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Isaac Adewole, Rapid Result Initiative; WAI

Nigeria To Get National Agency For Cancer Control Soon

Posted: Oct 17, 2016 at 7:00 pm   /   Health

The Federal Government of Nigeria has dropped a hint of possible setting up of a National Agency for Cancer Control […]

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Cardiovascular Disease

Anger, Physical Exertion Trigger Heart Attack – Researchers

Posted: Oct 17, 2016 at 6:58 pm   /   Health

A study has shown that both intense activity and emotions increases the risk of suffering a heart attack within an […]

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Osagie Ehanire

Minister Raises Hope For Local Drug Production

Posted: Oct 17, 2016 at 6:38 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos – The Federal Government has made fresh commitment to promote growth in local pharmaceutical manufacturing that are […]

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Audu Bala Mohammed

Productivity, Hard work Will Be My Guiding Principles – Mohammed

Posted: Oct 17, 2016 at 6:34 pm   /   Health

The National Coordinator, National Malaria Elimination Programme(NMEP), Dr Audu Bala Mohammed has  said that one of his cardinal objectives in […]

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Massive Immunisation Campaign Targets 41m Children In Nigeria, Chad Basin

Posted: Oct 17, 2016 at 6:32 pm   /   Health

A major health campaign is underway in the Lake Chad Basin area to vaccinate over 41 million children against polio […]

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Taiwo Orebamjo

What Can Make Men Infertile

Posted: Oct 17, 2016 at 6:17 pm   /   Health

Infertility is the failure of a couple to become pregnant after one year of regular, unprotected intercourse. About a third […]

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Laparoscopic Surgery

Laparoscopic Surgery Will Reverse Medical Tourism – LUTH CMD

Posted: Oct 17, 2016 at 6:10 pm   /   Health

Experts have said that development in laparoscopic surgery in Nigeria would reverse medical tourism which is costing the country over […]

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Heart Disease

‘More Nigerians coming down with heart failure’

Posted: Oct 17, 2016 at 6:07 pm   /   Health

Following the  World Heart Day marked recently, Cardiologists have raised alarm over imminent epidemic of heart failure among Nigerians even […]

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David Ikudayisi

Patients’ Body Provides Cure For Erectile, Organs Dysfunction – Ikudayisi

Posted: Oct 17, 2016 at 6:03 pm   /   Health

David Ikudayisi,  an expert in stem cell medicine and founder,  Glory Wellness and Regenerative Centre, Lagos,  tells CHIOMA UMEHA how […]

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Mauricio Alarcon

Nestlé Nigeria Plc Appoints New Managing Director

Posted: Oct 10, 2016 at 4:56 pm   /   Health

Nestlé Nigeria Plc has appointed Mr. Mauricio Alarcon as its new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer with effect from […]

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Mosquito Net

Nigeria Renews Strategy To Achieve Zero Malaria Deaths In 2020

Posted: Oct 10, 2016 at 4:51 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha About three billion US dollars is lost to malaria yearly due to out of pocket treatment and prevention […]

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Merck More than a Mother

Experts Decry Stigma Against Women With Infertility

Posted: Oct 10, 2016 at 4:49 pm   /   Health

* As ‘Merck More Than A Mother’ Campaign Debuts In Nigeria Chioma Umeha There was serious outrage by many people […]

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Experts Drum Support For Healthy Timing, Spacing Of Pregnancies

Posted: Oct 10, 2016 at 4:42 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos – Experts have stressed that achieving healthy timing and spacing of pregnancies and childbirths is one way […]

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Nestle Training

Nestle Trains 30 Primary School Teachers In Water Education

Posted: Oct 10, 2016 at 4:37 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos – Lack of access to safe, clean drinking-water and basic sanitation, as well as poor hygiene cause […]

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Taiwo Orebamjo

What Has Age Got To Do With Fertility

Posted: Oct 10, 2016 at 4:30 pm   /   Health

Age they say is a thing of the mind. But in reality, age is defined by wikipedia as the length […]

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Antenatal Care

Early Antenatal Care As Antidote For Neonatal Deaths

Posted: Oct 10, 2016 at 4:10 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos – At 15, Olayinka still wears diapers and has difficulty in communicating properly. She is suffering from […]

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Femi Gbadebo

Awareness Destroys Stigma Against Persons With Disability – Gbadebo

Posted: Oct 10, 2016 at 4:08 pm   /   Health

Every October, stakeholders, including people living with Cerebral Palsy (CP) often embark on special march   to  create awareness on disability  […]

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Olumide Akintayo

Open Drug Markets, Unregistered Premises Must Be Urgently Dislodged – Akintayo

Posted: Oct 3, 2016 at 3:55 pm   /   Health

Olumide Akintayo is the immediate Past President of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN). In this interview with CHIOMA UMEHA, he […]

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Invest In Medical Education To Improve Health Care – NPMCN Boss Urges FG

Posted: Sep 29, 2016 at 4:40 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha The President, National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN) Dr. Ademola Olaitan has said that Nigerians would see […]

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Ahmed Yakasai

‘The Role Of Pharmacists In Healthcare Delivery Is Multi-prong, Scientific’

Posted: Sep 29, 2016 at 4:37 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha The continued sophistication and inventory of activities in the healthcare supply chain has placed pharmacists at a very […]

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Jide Idris

Lagos Commissioner Scores PATHS2 High For Strengthening Health Systems

Posted: Sep 29, 2016 at 4:31 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos – The Lagos Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, has commended Partnership for Transforming Health Systems Phase […]

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Isaac Adewole, Rapid Result Initiative; WAI

Health Minister Receives Report on Restructuring Residency Training

Posted: Sep 29, 2016 at 4:28 pm   /   Health

The Minister  of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has received the report on Restructuring Residency Training Progamme from the Ministerial Committee […]

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Drug Store

‘Develop Indigenous Drugs To Tackle Diseases Peculiar To Africa’

Posted: Sep 29, 2016 at 4:16 pm   /   Health

The Governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode has urged pharmacists to develop drugs that will tackle the health challenges that […]

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Family Planning

Family Planning: Lack Of Counselling In Private Hospitals Increase Maternal Deaths

Posted: Sep 29, 2016 at 3:44 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos – I married early 2008. I have six children now; this one will make the seventh one. […]

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Polio immnization

Kaduna Targets 3m Children For Polio Immunization

Posted: Sep 21, 2016 at 8:50 pm   /   Health

By Chioma Umeha. The Kaduna State Government has urged parents to present their children under the age of five for […]

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