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Bukola Saraki Makes Case For Primary Health Care

President of the Senate, Bukola saraki has advocated that federal government should free funds from other sectors and make enough funds available to develop...

FG raises alarm over spread of HIV in IDP camps

The Federal government has raised alarm over the spread of HIV among Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs in Borno State. Hassan Mustapha, the Coordinator on HIV/AIDS...

Nigeria loses $1bn yearly to Medical Tourism – Expert

A medical expert with the Wellington Neurosurgery Centre, Abuja, Dr Charles Ugwuanyi, has said that Nigeria loses 1bn dollars annually to medical tourism abroad. Ogwuanyi,...

Vaginal administration of herbal medicines injures kidney – expert

A Consultant Nephrologist in the University of Ilorin, Dr Timothy Olanrewaju, has warned that the unusual practice of vaginal administration of herbal medicines could...

Cancer patient receives $70m from Johnson & Johnson Powder

A jury has awarded a woman $70million in damages against Johnson & Johnson after the woman claimed talcum powder caused her ovarian cancer. Deborah Giannecchini...

Meet the baby who was born twice

Margaret Boemer went for a routine ultrasound 16 weeks into her pregnancy with her third child. The ultrasound revealed that there was something seriously...

NMA calls for implementation of National Health Act

The Nigerian Medical Association has called on the Federal Government to immediately implement the national health act 2014 (NHA). In a protest march which was...

Rearing animals in homes can be risky, says expert

A Public Health Expert in Bauchi, Dr Alkasim Ibrahim, has expressed concerned over the increase in the number of people rearing animals in their...

Dubai’s Emir flies more than £250,000 of aid to Haiti in his private jet

The Emir of Dubai has flown £300,000 of emergency supplies to Haiti on his private jet. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum sent 90 tonnes of emergency supplies in...

Women in Nigeria ignorant of menopause symptoms – Specialist

A Gynaecologist and Fertility Specialist, Dr Jumoke Ogunro, has revealed that an average Nigerian woman is ignorant of basic symptoms associated with menopause. Ogunro, who...
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