Group seeks end to oxygen levy for cancer patients at LUTH
The Children with Cancer Intervention Initiative (CCII), a not-for-profit organisation, has called for end to collection of oxygen levy from children suffering from cancer admitted to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).
How to redress on-going health workers’ strike, by pharmacists
Pharmacists under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Lagos branch have made recommendations on how to redress ongoing health workers’ strike.
Indian clinic holds sickle cell anemia treatment awareness
BMT (Bone Marrow Transplant) at the weekend held an awareness to educate people on sickle cell anemia, blood disorders, blood cancer and the treatment. It took place at the National Sickle Cell Center, opposite Lagos University Teaching Hospital ...
We are practicing medicine in a depressed economy - Bello
As a young boy, Sunday Ohiwere Bello dreamed of becoming a banker. But a change of school made him realise he could better in science. Today, he is a haematologist at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, where he is a part of a workforce that have dedicated their own lives to save other lives in…
CIS’ Volt club donates 200 mastectomy pillows to LUTH’s breast clinic
A representative of the President of the Club, Dopuala Benibo, at the official presentation of the equipment, said: “One of the goals of the club is to identify needs in immediate communities and to make a difference through communal engagement.
Medical students donate 500 pints of blood for sickle cell children at LUTH
Worried by the challenge of blood transfusion for children with cancer and sickle cell, the Association of Medical Student University of Lagos (AMSUL) has organised a blood drive exercise to generate pints of blood from the university students.
LUTH revamps accident, emergency facility to boost research
The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) has launched an ultra-modern accident and emergency centre that would improve healthcare delivery, enhance trainings and research. The LUTH Chief Medical Director (CMD), Prof. Chris Bode said that the revamped centre would provide quality care and reduce pressure on the ward. Bode, who was represented by the hospital’s Deputy…
FG plans to roll out nationwide screening for cancers - Adewole
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, says the Federal Government has concluded plans to roll-out nationwide screening for most common types of cancers.
CancerAware donates chemotherapy medications to LUTH
To fight the deadly cancer disease, CancerAware Nigeria, a non-governmental organisation, has donated chemotherapy medications and other cancer treatment...