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JOHESU threatens strike

JOHESU threatens strike, vows to shut down hospitals

JOHESU threatens strike:There are strong indications that activities in government hospitals may shut down if the Federal Government fails to meet the demands of the Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Health Care Professionals. This is coming as the [...]

September 9, 2017 Health issues
Doctors Protest

JUST IN: Resident doctors commence nationwide strike

Resident doctors across Nigeria have commenced a nationwide indefinite strike. The doctors resolved to proceed on the strike after a meeting of its national leadership that ended in the early hours of Monday.   In a brief statement obtained by [...]

September 4, 2017 Health issues
10 Good Reasons Why You Should Drink A Beer

10 Good Reasons Why You Should Drink A Beer! Number 4 Is Very Important

10 Good Reasons Why You Should Drink A Beer!  Most of us know that excessive drinking is definitely harmful for a number of reasons. However, you may be surprised to learn that an apple a day is not the only [...]

September 4, 2017 Health issues
75% water, sanitation facilities destroyed in northeast

75% water, sanitation facilities destroyed in northeast

The Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast destroyed no less that 75 per cent of the water and sanitation infrastructure in the geo-political zone, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said. Mr Sanjay Wijesekera, UNICEF’s Global Chief of Water, Sanitation and [...]

August 30, 2017 Health issues
Dangerous Malarial Drugs

WARNING: Dangerous Malarial Drugs Removed from Shelves in Europe

Kindly forward to your friends and family The under listed drugs have been proven to be dangerous and are the origin of kidney failure that kills spontaneously.   Listed are designation, form unit and laboratory manufacturer of these drugs.   [...]

August 12, 2017 Health issues
Carbonated Water

Is Carbonated Water Bad For You

Carbonated water looks like a fantastic option for those who can't stand the taste of still water but who would like to avoid dehydration during the day. But there's a myth that the fizzy drink isn't as good for the [...]

August 9, 2017 Health issues
Oluyinka  Olutoye

Osinbajo meets Olutoye Nigerian ‘miracle’ surgeon

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has met the Nigerian medical doctor, Oluyinka  Olutoye, who performed a surgery on an unborn baby and then placed  the baby back in the mother’s womb. Olutoye was the Acting President’s guest at the Villa today, [...]

August 7, 2017 Health issues

Nigerian regulators yet to act months after evidence of unsafe acid levels in Mirinda, Lucozade

Two months after the Consumer Protection Council reported alarming levels of benzoic acid in Mirinda and Lucozade drinks, Nigerian government regulators responsible for taking action have kept mum and have done nothing about it. The CPC had in April revealed [...]

July 12, 2017 Health issues
Remo Stars Football Club were hospitalized

Food poisoning hits Remo Stars FC; 13 players hospitalized after eating semo and egusi soup (photos)

13 players, goalkeeper trainer and media office of the Remo Stars Football Club were hospitalized after food poisoning hit the club. Situation was so bad that their Nigeria Professional Football League clash against the Anambra Warriors of Ifeanyi Ubah Football club meant [...]

July 10, 2017 Health issues
General "8.5m Nigerians have hearing impairment"

General “8.5m Nigerians have hearing impairment”

About 360 million people across the world are living with hearing impairment with 8.5million from Nigerians, a US-based Non-Governmental Organisation, (NGO), Starkey Hearing Foundation has disclosed.   Lack of Audiologists and access to healthcare has been identified as major factors [...]

June 26, 2017 Health issues
wrong testicle removed

Man Gets $870,000 For Losing Healthy Testicle To Surgery

Mr. Steven Haines has been awarded $870,000 million by Pennsylvania jury after he had the wrong testicle removed by his urologist. He had been suffering chronic pain in his right testicle for around 15 years before he opted to see [...]

June 18, 2017 Health issues
3 Body Parts You Always Forget To Wash

3 Body Parts You Always Forget To Wash (Photos)

Hello, guys it is your favorite health blogger – 3 Body Parts You Always Forget To Wash Have you ever been able to scrub and wash the middle of your back? It makes you feel like some places were never [...]

June 9, 2017 Health issues
Nigeria ‘s Market Profitable For Investors – Osinbajo

FG To Distribute 50kg Of Cereal To Each Household In Northeast

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will on Thursday flag off the distribution of 50kg of cereal to each household in Northeast Nigeria. The distribution is to cover Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Taraba, Bauchi and Gombe states. This was disclosed in a statement [...]

June 8, 2017 Health issues
5 Star Central Hospital Benin

The Case Of The 5 Star Central Hospital Benin

5 Star Central Hospital Benin – In a few months, it will be one year since President Buhari commissioned the ” 5 star ” Central hospital emergency building which to many was supposed to be a great relief to the [...]

June 6, 2017 Health issues
Federal Government’s National Homegrown School Feeding Programme

FG School Feeding Covered 7 States, Spent N7, 092b On 2016

Federal Government’s National Homegrown School Feeding Programme, which kicked-off last year, may have gulped not less than N674, 785 for 24 per child, totaling meals on some 1,051, 619 pioneer primary school pupils across seven states of the federation. School feeding, [...]

