FCT doctors, health workers embark on protest walk
The health workers protested the incessant attacks, assaults and violence meted on them by relatives of patients.
NAFDAC to move against manufacturers of milk, sugar, salt not fortified with vitamin A
She said the agency was faced with more challenges of ensuring high quality of food because a lot of companies, especially the Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMSEs) were into such businesses.
Two health workers killed as bandits attack Zamfara community
The bandits shot dead the health workers after a disagreement, witnesses said
WHO releases urgent global health challenges for next 10 years
WHO says the failure of world leaders to invest adequately in health priorities puts lives, livelihoods and economies in jeopardy.
How sacked NHIS Boss Yusuf Responded to PREMIUM TIMES Enquiry using Swear Languages
This is not the first time Mr Yusuf, allegedly reputed for disrespecting laid rules and constituted authorities, would use inappropriate languages while responding to an official enquiry.
Many Nigerians link mental Illness to supernatural causes – Survey
Nigerians identified “possession by an evil spirit” as one among three major causes of mental disorders, the study released on Tuesday revealed.
Disease control centre activates three laboratories for outbreak samples
The three laboratories are located at UBTH, UNTH and NCDC National Reference Laboratory, Abuja.
How NHIS squandered over N6.8 billion on illegal allowances – Audit Report
The nation’s health insurance office paid staff ridiculous and illegal allowances including “upfront differential allowance”, “pre-retirement overseas training allowance”, and “children education allowances.”
Nigeria records 15% of cancer cases in West Africa – Osinbajo
The vice president said about 72,000 of over 100,000 cancer patients reported annually, lost their lives.
Resident doctors in Abuja hospital commence three days warning strike
“We are embarking on strike because our rights are being trampled upon.”
Ripples as Ondo, Ekiti governments grapple with doctors, health workers’ protests
The Resident Doctors at UNIMED teaching hospital in Ondo and Akure began their indefinite strike on Friday.
Dental Hypersensitivity: How to identify, treat sensitive teeth
Dentine sensitivity is a common dental problem that causes discomfort or shocking pain in the tooth when it encounters certain substances and temperature.
Health stories that made Nigeria’s headlines in 2019
There were gains and misses as advances and setbacks were recorded in the global fight against diseases
Could your body be killing you and doctors may not know?
The erroneous belief that Africans do not suffer from autoimmune diseases has caused late diagnosis of the diseases in Nigeria
How Nigeria fared in surveillance, prevention, control of seven priority diseases in 2019
Since the beginning of 2019, 166 persons have died from Lassa fever in Nigeria.
Residents lament as abandoned health centre, roads, other NDDC projects litter Cross River
The contractors for the projects blame the NDDC for their abandonment.
Lassa Fever: Ebonyi shuts down hospital, quarantines staff, patients
One person died in Ebonyi from a disease suspected to be Lassa Fever.