Friday, 29th September 2023


17 Sep
In the aftermath of the fuel subsidy removal, governments at various levels have introduced some palliative measures to cushion the harsh effects on lives and livelihood of the people.
15 Sep
In Nigeria, the issue of healthcare inequity looms large. There are only around four doctors per 10,000 people — for context, Sweden has seven times more. Combined with other problems related to infrastructure and costs, Nigeria suffers thousands of unnecessary deaths every year. However, emerging technologies like machine learning and computer vision offer a beacon…
14 Sep
Amidst the hope and promise of assisted reproduction, there exists a hidden health risk that demands attention. A recent study in the United States has uncovered a surprising and concerning link between fertility treatments, including the widely used In vitro fertilisation (IVF), and an increased risk of stroke among women.
14 Sep
Over 1000 residents in the Lafiaji, Obalende area of Lagos State, have received free medical outreach and food items at a programme organised by Apostle Phillips Ministries Inc. The event, which is the second edition of the Ministry’s Medical outreach, witnessed free treatment of various degrees of ailments. The Senior Pastor of the Ministry, Apostle…
14 Sep
Global health organisation, Options, is preparing to mark its 30th anniversary with an eminent occasion that will include a high-level panel discussion centered on the theme of unlocking health prosperity and promoting universal health coverage (UHC) in Nigeria. The Regional Director of Options, Dr. Ufuoma Omo-Obi, shared this announcement with newsmen in Abuja, stating the…
14 Sep
A Professor of Radiology at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Ituku Ozalla, Enugu state, Prof. Joy Ifeoma Okoye, has identified late detection as a major driver for Nigeria’s high cancer mortality and morbidity rates. Okoye said about 300,000 to 350,000 women are diagnosed with cancer in Nigeria yearly, adding however that about 87…
14 Sep
Pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers have been cautioned to avoid alcohol consumption with warnings that the act may result in multiple range of developmental defects in their babies. [ad]
14 Sep
As part of efforts to ensure actualisation of the Renewed Hope agenda of the present administration, the Coordinating Minister of Health, Prof. Mohammed Ali Pate and the Minister of State for Health, Tunji Alausa, at the weekend unveiled an agenda to reform and reposition the Nigerian health sector to deliver quality health care services to Nigerians
10 Sep
The digital transformation of healthcare, often referred to as Healthcare 4.0, has significantly altered the way we manage and utilise health data. Electronic Health Records (EHRs), which have replaced traditional paper records, offer a comprehensive digital footprint of a patient’s medical history.
10 Sep
Cross River state government in collaboration with USAID’s Act to End Neglected Tropical Diseases/East (Act/East) programme and Results for Development (R4D) have successfully completed a groundbreaking Fund Flow Analysis study to end Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in the state and Nigeria at large. 
7 Sep
Concerned about the spread of new COVID-19 variants worldwide, medical experts, including the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) have made recommendations on how to contain the ‘pandemic’.
7 Sep
In a remarkable insight into the world of African Natural Medicine, Prof. Samson Amos of Cedarville University, United States of America (USA), has said that 40 per cent of pharmaceutical products find their origin in the reservoir of nature and traditional knowledge.


12 mins ago
The most anticipated football championship is finally here with us. It is the 2023/24 Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL), which will kick off in 20 centres across the country this weekend after many postponements.
13 mins ago
Yes. Who is, not who was Muhammad? I refuse to refer to him in the past because the Prophet of Islam (may Allah’s peace and benedictions be on his soul in Madinah) lives in the present. I prefer to refer to him in the present because his legacies make all allusions....
14 mins ago
The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) under Sonny Echono, has been living up to its earlier promise to enhance the standard of Nigerian tertiary education. That was a promise kept. Echono has in the past one year, designed an all-inclusive approach to tackling numerous ....
15 mins ago
World airlines have marked the first 20 years of the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) at the IATA World Safety and Operations Conference in Hanoi, Vietnam.
16 mins ago
Erstwhile governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola, and human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), have deplored the state of the economy, insisting drastic measures must be urgently introduced.