Friday, August 17, 2018

10 Million People May Die Globally From Antimicrobial Resistance – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that 10 million deaths might be recorded per year globally from Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) effective from 2050,...

Buhari Asks Doctors To Seek Other Means Of Negotiation, Not Strikes

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to medical doctors to avoid going on strike but consider other means of negotiation for better working conditions. He said...

Buhari Signs Medical Residency Training Bill Into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday signed two bills into law. They are the Medical Residency Tra ining Act 2018 and the Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas...

Nigeria Set For Commercial Production Of Home Grown Anti-Sickle Cell Drug

There is hope for sickle cell anaemia patients in Nigeria following an agreement to start commercial production of a home grown drug for the...

Cholera: Death Toll Rises To 17 In Niger, Kogi

Death toll has risen to 17 in Niger and Kogi states in the last five days with a reported case of 72 victims in...

NHIS Executive Secretary In Fresh Trouble Over N25billion ‘Investment’

Less than four months after his controversial reinstatement, the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Usman Yusuf, is again in trouble over...

Who Tags Video Game Addiction ‘Mental Disorder’

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has, for the first time, tagged compulsive video gaming as a mental health condition in its updated classification manual...

Nigerian Govt Increases Maternity Leave To Four Months

The Nigerian government has increased maternity leave to four months. Under the Nigerian Labour Law passed in 2004, a woman working in the country’s civil...

Johesu Strike: Nigerian Govt Moves To Implement ‘No Work, No Pay’ Rule

The Federal Government has begun the process of withholding the salaries of health workers who participated in the recently suspended strike. The Joint Health Sector...

Adamawa Cholera Outbreak Extends To Two More LGAs – Official

The cholera outbreak in Mubi North and Mubi South Local Government Areas of Adamawa has extended to Hong and Maiha local governments, the News...
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