​HIV-Preventing Vagina Ring for Test  in Africa 

​ HIV-Preventing Vagina Ring for Test  in Africa  After recording success amongst teenage girls in the US, plans are in progress to test in Africa, a vaginal ring that prevents HIV infection. The ring contains an antiretroviral drug called dapivirine and is used for a month at a time. Dapivirine inhibits HIV’s reverse transcriptase enzyme,… Read More ​HIV-Preventing Vagina Ring for Test  in Africa 

​NHIS scam: Reps accuse Health Minister of contempt

​ NHIS scam: Reps accuse Health Minister of contempt By KEHINDE AKINTOLA  The House of Representatives on Wednesday accused Isaac Adewole, Minister of Health of contempt of the Legislative Houses Powers and Privileges Act and plan to frustrate ongoing investigation into the allegations bothering on fraudulent activities of Health Management Organisations (HMOs). To this extent,… Read More ​NHIS scam: Reps accuse Health Minister of contempt

​Oral Sex Produces Difficult to Treat Gonorrhoea -WHO 

​ Oral Sex Produces Difficult to Treat Gonorrhoea -WHO  World Health Organisation has said  oral sex is producing gonorrhoea that is difficult to treat. WHO says gonorrhoea has become very hard, and sometimes, impossible to treat, owing to its new resistance to treatment. Teodora Wi, speaking on behalf of WHO, said in Japan, France and… Read More ​Oral Sex Produces Difficult to Treat Gonorrhoea -WHO 

Don’t Deny  Children Access to immunisation, Medical Expert tells Parents

​ Don’t Deny Children Access to immunisation, Medical Expert tells Parents The Chairman of  Nigerian National Polioplus Committee, Dr Tunji Funsho urged parents and caregivers to always allow their children to be immunized . According to the medical expert , it is only when children are immunised that Nigeria as a country  can wave “bye-bye”… Read More Don’t Deny  Children Access to immunisation, Medical Expert tells Parents

​Expert Speaks on How to Prevent, Cure Staph Infections

​ How to Prevent, Cure Staph Infections Kola Adejimi, an Abuja-based gynaecologist, on Wednesday, said that staph infection could lead to a serious infection that could affect the lungs, heart and blood. Staph infection “is a group of infections caused by staphylococcus”. Adejimi told NAN that although many staph infections could be treated, some were… Read More ​Expert Speaks on How to Prevent, Cure Staph Infections

Meningitis:  Kaduna ,WHO Intensifies Public Sensitization

​ Meningitis:  Kaduna ,WHO Intensifies Public Sensitization: Against the backdrop of outbreak of Cerebrospinal meningitis reported in some states, Kaduna State Government in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) has intensified public sensitization in Kaduna State. The Kaduna State Cordinator ‎of WHO, Dr Dauda Madubu disclosed that Meningitis disease is contagious and the bacteria… Read More Meningitis:  Kaduna ,WHO Intensifies Public Sensitization

World Health Day :Kaduna Commissioner Distributes Delvery Kits to pregnant women

​ World Health Day :Kaduna Commissioner Distributes Delvery Kits to pregnant women As women all over  the world comemorate the International World Health Day, the Kaduna Commissioner of Women Affairs and Social Development ,  Hajiya  Hafsat Muhammad Baba  distributed Free Delivery Kits to 200 pregnant women in the state. In her remarks, while distributing the… Read More World Health Day :Kaduna Commissioner Distributes Delvery Kits to pregnant women

Meningitis : Kaduna Puts Medical Personnel on Red Alert 

​ Meningitis : Kaduna Puts Medical Personnel on Red Alert  As at 31st March the outbreak was recorded in 15 states and the FCT; 2,524 cases with 328 deaths.  The States are Zamfara, Sokoto, Katsina, Kano, Jigawa, Nassarawa, Taraba, Plateau, Yobe, Lagos, Cross River, Niger, Osun, Rivers, Gombe.  The causative bacteria is Neisseria meningitis, serotype… Read More Meningitis : Kaduna Puts Medical Personnel on Red Alert 

​FG announces outbreak of Meningitis in Sokoto , Zamfara 

​FG announces outbreak of Meningitis in Sokoto , Zamfara  Author: Aanu Adegun The Federal Government says it has deployed epidemiologists and vaccines to arrest the outbreak of a new a strain of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) in parts of the country. The presidency under Muhammadu Buhari and Professor Yemi Osinbajo are poised to fight the… Read More ​FG announces outbreak of Meningitis in Sokoto , Zamfara 

NEMA Presents Drugs , Medical Needs worth Millions to ABU Accident Victims

​NEMA Presents Drugs , Medical Needs worth Millions to ABU Accident Victims Barely 24 hours after a road  accident involving a truck loaded with fire wood and about 100 passengers along Zaria -Kano Road on Friday ,  the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) promptly responded to an appeal by Ahmadu Bello Teaching Hospital , ABUTH… Read More NEMA Presents Drugs , Medical Needs worth Millions to ABU Accident Victims