Nasarawa Assembly seeks autonomy for tertiary health institutions

06 /February 2017

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Nasarawa Assembly seeks autonomy for tertiary health institutions
The Nasarawa State House of Assembly Committee on Health on Monday called for full autonomy for the state tertiary health institutions for effective and quality health education in the state. Mr Mohammed Okpede, Chairman, House Committee on Health, made the call when the state Schools of Nursing and Health Technology defended their 2017 budget at … The post Nasarawa Assembly seeks autonomy for tertiary health institutions appeared first on PM NEWS... Learn more
Nigeria, Gambia recognised for banning female genital mutilation

06 /February 2017

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Nigeria, Gambia recognised for banning female genital mutilation
The UN Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) says Nigeria and The Gambia are among the countries that have outlawed the harmful practice of female genital mutilation. The UNFPA, in a report on the of 2017 International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, commemorated on Feb. 6, stressed the urgent need to abandon the … The post Nigeria, Gambia recognised for banning female genital mutilation appeared first on PM NEWS... Learn more
8.8 million people die from cancer every year-WHO

03 /February 2017

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8.8 million people die from cancer every year-WHO
New World Health Organisation, WHO figures released this week indicate that each year 8.8 million people die from cancer, mostly in low- and middle-income countries. WHO said one problem is that many cancer cases are diagnosed too late and that even in countries with optimal health systems and services, many cancer cases are diagnosed at … The post 8.8 million people die from cancer every year-WHO appeared first on PM NEWS... Learn more
Staphylococcus leads to bone infection -Expert

31 /January 2017

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Staphylococcus leads to bone infection -Expert
An Orthopaedic Surgeon with a private hospital in Abuja, Dr Gabriel Adejimi has warned that untreated bacteria like Staphylococcus aureus could lead to an infection of the bone called... Learn more
Sleep deprivation hurts immune system

31 /January 2017

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Sleep deprivation hurts immune system
An Ilorin-based medical practitioner, Dr Olawale Bello, says lack of sleep could hurt the immune system. Bello, a staff of Healing Grace Hospital, Ilorin, on Tuesday in Ilorin said that sleep deprivation leaves the body susceptible to different... Learn more
NAFDAC cautions against ‘dangerous’ skin lightening creams

25 /January 2017

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NAFDAC cautions against ‘dangerous’ skin lightening creams
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has cautioned the public against the use of skin lightening creams containing ‘mercury’s’ and ‘hydroquinone above two per cent’ that are dangerous to health. The agency’s State Coordinator, Mr Natim Mullah-Dadi gave the warning on Wednesday in... Learn more
18 abandoned babies recovered in Funtua

25 /January 2017

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18 abandoned babies recovered in Funtua
Eighteen babies, abandoned by their mothers, have been recovered in Funtua town, Katsina State, in the last four months, an official has disclosed. Alhaji Ibrahim Nasir, Director of Education and Social Services (ESSD), Funtua Local Government Council, in Funtua on Wednesday, said that some babies were found in... Learn more

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