Why countries must eliminate trans-fatty acid from food – WHO
The health agency estimates that every year, trans-fat intake leads to more than 500,000 deaths globally from cardiovascular diseases.
ANALYSIS: Return of rains heightens Nigeria concerns about deadly epidemics
High number of deaths from five recent disease outbreaks has exposed Nigeria’s low level of preparedness against epidemics.
Codeine: Emzor to support treatment, rehabilitation of drug addicts
The company says it has always supported the empowerment of the youth.
Health Workers Strike: JOHESU considering govt’s new offer
“Yes they (government) gave us an offer. We will study it critically on Monday to know if its something we can accept or not.”
Sorrow, anguish as Nigerians suffer from health workers’ strike
No resolution has been reached in the series of meetings between the government and the striking union.
JOHESU strike won’t affect port screening for Ebola – Health Minister
Mr Adewole said mechanism has been put in place at the ports and borders to screen travellers.
Nigerian doctors threaten strike if govt implements JOHESU demands
Non-doctors have been on strike for three weeks.
U.S. govt donates $90 million for HIV survey in Nigeria — Minister
The survey will begin in June and run for six months across Nigeria.
Health Workers Strike: Meeting deadlocked as JOHESU expects new govt offer
Health minister says meeting is ongoing to resolve the impasse.
JOHESU Strike: Ondo doctors pledge to work 24 hours
A statement on Wednesday by NMA state secretary said the association was not averse to the demands of JOHESU.
JOHESU: Why we are joining health workers’ strike — State union leaders
State and local unions are joining the strike Wednesday night.
What we’re doing to prevent Ebola outbreak in Nigeria – Health Minister
This is as a result of the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo from which 16 were reported dead by Tuesday
States, local govt health workers to join national strike
The nationwide strike has already crippled the health sector for three weeks.
Akwa Ibom partners private investor, foreign universities to open medical varsity
The new medical facility can employ up to 35,000 workers, an official says.
We’re still manufacturing, Emzor says; disputes NAFDAC closure
Emzor says NAFDAC only sealed its liquid line.
NBTS raises alarm on declining number of blood donors
Some respondents give reasons why they do not donate blood.
Codeine Addiction: Nigeria shuts down three pharmaceutical companies
The government recently banned production and importation of codeine.
Codeine Ban: Five other pharmaceutical drugs abused by Nigerians
The availability and possible medical needs of these other drugs indicate government must comprehensively review the drug policy.