News - Health

Health Care: CIHP donates Medical equipment to general hospital, Balanga Gombe state

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The project, which was founded by Centre for Disease Control, CDC in the United States of America, is to provide medical equipment and electronic gadgets worth hundreds of thousands of Naira in the hopes of bridging the gap hindering HIV/AIDS services in the hospital. In her welcome address, the program manager Emilly Madina appreciated the hospital management and the people of Balanga urging them to opt for sustainability by keeping the equipment in good shape.

HEALTH: NIGERIAN HOSPITAL PERFORMS 3 KIDNEY TRANSPLANTS IN 24 HOURS

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For decades now, Nigerians have been left with no other viable alternative but to seek medical attention in foreign countries for our more serious illnesses like kidney transplants and cancer treatments. A breakthrough was, however, made in the Nigerian health sector over the weekend when three successful kidney transplants were carried out in the Garki General Hospital in Abuja.

NIGERIA IMMUNISATION: GOVT LAUNCHES NEW PLAN TO ACHIEVE 87% COVERAGE

4 years ago /

The National Immunization Routine Strategic Plan being launched today, will allow Nigeria to achieve its aim amidst numerous challenges facing the county’s immunization system.

WORLD DIABETES DAY: LEE MAEBA FOUNDATION TO FUND RESEARCH TO FIND DIABETES CURE

4 years ago /

DIABETES IS FAST BECOMING A GLOBAL EPIDEMIC with an estimated one death from the disease in every 10 seconds. Former Nigerian Senator Lee Maeba lost his father and elder brother to diabetes. Now, he is helping Nigerians especially the rural poor to manage their diabetic condition

HIV/AIDS: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ASKED TO PROVIDE MORE FUNDS

4 years ago /

Speaker at the public lecture and the Country Director of John Sower USA, Iyeme Efem who spoke on the theme “HIV/AIDS: Coping with and curbing the pandemic in Sub-Saharan Africa” reeled up disturbing statistics and urged carriers to strive to combat increase of their viral load.

THE BIG STORY: THE NEW ADDICTION FOR YOUTHS; PSYCHOACTIVE SUBSTANCES

4 years ago /

TEENAGERS who experience stress, instead of seeking proper medical attention, go for another kind of stress reliever. They say it gives them the kick, it intoxicates them, and it stimulates them. But these are not your usual drugs or alcohol.

 

HEALTH: Experts advocate use of neurological modalities to curb rising cases of stroke

4 years ago /

Stroke is an important cause of death among youths especially in a developing country like Nigeria. A total of 71 patients, age between 18-40 years comprising 73% male and 23% female are affected by stoke as a result of stress. For this reason, Physicians, Neurosurgeons and Anatomists converged in Abuja to educate both Residents and Fellows in Neuro-imaging techniques and how to manage the patients properly.

NIGERIA: IMMUNIZATION AGAINST MENINGITIS ONGOING IN FCT

4 years ago /

As the immunization campaign against Meningitis  in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja enters day three on Tuesday, State Coordinator of the World Health Organization (WHO), Ebong Edang is appealing to eligible Nigerians to participate in the on-going exercise

War against Diabetes – Lee Maebe campaigns at Ministry of Finance

4 years ago /

Available statistics show that an estimated 6million Nigerians are living with diabetes which is expected to account for 52% of death in the country by the year 2015.

 

NIGERIA POLIO ERADICATION: President Jonathan wants end to scourge in 2014

4 years ago /

For years, Nigeria has remained the world’s black spot for the polio disease tarnishing the image of Africa’s most populous nation. However, philanthropists such as Aliko Dangote and Bill Gates have shown commitment to the eradication of polio. Of note is the donation of 1.5 billion dollars to the cause by Bill Gates. Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan believes that such magnanimity should not go unrecognized.

U.S.A: OBAMA APOLOGISES OVER HEALTH LAW ISSUES

4 years ago /

U.S President Barack Obama has apologised to Americans whose health insurance plans have been cancelled as a result of his signature health law.

 

HEALTH: NIGERIA PARTNERS WITH USAID TO BOOST HEALTH SECTOR

4 years ago /

Resumed consideration of the Health Bill has been adjourned to another legislative day.

 

GOVERNOR IMOKE BEGINS CONSTRUCTION OF CALABAR MEGA HOSPITAL

4 years ago /

The construction of the anticipated 105-bed Specialist hospital in Calabar has begun!


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