Convulsion: Paediatrician warns against use of cow urine

09 /October 2016

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Convulsion: Paediatrician warns against use of cow urine
Dr Adeboye Nurudeen of the Department of Pediatrics, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) has warned mothers against the use of cow urine concoction as curative measure on convulsing children as practiced in some parts of the country. He gave the warning on Sunday in... Learn more
Defence Minister inaugurates Army hospital wards in Kaduna

08 /October 2016

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Defence Minister inaugurates Army hospital wards in Kaduna
The Minister of Defence retired Brig.-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali has inaugurated the renovated and upgraded Wards 1 and 2 of the 44 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna. Dan-Ali, who spoke at the inauguration, commended the visionary Chief of Army (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, for initiating the... Learn more
Sokoto govt to distribute free antimalarial drugs

07 /October 2016

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Sokoto govt to distribute free antimalarial drugs
The Sokoto State Government says it has stockpiled antimalarial and other drugs in health facilities to combat malaria and other child-killer diseases in the state. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Alhaji Almustapha Othman, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto on... Learn more
Ebonyi to provide healthcare centre in 171 wards

06 /October 2016

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Ebonyi to provide healthcare centre in 171 wards
The Ebonyi Government says it has concluded arrangements to provide one functional primary healthcare centre in each of the 171 wards in the state before December 2016. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Daniel Umezuruike, made the disclosure in Abakaliki on Thursday while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria... Learn more
Expert: treating eye infection with Urine can cause blindness

06 /October 2016

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Expert: treating eye infection with Urine can cause blindness
Dr Mohammed Abullahi of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) has warned that treating eye infection with human urine can lead to blindness. Abdullahi, a public health physician, made this known on Thursday. According to him, people who engage in such practices are prone to loosing their eyes... Learn more
Surgeon calls on Nigerians to trust local doctors

06 /October 2016

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Surgeon calls on Nigerians to trust local doctors
Dr Douglas Okor, a Consultant Neurosurgeon, Spine Fixed in Abuja (SFIA), has on Thursday called on Nigerians to trust local surgeons as they are capable of conducting complex surgeries done outside the country. According to him, 70 to 75 per cent cases of brain surgery can be done in the... Learn more

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