Health

Breast cancer month, early detection guarantees total cure -Expert

The chief medical director of the National Hospital, Abuja, Jaf Momoh,

has advocated routine screening for breast cancer on women,saying that
early detection guarantees 100 per cent cure. Momoh stated this during
the commemoration of Breast Cancer Awar [...]

Tue, 13 October 2020


Malaria, 90% of life-saving interventions still on track-WHO

The World Health Organization, WHO, had warned that malaria deaths

 

 

could double due to severe disruptions to essential malaria programmes
as the world battle the COVID-19 pandemic. it was gathered that
despite challenges po [...]

Tue, 13 October 2020


Ways to improve the heart’s health


It is no mean feat to achieve a good level of health for the heart
which is the most important part of the cardiovascular system. It is
important because when the heart fails, no matter what else is well
with the network of blood vessels, the owner of that heart is in
da [...]

Thu, 01 October 2020


Laboratory should not charge for Covid-19 test in Nigeria-PTF

The national co-ordinator,  Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Dr.

 

 

Sani Aliyu, says Nigerians should not pay for coronavirus test, noting
that testing remains free for citizens across the country.

Aliyu state [...]

Thu, 01 October 2020


Patients, health worker’s safety should be prioritised- Iden

The chief executive officer, Occupational Health and Safety Managers, Mr. Ehi Iden, has stressed the need for patients and health workers’ safety to be prioritised.

Iden said this at an event organised to commemorate the World Patients Safety Day held in Abuja.

According to him, th [...]

Mon, 28 September 2020


Breakthrough in prostate cancer treatment

 

 

 

A novel formulation of the prostate cancer drug abiraterone acetate -- currently marketed as Zytiga -- will dramatically improve the quality of life for people suffering from prostate cancer, as pre-clinical trials by the Univer [...]

Sun, 26 July 2020


Covid-19: Minister seeks Rotary’s support in fight

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has appealed to Rotary International to help in curtailing the spread of Covid-19 in Nigeria by setting up sample collection centers across the country to increase the number of tests, which is a crucial step in the government’s trace [...]

Sun, 26 July 2020


CSO launches videos to eliminate trans-fat

Civil society organizations have launched a series of public service announcement, PSAs, on regulating trans-fat consumption in Nigeria.

 

At a virtual event projected from Abuja, the Network for Health Equity and Development, NHED, and Corporate Accountability and Public Participat [...]

Sun, 26 July 2020


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