Kidney diseases: Sultan tasks Nephrologists on preventive advocacy, treatment affordability

We have the capacity and personnel for the treatment of kidney diseases but we are limited…

Commission to monitor adherence to blood regulations in health facilities

We have engaged relevant stakeholders in the blood service on the need for blood regulations in…

NAFDAC alerts public against use of weight loss pill

Members of the public in possession of the product should discontinue use or sale, and submit…

COVID-19: Nigeria to screen arriving passengers using RTD

COVID-19 self-tests (RTD) will be handed out at all our international airports, land and sea borders,…

Mental Health Bill: Stakeholders commend Buhari

We now need Executive implementation, State Governments to domesticate this legislation, and those contesting for elected…

Cholera Outbreak: Umahi visits patients, pledges to provide 10 boreholes, modern toilets

The Commissioner for Water Resources, the Commissioner for Health and all the leaders here will tell…

FCTA issues red alert warning for communicable diseases

Our surveillance system is heightened, and the FCT Administration bought quite a number of commodities, particularly…

Cholera outbreak in Cross River: Death toll rises to 51

The state Government has deployed a response team together with representatives from the World Health Organisation,…

NAFDAC warns bakers using potassium bromate, arrests offenders

Potassium bromate, popularly known as tablets in the black economy, is always attractive to merchants of…

FG relaxes COVID-19 safety measures for travellers

All pre-departure and post-arrival PCR test requirements for all persons who are not fully vaccinated have…

Family of 6 dies mysteriously after ‘eating food trampled by wall gecko’

A family of six has died after reportedly eating food trampled by a wall gecko in…

Nigeria produces about 12,000 doctors every year – MDCAN

Disturbed by the impact of this ugly trend on our country’s health sector growth and development,…

Cross River doctors embark on indefinite strike over kidnap of members

This deplorable state of the road causes vehicular movement around that area to proceed at minimal…

FG to extend cancer health fund to other cancers – Ehanire

We are also taking steps to make the fund available for more cancers especially in children…

Ebola: NCDC warns Nigerians against travel to Uganda

Travellers to Nigeria with recent travel history to Uganda or persons already in Nigeria but with…

Peter Obi decries brain drain in Nigeria’s healthcare sector

Brain drain has devastated our medical sector. Nigerian doctors are well trained, that is why they…

Mental health impact of parenting a child with special needs

When nobody understands you and your child, when you’re made to feel like a bad parent…

WHO appoints African-American family Cancer Goodwill Ambassadors

The Ambassadorship follows the bestowment of a special posthumous award to Henrietta Lacks from the WHO…

World Anaesthesia Day: Stakeholders seeks safer medication practices

Unsafe medication practices and medical errors are the leading causes of avoidable harm in health care…

FG plans to integrate eye care treatment into the primary health services

Before now as part of its commitment to preventing avoidable vision loss, the country developed the…

NCDC confirms 481 monkeypox cases, 7 deaths

We will be putting in place enhanced surveillance through testing, targeting 12 states at the moment…

Mental health: Doctor-patient ratio in Nigeria is 1 to 1m, says NMA Chairman

He encouraged people to seek medical help when faced with a mental health challenge, pointing out…

Minister lauds Association of Lady Pharmacists over Breast Cancer Awareness 

The Ministry will continue to support and work closely with any organization and spirited individuals working…

Drug Abuse: Lagos building biggest mental health rehabilitation home – Sanwo-Olu

He said that the rehabilitation home was to comprehensively address the menace of drug abuse and…

PWD: Bauchi group advocates sign language interpreter to aid childbirth

She said the measure was imperative towards improving uptake of maternal and child healthcare services among …

FG to use FCT as open defecation-free model

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, has saidbefforts are  on to use the FCT…

Gardener seeks financial succour as wife spends weeks in ICU

I have spent over N500,000 so far including the baby delivery and feeding. The money I…

Chinese scientists design face mask that detects viruses in 10 mins

The wearable bioelectronic mask designed by the researchers from Tongjin University could  detect common respiratory viruses,…

Gambia suspends paracetamol syrup sales after suspected link to children’s death

The children suffered symptoms including an inability to pass urine, a fever and vomiting that quickly…

NCDC announces 21 monkey pox cases in 7 days

The NCDC said that the 21 confirmed cases were reported from 12 states. The Nigeria Centre…