Pharmacists hail efforts at medicine security in hospitals
All federal health institutions have been granted permission to establish manufacturing/compounding units in their pharmacies with a view to boosting medicine security in the country.
EU, ICEED install solar system in Borno homes, hospitals
The European Union and the International Center for Energy, Environment, and Development (ICEED) have completed the installation of solar power systems in 12 hospitals in Borno state, North East of Nigeria. The project, funded by the EU, was executed in partnership with Mercy Corps and the Borno Government as part of programmes to provide clean renewable…
Reimagining the Nigerian healthcare sector
Whether by design or natural occurrence, whatever may be the merit or lack thereof in our responses as countries or even individuals, there is little doubt that the coronavirus has forced a collective pause in our lives. And in the process, like a dry stream bed, it has laid bare in stark and very painful…
COVID-19: Tales of woe as Abuja hospitals reject patients
It has been tales of woe for many families seeking to access routine healthcare services in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), since the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
‘Coro no dey’
I had cause to visit Shoprite in Surulere last Saturday. At the entrance, attendants were dutifully checking temperature levels of customers.
No beds, packed morgues: Mumbai hospitals near collapse
Packed morgues, bodies in wards, patients forced to share beds and medical workers run ragged: Mumbai's war against coronavirus has pushed the Indian city's hospitals
France steps up coronavirus evacuations from packed hospitals
France staged Sunday its largest evacuation of coronavirus patients to date from hospitals in the hard-hit east, increasing efforts to free up intensive care units
Trump demands GM, Ford produce ventilators 'immediately'
US President Donald Trump demanded Friday that automakers Ford and General Motors start making ventilators to help ease the growing pressure on hospitals