Monday, February 6, 2023

Health

February 6, 2023

APGA guber candidate in Enugu vows to implement Disability Act

Mr Frank Nweke said he was committed to prioritising the rights and well-being of people living with disabilities in the state.

Frank Nweke Jnr
February 5, 2023

Heatwave: Experts proffer solutions to prevent diseases

Boniface Okolo, the director public health, Enugu State Ministry of Health, said there was a need for people to always stay in airy places to prevent diseases associated with heat.

Heatwave
February 5, 2023

Japa Syndrome: Ondo govt mulls rehiring retired health workers

“If you are looking for fresh people, they will tell you that they just wanted to have a place to work for four to five months before they perfect their papers. It is that serious.

Composite Rotimi Akeredolu and a doctor used to illustrate this story
February 5, 2023

Kano, Katsina govts express readiness to handle disease outbreak during hot season

Both government said they had set up committees on the outbreak of diseases, and had stocked their health facilities with drugs and vaccines.

Hot season
February 5, 2023

Eat less hot, heavy food during hot season, expert warns Nigerians

The expert said eating hot foods could compound situations for the body, whose temperature is often high during the period.

Heavy food
February 5, 2023

Kaduna Internal Revenue Service insists on e-payment in public hospitals

KADIRS said that it would soon provide more Point of Sale (PoS) terminals in all public hospitals to ease payment of revenue.

POS machine
February 4, 2023

Nasarawa govt. treated 167,597 neglected tropical diseases patients in 2022: Commissioner

The commissioner disclosed this at an event to mark the ‘2023 World Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) Day’ on Saturday in Lafia.

Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
February 3, 2023

WHO launches initiative to save 2.5 million people from breast cancer

WHO’s Global Breast Cancer Initiative provides a roadmap to attain the targets to save 2.5 million lives from breast cancer by 2040.

WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
February 3, 2023

Six new Lassa fever cases recorded in Kogi

The government said it had put machinery in place to deal with the outbreak of heat-related diseases such as meningitis, cholera, measles, diphtheria and Lassa fever among others.

Lassa fever infected patient