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Joint health sector Union and assembly of health care professionals

Joint Health Sector Union, and Assembly of Healthcare Professionals has given the Federal Government a 7day ultimatum to meet its demand, warning that failure to do so would result to an industrial action. Speaking at a media briefing, Wednesday, in Abuja,The National Chairman, Joint health sector Union, comrade Biobelemoye Josiah …

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Lagos State Aids Control Agency flags off HIV Testing Services in Ikorodu Division

  In its effort to ensure qualitative health care among Lagosians, the Lagos State Aids Control Agency today flagged off free HIV Testing Services at Owode Onirin in Kosofe Local Government and Ikorodu Division and its environs. Speaking at the event, the Chief Executive Officer, Lagos State AIDS Control Agency, …

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No respite as doctors’ strike persists

No end appears to be in sight as doctors under the auspices of National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, have vowed not to call off their strike which enters the second week today. This is even as the Federal Government failed to meet its side of the agreement signed between …

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Federal Govt to pay doctors on Friday to break strike

  The federal government has promised to offset salary arrears of resident doctors, who went on strike this week, in efforts to get them back to work. A meeting called by the labour minister Chris Ngige with both National Association of Resident Doctors, the Nigerian Medical Association, hospital heads and …

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Breaking: NARD to suspend strike on Friday. If….

  The conciliation meeting between the Federal Government Negotiation Team and the striking National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, yielded positive result as the union decided to suspend the nationwide indefinite strike if alert for their salary entered on or before Friday. The meeting which started about 2:30pm on Wednesday …

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AMBODE’S WIFE URGES RESIDENTS TO GO FOR REGULAR MEDICAL CHECK UP. BY AYO ILORI

Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Bolanle Ambode has enjoined residents of the state, to always go for medical check-up and engage in physical exercise, for good health and early diagnosis of medical conditions. Ambode gave the advice at her home town, Poka, Epe, in Eredo area of Epe …

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Lassa fever: SON to sanction master bakers

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says it will henceforth sanction any master baker caught operating in an unhygienic environment following the outbreak of Lassa Fever in some states. Mr. Sunday Badewole, the Osun State Coordinator of SON gave the warning at a seminar organized for members of the Association …

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NMA to Buhari: Equip Nigerian hospitals like UK’s before 2019

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has risen from its August 2017 National Executive Council (NEC) meeting, asking President Muhammadu Buhari to replicate medical equipment he had seen in London, United Kingdom in Nigerian hospitals before the end of his tenure. The umbrella body of medical practitioners in the country said …

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Lassa fever: Lagos urges calm as three test positive

Officials confirmed yesterday three more cases of Lassa fever in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial and business honeypot. But the state government urged residents not to panic as it is on top of the situation. Two persons infected with the disease have died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba. A …

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‘No killer anti-malaria drugs in circulation’

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) yesterday claimed that there are no “killer” anti-malarial medicines in Nigeria. Its Acting Director-General, Dr. Yetunde Oni, spoke at a news conference in Lagos yesterday. The briefing was prompted by the list of 42 banned anti-malaria medicines released by the Senate …

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