Category: Health

Maternal Health Tops Agenda as LBS Begins Annual MDI Health Leadership Programme

Lagos Business School on Sunday commenced its annual MDI Programme for Health Leaders and Managers in Africa at Protea Kuramo Waters, Victoria Island, Lagos. The...

Nigeria and the Burden of Mental Health problem

One in four Nigerians suffers from mental illness, but help is hampered by tight budgets and a lack of skilled staff. On the outside, the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric...

Nigerian Air Force Spreads Medical Outreach to Flood Victims in Jigawa

BY REMILEKUN DARAMOLA in Maiduguri• No fewer than two days after rendering humanitarian assistance to victims of flood disaster that ravaged some parts of Adamawa...

Gov. Abiodun Procures Modern Equipment for State Hospitals

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State in its bid to fulfil his promise of revamping the health sector in the state has procured modern medical equipment for secondary...

Cause of Uterine Fibroids Still Unknown, Says Expert

The cause of uterine fibroids, which afflicts more than 50 per cent of women, is yet unknown, a reproductive physician has declared. Speaking in Port Harcourt, the...

Ogun Distributes N7m Worth Family Planning Consumables

The Ogun State government has distributed consumables worth about seven million naira to 100 high volume public health facilities in the 20 Local Government Areas of the...

NAF Extends Medical Outreach to Flood Victims in Jigawa

BY REMILEKUN DARAMOLA in Maiduguri• No fewer than two days after rendering humanitarian assistance to victims of flood disaster that ravaged some parts of Adamawa...

Nigeria: Medical Experts Converge to Discuss Uterine Fibroids Prevalence

Uterine Fibroids, a medical condition prevalent among women of childbearing age takes the center stage of discussions as leading medical experts gather this weekend at a...

NCDC,NPHCDA Continue Tackle Yellow Fever Outbreak in Bauchi

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) have continued to support the response to an outbreak of...

Smile Train, West African College of Surgeons to Launch Cleft Surgical Certification Program in West Africa

BY ROLAND OGBONNAYA in Lagos• Smile Train, the world’s leading cleft organisation, on Tuesday announced their partnership with the West African College of Surgeons...