Small incision procedures such as hysteroscopy have been identified as the future of gynaecology in Nigeria and the world at large.Read More
A KEY step that needs to be urgently taken if the objective of the Millennium Developemnt Goals (MDGs) on maternal mortality is to be attained in Nigeria and other developing countries by 2015 was one of lessons learned in the course of the International Conference on Family Planning, held at the Speke Resort Limited, in Munyonyo, Kampala, Uganda.Read More
THE task of enhancing the acceptance of immunisation of children against the six killer diseases continues to be a challenge in Yobe State as several parents resisted the administration of the protective vaccines on their children during the just concluded national immunisation exercise.Read More
AS the festive season approaches its zenith, Management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Idi-Araba, Lagos, and the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) are exploring measures through which the spate of fatalities of road accident victims can be minimised.Read More
The Youth Resource Centre newly commissioned for the Nigerian youths in Epe area of Lagos would not only increase the needed awareness on HIV & AIDS among the youths but would reduce youthsâ€™ restiveness and spread of the virus. Just recently, a new report advocated for a special focus on young people as more than half of newly infected is between 15 and 29 years of age.Read More
NIGERIANS have begun to benefit from revolutionary drug access mechanisms designed to rid the country of fake and substandard drugs.Read More
NIGERIAN First Lady, Hajiya Turai Yarâ€˜Adua has attributed the rise of HIV infection in the country to lack of knowledge brought about by dearth of information.Read More
IN apparent move to im-prove the qaulity of health care delivery to Nigerians, MTN Foundation on Monday made a donation of Haemodialysis Centres to 12 public medical institutions drawn from the six geo-political zones of the country.
The donation which took place at the Golden Gate Restaurant Ikoyi, Lagos was meant for treatment of Kidney related diseases in the 12 public hospitals across the country.
By Chioma Obinna Federal Government has been urged to establish at least, one National Orthopaedic Hospital in each State of the Federation with a view to reducing the growing incidence of orthopaedic trauma in the country just asÂ the Lagos Government is set to establish a centre specifically for orthopaedic and neurology problems. Speaking during
By Sola Ogundipe OWNERSHIP of an insecticide-treated mosquito net (ITN) in Nigeria does not automatically translate into usage by women and children under 5 – potentiallyÂ challenging the Federal government target of providing two ITNs per household in the country by december 2010.
Managing Director, PathCare Medical Laboratory, Dr Pamela Ajayi,Â has highlighted the importance of accurate testing in the national and global HIV & AIDS response. Speaking on this yearâ€™s World AIDS Day, she noted that â€œIt is important to remember that we still havenâ€™t found a cure to for HIV &AIDS. Early detection and proper maintenance
By Sola Ogundipe THE publication by a Lagos-based newspaper of nude pictures of strippers accosted during the recent raid of nude clubs in Lagos recently has drawn the ire of a Non-Governmental Organisation – Media Concern InitiativeÂ for women and Children (MEDIACON). In a release signed by the organisationâ€™s Executive Director, Princess Olufemi-Kayode, the action
By Naomi Uzor Hygeia, owners of Lagoon Hospitals, Lagos have secured over $26m of strategic financial partnership with Satya Capital, IFC and FMO (the Netherlands Development Finance Company) to support the organisationâ€™s plans for considerable growth and quality improvements in key areas of its integrated healthcare business. Good Health Weekly gathered that Satyaâ€™s equity investment
…as 119 matriculate intoÂ School of Health Information By Sola Ogundipe A TOTAL of 119 students have been admitted into the School of Health Information Management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, just as the health institution is kicking off a free lip and palate surgery week today. A statement by the
By Olayinka Latona For Nigeria to achieve the goal of universal access to HIV and AIDS treatmentÂ Federal government must first involve the youths in policy making and invest more in the health sector while focusing on the grassroots. National Director, Reproductive Health and AIDS, Nigeria Medical Student Association observed during a public lecture to