Family blames FEDPOLY Nekede for son’s death, alleges negligence
Aged parents of Isaac Emmanuel Jeremiah, a Computer Engineering student of Federal Polytechnic (FEDPOLY), Nekede, Imo State, who died on October 11, 2018...
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.
Doctors seek minister’s intervention over looming strike
Doctors at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) have urged the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, to intervene and avert disruption of services at the institution.
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?
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.
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.