Ighodalo Foundation to support 40 couples with IVF in memory of Ibidunni
On what would have been her 40th birthday celebration, the Ibidunni Ighodalo Foundation launched a new initiative in memory of the founder, Ibidunni, who passed away on June 14.
Tears, tributes as Ibidun Ighodalo goes home today
Today, the remains of late Ibidunni Ighodalo will be committed to mother earth today in a ceremony that is sure to witness soul-wrenching tributes and tears
UCH IVF centre partners bank to provide treatment financing
As part of its commitment towards the total wellbeing of women, Access Bank Plc, has entered into a partnership with the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) Center to provide affordable fertility treatments for the public.
French MPs approve IVF for lesbians, single women
France moved Friday towards allowing lesbians and single women to conceive children with medical help, setting the stage for a clash with conservatives who say it would create generations of "fatherless" kids.
Medical group commits to promote healthcare in communities through philanthropy
Former Commissioner for Health, Lagos State, Dr. Jide Idris, has commended a group of socio-philanthropic individuals, KB Klub, of the College of Medicine...
Fertility clinic says IVF babies have normal lives
With the growing concerns of infertility in couples of reproductive age globally, available statistics have shown a rise in the success rate of live births through improved In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) treatment recorded in Nigeria. According to estimate, over 2550 live births have been recorded at the Bridge clinic, a fertility centre in Nigeria, since…
Full activities resume at LUTH after resident doctors’ strike
Medical activities at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) were at their peak yesterday as the resident doctors, consultant doctors, nurses, pharmacists were seen attending to patients. The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) LUTH Chapter had on June 18, 2019 called off its 11-day strike after most of their demands for going on strike were…
Detoxification boosts fertility in couples undergoing IVF
Nigerian researchers have demonstrated how supervised modern Mayr type of detoxification may positively affect fertility indices in infertile couples who undergo assisted reproductive technology (ART)/In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF). The study was published in the journal Global Reproductive Health, however, concluded that there is need for further studies on larger populations to establish pattern of response…
Why African mothers are 50 times more likely to die after C-section
African mothers who give birth by Caesarean section are 50 times more likely to die after the procedure than women living in high-income countries, according to a new study.
Encomium, Eulogies, as UCH Ibadan celebrates Ex - CMD Alonge
The University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan has rolled out drums to celebrate its immediate past Chief Medical Director (CMD), Professor Temitope Alonge, for his meritorious service to the institution. Alonge, a world renowned Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon credited with wide ranging reforms and other initiatives in positioning the institution as the foremost tertiary hospital in…