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Healthy workplaces promote good heart health

HEALTHIER workplaces have been identified as a major factor in the promotion of better heart health in Nigeria, Africa and the entire world at large. This was the message on this year’s World Heart Day, as stakeholders joined forces to call on governments, employers and workers around the world to make workplaces healthier.

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CRH takes HIV awareness drive to Shomolu

As the world basks in the euphoria of the latest HIV vaccine, the Center for the Right to Health (CRH) kicked- off an HIV/AIDS awareness campaign in Shomolu Local Government area of Lagos aimed at creating, strengthening and supporting the adoption of healthy reproductive lifestyle and HIV prevention behaviour among the poor and Most At-Risk Populations (MARPs).

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Stiffer punishment awaits drug offenders – AONDOAKAA

IF there is one belief the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Chief Michael Aondoakaa shares with the Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration & Control (NAFDAC), it is that maximum punitive measures be alloted manufacturers, importers and distributors of fake, substandard, adulterated and counterfeit drugs in Nigeria.

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Aikhomu tasks LUTH management on accreditation

Following the formal commissioning of the Barrister Wuraola Adedoyin Research Library at the Lagos University Hospital (LUTH), the Chairman of the Board of Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, Mrs. Rebecca Aikhomu has urged the management the Hospital to expedite action towards the accreditation of the its Post Basic School of Nursing.

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Merck, Qiagen bring cervical cancer screening closer to the grassroots

JUST as Nigeria is stepping up its awareness drive on the control and management of cervical cancer, Merck & Co., Inc. and Qiagen N.V. – two globally respected names in the arena of cervical cancer intervention – are initiating a $600 million corporate collaboration in form of a new programme aimed at increasing access to vaccination against the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HPV DNA testing in select GAVI-eligible countries to explore the feasibility of implementing national cervical cancer reduction programmes.

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Minimal invasive surgery can minimise misdiagnosis

Incidence of medical misdiagnosis that has been occurring in Nigeria in recent times will be significantly minimised if up-todate diagnositic and treatment skills, modern medical equipment and cutting-edge medical diagnostic procedures and technology, were available and appropriately utilisation in the nation’s specialist and tertiary health institutions.

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