Improving child immunisation programmes in Nigeria
By most accounts, immunisation is the process whereby a person is made immune or resistant to an infectious disease, typically by the administration of a vaccine.
Only 45% Nigerians are aware of their HIV status
The AIDS Health Care Foundation (AHF) says only about 45 percent of Nigerians are aware of their HIV status.
Nigeria loses N500b on poor sanitation yearly, says group
The money he said is wasted because of hygiene problems such as open defecation and hospital expenditure as a result of preventable sanitation disease among others.
Deep vein thrombosis
Sudden death of an individual who just arrived from a trip to the United Kingdom or the United States of America or any other far-flung destination was quickly ascribed pulmonary embolism.
How to improve health insurance coverage in Nigeria, by Ukiri
The drive of the NHIS and indeed most nation’s health insurance programme is for universal coverage. Unfortunately, less than 10 percent of Nigerians have a form of health insurance.
LUTH acquires ‘first’ laser machine
Determined to improve the quality of care to its patients as the foremost tertiary health institution in Lagos state, the Lagos University Teaching Hospital relentlessly (LUTH) recently achieved...
‘Chaotic drug distribution remains major problem of pharmacy practice in Nigeria’
The immediate past President of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) and Fellow of the Society, Olumide Akintayo, has identified chaotic drug distribution as one of the major challenges of pharmacy practice.
Why most Nigerians don’t have access to health insurance
Mr. Olu Obi-Hassan lives in Bariga, Lagos. He was rushed to a nearby hospital after complaining of severe pains in his abdomen.