We will eradicate oral diseases in Nigeria by 2026, Colgate Palmolive
Colgate is a quality product when it comes to input on it and innovation. Colgate leads for innovation oral care globally therefore there are many people who traveled and import the products with very high price.
Turning point on polio eradication in Nigeria
The ERC then reiterated the fact that Nigeria will achieve eradication in 2018 provided it maintains its zero WPV position and stop the transmission of cVDPV, which is one of the major challenges currently facing the polio programme in Nigeria. Other challenges include huge funding gap, insecurity and political distractions particularly at the sub-national levels due to elections.
Onion protects against testicular, kidney damage, diabetes, stroke, AIDS, others
Can regular intake of onion offer protection against testicular, kidney and liver damages and Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) as well as lower blood sugar, cholesterol and pressure? CHUKWUMA MUANYA writes.
Nigerian physicians brainstorm on modern trends in medicine
As a result of this, PathCare Laboratories organised a forum for over 500 doctors in Lagos where they were educated and kept abreast on specific aspects of medicine that the sector seem not to be grasping with
NAFDAC urges firms to obtain approval before advertising regulated products
The NaPRO event, which was attended by NAFDAC staff, SMEs operators and army officials, was geared towards strengthening SMEs towards product registration.
‘Men should go for prostrate cancer screening yearly’
UBA Group pursues its corporate social responsibility goals through UBA Foundation. UBA Foundation plays this role by contributing actively to following strategic areas that are of immense importance to community development, namely: Education, Environment, and Economic Empowerment. The annual prostate cancer awareness programme is part of UBA Foundation’s community intervention schemes
Nigerian pathologist elected President of AMAGE
Ojo is a lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University and Consultant Pathologist at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, both at Ile-Ife. AMAGE is a conglomerate of National Associations of Gastroenterologists in Africa and the Middle East. Until last year, Ojo was the President of the Society of Gasroenterology and Hepatology in Nigeria (SOGHIN).
Viano Telemedicine Centre holds Lagos Health Camp
To emphasize the objective of the health camp, the CEO of Viano Nigeria Telemedicine Center, Ms. Atunuwa Onome Eyanoviano, says that challenging heart and kidney conditions should not mean death sentence if discovered in good time. Early detection would ensure certain actions and measures are taken to avoid a terminal situation. Everyone is advised to take advantage of the opportunity offered during the health camp both undergo free screening and increase their health maintenance knowledge.
Govt targets 50m children in five-day nationwide campaign
The TAG set up by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) and the Expert Review Committees (ERCs) of polio endemic countries including Nigeria, Pakistan and Afganistan said that the immunity gaps identified underscore how important it is to reach every last child if transmission is to be stopped for good.
MLSCN shuts 15 quack medical laboratories in Abuja
Briefing the pressmen in Abuja on Tuesday the Registrar, MLSCN, Prof. Anthony Emeribe, said the Federal Government is committed to sanitizing the sector to riding it of illegal practices.
Minerals of life- selenium and silica
Common amongst these are, whole wheat flower products, wheat and oat bran, oatmeal, bananas, mango, apples, spinach, cabbage, beets, celery, cucumbers, dandelion, tomatoes and eggplant. Other sources are almonds, peanuts, flaxseed and brown rice.
Nuclear weapons—proliferating nonsense (5)
Referring to a 2013 Israeli documentary, entitled, “Before The Revolution,” Raphael Ahren reported, in The Times of Israel, that the film “depicts a controversial framework of military and intelligence cooperation that likely included helping set up what became Tehran’s rogue nuclear program”.