Online Newspaper launches initiative to promote maternal health
An online media group, FreshNEWS has kicked-off an initiative to raise awareness for the reduction of maternal and neonatal deaths and promote access to proper medical care for pregnant women and children in Nigeria.
Pharmacists seek end to stigmatization against PLWHA
Pharmacists under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) have called on all Nigerians to check their health status, stop stigmatization against persons with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus ...
PSN steps up campaign against drug abuse, misuse
As part of its mandate to eradicate drug abuse and misuse across the country, President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Ahmed Yakasai, has said they are currently working on a proposal for the establishment of National Rehabilitation Centre .....
Foundation drives Nigeria’s project on inter-professional harmony
Patient Safety Group of the Consumer Safety Foundation (CSF-PSG) in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) has commenced the Nigerian Programme on Healthcare Inter-professional Collaborative Practice (NPHICP).
Antibiotics, meningitis, others lead to hearing loss, says audiologist
Hearing loss has been linked to several factors such as meningitis, measles, jaundice, antibiotics, insufficient oxygen and infection at birth among other factors.
UNILAG to curb disease epidemics in Nigeria
With the continuous disease outbreak and the lack of database in Nigeria, the University of Lagos (UNILAG) is set to collaborate with foreign research institutions to reduce the burden of epidemics.
Newer technologies to stop fake drugs
Experts have called for the adoption of newer technologies in Nigeria such as mass serialization and blockchain to reduce the incidence of fake and counterfeit medicines.
Red alert on hotter Earth as CO2 levels hit record high
Also, a global team of researchers said Monday that climate change is already killing people, hurting their health, worsening air pollution and helping the spread of infectious diseases.
Para-Powerlifting coach, Feyisetan Are, set to dump Nigeria for Brazil
“Coach Are will be leaving Nigeria to pick up a coaching job in Brazil next week and that will be a setback for our sports,” a source close to the tactician told The Guardian at the National Stadium in Lagos yesterday.