Nigerian Professor Elected First Black Member of IFFS

A Nigerian Professor with a specialty in Reproductive Endocrinology, Oladapo Ashiru, has been elected into the executive council of the International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS). Following his election, Ashiru becomes the Secretary General of the New Jersey, United States-based IFFS.

Drug Abuse Rate In Kano State Dropped From 3% To 1%

According to Dr. Ibrahim Abdul, the Kano state Commander, National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) the rate of illicit drug abuse and intake of intoxicants in the state has reduced from three to one per cent (3% to 1%) during the last quarter of 2018 spanning through the first quarter of 2019.

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Nasarawa State Chapter have threatened to embark on a 3-day warning strike from Sunday midnight over welfare issues. The NMA disclosed this to newsmen on Friday in Lafia. They claimed that the association has given the state government enough time to address their plight of which the state government has been deaf to them.

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted public, especially healthcare providers on fake Dukoral oral Cholera vaccine, circulating in Bangladesh. Prof. Moji Adeyeye, the Director General (DG) of NAFDAC made this known to warn drug vendors ahead of time. She revealed the packaging of the falsified drug Dukoral vaccine is carrying label displayed in English and French language.

Medics Advises FG To Address Residency Challenge

A medical doctor at the Maitama District Hospital, Abuja, Dr. Innocent Ikpe, has appealed to the Federal Government to find a lasting solution to the challenges of residency doctors training in Nigeria. Ikpe, who spoke with Newsmen on Saturday in Abuja, noted that graduate doctors find it difficult to be placed in an accredited hospital to complete their residency.

FG Warns On Rising Cases Of Tuberculosis

Nigeria's minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, as well as local and international medical experts have expressed concern over rising cases of Tuberculosis (TB) in Nigeria, especially among the country’s productive workforce.

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