• FG to engage 200,000 voluntary health workers

    Voluntary Health Workers The Federal Government, in collaboration with development partners, says it has concluded plans to engage 200, 000 voluntary health workers to improve immunisation, antenatal care and other...

  • Zimbabwe To Outlaw Corporal Punishment For Children

    Corporal Punishment Zimbabwe is considering adopting legislation against corporal punishment for children, Health Minister David Parirenyatwa, said on Friday. A High Court ruled on Wednesday that corporal punishment is unconstitutional...

  • Family Planning Service Providers get 70 phones

    Family Planning Over 70 specialised mobile phones were distributed to family planning service providers in Edo by Marie Stopes International, a non-governmental organization (NGO), for data reporting. The Regional Manager...

  • NGO Trains 2,500 HIV Patients

    HIV/AIDS A Non Governmental Organisation (NGO)in Gombe State, Quality Life Initiative, has trained 2,500 persons living with HIV/AIDS on skills acquisitions. Malam Ibrahim Zannah, Monitor and Evaluation officer of the...

  • Constant stress makes you overweight -study

    Overweight Constant stress has been linked to various physical and mental health problems including high blood pressure, heart disease and insomnia. According to new research, days filled with stress may...

  • Medical researcher calls for body detoxification

    Detoxification A medical researcher and nutritionist, Dr Kathleen Egbuna, on Thursday called for regular detoxification process in the treatment of patients suffering from chronic diseases and conditions. Egbuna, who works...

  • FG to investigate alleged importation of Indian garri

    Indian garri The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural development says it will liaise with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to investigate the alleged...

  • Anxiety as ‘Strange black soot’ falls in Port Harcourt

    Nigerian city of Port Harcourt used to be known as “The Garden City” because of its soaring palm trees and green open spaces. But since late last year, black soot...

  • LASG shuts 27 illegal pharmaceutical shops

    Lagos State Government says it has closed 27 unregistered pharmacies and patent medicine shops in Ojo Local Government Area to rid the state of fake and illegal drug shops. Dr....

  • Bleeding in early pregnancies normal – Expert

    unwanted-pregnancy Bleeding during the first three months of pregnancy is normal and nothing to worry about, Dr Stephen Hwande, Managing Director, First Fertility Hospital, Makurdi, has said. “Bleeding during pregnancy...

  • Rotary donates two incubators to govt hospital

    District Governor Patrick Ikheloa(third right), and President, Rotary Club Omole Golden Titi Sunmonu, (fourth right), handing over the incubator to Dr Erivea-Kuti,(fourth left). With them from left are: Mr. Aderemi...

  • Buhari spoke with Speaker Dogara for 5 minutes – Aide

    President Buhari, Yakubu DogaraAmid speculations about the state of health of President Muhammadu Buhari currently on vacation in the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu...

  • Enugu government to recruit 344 doctors, nurses

    The Enugu State Government will recruit 344 medical and auxiliary personnel for its University Teaching Hospital. The Commissioner for Information, Dr Godwin Udeuhele, made this known when he briefed newsmen...

  • NBMA partners NAFDAC on food safety

    Dr Rufus Ebegba, Director General, National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA). The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) and the National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) have evolved a...

  • Malaria: NCDC cautions against self medication

    Mosquito, agent of Malaria The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday urged Nigerians to desist from self-medication and go for a laboratory test for malaria before treatment. The...

  • Nasarawa government purchases vehicles to boost immunisation

    Mr Silas Agara, Deputy Governor Nasarawa State. Nasarawa Government has purchased 13 Hilux vehicles for effective monitoring of immunisation against childhood killers diseases across the state. Mr Silas Agara, the...

  • Sokoto government purchases N100m drugs for pregnant women

    Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto state gov The Sokoto State Government has purchased assorted drugs worth N100 million for distribution to pregnant women and under-five children, free of charge. The Commissioner of...

  • Osun raises alarm over circulation of poisonous foods, drugs

    Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State Osun Government on Tuesday raised alarm over of poisonous food and drugs in the state. A statement issued in Osogbo on Tuesday by the...

  • Painful sex early sign of fibroid

    A fertility expert, Dr Stephen Hwande, says that pain during intercourse, increased menstrual cramping and increased urination are early signs of fibroid. Hwande, Managing Director of First Fertility Hospital, Makurdi,...

  • Nasarawa Assembly seeks autonomy for tertiary health institutions

    The Nasarawa State House of Assembly Committee on Health on Monday called for full autonomy for the state tertiary health institutions for effective and quality health education in the state....