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WHO Raises Concern Over Increasing Global STI Cases  

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued a warning about the global increase in sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including syphilis, with new cases exceeding...

If you took COVID-19 vaccines, you ve nothing to be afraid...

By Okey Muogbo The Nigeria Center for Disease Control ( NCDC) has assured Nigerians who took the COVID-19 vaccines that they would not die because...

If you took COVID-19 Vaccine, you’re safe, NCDC assures

By Okey Muogbo The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has assured Nigerians who took the COVID-19 vaccines that they would not die because of...

I am self-employed. I have no idea when I will be...

I left an office job 10 years ago because I wanted more flexibility. Now I'm self-employed and while I get to do things when I...

Cormode Cancer Foundation launches Champions Club for secondary schools awareness 

By Chesa Chesa  The Cormode Cancer Foundation has  launched the Cormode Cancer Champions Club, an initiative aimed at creating awareness in Nigerian secondary schools about cancer. The programme...

I finally earned my dream job in the C-suite, but my...

The work never stops coming. I put in 60-hour weeks. There's always a fire to extinguish, an ego to soothe, an errant dong to...

NAFDAC Bans Dichlorvos, Warns Against Hazardous Food Preservation Methods

In a bid to protect public health, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has taken a decisive step by...

Eli Lilly’s Wegovy rival Zepbound will help make weight-loss drug market...

The anti-obesity drug market will be worth $130 billion by 2030, Goldman Sachs said.New products such as Eli Lilly's Zepbound prompted the bank to...

Cost Of Healthy Diet Soars By 111% In 1 Year, Beyond...

The cost of basic food items that meet the minimum nutrient requirements has more than doubled within a year, new official data show, putting...

HPV vaccine not meant to reduce African population – Oyo government

The Oyo State Government has declared that the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine is not an avenue to reduce population of Africa, contrary to...

Abia To Embark On Medical City Project

Abia State governor, Alex Otti has announced that his administration will soon embark on a medical city project in the state to improve the...

TWG on Family Planning, Lagos State holds quarterly meeting, as TCI...

By Cyriacus Nnaji For those who do not know what family planning stands for, it is the consideration of the number of children a person...

Hypertension: Healthy Lifestyle Key To Prevention

With the increasing rate of non-communicable diseases, including hypertension, Nigerians have been advised on healthy lifestyle. A healthy lifestyle consists of eating a healthy diet,...

Haiti’s Healthcare System on the Brink of Collapse, Warns UNICEF

The United Nations children’s agency, UNICEF has issued a stark warning about Haiti’s healthcare infrastructure, declaring it to be “on the verge of collapse.”  Citing...

From IV treatments to cold plunges here are the biggest anti-aging...

The quest for longevity has gone mainstream as more people seek ways to reverse the aging process.  People are resorting to IV treatments, saunas, and...

World Hypertension Day: Firm Advocates Prompt Screening For Early Detection, Control

Asclepius Consulting, a foremost medical consultancy firm, has called for early screening to detect and treat high blood pressure (HBP). The firm made the call...

Seven Tips On Essentials For A Picnic

SUNSCREEN Lunching outdoors is a great opportunity to enjoy warm breezes and sunny views, but all that outside time can catch up with your skin....

Mental Health: Alice Agada launches 3 books in Abuja

By Chesa Chesa The challenges of mental health and how to ameliorate the difficulties took the center at the weekend when television show host, author...

Five Truths Why Most Women Don’t Enjoy Wearing Bras And Panties

For countless women, undergarments like bras and panties are more than just wardrobe staples—they're daily necessities. Yet, despite their prevalence, a significant portion of...

WHO urges Nigerian Govt to invest in data to combat malaria

The World Health Organisation, WHO, and other stakeholders have urged the Nigerian Government to invest in data and effective sustainable approaches to malaria elimination...

Malaria: Stakeholders Seek Investment In Data, Sustainable Approaches To Elimination 

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and other stakeholders have urged the Nigerian government on investment in data, and effective sustainable approaches to malaria elimination...

AstraZeneca, partners launch transformative Cancer Care Africa programme in Kenya

From Cyriacus Nnaji, Lagos AstraZeneca has launched the Cancer Care Africa programme in Kenya, a first-of-its-kind collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the Kenya Society...

‘Why Nigeria Still Battles With Malaria’

Despites huge investment in the fight against the endemic, malaria is still a major public health issue in Nigeria, with an estimated 68 million...

NICRAT Seeks More Funding For Childhood Cancer

As the federal government intensifies effort to reduce cancer related deaths in the country, the National Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment (NICRAT) has...

Expert Proffers Solution To Nigeria’s Healthcare Affordability Crisis

A Nigerian health expert Akolade Jimoh has said that the country’s healthcare affordability crisis can be addressed by a roadmap to universal coverage through...

Digital Health Solutions Will Shape Future Of Healthcare In Nigeria —...

A prominent figure in the Nigerian healthcare sector, Dr. Femi Kuti, has called on government to tackle critical aspects of infrastructure development, while leveraging...

Omoragbon calls for National Health Forum to review, develop appropriate national...

From the Right: Olorogun Dr. Isaac O Akpometa Director General Delta State Health Contributory Scheme, Dr. Obedience Chairman Delta State Health Contributory Scheme and...

Nigeria, 15 other countries receive $36.5m funding to combat Trachoma

With Africa ranked as the most affected continent by trachoma, Nigeria and 15 other countries are to benefit from $36.5 million in funding to...

Nigeria needs multi-stakeholder approach to tackle malnutrition —Presidency

* Says improved nutrition key to national development By Chesa Chesa  The Presidency has called for a multi-stakeholder approach in ongoing efforts to combat the problem...

Why You Should Pack A Healthy School Lunch

Lunch is an important meal for children to provide energy and nutrients to keep them going throughout the afternoon. A packed lunch made at...
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