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16 Dec 2009
THE Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), represented by the Health Minister, Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin, will today hold a consultative forum with the people of Lere Community in Lere Local Government of Kaduna State.
16 Dec 2009
AHEAD of achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015, experts in family and reproductive health have reiterated that effective family planning programmes can make a significant contribution to breaking the cycle of poverty, reduce maternal mortality and achieve universal reproductive health for all. They emphasised that child spacing can reduce mortality as a result…
16 Dec 2009
APPARENTLY worried about the incessant flight overseas by Nigerian politicians for medical treatment, nurses in the country have bemoaned the poor perception about the worth of Nigerian hospitals and the ability of its personnel. The nurses, under the aegis of Association of Senior Nurse Administrators (ASNA), Lagos State Chapter, said many are still unaware of…
16 Dec 2009
AFFORTS to create a drug that can protect people against Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) will suffer a significant setback with the announcement that the leading "infection blocking" gel has failed in a trial of more than 9,000 women. Scientists will confirmed that the microbicide PRO 2000, a gel which is applied…
16 Dec 2009
AS part of efforts to making safe and quality medicines available to Nigerians at affordable prices, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in collaboration with Global PCCA are to set up mini drug manufacturing units (MINIMAC) in medical centres, teaching hospitals, and private hospitals across the country worth over $1…
16 Dec 2009
IN a bid to improve healthcares services for dental patients in the country, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) has commissioned 10 dental units and an orthopantomogram (OPG) machine valued at over N2 million in its dental clinic.
16 Dec 2009
  AS Nigeria battles with the ugly statistics of people with mental disorder, stakeholders have called for adequate support for them from both the government and members of the public.
11 Aug 2008
STEM cells have a unique ability: When they divide, they can either give rise to more stem cells, or to a variety of specialised cell types. In both mice and humans, a layer of cells at the base of the skin contains stem cells that can develop into the specialised cells in the layers above.

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