Sunday, 3rd December 2023


3 days ago
According to statistics, nearly more than half the population in Africa don’t have access to quality healthcare. With launched pilots in Kenya and Uganda both in East Africa, Health eVillages is aiming to address this shortage. Founded in 2011 by Donato Tramuto and in partnership with the not-for-profit Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organization, Health…
23 Nov
Vice President Kashim Shettima reaffirmed on Wednesday the Federal Government's commitment to strengthening healthcare financing and accountability, including vaccine and immunization programs in Nigeria.
19 Oct
Most Nigerians are not just battling with the economic realities but are also suffering from increased healthcare needs, a Pan-Ikwerre organisation in Rivers State with base in the Diaspora, Ogbakor Ikwerre USA/Canada, has said.
3 Oct
The Federal Government is working towards investing in Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in the health sector to ensure quality service delivery for Nigerians.
2 Oct
To effectively address underemployment and shortage of healthcare professionals in Nigeria, stakeholders have spotlighted efficiency of technology in enhancing the sector.
30 Sep
Scientifically, the data is clear. It is a case of an equal opportunity offender. In my clinical experience across West Africa, we have seen younger Nigerian men in their 20s with low sperm counts.
13 Sep
Access to affordable healthcare continues to burden the African continent despite government-backed insurance schemes and the implementation of policies aimed at achieving universal health coverage. With around 460 million people living below the poverty line, it's no wonder that less than half of Africa’s populace have access to affordable and timely healthcare. Historically, the national…
10 Sep
The digital transformation of healthcare, often referred to as Healthcare 4.0, has significantly altered the way we manage and utilise health data. Electronic Health Records (EHRs), which have replaced traditional paper records, offer a comprehensive digital footprint of a patient’s medical history.
31 Aug
A consultant in Regenerative Medicine and DAB Internal Medicine, and the Medical Director of Glory Wellness Center & Weight Loss Clinic, Tampa, Florida, United States and Lekki, Lagos, Dr. David Ikudayisi, has urged the Federal Government to enhance healthcare in the country by embracing regenerative medicine.    Ikudayisi in a chat with The Guardian said the two…
26 Aug
Born as a princess and Ada to the late HRH Igwe na Ezuruoha one of Obinagu Uwani Akpugo of Enugu State, a role she didn’t apply for, Dr. Dorothy Jeff-Nnamani through this fate, which later set her apart in life learnt benevolence, humility, respect for others, wisdom, hard work, confidence and integrity. While the palace…
23 Aug
Denis Foretia is the Director of the Centre for Multicultural and Global Health and Associate Director for the Global Surgery Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Centre (UTHSC), Tennessee. In this interview with TOBI AWODIPE, he talks about how Nigeria can leverage its diaspora to overhaul its healthcare system, how Nigeria can become…
15 Aug
The Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria (CORBON) has advocated a proactive approach to maintenance in healthcare and tertiary institutions’ facilities nationwide. It said that a reactive approach is not suitable, especially as human lives are involved in such facilities. CORBON Chairman, Dr. Samson Opaluwah, who led the call, yesterday, at the opening of the…


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Captains of industry and prospective investors from South-East extraction have expressed readiness to key into the investment and economic growth plans of Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu State. They expressed satisfaction with the administration’s effort at rallying local domestic business leaders and de-risking the state’s business environment, stressing that investments go to where the risks…
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Over 200 bags of grains diverted, rebagged SSA to Governor, one other in police net The Cabinet office, under the supervision of Secretary to Kano State Government is under investigation over palliative scandal involving officials in the cabinet. The probe follows the uncovering of about 200 bags of grains believed to have been hijacked and…
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An indigenous construction company, Sermatech Nigeria Limited, and the Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE) have lambasted a group under the aegis of Cross River South Consultative Forum for misinforming the public over the ongoing dualisation of a portion of the Odukpani-Itu highway being handled by different firms in the sector. The group had on November…
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As the Christmas season, also known as Yuletide season approaches, anticipation fills the air, and festive decorations adorn homes and streets alike. For many, this is a time of joy, celebration and cherished traditions. However, not everyone eagerly awaits the arrival of the holiday season with the same enthusiasm. While some individuals eagerly count down…
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In today's fast-paced world, where schedules are often packed with work commitments, meetings and deadlines, finding time to unwind is essential for maintaining a healthy balance. Engaging in activities that promote relaxation and rejuvenation is crucial to combat stress and improve overall well-being. Here are some activities that can help individuals with busy schedules unwind:…
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The management of Golden Sugar Company, Sunti Division, at the weekend reiterated its commitment to the development of its host community through a well-defined funding programme to avail residents of technical expertise and opportunities in line with global best practices. General Manager of the Golden Sugar Company, Mr. Anlo Du Pisani, made the promise during…
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The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), has approved amnesty on penalties and interests for outstanding tax liabilities.
5 hours ago
Candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) won all the 38 chairmanship and 177 councillorship seats in Saturday’s council elections in Ekiti.
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Founder and Executive Director of Project Enable Africa, Olusola Owonikoko, has tasked stakeholders on unified efforts towards implementation of the Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) Prohibition Act. He made the call during the 5th Disability Inclusion and Leadership (DIAL) Awards and dialogue, at the weekend in Abuja. He pointed that it took Nigeria 18 years to…
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The Hamas-run health ministry on Sunday said 15,523 people had died in the Gaza Strip since the start of the war with Israel.