The World Health Organisation said on Friday that it could not be certain that it had identified all people exposed to the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu region. The WHO said more than 500 people have been vaccinated so far against the disease in...
The World Health Organization has warned that an Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is likely spread over tens of km and poses a high regional risk given its proximity to borders. Four people have tested positive for Ebola in and around Mangina, a town of about 60,000...
Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State said his administration would surpass the achievements of his predecessor, Olusegun Mimiko in the area of quality, accessible and affordable health care in the state. Akeredolu said in a phone interview with NAN in Atlanta, U.S. that his administration was doing a lot, continuing...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has raised an alarm over millions of people who have viral hepatitis but are unaware or unable to receive treatment. The global health agency, while raising the alarm on the World Hepatitis Day, marked on Saturday, said that action was needed to find, test and...
Eleven persons have been killed by cholera outbreak, which hit six local government areas of Katsina State, Daily Post reported. It was gathered that five out of the 11 persons died in Funtua Local Government, while the remaining six died in Kusada Local Government. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Mariatu Usman,...
The Federal Government has called on stakeholders to continuously work towards improving women’s health to reduce the high maternal mortality rate in the country. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, made the call in Abuja while delivering a keynote address at the end of a project tagged: “Preventing Maternal...
Chief Medical Director of Federal Medical Centre, Yola in Adamawa State, Prof. Auwal Mohammed Abubakar has narrated how he led a team of 26 medical personnel that successfully carried out the separation of conjoined twins. The surgeon who have, in the past, operated successfully three cases of conjoined twins and his...
It was a dark Monday at the Kogi State Specialist Hospital Lokoja as the Head of Department of Internal Medicine, Dr Chukwudibe Rosemary suddenly died over alleged unpaid salaries. This is also as another doctor, Idris Nuhu and three nurses slumped due to alleged exhaustion. It was gathered that one attendant...
Residents of Bida in Bida Local Government Area of Niger State have said that no fewer than 19 persons have reportedly died, while 65 others have been hospitalised as a result of an outbreak of cholera in the town. However, the local government in an official statement has confirmed 10...
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has urged the Federal Government to establish a national institute for the promotion of herbal medicine. Its Director-General, Prof Moji Adeyeye, made the call in an interview with a correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. He...

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