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Herbal medicine suffers from  poor disposition to local products — Professor Iwu

Herbal medicine suffers from  poor disposition to local products — Professor Iwu

Professor Maurice Iwu has said the challenge of herbal medicine in Nigeria is the lack of government support and Nigerians’ deposition to local products. Professor Iwu, who is Chairman of Imo State Government-instituted COVID-19 Management Committee, however, noted that people will soon embrace the use of foods and herbs, as there was gradual realisation of
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Lagos discharges 45 more COVID-19 patients

Lagos discharges 45 more COVID-19 patients

The Lagos State Government has announced the recovery and discharge of 45 more Coronavirus patients after they tested negative twice to the virus. Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said in a statement on Saturday that 707 patients had now been discharged from the isolation centres. ”Good people of Lagos, I bring you great news from
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ISSUP Nigeria worries over mental health of patients

ISSUP Nigeria worries over mental health of patients

The International Society of Substance Use Professionals, ISSUP Nigeria Chapter, has expressed concern worry over plights of drug users who are among CODVID-19 patients in isolation centres, raising the alarm that measures put in place to tackle the pandemic could increase the risk for the burden of substance use problems. The professionals who are charged
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Give Nigerians evidence-based COVID-19 therapies, scientists urge FG, NAFDAC

Give Nigerians evidence-based COVID-19 therapies, scientists urge FG, NAFDAC

By Sola Ogundipe When President Muhammadu Buhari received Nigeria’s consignment of the purported Madagascar COVID-19 herbal cure known as COVID-Organics, he immediately ordered that the consignment be sent for scientific tests. The President of Guinea-Bissau, Umaru Sissoco Embalo, had presented the herbal drugs to the Nigerian President in Abuja during an official visit over the
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ISSUP Nigeria worries over mental health of patients

Spotting early sign of mental illness

Recently, a former colleague told me that she was worried about an older brother who had suddenly gone religious. According to her, this brother said: “he could hear God talking to him through the radio. He also alleged that all of us in the family were evil because, we didn’t believe in the spiritual church.
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Over 50 vaccine trials on coronavirus ongoing ― WHO

Disrupted vaccinations pose deadly threat to 80 million children ― UN

The coronavirus pandemic is putting tens of millions of children’s lives at risk by disrupting routine vaccination programmes, the World Health Organisation and UNICEF said Friday. The United Nations agencies joined forces with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, to warn that the pandemic has severely disrupted vaccination programmes in dozens of countries, paving the way for
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