WHO alerts to ‘imminent’ yellow fever epidemic in Nigeria
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has raised alarm over imminent ‘deadly’ epidemic of Yellow fever in Nigeria. The WHO, last month, warned that yellow fever cases throughout Nigeria are escalating concerns about the risk of large, costly, and difficult-to-control outbreaks.....
‘NASRDA committed to implementation of Nigeria space agenda’
The Director General of National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), Prof. Seidu Mohammed, has reaffirmed the commitment of the Agency towards the actualization of the Nigeria Space Agenda which he described as very strategic....
Ex-minister blames goverment for poor health care system
Nigeria’s former Minister of Health, Professor Adenike Grange has blamed the Nigerian governments at all levels for the poor health care delivery system in the country.
Swipha to increase local drug production, partners with medicare professionals
The new management of Swiss Pharma Nigeria Limited (Swipha) is strongly committed to revitalizing and turning the company into a leading player in the pharmaceutical sector in terms of quality, code of conduct (or ethics) and partnership with Health Care Professionals (HCPs).
Fish sex so loud it could deafen dolphins
A species of Mexican fish amasses in reproductive orgies so loud they can deafen other sea animals, awed scientists said Wednesday, calling for preservation of the "spectacle" threatened by overfishing.
Lagos, sickle cell foundation partner on bone marrow transplantation programme
As part of efforts to improve the lives of sickle cell anaemia patients in Nigeria, the Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria (SCFN) have received the support of the Lagos State...
Gene-drive technology needs thorough scrutiny
At a meeting in Montreal, Canada, last week, scientists and green campaigners were among those discussing how a gene-editing technology could influence the environment.
Borno, Yobe scale up HIV testing, treatment services
The Borno State Government has scaled up Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) testing and treatment services at 264 health centres and Internally Displaced Persons.....