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National Association Of Resident Doctors Shifts Planned Strike By Two Weeks

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has shifted its planned nationwide strike by two weeks. The strike that was to commence on April 25 will now begin on May 9.The National President of the association, Dr Muhammad Askira, made the disclosure while addressing a news conference in Kano on …

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New Ebola Death Recorded in Liberia Months after the Country Was Declared Ebola-free

Months after the country was declared ebola free, Liberia has released a statement saying a 30-year old woman died of the disease on Thursday. It was reported that the woman was being brought to a hospital in the capital Monrovia after falling ill, but died before she arrived. The health ministry …

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FG Directs All Public Hospitals to Save Lives First in Emergency

The Federal Government yesterday directed all public hospitals across the country to save patients’ lives first during emergencies before demanding money.   Giving the directive during his first official visit to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole  said government hospitals cannot continue to …

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Muhammed Alli Unconscious Again, Returns To Hospital

International boxing legend, Muhammed Alli  has returned to the hospital after guests at his house attempted and failed to bring him back to consciousness.  Ali, who suffers from Parkinson’s disease, was only last week released from hospital following treatment for urinary tract infection, The Mirror reports. A source close to the family said: “He …

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Public Health Workers To Begin Nationwide Strike Tomorrow

Public health workers have threatened to embark on an indefinite strike beginning on Wednesday over alleged breach of agreements by the Federal Government. The workers, under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Healthcare Professional Associations, had earlier handed the government a 15-day ultimatum with effect from …

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Minister Of Health Says Mosquitos Carrying Zika Virus Are In Nigeria

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that the mosquitoes carrying Zika virus are in Nigeria and urged Nigerians to protect themselves by using mosquito nets. He also called on Nigerians to remain calm, be vigilant and report any suspected case of an acute febrile illness in pregnant women, in particular, …

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Yoruba genetically immune to Lassa fever virus-Professor

A university lecturer, Prof. Christian Happi, has claimed that Yoruba people, are immune to Lassa virus that causes Lassa fever. The researcher, who is Dean, College of Postgraduate Studies, Department of Biological Sciences, Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun State, said research was ongoing on why this is so, adding that few …

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Halima Dangote Builds N7 Billion World Class Diagnostics Center

Halima Dangote is set to complete a world class health facility in Northern Nigeria. Married to Suleiman Sani-Bello in 2008, the American Intercontinental University, London graduate is fast becoming more prominent on the business and social scenes. Though it was her wedding ceremony that actually brought her into the limelight, the simple, yet, …

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