No room for negligent health worker in Niger

Apparently disturbed by the fatal mistakes of some medical personnel and the attendant irreparable consequences, Niger State government said it can no longer tolerate professional negligence by any health worker in the state. The state Commissioner for Health and Hospital Services, Dr Mustapha Jibrin who disclosed this in Minna, Niger State capital at the weekend […]

‘150 Pregnant Women Die Monthly In Kaduna’

  For every single day, we lose about five pregnant women to maternal mortality, in a month about 150 women to maternal mortality in Kaduna State, Nigerian Urban Reproductive  Health Initiative (NURHI) has said. The Kaduna State team leader of Nigerian Urban Reproductive  Health Initiative (NURHI), Alhaji Abdullahi Kabiru, who revealed this yesterday, said many […]

Lagos ‘doctor’ rapes, impregnates 26-year-old patient

  The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a ‘doctor’, identified only as Abiodun, for allegedly raping and impregnating a 26-year-old ulcer patient in the Ipaja Ayobo area of the state. PUNCH Metro learnt that Abiodun, a trado-medical doctor, who had his health centre – Damola Healthcare – on Agbaje Street, was arrested on Tuesday […]

Ciwon tsakuwar koda

  Ni ina yawan samun matsalar kwibin ciki a bangaren hagu. Fitsarina yakan zo da zogi da kuma jini, wani lokaci. Idan na je asibiti akan ba ni magani ya lafa. Na taba ganin kuma wani dan kwallo kamar birbishin bulo ya fado a fitsarina. Ko me ke damuna? Daga Bashir Sakkwato Amsa: To Malam […]

FG Embarks On Vitamin A Food Bio-Fortification To Reduce Death Rate – Minister

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole said on Saturday that the ministry embarked on vitamin A food bio-fortification to reduce death rate and boost nutrition in the country. Adewole, who was represented by the Director of Nutrition, Dr Chris Isukpunwu, disclosed this at the launching of 2016 planting season for bio-fortified vitamin A cassava […]

Spanking can harm your child’s mental health

  Agreed that a verse of the Bible says, “Spare the rod and spoil the child”. And it will be wrong to disobey instructions from above. However, the Holy Book does not say you should use the rod to harm the child. Many parents, caregivers and guardians use the rod to harm children in an […]

Ekiti doctors: Tears, tribute at Aladesanmi’s burial

  The remains of Dr. Tunde Aladesanmi of the Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido Ekiti, were buried amid tears at the family residence in Araromi Quarters, off Adebayo in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday. The funeral rite was performed at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Life Fountain Cathedral, on Bank Road in the state capital. The […]

Africare introduces new device for malaria test in Akwa Ibom

  An African- American led non-governmental organisation, Africare, has introduced a new device for effective test of malaria infection in Akwa Ibom. The device called Deki Reader is brought in by Africare in collaboration with a Canadian technology company, Fio Corporation, and will be used in Akwa Ibom and Rivers communities. Africare’s Director, Malaria Programme, […]