HIV 2020 Global target UNAIDS derails due to lack of efforts

HIV 2020 Global target UNAIDS derails due to lack of efforts  BlockToro If UNAIDS doesn’t pull up their socks now, the global target of 2020 may not be achieved! Yes, the big battle seems to be lacking a bit of enthusiasm. HIV 2020 Global target UNAIDS derails due to lack of efforts – BlockToro Source: Nigerian […]

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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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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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I would love to be the go-to aesthetic centre for clients visiting Nigeria– Uju

Source: Nigeria Health Care News Biography Uju Rapu is a medical doctor. Her speciality is in the area of Aesthetic Medicine. She pursued clinical medicine for a period but with an evident passion for Aesthetics, went on and trained with some of London’s Harley Street Aesthetic Specialists and later on worked with Dr Akhere Aire […]

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Nigeria: Time to Increase Doctors Retirement Age

OPINION Nigeria: Time to Increase Doctors Retirement Age By Cosmas Odoemena “Op finished,” announced the General Surgeon, signalling to the anaesthetic team that the surgery was over. The General Surgeon, Dr David has 35 years of surgical experience under his belt. Dr David, having been put out to pasture at 60, is now 67 and […]

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How technology can boost healthcare delivery —Health Minister

Source: Nigeria Health Care News Health Minister, Professor Isaac Adewole have stressed the importance of a comprehensive electronic health information management system that links all hospitals to boost healthcare delivery in Nigeria Professor Adewole spoke at 58th annual Alexander Brown Hall, College of Medicine week symposium entitled “Using technology to Solve Nigeria’s Health Care problems” […]

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A key to solving endemic Lassa Fever in Nigeria: Establishing more diagnostic facilities

Lassa fever affects ≈100,000 persons per year in West Africa. The disease is caused by Lassa virus, an arenavirus, and is associated with bleeding and organ failure. The case-fatality rate in hospitalized patients is 10%–20%. The reservoir of the virus is multimammate mice (Mastomys natalensis). Investigations in the 1970s and 1980s pointed to the existence […]

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Foundation holds seminar on sickle cell disorder

Foundation holds seminar on sickle cell disorder  Vanguard The Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria, SCFN, will next week organize a seminar for doctors and nurses from all the geo-political zones of Nigeria in Lagos. The seminar billed to hold 20 through 22 March, 2018 at the National Sickle Cell Centre, opposite the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, […]

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Nigeria: How Remote Villages in Nigeria Can Beat Malaria Through Community Health

Nigeria: How Remote Villages in Nigeria Can Beat Malaria Through Community Health  AllAfrica.com Source: Nigeria Health Care News Njediko — Nigeria has more cases and deaths from Malaria than any other country in the world. It’s entire 177 million population is at risk from the disease. But in remote villages, training members of the community to […]

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US-based Nigerians Plan to come home to invest

US-based Nigerians Plan to  come home to invest Nigerians in U.S. ON FEBRUARY 5, 201810:08 AMIN NEWSCOMMENTS New York – A group of accomplished Nigerian professionals in the U.S. have expressed their eagerness to come home and invest in the Nigerian economy to fast–track the development of the country. Some members of the Infrastructure and […]

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Tech company nurtures healthtech startup to tackle blood delivery challenge

Source: Nigeria Health Care News Tech company nurtures healthtech startup to tackle blood delivery challenge The startup has been able to develop a smarter way to deliver blood to Lagos hospitals is getting new funding to expand its service. Nigeria’s leading tech hub, Co-Creation Hub, has nurtured a fast rising startup, Lifebank, to tackle blood […]

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Healthcare Providers in Nigeria – Healthcare, Healthcare Services Industries

Healthcare Providers in Nigeria – Healthcare, Healthcare Services Industries  MilTech Source: Nigeria Health Care News Healthcare Providers in Nigeria – Healthcare, Healthcare Services Industries 19 February 2018 – by Marcin Kapuściński The Healthcare Providers in Nigeria Report has been published. It provides updated in 2018 year analysis of industries from Healthcare, Healthcare Services Markets. Healthcare Providers […]

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Africa News Roundup: China spying on Africa

Source: Nigeria Health Care News A Chinese-Trojan horse?: In 2012, the African Union inaugurated its new headquarters in Addis Ababa. Worth over $200m, the project was fully funded by China, which also built and paid for the building’s computer network. Teodoro Obiang Nguema, president of Equatorial Guinea and then AU chairperson, reportedly proclaimed it “a […]

