenary on Thursday, the House especially mandated its ...

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Tinubu In London

Photos Of Abiodun’s Visit To Tinubu In London

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state has joined the growing list of eminent Nigerians who visited the National Leader, All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in London. Scores of eminent Nigerians, including President Muhammadu Buhari had visited the former ...

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alcohol

Help! Addiction Has Taken Everything…

Straight to the point, I’m a chronic addict of alcohol and cigarettes. I use them heavily and that has caused me a lot of health issues. I’m struggling but couldn’t quit. I smoke and drink at the detriment of my ...

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