Masana sun ce miyar kuka na ƙara wa mata ni’ima da ƙarfin mazakuta ga maza

Kuka bishiya ce mai asali da ake samu a nahiyar Afirka da kuma wani yanki na kasashen Larabawa. A al’adance bishiyar kuka tana da matsayi da muhimmanci ga abinci da magungunan mutanen Afirka. Kuka tana kunshe da muhimman sinadarai masu gina jiki kuma masu inganta lafiya, kamar yadda mujallar lafiya ta Healthline ta bayyana a wani bincikenta […]

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Pharmaceutical Products: Nigeria plans 60% local production

By Emmanuel Afonne Prof. Moji Adeyeye, Director-General of National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), says the country is working toward producing 60 per cent of its pharmaceutical products locally to reduce the over-dependence on international companies. Adeyeye said this at a virtual conference with the theme “Seizing the Moment: Providing Faster Access […]

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26 COVID-19 vaccines under development in Russia

Russian Public Health watchdog, Rospotrebnadzor, on Tuesday stated that no less than 26 different vaccines against coronavirus were currently being developed in the country. Anna Popova, head of the Rospotrebnadzor, said in August, Sputnik V, developed by Russia’s Gamaleya National Research Centre of Epidemiology and Microbiology and the Russian Direct Investment Fund, became world’s first […]

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Health Workers Begin Nationwide Strike

NEWS Health Workers Begin Nationwide Strike Health workers under the aegis of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) are to begin a nationwide strike from midnight on Sunday. The strike is over Federal Government’s inability to meet their demands. JOHESU President Josiah Biobelemoye, announced the strike in a letter addressed to the Minister of Labour […]

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WHO says over 30 COVID-19 vaccines undergoing clinical trials

More than 30 vaccines against COVID-19 are currently undergoing clinical trials in different countries, including in Russia, and this is very encouraging, the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) spokeswoman in Russia, Melita Vujnovic, said. “WHO is encouraged by the fact that more than 30 candidate vaccines are currently undergoing various stages of clinical trials, including in […]

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NAFDAC warns public against apple, blackcurrant juice

By Aderogba GeorgeThe National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has cautioned Nigerians to stop the consumption of an organic apple and black currant originating from Australia. Prof. Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC Director-General, who disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said the products had been certified harmful for human consumption. […]

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WHO chief believes pandemic could last less than two years

Modern technology and international cooperation could limit the coronavirus pandemic to less than two years, World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Friday. “Hoping we can have additional tools like a vaccine, I think we can finish it in a shorter time than the 1918 flu,” he told a news conference in […]

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