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Fake Drug Menace: NAFDAC Set To Ensure 60% Of Imported Drugs Are Produced Locally

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The National Agency for the Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) being the Agency saddled with the regulation and dispensing of genuine drugs in Nigeria are bothered with the menace of fake drugs and its implication to Nigerian health life.

For The First Time, A Nigerian Heads Commonwealth Physicians

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A Nigerian medical doctor breaks the ice by emerging as president of the Commonwealth Medical Association (CMA) for the first time in its 57-year history.

Immortalise Dr. Stella Adedevoh For Bravery And Professionalism – Reps Called on FG

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Rep. Akiolu Kayode (APC-Lagos) has called for the immortalisation of the late Dr. Stella Adadevoh in recognition of her contributions to curbing the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease in 2014.

The National Population Commission (NPC) in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Health and other developmental partners are set to commence collection of data from all households to ascertain the real cause of under-five years' child mortality across the country.

Zamfara Records No Case Of Polio Virus Since 2012 — Perm Secretary

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The Permanent Secretary, Zamfara state Ministry of Health, Dr. Habib Yelwa, has on Thursday disclosed that his state has not recorded any case of poliovirus for about seven years now.

Breastfeeding Not Sucking Prevents Cancer – Expert

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Mrs Abigael Shona who is a medical expert according to her own experience in the medical field said that breastfeeding a baby, not the popular belief that men sucking their wife’s breast can prevent breast cancer in women.

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Oyo State Command, on Thursday said it has destroyed about 40 hectares of hemp plantation at Aba Tade, in the Oluyole Local Government Area of Oyo State.

After 20 Years Of Research, Scientists Discover New HIV Strain

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In almost two decades, a new strain (sub-type) of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), has been discovered by a team of scientists from Abbott, a global healthcare company.

Another Suspected Yellow Fever Outbreak Kills 10 In Bauchi

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It is not yet over in Bauchi State as a disease suspected to be Yellow fever was reported to have killed 10 persons in different villages of Ningi Local Government Area of Bauchi State.

Supreme Court Enact New Law On Sexuality

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Following an appeal by one Ms Isioma Adeyemi who had requested to change her legal status from female to male due to the length of her clitoris, Nigeria's Supreme Court had declared that women in Nigeria who have clitorises longer than 7,5 centimetres (3 inches) can now be legally considered as men.

High-fiber And Yogurt Diet Reduce Risk Of Lung Cancer Study Says

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New research has found that eating a diet which includes yoghurt and is rich in fibre could help reduce the risk of lung cancer.

Nigerians Gushes Over New Study On Breast

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Social media users yesterday, 22nd October 2019 celebrated a new study by a German scientist, Karen Weatherby, where the scientist noted that staring at women’s breasts makes men live longer, healthier.

4,000 vials of Anti-Snake Venom Drugs Received by Nigerian Government

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On Saturday, 27th April 2019 Government received about 4,000 vials of Anti-Snake Venom (ASV), ending months of acute shortage of the drug and bringing relief to victims of snakebites across the country. It was gathered that there was a paucity of the drug, which hit the country at the peak of snake-bites – usually between January and April when the scorching heat forces snake out of their holes to cool their bodies.

Panel Recommends Dismissal Of ES And Board Members Of NHIS

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Report from the executive panel set up by the Federal Government (FG) to investigate the crisis in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has recommended the dismissal of Usman Yusuf (Professor), the Executive Secretary (ES) of the Agency.

International Day Of Happiness: Nigerians One Of The Most Cheerful In Africa

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March 20 every year has been stated as the International Day of Happiness by the United Nations (UN). Today March 20, 2019, wasn't any different with  #InternationalDayOfHappiness trending over the Nigeria Social Media Space.

Buhari Specialist Hospital Conducts First Brain Surgery

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Muhammadu BUHARI Specialist Hospital, in Kano state, has conducted its first brain surgery. The operation which is said to be the first of its kind was conducted by a team of medical doctors at the facility which was established in early 2018 by Governor Umar Ganduje's administration.

Ebola Outbreak in DRC Ranked Second Worst in History

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The deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is ranked the 2nd worst in history with 426 casessurpassing the 2000-2001 outbreak in Uganda and 2014 which recorded cases of over 11,000 deaths, according to World Health Organisation (WHO).

One in Every Five Nigerian Suffers from Mental Disorders says FG

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The Federal Government said an estimated 40 million Nigerians are believed to be suffering from mental disorders.

According to Vanguard report, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, AbdulazizMashiAbdullahi, made this assertion at the on-going Mental Health Action Committee and Stakeholders Workshop in Abuja.