Stakeholders in the health sector have called on the Lagos state government to create policy direction for essential drugs to boost the fight against childhood pneumonia and diarrhoea.
The drugs include amoxicillin dispersible tablet, amoxicillin dt, and zinc/ low osmolarity oral rehydration sal [...]
In order to reduce the epidemic burden of tuberculosis, TB, globally, the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, NIMR, join hands with international community to fight the scourge, projects end of the disease by 2035.
Director General of NIMR, Prof. Innocent Ujah, said ending the epidemic by 2 [...]
A global healthcare provider, Management Sciences for Health, MSH, has said it contributed to saving about 24,000 lives and improved the wellbeing of 36,000 children in the past ten years of its existence in Nigeria.
Country Representative of MSH in Nigeria, Dr. Zipporah Kpamor, disclosed this [...]
As part of efforts to boost healthcare delivery to Nigerians, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said directed that all accident and emergency cases should be treated within 24 hours at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH.
Addressing journalists at LUTH, the minister said [...]
The sleep habits of fruit flies are remarkably similar to humans. They get most of their sleep at night, certain drugs and stimulants like caffeine can negatively affect their sleep, and if they get a lousy night's sleep it can even affect their memory performance.
But what can they tell us [...]
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world in commemoration of the 2016 International World Water Day, the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, and Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health, PACFaH, has revealed that about 400, 000 Nigerian children die from diarrhoea and pneumonia, annually. [...]
In order to eradicate childhood killer diseases like pneumonia and diarrhoea in Lagos state, the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN and Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health, PACFaH, has tasked the state government on procurement of first line drug in the management of the diseases.< [...]
Aimed at promoting awareness on oral hygiene, the Nigerian Dental Association, NDA, and Unilever Nigerian Plc, has embarked on a road-walk to commemorate this year’s World Oral Health Day, WOHD.
The 10 kilometre walk, which started from the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Idi -A [...]
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