FG says 3 Monkeypox cases in Nigeria

Nigerians have been told to remain calm as Federal Government confirms three of 43 suspected cases of Monkeypox in the country even as one of the recovering case allegedly commits suicide. At a joint media briefing by Minister of Health Professor Isaac Adewole and Chief Executive/ Epidemiologist, Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Dr Chikwe…

Monkeypox Rages In seven States, affecting 31

The reported outbreak of viral Monkeypox on September 22 has so far spread to seven States with 31 persons suspiciously affected. The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in a news release this evening listed the seven affected states as: Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom,  Cross River,  Ekiti, Lagos and Ogun. Bayelsa was the first to…

Isa Hussaini Lecture for Pharmacy Academy’s Investiture

The drive for a locally effective and much cheaper herbal remedy in the treatment of cancers has continued to engage the attention of many more Scientists particularly, Nigerian Pharmacists. It is towards this development that the Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy will feature renown Cancer Researcher and Professor of Pharmacology, Isa Marte Hussaini who will share…

“Please, don’t go on strike”

After successfully convincing Resident doctors to suspend their 10-day boycott of services on Thursday, Health Minister, Professor Isaac Adewole is again pleading with other categories of health workers not to embark on another strike action. The workers under the umbrella, Joint Health Workers Union on Wednesday warned that unless Federal Government honours all its 2014…

Breaking: Again, Resident Doctors Suspend strike

For the umpteenth time in their agitation for improved welfare and well-being of members, the executive of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has again announced the suspension of a 10-day boycott of services. Though the doctors however gave a caveat, “to reassess situation in two weeks at our AGM in Abuja”, the suspension…

Health Minister Reacts to viral video

For about a week now, medical doctors under the aegis of National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) in many states have boycotted their consulting rooms to protest against what they called “government’s insensitivity” to their welfare. Consequently, major healthcare services in most of the public tertiary health institutions, have either been partially suspended or paralyzed…