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By Odinaka Kingsley Obeta Plateau State, Nigeria — In a dedicated effort to enhance access to disability inclusion and mental healthservices in Plateau State, CHARIS Healthcare and Community Support Initiative, in collaboration withallies from the Disability Support Group and the Joint National Association of Persons with Disability(JONAPWDs), embarked on a transformative advocacy mission. The advocacy […]

the Federal Government has approved the appointment of doctors, nurses, and other clinical healthcare workers as contract staff after attaining their compulsory retirement age or years. The government, however, says the appointed contract staff would be on the same salary scale level that they retired on if they desire and deserve it. A circular obtained […]

The management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, has denied allegations that one of its house officers, Dr Michael Umoh, died after a 72-hour call. This is contained in a statement issued by LUTH management team in Lagos today. The statement noted that record from Neurosurgery unit of the hospital shows that the last […]

A total of 84 deaths have been recorded from cholera, while 2,860 people are suspected to have been infected with the disease from January to August, 2023, according to the data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention. The situation report for weeks 31 to 34, released yesterday revealed that 25 states across […]

 the World Health Organization, WHO, has included Nigeria and 54 other countries on its Health Workforce Support and Safeguards List 2023. The global health body says the countries face the most pressing health workforce challenges related to universal health coverage. The organization says in particular, these countries have a density of doctors, nurses and midwives […]

World Malaria Day is observed on 25 April annually to raise awareness about this life-threatening disease. Malaria is an acute disease caused by a plasmodium parasite, transmitted by the bite of infected mosquitoes. Some of the symptoms include fever, headache, weakness of the body, and nausea. Acute cases may lead to complications such as liver […]

Chronic kidney Disease (CKD), being a debilitating ailment, is said to be one of the diseases caused by drug abuse especially among youth. This was disclosed yesterday by a Professor at the Internal Medicine department of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), Professor Aisha Nalado, during an outreach at Hassan Ibrahim Gwarzo Secondary School, organized by […]

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested the General Overseer of Christ Living Hope Church, Rev. Ugochukwu Ekwem, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja, Lagos, while on his way to a three-week crusade in Nairobi, Kenya, with 54 sticks of drugs wrapped around his body. The youthful and popular […]

Staff of the Jos University Teaching hospital have called for a better welfare for it’s members following the exit of a former Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Professor Edmund Banwat. Jay FM reports that the hospital staff carrying different placard with unprintable words had celebrated the exit of Banwat as CMD describing his eight […]

The news broke in the early hours from the social media page of NCDC awhile ago and here’s what it says: 📜Press Release Through case and genomic surveillance at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control through its National Reference Laboratory, Nigeria confirmed it’s first case of the Omicron variant, also known as the B.1.1.529 lineage. […]