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Malaria vaccine to be launched in Malawi and administered to 360,000 African children

WHO welcomes the Government of Malawi’s launch of the world’s first malaria vaccine today in a landmark pilot programme. The country is the first...

NAFDAC raises alarm over prevalence of drug addicts

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says Nigeria is sitting on a keg of gun powder due...
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UNICEF to inaugurate global campaign on vaccines safety April 24

In view of growing outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, the United Nations Children’s Fund says it will inaugurate a new global campaign from...

Breaking: Buhari Calls Bill Gates, lauds him for supporting eradication of Polio, HIV...

President Muhammadu Buhari, has phoned Bill Gates to commend him for his consistent and generous support to public causes around the globe. Buhari the...

FG insures 48 tertiary health institutions

The Federal Ministry of Health has provided insurance cover for 48 tertiary health institutions towards protecting the facilities and diagnostic equipment for optimal...

Bill to stop/control expensive funerals passed by Anambra Assembly

The Anambra State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill to stop expensive funerals in the state.

US OKs drug for post-partum depression

 US authorities approved the first medication designed specifically to treat post-partum depression, an illness that affects about one in nine new American mothers. The drug...

Reasons why LUTH cancer centre has yet to begin operation- Prof Chris Bode ...

Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Prof Chris Bode Chief Medical Director, has said the equipment at the new Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority/LUTH cancer...

UNTH gets machine for brain surgery

Relief may have finally come the way of Nigerians with neurosurgical cases as the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital in Enugu State...

ECOWAS, WAHO move to stop fake drugs in W’Africa

Fake and substandard drugs have remained a public health concern in Nigeria and other African countries. According to the World...

For People over 50-years Alcohol may be less Harmful

A recent study examines the health impact of consuming alcohol at different ages. The authors conclude that, for people over the age of 50,...

1.9 million Nigerians living with HIV – NACA boss.

The Nigerian HIV/AIDs Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) indicates that about 1.9 million Nigerians are currently living with the disease, the National Agency for...

#AHAIC2019: Nigerian delegation holds session to bridge child, family health funding gaps

To bridge financial gaps of Child and Family Health, the Nigerian delegation at the 2019 Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC) is holding a...

Oyo sets pace in mandatory health insurance

Access to health care remains a challenge in Nigeria. This single challenge has escalated high rates of child and maternal mortality and...

HIV Cure: London patient might be second to be cured of HIV

A second person has experienced sustained remission from HIV-1. Some scientists believe that the "London patient" has been cured of the viral...

2 men face trial over alleged operation of fake clinic, impersonation

Two men, Paul Kahomen and Ettenne Hounsa, who allegedly set-up a clinic and impersonated as doctors, appeared before an Ogudu Magistrates’...

Why Lagos health insurance scheme is mandatory for residents

Why make the state’s health insurance scheme mandatory when some residents are already under the NHIS? For those contributing to the NHIS, we...

Smoking more than 20 cigarettes daily can damage your vision

Smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day can damage your vision, a study co-authored by a Rutgers researcher finds. The research appears in...

‘Why did we keep silent for so long? Nun condemns Catholic church over clerical...

A nun has condemned the Catholic Church’s hierarchy for its failure to tackle the scourge of clerical sexual abuse, saying leaders must concede that...

What are the Causes of Unemployment in Nigeria?

Unemployment is one of the major issues affecting Nigeria’s economy due to the fallout from the economic...

INTERNATIONAL CONDOM DAY 2019 THEME: Safe Sex Practices

The international condom day is an informal holiday that seeks to promote the use of condoms as a means of avoiding unwanted...

No More Doctors’ Strike Without Permission – NMA

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has warned medical and health workers to desist from what it describes as indiscriminate and incessant resort...

NAFDAC DG: No More Registration of Alcohol product in Sachets

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will no longer approve new registration for alcohol packaged in sachets. Alcohol...