Drug abuse: FCT resident doctors take campaign to Wuse market

Resident doctors in Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have  embarked on campaign at Wuse market, Abuja, to educate traders and shoppers on the dangers of drug abuse. The campaign was led …

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Ignorance about seafood storage worries NAFDAC

The National Agency for Foods and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has decried the poor storage culture of seafood and others in the country, stressing the need for more hygienic …

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Borno University to get teaching hospital

By Mary Tom “The Borno State University ‎will have a befitting teaching hospital that would pave way for the commencement of courses in medicine in the next one year”, Governor …

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UNICEF worries over malnutrition threat in Borno, Yobe

United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has raised concerns over severe acute malnutrition threat in some northern states, especially Borno, Adamawa and Yobe. The Fund said urgent attention is required to contain …

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Man with permanent erection hospitalised

  Man with permanent erection hospitalised A man in Wales has been hospitalised for more than two weeks with an awkward condition that has left him with a permanent erection. …

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Medical council inducts 412 foreign – trained doctors

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has granted 412 foreign -trained doctors the nod to practice medicine in the country. The doctors, who had to undergo another training …

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Brass, Nembe, Southern Ijaw communities slam oil firms over neglect

  *Seek succour from Bayelsa environmental commission Elders, women and youth leaders from various communities in Brass, Nembe and Southern Ijaw Local Government Areas of Bayelsa State have bemoaned their …

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Zika virus causes delayed child neurodevelopment

An international study has shown that the Zika virus may lead to delayed childhood neurodevelopment and impairment in children’s vision and hearing, China Science Daily reported on Tuesday. The study …

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Masari decries widening gap between healthcare needs, available resources

Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari Saturday in Katsina decried the widening gap between the growing health care needs of the people of the state and the resources needed to …

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Disease outbreak : FG charged to be more responsive

Disease outbreak: FG charged to be more responsive   Mr. Solomon Chollom, a medical laboratory scientist with the National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI), Jos, has called on the Federal Government …

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