Health workers commence nationwide indefinite strike
The Union says it will not call retreat until the government meets their demands.
Health Crisis: Doctors warn Nigerian govt against acceding to JOHESU’s demands
Other health workers say they are not asking for same salaries as medical doctors.
Three cups of tea, coffee per day good for heart — Study
Currently, most clinicians recommend patients with palpitations or arrhythmia to abstain or reduce caffeine.
Health Crisis: Doctors attack other workers, say JOHESU illegal
The NMA says the JOHESU strike is targeted at doctors.
Taking painkillers during pregnancy may harm baby’s future fertility – Study
Researchers from looked at the effects of paracetamol and ibuprofen on samples of human
foetal testes and ovaries.
Crisis looms in Nigeria hospitals as health workers announce indefinite strike
The JOHESU strike commences on Tuesday night.
EU supports Albino Foundation with N70 million – Official
An official of the foundation explains how the cash would be used.
Ending Malaria: Global partners to announce new commitments
The statement says such commitments would be paired with a call to action.
Exposure to sun causes 80% of wrinkles, age spots — Surgeon
A dark skinned person will age less quickly compared to a light skinned person.
Group donates $40 million medical supplies to Nigeria – Official
“MedShare has supported over 150 hospitals in Nigeria.”
Don’t introduce GMO crops – Groups warn Nigerian govt
Nigeria’s government had earlier set a timeline for commercialisation of GE cotton and cowpea
Nigeria should improve investment in health – WHO DG
The official says UHC means much more than just health insurance, “it means much more than just healthcare.”
WHO should prioritise Nigeria on health intervention list- Osinbajo
The vice president says Nigeria is in a challenging times and the challenges will increase in the next decade or two due to a rapidly growing population
FG pledges to aid Nigerians suffering from neurological development disorder
The government plans to provide support services.
Nigeria gets 10 more years of GAVI support – Health Minister
The minister says GAVI has reconsidered the country’s early graduation.
Low political commitment bane of yellow fever immunisation in Africa- Experts
Experts speak on measures to curb the ailment by 2016.
Why Nigerians must prioritise vaccination – Official
Nigerians need to start thinking more in terms of disease prevention, an official says.
Protesting pregnant women, closed medical school, other health stories last week
Pregnant women protest high delivery fees in Ondo State.