HEALTH

WHO Appoints Saraki’s Wife, Special Adviser

Wife of the President of the Senate, Mrs. Toyin Ojora Saraki, has been named as special adviser to...

Bottled Water: WHO Launches Plastic Health Review

By David Shukman   The World Health Organisation is to launch a review into the potential risks of...

 Doctors Strike: Why We Make Use of Corps Doctors, Says Commissioner

From  Joseph Amedu, Lokoja As striking medical doctors with the Kogi state government remained adamant to call- off...

  Early Detection, A Mitigating Factor To Avert Prostrate Cancer Threat, Say NIMASA D-G

The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside during a novelty football match...

Lassa Fever in Nigeria : The Killer Disease With No Vaccine

By Dr Charlie Weller Rodents spread Lassa Virus through urine and droppings Since the beginning of the year,...

Water Melon Listeria Kills Three 

A third person has died in Australia after eating melon contaminated with listeria bacteria. Fifteen elderly people have...

Saraki Advocates Workable Drug Policies To Stem Abuse 

  President of the Senate, Dr.  Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called for workable drug policies that will sanitise...

Doctors ‘perform brain surgery on wrong patient’

Four Kenyan medics have been suspended after cutting open the skull of the wrong patient at a hospital...

Measles Virus Deadly As HIV, Says Health Educator

Nnaya Eziyi, Umuahia   The Educator, Abia State Primary Health Care Development Agency (ASPHCDA), Mrs. Meg Onwu has...

 Mass Death Looms in Kogi As Doctors Shut Down Public,  Private Hospitals

From Joseph Amedu, Lokoja   Following the inability of the Kogi state government  to meet the demands of...