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COVID-19: Nigeria records 404 new cases, highest in four months

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced that 404 additional COVID-19 infections and zero COVID-19 related deaths were registered in Nigeria on July 27, 2021. The NCDC disclosed this…

Fayemi to take delivery of N1.5bn medical equipment

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday disclosed plans by the state government to take delivery of medical equipment worth N1.5bn as part of efforts to boost health…

100 women get VVF operations in Maiduguri

No fewer than 100 women with Vesico Vaginal Fistula have enjoyed free surgical intervention in Maiduguri, Borno State.  The gesture was sponsored by the North-East Development Commission and the Borno…

We’ve revitalised 134 healthcare centres – Kebbi

As part of the effort of the Kebbi State Government to improve health care delivery at the grassroots level, Governor Abubakar Bagudu has approved the renovation of 36 Primary Healthcare…

Kogi upgrades Idah hospital to specialist status

Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja The Kogi State Government has completed the upgrading of the Zonal Hospital Idah, into a specialist status to serve as one of the planned Renal Dialysis Centres…

80% of emergencies brought to LASUTH not tertiary cases – CMD

The Chief Medical Director of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, Prof. Adetokunbo Fabamwo, has said about 80 per cent emergency cases coming to the hospital are not patients…

Shisha more toxic than cigarettes, health experts warn

Health experts have warned that smoking shisha is far more dangerous to health than smoking cigarettes. The experts stressed that contrary to the belief held by many people that shisha…

Cholera death toll now 60 in Abuja, others -FCTA

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has intensified community sensitisation on cholera and severe diarrhoea diseases outbreak, as the death toll rises from 54 to 60. The FCT Minister of State,…