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almakura

Al-Makura Asked Personal Physician To Serve Indigenes

Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has asked his personal physician to return to his duty post at the Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital, Lafia, and render...

lassa fever

Lassa Fever: UBTH Confirms Death Of Victim

A Lassa fever victim (names withheld) was on Tuesday confirmed dead at University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), after receiving medical attention by a team of...

saraki

Saraki Mandates Senate Committee, CBN To Settle Gencos Debt

Senate president, Bukola Saraki has mandated the Senate Committee on Power to liaise with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Federal Ministry of Finance on how to...

cancer

75,000 Die Of Cancer In Vietnam Annually – Official

Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Health Pham Le Tuan on Tuesday said over 75,000 deaths are caused by cancer annually in Vietnam, while there are around 150,000...

ohiri

Group Petitions EFCC Over Ex-NAFDAC DG, Orhi

An anti-corruption coalition, Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC), has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to urgently investigate...

polio

Sokoto Has Enough Vaccines For Heat-Related Diseases – Commissioner

The Sokoto State Government on Sunday said it had stockpiled vaccines and drugs to prevent any outbreak of heat-related diseases. The Commissioner for Health, Dr...

cholera

Cholera Kills 76 Persons In Ebonyi

No fewer than 76 persons lost their lives in Ebonyi state to the dreaded Cholera disease outbreak that ravaged 38 communities in 11 local government areas for five...

WHO

WHO Calls For Global Action To Stop Rise In Diabetes

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday called for global action to halt rise in and improve care for people with diabetes. This is contained in a report on...

hiv aid ll

NACA Takes HIV Study To C/River

As part of efforts to checkmate the spread of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) to uninfected persons, National Agency for Control of AIDS (NACA) has taken Nigerian...

HIV AIDS

Global Fund Gives Mali $170m To Fight HIV/AIDS

The Global Fund Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has agreed to give Mali 170 million dollars to promote prevention and fight against HIV/AIDS. Executive Director,...

WHO

W/Africa Ebola Outbreak No Longer Poses Global Risk – WHO

West Africa’s Ebola outbreak no longer constitutes a threat to international public health, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday, declaring an end...

NAFDAC

NAFDAC Decries High Volume Of Fake Drugs, Drinks In Delta

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has decried the high volume of adulterated, fake and substandard hot drinks in stock in most...

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