Minister under pressure to account for budget on LUTH, others
Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has been asked to provide information about the spending of allocations to Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, and other health facilities across the country.
Fruit juices: Go for fresh homemade
As more fruit juices for children are making their way into the market, kids to take them as snacks or supplement during meals. Some parents consider such juices...
LUTH, FMC, others in humanitarian crisis, report indicates
Humanitarian crisis, corruption and mismanagement at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi Araba, have resulted in unhygienic conditions, severe shortage of medicines and medical supplies in the hospital. Two other Federal Government hospitals in Lagos-the National Orthopedic Hospital Igbobi (NOHIL) and Federal Medical Centre (FMC)- are also trapped in the rot, making it difficult…
Amid soaring cost, affordable healthcare still elusive in states
The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), established by the Federal Government under Act 35 of 1999, was set up with the objective of making healthcare accessible and affordable to millions of Nigerians.
Dr. Omolola Salako is an expert in radiation oncology, specialising in the treatment of breast, head and neck cancer, brachytherapy, economics of cancer and other solid adult tumours.
At LUTH, patients say it’s healthcare with tears
“Before my father died on Sunday, I called the attention of the nurse when he suddenly showed some discomfort but the nurse gave no attention till my father died, just like that,” Titi Adebayo lamented tearfully. She added that getting the corpse out of the hospital is another herculean task.
It is not all tears in spite of challenges
Prof Chris Bode is a consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba. Bode spoke with CHUKWUMA MUANYA on the many challenges faced by the foremost hospital and what the management is doing to overcome them. There are usually long queues at LUTH and patients most times have…
Group seeks end to oxygen levy for cancer patients at LUTH
The Children with Cancer Intervention Initiative (CCII), a not-for-profit organisation, has called for end to collection of oxygen levy from children suffering from cancer admitted to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).
How to redress on-going health workers’ strike, by pharmacists
Pharmacists under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Lagos branch have made recommendations on how to redress ongoing health workers’ strike.
Indian clinic holds sickle cell anemia treatment awareness
BMT (Bone Marrow Transplant) at the weekend held an awareness to educate people on sickle cell anemia, blood disorders, blood cancer and the treatment. It took place at the National Sickle Cell Center, opposite Lagos University Teaching Hospital ...