It is not all tears in spite of challenges
Prof Chris Bode is a consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba. Bode spoke with CHUKWUMA MUANYA on the many challenges faced by the foremost hospital and what the management is doing to overcome them. There are usually long queues at LUTH and patients most times have…
CancerAware donates chemotherapy medications to LUTH
To fight the deadly cancer disease, CancerAware Nigeria, a non-governmental organisation, has donated chemotherapy medications and other cancer treatment...
FG, WDF set up 390 diabetes clinics nationwide
The Federal Government said it has, in partnership with the World Diabetes Federation (WDF), established about 390 diabetes clinics in different parts of the country to address the growing problem of diabetes, which experts say, has assumed an epidemic proportion in Nigeria and several other countries in the world. In a speech to formally declare…
Minister decries rising forex loss to medical tourism
The Minster of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has called on Nigerians to rebuild their confidence in the country’s healthcare sector and its professionals.
Nobody died of strange disease in LUTH – CMD
Prof. Chris Bode, the Chief Medical Director, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, on Wednesday said nobody died of any “strange disease” linked to Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) in the hospital.
50 feared killed by strange disease in Kogi State
A strange disease, the symptoms of which include diarrhea, bloodstained vomiting and high fever, has killed 50 people at Okunran, Okoloke and Isanlu-Esa villages in Yagba West Local Government Area of Kogi State.
Lassa Fever: Maintain good community hygiene, experts warn
LUTH’s Chief Medical Director, Prof. Chris Bode, who confirmed the death of two persons on Tuesday, added that 100 hospital workers, who had contact with the index patients were being monitored for the symptoms of the disease.
‘106 deaths, 651 Lassa fever cases recorded in 18 states’
The Chief Medical Director of Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Prof. Chris Bode, has said that besides the three persons under surveillance that tested positive to Lassa fever, the 150 persons currently under surveillance, and two others confirmed dead on Tuesday, the virus is “now under check.”