Monday, August 19, 2019

NNPC gets NHIS accreditation to provide medical services to Nigerians

Ongoing efforts by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to provide qualitative healthcare services to Nigerians in all walks of life received a major boost...

Customs raids Lagos warehouse, seizes N5 billion codeine, tramadol

The strike force of the Controller General of Customs on Friday raided a warehouse in Lagos where cartons of codeine, tramadol, and other illegal drugs worth...

False teeth found in patient’s throat a week after op

A patient's false teeth became stuck in his throat in a routine operation, and were not found for eight days. The 72-year-old...


Amid unrelenting chaos and violence, scientists and doctors in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been running a clinical trial of new drugs to try to...

Man Rushed to ICU Just 2 Days After He Had Haircut, Here’s Why He...

It’s something we all do on a regular basis. The time where your hair is just too messy, too long, generally out of control, or...

Why Nigeria’s doctors are leaving, and how the problem can be fixed

Brain drain is a major challenge facing the Nigerian health system, leading to a dramatic reduction in the number of doctors in the country. According to...

Desist from using ordinary water for hand-washing after defecation – UNICEF warns

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday advised Nigerians to use soap or ash and running water to wash hands after defecation to prevent...

The Medal, My story…Not All Of It By Mcginger Ibeneme

​ Four years later, the African Union has remembered to present me and my colleagues with medals of honor for...

Gum Disease and the risk of heart disease

Although not everyone with heart disease has gum disease, and not everyone with gum disease has heart disease, there does appear to be a correlation.

Eating more ultra-processed foods may shorten life span

Need another reason to monitor your intake of ultra-processed foods? Cutting down on your amounts could help...

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