Category: Health

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10 Minutes Of Exercise Can Boost Memory

Exercise not only benefits your body, but also improves your memory, researchers from two renowned universities have found. Researchers from the University of California, Irvine in the United States and the University of Tsukuba...

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CPC Boss Tasks Providers On Patients’ Bill Of Right

The Director-General, Consumer Protection Council (CPC), Babatunde Irukera, has urged healthcare providers in the country to domesticate the Patients’ Bill of Right (PBoR) in their various facilities. Irukera gave the advice when he visited...

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NGO Tasks Govt On Health Sector Funding

Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria-Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health @ Scale Project (PSN-PACFaH), an NGO, have urged government at all levels to increase funding for procurement of essential drugs. Dr Edwin Akpotor,...

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NAFDAC Seizes Cartons Of Tramadol, Diazepam From Lagos Warehouse

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) operatives raided a Lagos warehouse  and seized controlled drugs, such as  Tramadol, valued at  N105.6 million. The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye,...

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Cholera Kills 61 Persons In Yobe

Yobe government on Friday confirmed 906 fresh cases of cholera with 61 deaths and 50 others still on admission in hospitals across the state. Dr Muhammad Kawuwa, the Commissioner for Health, stated this in a statement...

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Shell Offers Free Healthcare To 610,000 In Niger-Delta

The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) says  no fewer than 610,000 people in Niger Delta have so far benefitted from its free health interventions in the past eight years. Mr Igo Weli, General Manager,...

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Tuberculosis Taking Over The World – WHO

Countries are not doing enough to curb the spread of tuberculosis (TB) which is threatening to affect some 1.3 billion people, a quarter of the world’s population. The World Health Organisation (WHO) said that...

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Buhari Launches Osun Health Provision Fund

As part of Federal Government’s efforts to improve basic health care in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari will perform the national flag off of basic health provision fund in Osogbo, the Osun state capital....

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UK Based Doctor Spends N20m To Treat 7000 Persons

No fewer than 7,000 persons, from diffrent communities of Etsako West, Etsako East and Etsako Central Local Government Areas of Edo, received free treatment provided by a United Kingdom based Medical Doctor, Dr Benedict...

Medical Sokoto 0

Sokoto Disburses N7.4m Medical Assistance To Needy

The Sokoto State Zakkat and Endowment Commission, on Saturday disbursed medical assistance worth N7.4 million to various hospitals and pharmaceutical shops committee across the state. The Commission’s Chairman, Malam Lawal Maidoki, said that the...

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Cancer Will Kill 10 Million People In 2018

Cancer will kill nearly 10 million people this year, experts said Wednesday, warning the disease’s global burden continues to rise in spite of better prevention and earlier diagnosis. An estimated 18.1 million new cancer...