May 28, 2017 Health issues
Gov. Abiola Ajimobi

Oyo Implements Health Insurance Scheme

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Thursday flagged off the state health insurance scheme, saying it would improve health care service delivery to the people. Speaking at the flag off ceremony held at the Civic Centre in Ibadan, the [...]

May 26, 2017 Health issues
Jigawa `Weeping Girl’ Gets Two Wheel-Chair

Jigawa `Weeping Girl’ Gets Two Wheel-Chair

Jigawa `Weeping Girl’ Gets Two Wheel-Chair – Miss Naima Hamza, the 14 year-old physically-challenged girl in Jigawa, who wept on Saturday for not being among beneficiaries of wheel-chairs donated by the NYSC, now has two wheel-chairs. The News Agency of [...]

May 25, 2017 Health issues
Holyfield Visits Ambode, Pledges $3m Health Facilities

Holyfield Visits Ambode, Pledges $3m Health Facilities

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield on Wednesday in Lagos said his foundation would donate health facilities worth three million Dollars to Lagos State. Holyfield who announced the donation during a courtesy visit to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode at the [...]

May 25, 2017 Health issues
Nigerian Military School Nurse Administers Wrong Medicine On Student

Nigerian Military School Nurse Administers Wrong Medicine On Student

Nigerian Military School Nurse Administers Wrong Medicine On Student: A 13-year-old student of the Command Secondary School in Suleja, near Abuja, narrowly escaped death after being treated with the wrong medication by a nurse at the school clinic. The incident [...]

May 19, 2017 Health issues
Ebola Screening Points At Airports

FAAN Reactivates Ebola Screening Points At Airports

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has reinstated screening points and detecting machines at the airport to forestall the resurgence of Ebola outbreak in Nigeria. The measure was triggered by the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of [...]

May 16, 2017 Health issues

World’s Fattest Woman Loses 323kg, Leaves Hospital

An Egyptian once believed to be the world’s heaviest and fattest woman left an Indian hospital Thursday for the United Arab Emirates where she will continue treatment following drastic weight-loss surgery, doctors said. Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty weighed roughly [...]

May 5, 2017 Health issues
Babachir David Lawal

Nigerian Jollof Rice Best Worldwide— Osinbajo

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice-President on Monday described Nigerian jollof rice as “the best in the world”, ending decisively the controversy started by minister of information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed. The New Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that recently, while responding [...]

May 2, 2017 Health issues
state of health of President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari Has Difficulty Drinking And Eating

Three insiders in the Presidency have told that President Muhammadu Buhari is being fed intravenously as he has had severe difficulty eating and drinking fluids for several days. The sources also disclosed that, although President Buhari's health had held up [...]

May 1, 2017 Health issues
Alhaji Lai Mohammed

Nigerians Blast Lai Mohammed For Underating Nigerian Jollof Rice On CNN

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has sparked another uproar on social media. The information minister was said to have reacted to the buzz CNN's Richard Quest started about who makes the best Jollof.     The battle for [...]

April 29, 2017 Health issues
Sat Guru Maharaj

Buhari, Come Now For Healing Before It’s Too Late: Sat-Guru Maharaji [Details]

Sat Guru Maharaji, the founder of the One Love Family has called for President Muhammadu Bihari to rush to him for healing. Maharaji made this call Monday while addressing journalists after a week-long program to celebrated the 30 years of [...]

April 26, 2017 Health issues

Be alert for disease outbreaks, Adewole tells heads of Federal tertiary hospitals

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has directed Heads of Federal  tertiary hospitals in the country to prepare, equip and be proactive in responding to disease outbreaks. Prof. Isaac Adewole, Health Minister Adewole, who spoke  in Abuja during a [...]

April 25, 2017 Health issues
Miss Northeast, Blessing Peter Akor

Miss North-East Nigeria Take Out Rally On Drug Abuse

Teaming youths gathered on Saturday, rallying the city of Jimeta-Yola, Adamawa state capital supporting the initiative brought Miss Northeast, Blessing Peter Akor to fight against drug abuse. The rally which began from 11AM at Luggere Primary School in Jimeta had [...]

April 23, 2017 Health issues
325 million people living with chronic hepatitis B virus in nigeria

WHO Says 325m People Have Chronic Hepatitis B/C Virus

New data published by the World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that a vast majority of the estimated 325 million people living with chronic hepatitis B virus or hepatitis C virus infection lack access to life-saving testing and treatment. WHO, [...]

April 23, 2017 Health issues
father of quintuplet

Newly Married Unemployed Man Welcomes A Set Of Quintuplets

Mr. Imudia Uduehi, a father of quintuplet who married less than a year ago, has appealed to the government, well-meaning Nigerians and philanthropists to support the family in raising the children. Uduehi, also an unemployed graduate, from Ekpoma in Esan [...]

April 20, 2017 Health issues
Cholera Outbreak

Parents Seek FG’s Intervention On Cholera Outbreak

Cholera Outbreak: While public and private primary and secondary schools have resumed for the 2017 third term session, Queens College is still shut down due to controversy surrounding deaths of some students who were said to have contacted a water-borne [...]

April 20, 2017 Health issues