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Center proposes Hearing Health Month for Nigeria

EVEN as hope has been rekindled for Nigerians with auditory (hearing) and vestibular (balance) disorders, as they can now benefit from complete professional audiological medical services here in Nigeria, the increasing cases of congential and other types of hearing loss makes it expedient for the inauguration of a “Hearing Health Month” in the country.

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Abuja Cancer Center raises N7bn

ABOUT N7 billion was realised last week at the official fund raising ceremony of the first ever International Cancer Centre Abuja (ICCA) to meet the N10 billion target. The fund is meant to construct a cancer centre that would provide services in the areas of diagnosis, treatment and research for cancer patients.

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Indomie Hospital Project is touching lives

WHEN the Indomie Hospital Project train took off in April 2009, the aim and objective of the initiative was crystal clear. Designed to realistically support the efforts of government at Federal and State levels to bring quality health care services to Nigerian children, the project features the donation of hospital equipment to various hospitals in Nigeria.

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Nigeria’s first cancer center takes off

Anulika Ogbonna is a 32-year-old lady diagnosed with cancer of the breast. Altough discharged from the National Hospital Abuja, she is far from healed. “When I noticed a lump in my breast, I was afraid, because I have little information on cancer of the breast. My fear was confirmed when I went to Gwagwalada Specialist Hospital for diagnosis. The lump was extracted, but I am not improving. I need surgery, but can’t afford it.”

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World’s top cardiologists attend Pfizer’s cardiovascular summit

Renowned cardiology expert and Senior lecturer at the Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Prof. Lansberg Peter Jan, as well as Prof. Vincent Idemyor, a Nigerian professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Medicine at the University of Illinois, USA, are among leading cardiologists, nephrologists (kidney specialists) and other experts in the study and management of heart diseases expected at the 2nd Pfizer’s Cardiovascular Summit holding tomorrow in Lagos.

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Lagoon Hospitals decries increasing chronic ailments …commissions new treatment units

APPARENTLY worried by the rising incidence of chronic ailments in the country, coupled with the increasing need for continuous improvement in clinical training and specialised care, management of Lagoon Hospitals, Apapa, Lagos, recently commissioned its new treatment wing housing a six-bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and High Dependency Unit (HDU) in line with its quest to benchmark its services against the best global standards.

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