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Teaching hospitals to get N300m, FMCs others N120m to improve healthcare delivery

Teaching hospitals to get N300m, FMCs & others N120m to improve healthcare delivery  Vanguard Source: Nigeria Health Care News Adewole said each teaching hospital would get N300 million, Federal Medical Centres N120 million each, while each Fistula Centre and Specialist Hospital would receive N120 million to improve healthcare delivery. He said beyond the intervention in the […]

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Abia Government Collaborates With FG To Improve Health Services

Source: Nigeria Health Care News Governor Ikpeazu in Umuahia received the minister of Health, Isaac Adewole who paid him a courtesy visit. Ikpeazu who observed that no state can do it alone except it keys into what the federal government is doing, commended the minister for the intervention in the nation’s healthcare system. The minister […]

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Academic Clinic is established in collaboration with Academic Teaching and Specialist Hospitals

Academic Clinic is established in collaboration with Academic Teaching and Specialist Hospitals, to showcase the global health initiative and platform, aim at reducing global health disparity. We plan on your continuous support to reach out to the healthcare needs in Nigeria and offer a systematic and integrated program, with real-time Telehealth engagement, feedback survey and  […]

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Nigeria Healthcare Providers Call For More Government Intervention

Nigeria Healthcare Providers Call For More Government Intervention  Africa Independent Television Source: Nigeria Health Care News The call was made by members of the Pediatric Association Of Nigeria (PAN) and union of national African pediatric societies (UNAPSA) at conference in Abuja. They also emphasised the need for a sustainable immunization exercise and a fight against malnutrition […]

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Medical Emergency (Non) Response In Nigeria – By Abiodun Ladepo

Medical Emergency (Non)Response In Nigeria By Abiodun Ladepo  SaharaReporters.com Source: Nigeria Health Care News Medical Emergency (Non)Response In Nigeria By Abiodun Ladepo You get accidentally knocked down by a car in the middle of Ibadan…knocked down hard into unconsciousness…what do you think bystanders would do (or can do) to help save your life? It’s an accident, […]

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Nigeria’s healthcare status characterised by infant, material mortality

Nigeria’s healthcare status characterised by infant, material mortality —Grange  Vanguard Source: Nigeria Health Care News CALABAR —PROFESSOR Adenike Grange, former Minister of Health, has said short life expectancy caused by high infant and maternal mortality rate was one of the major challenges facing the country’s healthcare delivery system. Grange, who stated this at Calabar, Cross River […]

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A brief introduction to academicclinic.org

A brief introduction to the concept of academicclinic.org website and its goal. First, it is a website that will seek institutional affiliations, forums and content contributions and connected health concept, from academic and non-academic staff of all healthcare institutions in Nigeria, both public and private. Its main focus will be to assess and critically evaluate […]

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Nigeria’s Scary Maternal Mortality Rate

Nigeria’s Scary Maternal Mortality Rate  Africa Independent Television Source: Nigeria Health Care News Nigeria is said to be the country with the highest percentage of annual maternal mortality in Africa, according to the World Health Organisation, WHO. Medical experts however believe that the scary data can change for the better if more pregnant women get enrolled […]

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The Academic Clinic: A collaboration with Health Care Institutions in Nigeria.

Academic Clinic is a global health care outreach, established with the aim of collaborating and bringing global health resources to health care institutions in Nigeria, including Academic Teaching Hospitals and Specialist Hospitals, as well as private health care institutions, individuals and stakeholders. The mission is to drive home various global health care initiatives, with the […]

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Lack of political will setback to Nigeria’s healthcare delivery — Prof. Oluwarotimi Akinola

Lack of political will setback to Nigeria’s healthcare delivery — Prof. Oluwarotimi Akinola  Vanguard Source: Nigeria Health Care News Lack of political will setback to Nigeria’s healthcare delivery — Prof. Oluwarotimi Akinola By Gabriel Olawale PROFESSOR Oluwarotimi Ireti Akinola, is a Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and current National President, Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of […]

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Federal Government targets affordable healthcare for 8m Nigerians under new policy – Minister

Source: Nigeria Health Care News By Luminous Jannamike THE Federal Government is targeting to offer affordable healthcare to about eight million low and middle-income Nigerians In the first quarter of 2018, under a new health policy to be known as ‘Buharicare’. President Buhari The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, who made this disclosure in […]

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