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And the woman died

• 7 children at 38 and pregnant with no 8 • Body too weak for the rigor of another baby • Shunned antenatal care • Could have prevented more pregnancies

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Why you should be well informed about your medications

… PSN President advises Nigerians on right approach to drug use Your doctor has just diagnosed an ailment which has for some time, become a source of worry to you.

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US government to build $5 million pharmaceutical warehouse in Lagos

The Federal Ministry of Health Thursday performed the “ground breaking” for the construction of a state-of-the-art pharmaceutical grade warehouse to be built in Lagos by the US government through the

UN Scribe ends visit to Nigeria

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, rounded off his visit to Nigeria on Tuesday night with a dinner hosted in his honour by President Muhammadu Buhari. The

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1, 200 children die daily in Nigeria from malnutrition

1,200 children die daily from malnutrition in Nigeria. A media workshop on malnutrition organised by the United Nations Children Fund, (UNICEF), kicked off this morning at Channel View hotel, Calabar

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UNICEF holds workshop on malnutrition

Participants at the workshop this morning The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) is currently holding a 2-day media workshop on malnutrition at Channel View Hotel, Calabar, Cross River State. The workshop is expected

Wealthy Nigerians should assist in reducing cancer spread – UCH CMD

Prof.  Alonge The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Professor Temitope Alonge, yesterday appealed to wealthy Nigerians including politicians to assist in the current efforts

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Ban Ki-moon commends Nigeria on polio

Ban Ki-moon immunises a baby against polio at a primary health care centre in Garki, Abuja The UN Secretary General Mr. Ban Ki-moon yesterday commended Nigeria for her efforts in

Ban Ki-moon honours fallen UN staff

Visiting UN Secretary General Mr. Ban Ki-moon this morning laid a wreath at the UN House in Abuja to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the deadly attack on UN staff

Security, health top visit agenda

Nigeria’s security challenges, especially the Boko Haram insurgency and key health issues of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are expected to dominate talks between the UN Secretary General  Mr. Ban

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Ban Ki-moon meets state governors

Visiting UN Secretary General Mr Ban Ki-moon has met with 12 state governors. He emphasised  the crucial roles the governors must play in ensuring sustainable development, especially in view of

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UN Secretary General in Nigeria

UN Secretary General Nigeria Mr. Ban Ki-Moon arrived Nigeria earlier today with a 7-man delegation, including the UN Representative for West Africa, Mr. Ibn Chambers.

Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator now available on NHO

As part of Community Health Project of Nigeria Health Online (CHPoNHO) we have added an easy to use tool – BMI Calculator to help you watch your weight and keep

Get drugs information free on NigeriaHealthOnline

As part of NigeriaHealthOnline.com’s commitment to enlighten Nigerians about drugs and drug use we have therefore included on our website a huge database of drugs, drugs’ information and drug interaction

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Ghanaian doctors suspend strike

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has announced the suspension of the 3-week strike by doctors in the country over working conditions. The strike which was suspended on Friday had paralysed

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Journalists win malaria reporting award

… cart away cash prizes from ‘Malaria No More’ Four Nigerian journalists from the print and electronic media have been rewarded for their outstanding contribution towards the fight against malaria

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Malaria Award for journalists

Winners of Nigeria’s maiden Malaria Award for Journalism organised by ‘Malaria No More’, a non-governmental organisation, in partnership with ExxonMobil. L-R (above): Nengi Finecountry, AIT Rivers State (TV category), Appolonia

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EU approves new drug for locally advanced basal cell cancer

Swiss multinational pharmaceutical company, Novartis announced today that the European Commission has approved its new drug, Odomzo for the treatment of adult patients with locally advanced basal cell carcinoma (cancer)

Counterfeit antimalarials reducing, says NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration (NAFDAC) says it has successfully reduced the counterfeit of antimalaria drugs from 19.6 per cent in 2012 to 3.6 per cent in

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Roche inaugurates health journalist academy in Nigeria

Multinational Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche has inaugurated the Health Journalists Academy, the first ever academy in Nigeria, aimed at training health reporters selected from both the print and electronic media.

How America reduced diabetes foot complication – Podiatric trainer

The complication of diabetes foot among diabetes patients has been reduced by over 80%, over the years, in the United States of America, thanks to a rapid development of podiatry

2nd Lagos Podiatry & Diabetes Foot Care Workshop

[image-caption-hover id=”1″] Nigeria needs Podiatrists Participants at the ongoing workshop on Podiatry and Diabetes Foot care workshop were told this morning that Nigeria must train Podiatrists to manage the growing

Over 1 million Nigerian children reached with life-saving malnutrition treatment, UNICEF

The Government of Nigeria and UNICEF announced today they have reached more than a million Nigerian children with a highly successful and cost-effective treatment for acutely malnourished children, saving over

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Polio Worldwide as at August 12

Afghanistan One new wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) case was confirmed this week in Achin district of Nangarhar, which is the first case in the province this year. This most

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GSK, PSN introduce online training for pharmacists

Multinational pharmaceutical giant, GlaxoSmithKline, (GSK) has partnered the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) to introduce an innovative online training program for pharmacists in the country. The programme, tagged Scientific Course

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