FG must take full responsibility for funding HIV/AIDS programmes – SALAKO – Vanguard

FG must take full responsibility for funding HIV/AIDS programmes – SALAKO  Vanguard   By Sola Ogundipe The Director General of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, NIMR, Prof Babatunde Salako, has said that Nigeria would only sustain the gains it has achieved against HIV/AIDS if the Federal government takes full responsibility for funding HIV/AIDS programmes in […]

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World Antibiotic Awareness Week

“AntibioticResistance is one of the most urgent global health threats”                               –  CDC Antibiotic Awareness Week  5 Ways to Participate in U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week, Nov. 12–Nov 18Today kicks off U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week 2018!Antibiotics are life-saving drugs and critical tools […]

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UNN Partners with Dr. Godwin Maduka’s Medical Research Institute

  Provost, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Prof. Uchenna Nwagha, on Monday disclosed that the institution had concluded plans to partner with a Medical Research Institute in Umuchukwu, Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra state.   The provost disclosed this while conducting newsmen round the medical facilities at the institute and other projects built […]

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Cancer to kill 10 million in 2018 despite better prevention

Cancer to kill 10 mn in 2018 despite better prevention 12 Sep 2018       The global burden of cancer continues to grow in spite of scientific advances Cancer will kill nearly 10 million people this year, experts said Wednesday, warning the disease’s global burden continues to rise in spite of better prevention and earlier diagnosis. […]

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At NCDC, US Ambassador connects health security and economic stability

NCDC urges stronger investments in research to address public health issues By Olanrewaju Akojede Lagos – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has called for stronger partnerships and investments in scientific research to address public health issues in the country.The Head of Communications NCDC, Jeremiah Agenyi, said on Monday in Lagos that the call […]

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Improved Access Not as Important as High-Quality Care in Preventing Deaths Globally

Improved Access Not as Important as High-Quality Care in Preventing Deaths Globally By Laura Joszt In Focus Blog – Published on: September 07, 2018 Access to care is not enough to improve care and prevent deaths; expansion of health coverage has to be paired with investments to create high-quality health systems, according to a study […]

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Cholera outbreak declared in Borno State

  Borno, humanitarian actors take steps against cholera outbreak Posted By: Duku JOEL, Maiduguri On: September 6, 2018 In: News Update Borno State Ministry of Health in conjunction with UN humanitarian actors and other stakeholders have taken steps to mitigate the outbreak of Cholrea in the state. The National Public Information Officer I UN Office […]

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ABUTH plans to conduct its first open heart surgery

The Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH) plans to conduct its first open heart surgery. The hospital’s Chief Medical Director (CMD) , Prof Lawal Khalid, has disclosed that the first-ever open heart surgery is scheduled to take place by the end of this month. This is made possible by collaboration with the University of Nigeria […]

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Nigeria: Fresh Concerns Over Rising TB Cases, Deaths

  Nigeria: Fresh Concerns Over Rising TB Cases, Deaths By Adaku Onyenucheya There are fresh concerns that every individual living in Nigeria will likely be infected with tuberculosis if swift and adequate responses are not taken. Nigeria is currently ranked seventh among the 30 high-burdened TB countries globally and second in Africa, according to the […]

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What Kills 5 Million People A Year? It’s Not Just Disease

    What Kills 5 Million People A Year? It’s Not Just Disease September 5, 20186:17 PM ET MELODY SCHREIBER In the global health world, giving people access to health care — even if they’re just basic services — has long been a top priority. But what if that approach is wrong? A new report […]

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Fresh polio outbreak hits Jigawa, Katsina, Yobe

Ted Odogwu, Kano Following the confirmation of a fresh polio outbreak in Jigawa, Katsina and Yobe States, the Kano State Government, on Monday, flagged off fresh rounds of polio immunization exercise in nine local government areas that share borders with the affected states. In the affected local government areas, immunization exercise is being conducted between […]

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High BMI in early life linked to asthma risk later: Study

  The growth of children in the first three years of their life affects the development of their lungs and the risk of asthma at 10 years of age, says a study. According to recent studies, excessive weight gain in the first years of life can be associated with lower lung function and a higher […]

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NHIS best vehicle to attain universal healthcare coverage — HCPAN

          Healthcare Provider’s Association of Nigerian (HCPAN) has charged government at all levels to review the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Act, as this is the only way Nigeria could achieve universal healthcare coverage. At an extraordinary General Meeting of the Association in Ikeja, Lagos, the National President of HCPAN, Dr. […]

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‘Lack of Viable Drug Revolving Fund Threatens National Security’

            Martins Ifijeh The Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria (AHAPN), has expressed concern over the lack of viable Drug Revolving Fund (DRF) in hospitals across the country, adding that this is capable of compromising national security. Stating this in a communiqué at the 20th Annual National Scientific […]

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The South-East Governors’ Forum inaugurates Consultative Committee on Health

The South-East Governors’ Forum on Thursday in Enugu inaugurated its Consultative Committee on Health as one of the thematic areas of priority for the development of the zone. The South-East Governors’ Forum Inaugurating the 12-member committee, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State said that the body would harmonise health-related issues and activities in the zone. […]

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EMEA Healthcare 3D Printing Market: Global Industry Trends, Strategy, Applications Analysis and Growth by Forecast …

EMEA Healthcare 3D Printing Market: Global Industry Trends, Strategy, Applications Analysis and Growth by Forecast …  chemicalreport24.com Full coverage Source: Nigeria Health Care News The Academic Clinic https://academicclinic.org

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FG to commence disbursement of basic healthcare fund August – Osinbajo

FG to commence disbursement of basic healthcare fund August – Osinbajo  Vanguard At 3rd THISDAY Health Summit, FG Unveils Plan to Build Six Trauma Centres Nationwide  THISDAY Newspapers Full coverage Source: Nigeria Health Care News The Academic Clinic https://academicclinic.org

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Nigeria's health insurance sector should brace for consolidation, competition from foreign markets – Awosika

Nigeria’s health insurance sector should brace for consolidation, competition from foreign markets – Awosika  BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog) Full coverage Source: Nigeria Health Care News The Academic Clinic https://academicclinic.org

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Global Polysorbate-80 Market Analysis Report 2018: Camden-grey Essential Oils, Dalian Guanghui Technologies …

Global Polysorbate-80 Market Analysis Report 2018: Camden-grey Essential Oils, Dalian Guanghui Technologies …  Healthcare Sector Full coverage Source: Nigeria Health Care News The Academic Clinic https://academicclinic.org

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