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MLCN: Nigeria Has Over 45,000 Medical Laboratory Scientists

MLCN: Nigeria Has Over 45,000 Medical Laboratory Scientists According to Dr. Tosan Erhabor, the Registrar of the Medical Laboratory Council of Nigeria (MLCN), Nigeria currently boasts of more than 45,000 qualified medical labora
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15 Apr 2024

SAHPRA Recalls Toxic Paediatric Cough Syrup From Stores

SAHPRA Recalls Toxic Paediatric Cough Syrup From Stores According to the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) , it is recalling batches of Johnson Johnson's children's cough syrup after the detection of hi
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15 Apr 2024

NICRAT To Establish 6 Preventive Cancer Clinics

NICRAT To Establish 6 Preventive Cancer Clinics According to Prof. Usman Malami Aliyu, Director General of the National Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment (NICRAT) , the organisation is set to establish preventive cance
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15 Apr 2024

NCDC Records One Death, 15 New Cases in One Week

NCDC Records One Death, 15 New Cases in One Week The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention has reported one death and confirmed 15 new cases of Lassa fever within one week across the nation. NCDC said this in a situatio
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13 Apr 2024

FG to Establish National Cancer Registry

FG to Establish National Cancer Registry The director-general, National Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment (NICRAT), Mr Usman Aliyu says efforts are underway to establish a centralised standard national cancer registry and data
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13 Apr 2024

US CDC Donates Disease Detection Equipment to Nigeria

US CDC Donates Disease Detection Equipment to Nigeria The United States Centre for Disease Control has donated advanced disease detection equipment to Nigeria to strengthen the country's capacity to respond to outbreaks effectiv
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13 Apr 2024

NACA: Muslims Should Maintain Purity During Eid-el-Fitr

NACA: Muslims Should Maintain Purity During Eid-el-Fitr Muslims have been urged and advised to maintain their commitment to purity and sanctity which was observed during Ramadan and to avoid engaging in risky sexual behaviours. The
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11 Apr 2024

A Crucial Step Towards National Health Digitalisation, By Lawal Dahiru Mamman

A Crucial Step Towards National Health Digitalisation By Lawal Dahiru Mamman Digital technology has made many services and products across different sectors safe, fast and seamless. There is no reason why, with
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11 Apr 2024

Pediatricians Urge Parents Against Medicating Without Doctor's Prescription

Pediatricians Urge Parents Against Medicating Without Doctors Prescription Medical specialists for child health have advised parents to ensure that the drugs they give to their children when they are sick, especially those under fiv
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10 Apr 2024