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ECOWAS Centre for Disease Control takes off

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS0) today kicked-off its Regional Surveillance and Disease Control Centre (RCSDC)  in Nigeria. Operations of the centre began with the inaugural meeting of

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FG sacks striking resident doctors

…   as ARD suspends strike The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, yesterday announced the sack of resident doctors in tertiary health institutions all over the country, less than 48 hours after

Revealed! Many Nigerians can’t control their asthma!

A recent survey has revealed that only few Nigerians could be said to be in control of the dreaded condition. According to the Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention (GINA),

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Viagra could reduce risk of heart attack, new study shows

  Research shows it can save patients from heart attack Study of 6,000 diabetic patients reveals those taking the pill had less heart incidents than those who didn’t Cuts heart

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New HPV vaccine prevents 80 percent of cervical cancers

The new 9-valent human papillomavirus vaccine, can potentially prevent 80 percent of cervical cancers if given to all 11- or 12-year-old children before they are exposed to the virus. In

NARD strike disrupts  services at UCH

Normal medical services have been disrupted at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, following the nationwide strike called by the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD). The News Agency of

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LUTH performs 7 open heart surgeries in 3 days

… celebrates medical team The management of Lagos University teaching Hospital (LUTH) Thursday addressed a press conference to formally honour its team of professionals that performed seven open heart  surgeries

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Buhari goes to London for ear infection treatment

  Although he promised to reduce medical tourism to the barest minimum, President Muhammadu Buhari travelled  out of the country earlier today  to receive treatment for an ear infection. A statement