As part of measures to reduce the rising incidences of suicide in Nigeria, Hygeia Health Maintenance Organisation’s (HMO) has said its third yearly health and exhibition conference will focus on addressing human mental health.
Exploring investment opportunities in medical business environment
The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Elshcon Group Of Companies, Chairman Princess Medi-Clinics Limited, Chairman Clearline International Health Maintenance Organisation (HMO) and Immediate Past President, Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Emi Membere-Otaji, has presented a blueprint on exploring the investment opportunities in the medical business environment of Nigeria. Membere-Otaji as part of activities to…
Hygeia boosts universal health coverage
To improve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Hygeia Health Management Organisation (HMO) has introduced monthly payment package. Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Hygeia HMO, Obinna Abajue....
How promoting HIV self-testing in communities reduces prevalence of AIDS
As part of measures to achieve zero prevalence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome among young people in Nigeria, youths across different tertiary institutions have set out to implement HIV self-testing.....
Coalition holds symposium to curb drug, substance use
Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy (NAP) has set up a coalition to highlight efforts and proffer solutions to curb the menace of drug and substance use ravaging the country.
Longest day of 2019 set for June 21, full strawberry moon on 17
Nigerians are set for another episodes of astronomical spectacles this June with the 2019 summer solstice or rather the longest day of the year on 21 and full strawberry moon on 17.
Euracare claims first liver bypass in Nigeria, sub-Saharan Africa
A team of medical experts at Euracare Multi-Specialist Hospital Lagos has said that harnessing the nation’s resources and Public Private Partnership can stem the rate of medical tourism ravaging the country. Recording a major feat in the industry, Euracare Multi-Specialist Hospital prides itself as the first hospital in Nigeria and Sub Saharan region to perform…
Local production will curb extreme poverty, epidemics, says Onu
The Minster of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has emphasised the need for Nigeria to engage in local production to help boost the economy and solve many challenges ravaging the country. He said there is no reason for Nigeria to continue spending huge money in importing herbal products from other countries, “ when we…
Nigeria Pharma Expo to address local manufacturing, medicine security
The fifth Nigeria Pharma Manufacturers’ Expo 2019 (NPME 2019) is set to address development of local manufacturing and production of high quality, safe and affordable medicines in the country. The NPME is billed to hold from August 28-29, at New Haven, Oba Akinjobi Street, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos, and is expected to attract approximately 200 International…
Mass movement: scientists adopt new kilogram definition
How we measure the world underwent a quantum leap on Monday as scientists adopted new hyper-accurate definitions for units of weight, electricity and temperature derived from the universal laws of Nature.
After the Moon, people on Mars by 2033...or 2060
On December 11, 2017, US President Donald Trump signed a directive ordering NASA to prepare to return astronauts to the Moon "followed by human missions to Mars and other destinations."
Harnessing power of digital health technologies
From genomics to telemedicine to 3D bioprinting, scientists have unveiled digital technologies that could revolutionise an industry and make humans healthier. Digital health is the convergence of digital technologies with health, healthcare, living, and society to enhance the efficiency of healthcare delivery......