Thursday, 28th October 2021
Breaking News:


7 Oct
The National Assembly has reiterated its commitment towards tackling tuberculosis (TB) in the country.
7 Oct
A study led by the Universities of Birmingham and Edinburgh experts, in conjunction with researchers from the University of Lagos and other leading universities in Nigeria, has been awarded the Guinness World Records...
7 Oct
Scientists have recorded major breakthrough on resistance of malaria parasite to current treatment, Artemisinin-based Combination Therapies (ACTs), with the discovery of a new non-artemisinin combination in a Phase 2b study.
7 Oct
Civil society organisations (CSOs) have called for adequate funding and prioritisation of family planning in Nigeria.
7 Oct
Scientists have validated more plants with antiviral activity for the treatment of COVID-19 and other diseases including malaria.
6 Oct
The World Health Organization on Wednesday endorsed the RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine, the first against the mosquito-borne disease that kills more than 400,000 people a year, mostly African children. The decision followed a review of a pilot programme deployed since 2019 in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi where more than two million doses were given of the…
3 Oct
As the outbreak of cholera occurs in many parts of Nigeria, with over 2000 people estimated to have died from the ailment, health professionals have reiterated that the best way to prevent the disease is by observing appropriate personal and environmental hygiene.
3 Oct
To improve health condition and ensure educational development among school children, Fidson Healthcare Plc. has rewarded top three finalists among school children that participated in the MyChildCan Fidvite Competition with cash prizes.
3 Oct
A non-governmantal organisation, the Selfless Service Foundation, has empowered 100 girls with personal hygiene kits to boost their confidence, productivity and encourage a healthy lifestyle. The event held in Yaba Lagos.
1 Oct
As Nigeria celebrates its existence as an independent nation today, experts are worried that after 61 years, so many things are wrong.
30 Sep
Scientists have validated more local plant as antidotes to snake venoms.
30 Sep
Our blueprint is a four-pronged approach to solving the problems of the association, namely welfare, State Tertiary Health Institutions (STHIs), consolidation and collaboration.


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President Muhammadu Buhari has successfully performed the Umrah (Lesser Hajj) at the Grand Mosque in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, alongside the minister of communications Isa Pantami, and business moguls Aliko Dangote, Wale Tinubu, Dahiru Mangal and Abdulsamad Rabiu.
16 mins ago
Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday reported a net loss for the third quarter as a huge sum written off by the energy giant offset a surge in oil prices.
25 mins ago
The flow of immigrants to developed countries fell at its fastest pace ever at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic last year, the OECD club of leading economies said in a report Thursday.
29 mins ago
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange remains a suicide risk if extradited to the United States, despite assurances he would not be held in isolation at a "supermax" prison there, his lawyer said Thursday.
37 mins ago
Lashing, frisking, and arbitrary detentions -- Sudanese protesters say security forces have resorted to frenzied violence to quash street protests against the country's latest military coup.