The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) says it had successfully performed its first laser surgery on Thursday, to remove kidney stones from a patient. Prof. Stephen Ikuerowo, Professor of Urology, LASUTH, said that the laser lithotripsy treatment would save patients the pain of opening up their upper urinary tract …Read More »
UK to recognise Nigeria’s COVID-19 vaccine certificate from October 11
Nigeria’s COVID-19 vaccine certificate will be accorded recognition by UK authorities from October 11. The UK government which added Nigeria to the list of countries with approved vaccines on Thursday, October 7, said fully vaccinated travellers from Nigeria will be able to enter England from Monday, October 11, 2021, without …Read More »
You’re lucky to have me as minister — Ngige tells Nigerian doctors.
Chris Ngige says doctors are lucky to have him as the minister of labour and employment. Ngige said this in Abuja, on Wednesday, October 7, during a meeting with members of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and executive members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD). Speaking at the …Read More »
NARD Suspends Nationwide Strike
The National Association of Resident Doctors has suspended its nationwide strike. The strike which began on August second, has been suspended with effect from eight o’clock in the morning of Wednesday, according to the President of the association, Dr Godiya Ishaya. Dr Ishaya, in an interview, said, they are suspending …Read More »
BBN: Cross Told Angel That He Has Dyslexia, Here Is What You Need To Know About The Medical Condition.
There was an issue between Nini and Cross yesterday, which ended up in a serious argument. After the argument, Cross told Angel that he has a medical condition called, dyslexia. According to Cross, he believes that they are smarter than him. Dyslexia is a disorder that makes a person to …Read More »
Moderna vaccine more effective against Delta than Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson
Moderna vaccine, which is currently being administered in Nigeria, has been found to be more effective than other vaccines at preventing hospitalizations and emergency department visits caused by the Delta variant of the Covid-19 virus, according to data from a United States national study. The study shows that Moderna’s vaccine is significantly more effective against …Read More »
NCDC calls for vigilance, adherence to COVID-19 protocols as schools resume.
As students return to school, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has called for vigilance and adherence to safety regulations in the face of coronavirus (COVID-19). Schools resumed on Monday, while those in model colleges and upgraded schools will resume in batches due to the ongoing West African Senior …Read More »
Ooni of Ife urges NAFDAC to intensify campaign against fake drugs.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has urged the National Agency for Food and Drug Adminstration and Control (NAFDAC) to intensify campaign against fake and counterfeit drugs in the country. Oba Ogunwusi made the remarks when the management of the agency paid him a courtesy call at his palace …Read More »
Silent Cholera Epidemic Kills 2,141 in 23 States, Abuja.
Silent Cholera Epidemic Kills 2,141 in 23 States, Abuja The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said 2,141 people have died of cholera out of 65,145 suspected cases logged by 2 September. The deaths and cases were reported by 23 states, most of them in northern part of Nigeria and …Read More »
Bed occupancy in Lagos COVID-19 care centres hits 53%.
The bed occupancy level in the Lagos State’s public and private Coronavirus (COVID-19) care centres has increased to 53 per cent according to the Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says. Abayomi made this known through his Facebook account @ProfAkinolaAbayomi on Tuesday, while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for Sept. …Read More »