Doctors threaten to shut down LUTH over unpaid salaries
Striking doctors at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) have threatened to shut the down activities, if the management fails to pay them their four months salaries.
Patients groan as resident doctors begin strike in LUTH
Some patients and relatives were left stranded yesterday at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, as resident doctors’ strike entered its seventh day.
Buhari mourns OPC founder, Fasehun
President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Yoruba nation over the passing of the founder of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Dr Frederick Fasehun. The President, in a condolence message by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Saturday, also condoled with the family of the medical practitioner and the…
‘Rejig health institutions to stem medical tourism’, says Senate
Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Senator Lanre Tejuosho has called for a rejig in the nation’s health institutions to stem medical tourism. Speaking during the committee’s oversight visit to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, he said, the appropriation for the institutions was drawn to improve the hospitals. “We are in LUTH to…
Groups warn LUTH over doctors’ salary arrears
The Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) has warned the management of Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) to pay the three months salaries of doctors or face action.
Red alert to rise in diabetes complications in Nigeria
There are fresh concerns as Nigeria is estimated to lose about N184 billion by 2045 to the complications of diabetes and their treatments.
LASSON seeks to improve laparoscopic surgery
The Laparoscopic Surgery Society of Nigeria (LASSON) has pledged its commitment towards improving and increasing the adoption of laparoscopic surgery across the country.
Wash your hands for infection control
As Global Hand washing Day is observed tomorrow, proper hand hygiene has been described as one of the most important infection control activities.
LUTH begins massive renewal to meet demand pressure
As part of efforts to cope with the pressure of demand and influx of patients, the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Idi-Araba has embarked on massive infrastructure and services renewal. LUTH, a tertiary hospital established fifty-six years ago to care for all-inclusive medical needs of Nigerians has earned a reputation as the leading health care…
Cold season: Warm clothing, hydration good for children
Kids need extra care during rainy season to keep off infections and diseases. As the cold weather persists, children’s health is likely to be affected. So, what should parents do to prevent their children from suffering typical seasonal illnesses?