Teamwork can boost sector outcomes, improve medfical practice, say doctors
Geared towards finding lasting solutions to the healthcare system, medical experts have said that boosting teamwork, research among medical practitioners can improve the sector and improve medical practice.
Stakeholders advocate lasting solutions to address cardiac arrest
Burdened by the rising cases of cardiac arrest in Nigeria, the Chief Medical Director, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Idi-Araba, Prof. Chris Bode, has called for more enlightenment of the public on immediate resuscitation of a patient suffering from cardiac arrest.
Intensifying efforts to curb depression, anxiety, suicidal behaviour in Nigeria
Recent studies indicate that there are 800,000 suicide deaths yearly, and 76 per cent are from Low and Middle-Income Countries (LMIC) like Nigeria. However, current evidence into suicide prevention is largely based on high-income countries (HIC) and suggests more than 80 per cent of suicidal behaviour is linked to psychiatric disorders.
Experts seek strategies to curb thrombosis
Worried that no fewer than 50 per cent of patients on admission in Nigerian hospitals may develop thrombosis, medical experts have called for prevention strategy to the medical condition, which is the leading cause of mortality worldwide and responsible for one in four hospital deaths.
Experts raise hope on childhood cancer survival rate in Nigeria
Medical experts have raised hope on the increased chances of childhood cancer survival rate provided that the patient presents early and follow treatment through with the needed support.
Experts advocate lasting solution to curb suicide among youths in Nigeria
Burdened by the rising cases of suicide among youths in Nigeria, the Chief Medical Director, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Idi-Araba, Prof. Chris Bode, has called on all stakeholders to proffer lasting solution to curb the menace he described as “worrisome.”
Cancer Centre begins local training to sustain services
As part of efforts to sustain the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA)/ Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Cancer Centre, the management has started training of its manpower and has partnered with a team of oncologists from the United States ...
25-year-old orphan stranded in LUTH, three months after surgery
A twenty-five-year-old orphan, Adeniyi Onalaja, who is a generating set repairer, has been in the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos for the last three months...
Wrong treatment, late diagnosis, ignorance others trigger diabetes-induced amputations
“I went through a great ordeal here in Nigeria that my leg got so bad and was bringing out maggots”