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Breast Cancer: Awareness Campaign, Self Examination Is Critical

Breast Cancer Month: Physician Advocates Regular Check-ups

Dr. Adamu Umar, the President of the Nigeria Cancer Society, has advised women to undergo regular medical check-ups for early detection and prevention of breast cancer. Umar gave the advice in commemoration of the ‘Breast...
Boko Haram: Red Cross again appeals for release of Leah Sharibu, Alice Loksha

Incessant Restrictions, Insecurity Hinder Healthcare Delivery In Nigeria- Red Cross

The International Committee for Red Cross (ICRC) has raised an alarm over increasing impediment to health care delivery due to incessant restrictions and insecurity across the country. The Red Cross expressed the worry at a...

COVID-19: FG Sets Up Taskforce To Check Vaccine Racketeering

The Federal Government has set up a joint task force on COVID-19 vaccine racketeering to curb misses. Dr. Abdullahi Garba, the Director, Planning, Research and Statistics, National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) made the disclosure...

Breast Cancer: NGO Screens Market Women, Sensitises School Girls

Bundies Care Support Initiative, an NGO, has screened more than 100 market women and sensitised secondary school girls on breast cancer in Kwara. Mrs Funmilayo Osiegbu, the Executive Director of the initiative, disclosed this on...

Neuropsychiatrist Says, Sit-At-Home, COVID-19 Effects, Trigger Depression, Mental Illness

Prof. Monday Igwe, Medical Director, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu, says that the sit-at-home directive and effects of COVID-19, constituted major triggers of depression leading to mental illness in the South-East and around the country. Igwe...
WHO Warns Against Use Of Masks During Exercise

WHO Laments Global Shortfall In Investment In Mental Health

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has lamented the inability of governments across the globe, to provide mental health services for people, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic when they needed mental health support the most. World...

Malaria vaccine: Panacea for child mortality – Medical doctor

The Technical Management Committee, Association for the Advancement of Family Planning in Nigeria (AAFP), says the approval of malaria vaccine is the panacea for child morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. AAFP’s Technical Management Committee...

Malaria Vaccine: Experts Explain Implications

As the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends the use of RTS,S/AS01 (RTS,S) malaria vaccine among children in sub-Saharan Africa, some experts have pointed out its implications stressing that it must be used as complement...

WHO Recommendation For World’s First Malaria Vaccine Excites Gavi, Others

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, global health agency Unitaid and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, on Wednesday, welcomed the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendation for a wider routine use of the...
Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Pass 1.24m As Death Toll Nears 30,000

COVID-19: NCDC Reports 141 New Infections

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it recorded 141 new cases of COVID-19 across the country on Monday. The NCDC disclosed this on its official website on Tuesday morning , adding that the fatality...
Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Pass 1.24m As Death Toll Nears 30,000

Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Rise To 206,138

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases continues to rise, as 74 new cases were recorded by the NCDC on Sunday. The NCDC said on its website on Monday morning that...

Shun Frozen Chicken, Turkey, Food Items Preserved With Formalin, NAFDAC Warns

NAFDAC on Monday in Abuja warned Nigerians to shun frozen poultry products and other food items preserved with formalin. Formalin is a poisonous chemical popularly used to preserve corpses in mortuaries. READ ALSO: Betsy Obaseki Cup Semis:...

Jute, Baobab Leaves Can Reduce Negative Effects Of Radiation– Researcher

Mr. Olamilekan Bello, a lecturer in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Ilorin, has discovered that humans can be protected from the negative effects of radiation through regular consumption of Jute Mellow and powdered...

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