Category: Health

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...

GE Healthcare, Kenya’s Ministry of Health Train over 260 Healthcare Professionals

GE Healthcare and the Ministry of Health recently trained over 260 healthcare technologists from all Level 4, 5 and 6 hospitals from across the country’s 47 counties....

NASS to Adopt UN Declaration on Universal Health Coverage, Says Oloriegbe

Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Dr. Ibrahim Oloriegbe, has said the National Assembly will integrate the United Nations political declaration on Universal Health...

Ending Needless Deaths from Unsafe Abortion

According to the World health Organisation (WHO)report, between 2010 and 2014, about 56 million induced–safe and unsafe– abortions occurred worldwide,...

Hospital, GE Healthcare Partner to Improve Disease Diagnosis in Nigeria

GE Healthcare has entered into a partnership with Memfys Hospital to provide the SIGNA™ Explorer 1.5Tesla MRI system services and training to advance the early...

Nigeria: Unplanned Pregnancies And Population Explosion

Nigeria’s population is predicted to hit 206 million by 2020, and 264 million by 2030, and crossing the 300 million threshold around 2036.With current economic...

World Bank Partners Ekiti to Tackle Gender-based Violence, Genital Mutilation

BY AYODELE ABERE in Ado Ekiti• Ekiti State Government and the World Bank Group have reached an understanding aimed at working together to tackle gender-based violence,...