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FG has provided cancer vaccines in Nigeria – Minister

By Stellamaries Amuwa The Minister of State for Health and Social Welfare, Dr. Tunji Alausa, has assured that the federal government is doing a lot...

Lassa Fever: NCDC Confirms 476 Cases, 84 Deaths In 23 States

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has confirmed 476 cases of Lassa fever and 84 deaths in 23 States across the country. The...

Tinubu: We’re Committed To Providing Best Healthcare Facilities For All Nigerians

President Bola Tinubu has stressed that his administration is strongly committed to providing excellent healthcare facilities for all Nigerians. He also said the present government...

9 Die In Rivers Community Cholera Outbreak

Nine people have been killed following an outbreak of cholera in Soku community in Akuku-Toru local government area of Rivers State. Sources in the community...

‘Social’ media is both the cause of — and solution to...

The US faces a sweeping loneliness epidemic, causing people to feel more disconnected and depressed.While some blame technology as the cause of the problem,...

Abuja residents urged to take HPV vaccine to prevent cancer

Abuja residents have been told to take the Human Papillomavirus vaccine, currently administered by the Primary Health Care Development Agency and Pathfinder International, to...

Satchet Alcohol Ban: NAFDAC’s Narrative That We’re Placing Profit Over Health Is...

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Health Can Be A 15% Contributor To Nigeria’s GDP, Says Deputy...

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Nigerian Cardiac Society Warns Against Over-Excitement During AFCON Final Match

As the Nigerian national team is set to face the host, Elephants of Côte d’Ivoire, in the final match of the African Cup of...

AFCON Final: Cardiac Society Advises Nigerians

Ahead of the final match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and their counterparts from Cote d’Ivoire on Sunday in the 2023 African Cup...

How I prepared for death during battle with brain tumour– Aproko...

 Chinonso Egemba, the Nigerian medical expert better known as Aproko Doctor, has detailed the moments leading to his brain tumour surgery in 2022. Aproko Doctor previously disclosed...

5 tips to keep your brain sharp for when you’re Biden’s...

Biden's fitness for office is being questioned after a Special Counsel report called his memory "hazy."The 81-year-old has long faced criticism for his age and...

Ondo: Doctors threaten strike over welfare packages, lament shortage of health...

Doctors in Ondo State, under the aegis of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, lamented on Friday that medical practitioners have been leaving the state...

Japa: Gov Nwifuru Approves Relief Allowance Of N150,000 For Medical Doctors

In his bid to curb the Japa syndrome and ensure an excellent Healthcare Initiative in Ebonyi State, Gov Nwifuru yesterday approved a relief allowance...

WHO predicts over 35m new global cancer cases by 2050

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), has released an alarming estimate, predicting a...

FG Launches Initiative For Improved Maternal Health Outcomes

Coordinating minister of Health and Social Welfare, Prof. Mohammad Ali Pate, has expressed the federal government’s commitment to promoting a lifesaving initiative intended to...

Elon Musk claims the first human patient has received a Neuralink...

Elon Musk claimed on X that Neuralink's first human patient received their brain implant.The neurotechnology company received FDA approval to begin human trials last...

Cervical Cancer: FG Begins Second Phase Of HPV Vaccination In May

Federal government is set to commence the second phase of vaccination against the Human papillomavirus (HPV) by May 2024, in 21 states. The executive director...

Kwara Health Care: Concerns Mount Over Utilization of #4.6million IMPACT Fund 

On a chilly Tuesday morning, Baba Ridiwan, a resident of Joromo Isin community, embarked on a journey to the FUFU community to seek treatment...

Minister unveils National Vaccine Research, Dev plan

By Our Reporter The consistent efforts of the Federal Government through the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) to ensure vaccine security in...

Study estimates that 64,000 women have become pregnant from rape in...

A study estimates that 64,000+ pregnancies caused by rape have occurred in states banning abortion.The research aimed to look at how rape survivors are...
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