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Monkeypox: 31 suspected cases reported in 7 states – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 31 suspected cases of monkeypox have so far been reported in seven states across the country. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, the National Coordinator/Chief Executive Officer of NCDC, made this known on Monday in Abuja. According to Ihekweazu, following the notification of a suspected …

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COWLSO DONATES ICU AND ENT EQUIPMENT TO LAGOS HOSPITALS.

BY AYO ILORI As part of efforts to reduce maternal mortality rate, the Committee of Wives of Lagos State officials, COWLSO has upgraded the intensive care unit of the Lagos Island Maternity Hospital and donated Auditory equipment to four General Hospitals in the State. Wife of the Lagos State Governor …

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Joint health sector Union and assembly of health care professionals

Joint Health Sector Union, and Assembly of Healthcare Professionals has given the Federal Government a 7day ultimatum to meet its demand, warning that failure to do so would result to an industrial action. Speaking at a media briefing, Wednesday, in Abuja,The National Chairman, Joint health sector Union, comrade Biobelemoye Josiah …

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Lagos State Aids Control Agency flags off HIV Testing Services in Ikorodu Division

            In its effort to ensure qualitative health care among Lagosians, the Lagos State Aids Control Agency today flagged off free HIV Testing Services at Owode Onirin in Kosofe Local Government and Ikorodu Division and its environs. Speaking at the event, the Chief Executive Officer, …

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No respite as doctors’ strike persists

              No end appears to be in sight as doctors under the auspices of National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, have vowed not to call off their strike which enters the second week today. This is even as the Federal Government failed to meet …

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Breaking: NARD to suspend strike on Friday. If….

          The conciliation meeting between the Federal Government Negotiation Team and the striking National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, yielded positive result as the union decided to suspend the nationwide indefinite strike if alert for their salary entered on or before Friday. The meeting which started …

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AMBODE’S WIFE URGES RESIDENTS TO GO FOR REGULAR MEDICAL CHECK UP. BY AYO ILORI

        Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Bolanle Ambode has enjoined residents of the state, to always go for medical check-up and engage in physical exercise, for good health and early diagnosis of medical conditions. Ambode gave the advice at her home town, Poka, Epe, in …

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Lassa fever: SON to sanction master bakers

  The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says it will henceforth sanction any master baker caught operating in an unhygienic environment following the outbreak of Lassa Fever in some states. Mr. Sunday Badewole, the Osun State Coordinator of SON gave the warning at a seminar organized for members of the …

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NMA to Buhari: Equip Nigerian hospitals like UK’s before 2019

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has risen from its August 2017 National Executive Council (NEC) meeting, asking President Muhammadu Buhari to replicate medical equipment he had seen in London, United Kingdom in Nigerian hospitals before the end of his tenure. The umbrella body of medical practitioners in the country said …

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Lassa fever: Lagos urges calm as three test positive

Officials confirmed yesterday three more cases of Lassa fever in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial and business honeypot. But the state government urged residents not to panic as it is on top of the situation. Two persons infected with the disease have died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba. A …

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