NAUTH workers join JOHESU strike, paralyse hospital

Staff of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra State, Tuesday, joined the Joint Health Sector Union’s strike, paralysing activities in the hospital. KR reports that patients and their relatives who visited the hospital walked around wearing long faces, while some were seen evacuating their loved ones, probably to private More...

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By Kwararafa Reporters On Sunday, April 8th, 2018

World Health Day 2018: WHO reveals what political leaders must do for citizens

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged political leaders to ensure that all citizens, no matter where they live or who they are, can access quality healthcare services without facing financial hardship. WHO More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Doctor ‘dies’ of Lassa fever

An unidentified doctor with the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Umuahia, Abia State, has reportedly died of Lassa Fever. It was gathered that she died at Irua Specialist Hospital, Esan Central, Edo State, where she More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Sex Talk – What Most Women Fantasize About

Women’s sexual fantasies do not always reflect what they want in real life, according to a recently published study in the Journal of Sexual Medicine (Orwig, 2014). For example, while a large proportion of women More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Monday, March 19th, 2018

Hepatitis: What you need to know and do

With over 400 million people living with hepatitis B and C worldwide, 1.4 million die due to these infections every year and many more become newly infected. Transmission of this virus can be prevented through More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Friday, March 16th, 2018

State House Medical Centre offers free kidney screening to over 700 Nigerians

The State House Medical Centre (SHMC), Abuja on Thursday provided free kidney tests for 710 Nigerians as part of the activities to mark the 2018 World Kidney Day. The Permanent Secretary More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

Lassa fever: Nigeria’s death toll rises to 110

death toll from the Lassa fever outbreak ravaging the country since the beginning of the year has increased to 110, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said. The health agency in its weekly situation More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Monday, March 5th, 2018

900m people at risk of hearing loss by 2050 – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has alerted that some 900 million people could suffer from disabling hearing loss across the world by 2050. WHO said this in a report obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

72 dead from Lassa fever since start of year – NCDC

Seventy-two people have died from Lassa fever since the start of the year, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Wednesday. On February 6, the health ministry had reported 31 deaths from the disease, More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Saturday, February 24th, 2018

WHO moves against Lassa fever

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has scaled up its response to Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria. The epidemic has spread to 17 states and may have infected up to 450 people in less than five weeks. WHO, in a More...

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