‘How Healthcare Providers Are Killing Public Health Laboratories For Their Selfish Interests’
The National President of the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN) Mr Toyosi Raheem, a medical laboratory scientist, in this interview throws more light on why misdiagnosis still exists in medical laboratory practice, and how some unscrupulous healthcare professionals are killing public health laboratories for their selfish interests. How will you assess the…
Natural And Home Remedies For Depression
IN our experiencing here on earth, we often need both sorrows and joy to help us mature and progress spiritually.
So, What About My Pet’s Teeth
WELL, you can announce to the world that you have the best pet in the universe. Your pet is focused, fun to be with, does not bark without a purpose, has the best appetite, is beautiful, not overtly playful, does not mess the house, respects our introduced visitors and gives due regard to you and your household. It is just everything you wanted in a pet.
‘Poor diet responsible for more disease than lack of exercise, smoking, alcohol combined
DOCTORS have blamed excess sugar and carbohydrates for the surge in obesity – not the lack of exercise.
Shea nut oil, turmeric, ginger, others top list of local plants for joint pains
Are you having pain, swelling in the tissue and joints, stiffness, deformity and diminished flexibility? United States (U.S.), Indian and Nigerian researchers have found that Shea nut oil, turmeric, ginger and some local herbs could help prevent rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis, and even treat cancers caused by Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). CHUKWUMA MUANYA writes.
Stakeholders task teachers, others to report cases of child abuse
STAKEHOLDERS on child’s health and right protections have urged all Lagos State school administrators, counselors, teachers, social welfare officers among other to report any case of suspected child abuse, molestation or neglect to the appropriate authorities. The stakeholders, who met recently at the Child Protection and Rights of the Child programme, in Lagos, said the…
Consumer Rights Day: Group drums support for healthy diets
NIGERIANS were not left out as they joined rest of the world recently to observe the day and create awareness to ensure that consumer rights are never ignored and to canvass for consumer’s rights with emphasis on a particular area annually that affects consumers worldwide. In line with this, World Consumer Right Projects, Lagos organized…
Bank tasks Nigerians on health safety at workplace
Worried by increase in occupational hazards such as fire incidents in the country, safety experts have called on Nigerians to be conscious even as they advise industries and organisations to train their workers effectively. The however, they explained that there is need for organizations to provide healthy workplace saying that Lagos is an industrial hub,…
‘There is insufficient data on exact amount of blood needed in Nigeria’
• More than 85% of 1.3m units collected coming from commercial donors AHEAD of the World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) on June 14, Project Coordinator, Abuja centre of the National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS), Dr. Omo Izedonmwen, said one of the greatest challenges Nigeria faces is the non-availability of accurate data and the practice of…
Health benefits of ‘rainbow in vegetables and fruits’
“RAINBOW in vegetables and fruits” is a name I coined for the variety of vegetables and fruits that nature has provided for us. The rainbow as we all know, is made up of the following colours: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet. All around us are vegetables and fruits in nature with these…
COVENANT University has been considered a key partner in the application of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to cancer care, research and education in Africa. This was the outcome of the recently concluded 2015 Global Summit on Cancer at Dana Ferber Centre, Harvard Medical School, Boston, where the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Charles Ayo, was the guest…
Achieving community health insurance fund development goals in Nigeria
ON the 22nd September, 1983, I left the shores of Nigeria to commence one year hospital attachment with Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Scotland as part of the requirements of the Fellowship Programme of the National Post Graduate Medical College of Nigeria at that time. I was occupying the post of Clinical Research Fellow and Rotating Registrar at the maternity unit of the university.