World’s First Malaria Vaccine Trial-WHO

The WHO Regional Office for Africa said in a statement on Monday that Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi will take part in the pilot programme...

Check how inadequate sleep affects your health – Expert

Any condition that interferes with sleep should be regarded as serious as too little sleep impacts the levels of thyroid and stress hormones, Dr...

Hematologist suggests how govt can reduce malaria infection

A Hematologist, Prof.Osaro Erhabor, on Monday urged the three tiers of government to reduce the incidence of malaria infection by embarking on health education...

Malaria: Expert urges change of socio-cultural, environmental attitudes

A Malaria expert, Prof. Wellington Oyibo, on Monday called for a change of socio-cultural and environmental attitudes toward malaria as it would help...

Childhood cancers rise by 13% worldwide, study finds

Childhood cancers have risen across the globe by 13% over 20 years, according to data from the World Health Organization’s cancer section.Cancer in children...

Obesity, overweight rising among Nigerian children

A new report — the “2016 Nigerian Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth” which focuses on physical activity as a major...

Stop giving codeine and tramadol to children – FDA warns

The Food and Drug Administration says medications containing codeine or tramadol should not be given to children. The body also warns that these drugs...
Meningitis

N39m spends to combact Meningitis – Niger govt

Niger State Government says it has spent N39 million to combat the outbreak of Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) in the state.‎The State Commissioner for Health,...

Be prepared for outbreak of diseases, FG urges Medical Directors

The Federal Government has directed chief executives of its tertiary hospitals to prepare and be proactive in responding to outbreak of diseases in the...

Lagosians to enjoy Health Insurance Scheme from November – LSG

On Thursday, the Lagos State Government announced that the aniticpated State Health Insurance Scheme (LSHS) would commence in November, 2017.Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide...

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