How Yellow Fever Spread Is Tackled In Nigeria

How Yellow Fever Spread Is Tackled In Nigeria

The Federal Government on Tuesday expressed its readiness to contain further spread of yellow fever in the country. The Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC said that following the case of yellow fever in Kwara State, laboratory diagnosis was carried out at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital and confirmed at the Institute […]

LUTH, Psychiatric Hospital Discharge Patients Due To Strike

LUTH, Psychiatric Hospital Discharge Patients Due To Strike

As the strike declared by health workers under the aegis of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) bites harder, the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) and the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba, have hurriedly discharged patients admitted in the hospitals. This is because majority of the nurses that should care for them have joined the industrial […]

Paralysed Chibok Boy Walks Again

Paralysed Chibok Boy Walks Again

Chibok boy, Ali Ahmadu, who was paralysed three years ago, after a Boko Haram attack in his town,is now on his feet. He survived corrective surgery on his spine, in Dubai after being in the Intensive Care Unit for 48 hours. Igho Sanomi, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees and members of the Dickens […]

Health Minister Successfully Performs Surgery Separating Siamese Twins

Health Minister Successfully Performs Surgery Separating Siamese Twins

The separation of the five-month-old twins, Mitia and Fitia, involved the separation of their liver, ribs and diaphragm In most countries, health ministers are seen as bureaucrats more interested in paperwork than medical miracles. Not in Madagascar, where Mamy Lalatiana Andriamanarivo recently picked up a scalpel and separated conjoined Siamese twins in a medical first […]

Osun Doctors Embark On 7-Day Warning Strike

Osun Doctors Embark On 7-Day Warning Strike

The Osun State Chapter of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on Monday ordered its members working with state government to proceed on 7-day warning strike over unpaid salary arrears and poor working condition. The NMA Chairman in the state, Dr Tokunbo Olajumoke, gave the directive after an emergency general meeting of the association in Osogbo. Olajumoke […]

Bayern Munich Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer Ruled Out Until 2018 With Broken Foot

Bayern Munich Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer Ruled Out Until 2018 With Broken Foot

Manuel Neuer has been ruled out until 2018 after he sustained a broken foot in Bayern¬†Munich¬†training on Monday. The injury is a recurrence of the hairline fracture to a metatarsal in his left foot that he picked up during the Champions League quarter-final second-leg defeat to Real Madrid in April. The 31-year-old underwent successful surgery […]

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