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Healthcare availability and utilisation in Nigeria’s urban slums

By Oludayo Tade DESPITE being located in urban centres, their environments are characterised by blocked drainage channels, poor sanitary conditions, poor quality of buildings and they face perennial struggle to get water for domestic use. Worse still, they face daunting challenges getting qualitative health care services despite their preference for public health providers over other sources.
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Is the heavenly reward no longer worth waiting for?

Firms offer secure digital identity solutions to banks, telcos, healthcare providers

By Gabriel Olawale AVRUST Nigeria has entered into a strategic partnership with Swedish Covr Security to bring secure digital identity solutions to banks, telcos and healthcare providers in Nigeria. Speaking on the partnership, AVRUST Nigeria CEO, Engr. Felix Unachukwu said Nigeria is seriously doing catchup with the rest of the world on the digital economy,
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Trump and Biden land in Ohio for first presidential debate

U.S. Election: Nigerian voters cite immigration, healthcare as top issues

A cross-section of Nigerian-Americans and other immigrant voters mentioned immigration, healthcare and stability as top on their minds in Tuesday’s U.S. presidential election. They spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) as voting got underway in a presidential race pitting President Donald Trump against former Vice President Joe Biden. The Trump administration has cut
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EndSARS: Lagos supports businesses with N940m

LASG seeks quality healthcare service for increased patients’ patronage

The Lagos State Health Service Commission on Saturday charged healthcare providers to uplift medical practices for increased patients’ patronage across all public health facilities in the state. Dr Benjamin Eniayewun, Permanent Secretary of the Commission, gave this charge as he led a nine-man delegate on an assessment tour of public health facilities in line the
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COVID-19: NIMR health workers grumble over allowances, poor working conditions

Make greater investments to healthcare workers safety — Commonwealth doctors to Govts

By Chioma Obinna To mark this year’s World Patient Safety Day (WPSD), today, with the theme: “Health Worker Safety: A Priority for Patient Safety.” the Commonwealth Medical Association, CMA, has called on governments and other stakeholders to make greater investments and sustained commitments to the working conditions, occupational health and safety of healthcare workers. In
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