US indicts Iranians over hospital ransomware attacks
The US Justice Department charged two Iranian hackers Wednesday with extorting at least $6 million from hospitals, city governments and public institutions in the US and Canada by remotely locking down their computer systems. The DOJ said Faramarz Shahi Savandi and Mohammad Mehdi Shah Mansouri deployed the SamSam Ransomware into the systems of more than…
Fujimori, in hospital plea, says return to prison would be 'death sentence'
Peru's ex-president Alberto Fujimori said from his hospital bed Thursday that a return to prison would be a "death sentence," the day after a court revoked a pardon for crimes against humanity. Fujimori, 80, addressed a plea to Peru's President Martin Vizcarra and the South American country's judiciary in a video recorded at his bedside.…
US to cut $25 mn in aid to hospitals serving Palestinians
The United States plans to cut $25 million in aid to six hospitals primarily serving Palestinians in Jerusalem, a State Department official confirmed Saturday. The official said the decision followed a President Donald Trump-directed review of assistance to the Palestinian Authority and in the West Bank and Gaza "to ensure these funds were being spent…
Mother of missing newborn narrates ordeal in Kogi hospital
Mother of a missing baby at a popular hospital in Ayangba area of Kogi State, Mrs. Laruba Drisu, has said complications from her delivery led to the theft of her child. The incident, which occurred in the commercial hub of Kogi East, Anyigba, in Dekina Local Government Area, has turned the town into a beehive…
Ondo government arrests suspected quack doctor, shuts hospital
A Middle-aged man identified as Adewale Owolanke has been arrested by the Ondo State government for alleged medical offences and quackery. The government also ordered an immediate closure of his hospital. The hospital was discovered yesterday at Uso community in Owo Local Council of the state during a monitoring exercise carried out by the state…
Pakistan's PM Sharif to undergo open heart surgery
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is to undergo open heart surgery in London on Tuesday, his second major cardiac medical procedure in five years, his daughter said.
Interswitch Enhances Healthcare with Hospital Management Solution
The solution enables Care Providers to focus on their most essential services without being burdened by time-consuming data management tasks, giving them the ability to pay added attention to keeping their patients healthy.
Tambuwal orders closure of Murtala Muhammed Specialist Hospital
Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has ordered the closure of the state- owned Murtala Muhammed Specialist Hospital located at Unguwan Rogo area of Sokoto town.
Protesting hospital workers lock out Fayose, CMD
They displayed three mock coffins at the main gate with the inscription “R.I.P. Dr. Majekodunmi Ayodele’’, with the photograph of the CMD affixed to each of the wooden coffin.