Health, education to get massive funds in 2019 - Minister


Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has assured Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration would invest more funds on health and education in 2019.

The minister gave this assurance during a peer review meeting with chief medical directors and medical dir [...]

Sun, 21 October 2018

Artificial sweeteners have toxic effects on gut microbes

FDA-approved artificial sweeteners and sport supplements were found to be toxic to digestive gut microbes, according to a new paper published in Molecules by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Israel and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

The collaborative st [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018

Intermittent fasting may help reverse type 2 diabetes –Doctors

Planned intermittent fasting may help to reverse type 2 diabetes, suggest doctors writing in the journal BMJ Case Reports after three patients in their care, who did this, were able to cut out the need for insulin treatment altogether.

Around one in 10 people in the US and Canada have type 2 di [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018

Over 32 million Nigerians suffer from dyslexia

Over 32 million Nigerians suffer from a learning disability called dyslexia which affects reading, spelling, writing and comprehension.

Chairman Board of Trustees, Dyslexia Foundation of Nigeria, Mr Ben Arikpo, who disclosed this at a press conference in Abuja, said one in every six students in [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018

Need for new minimum wage long overdue - MHWUN

The president, Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria, MHWUN, Comrade Josiah Biobelemoye, has said that the need for a new minimum wage was long overdue and cannot be over emphasized by organized Labour.

Biobelemoye, who made this known while speaking to journalists in Abuja, said: "P [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018

UNPF donates relief terms to flood states























Sun, 14 October 2018

Adewole launches document for family planning in Nigeria

Federal Ministry of Health has launched three key areas for reproductive health document towards scaling up family planning in Nigeria.

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, launched the document in Abuja.

The minister, who was represented at the event by director, Family Health Depar [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018

Health research institute launched in Abuja

The Federal Ministry of Health has launched the Medical Research Foundation with a view to funding health medical research across the country. 

The foundation was launched in Abuja, during the national workshop on strengthening health research capacity organized by the Medical Research Ins [...]

Sun, 30 September 2018


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