Despite having many axes to grind with the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Dr Umar Sanda, president of Healthcare Providers Association of Nigeria (HCPAN) has called for dialogue among aggrieved members and the regulator. Rising from the association’s mid-year meeting which held at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) on May More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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Beware! Pneumonia, Common Cold Could Lead To Heart Attack

It may sound strange and incredible to many, but the fact remains that scientists have found a significant link between respiratory infections and heart attack. A team of researchers from the University of Sydney More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, May 12th, 2017
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AHAPN Flays NMA, Urges FG on Rotational Headship of FMoH

National Chairman of AHAPN, Pharm. Martins Oyewole Infuriated by the alleged stand of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) against the implementation of the planned harmonisation of salaries of health workers More...

By Yusuff Moshood On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
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NAIP Seeks To boost Pharma Industry’s Impact on Economy

Eminent pharmacists, among whom were Pharm. Lere Baale, CEO, Business School Netherlands, Nigeria; Pharm. Sam Ohuabunwa, national president of the Nigerian American Chamber of Commerce (NACC); and Pharm. ‘Gbenga More...

By Adebayo Oladejo On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Massive Turnout, as LWI Holds Grand Health Bazaar (GHB) 2017

Chief Executive Officer, Livewell Initiative (LWI), Pharm. Bisi Bright The seventh edition of the carnival-like Grand Health Bazaar (GHB) 2017, a 3-day cross-cutting multi-sectoral health exposition, organised by More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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World Malaria Day 2017: Harnessing Local Medicinal Plants to Reduce Burden

World Malaria Day (WMD) is an international observance commemorated every year on 25 April and recognizes global efforts to control malaria . Established on May 2007 by the 60th session of the  World Health Assembly, More...

By admin On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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World Meningitis Day: Eliminating Diseases Through Vaccination

Vaccines have significantly reduced the threat of diseases that were once widespread and sometimes fatal. Today, more people benefit from safe and efficacious vaccines than ever before – and the list of diseases More...

By Chiazor Okeke On Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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Amazing Home Mixture For Ear Infection

Ever heard of swimmer’s ear? That’s the infection of the outer ear canal, in the tube that connects the ear to the eardrum. The medical term for it is otitis external. The main cause for this infection is when More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Fibre Supplement Offers Hope For Asthmatics

In what has been described as a ground-breaking study by many, scientists from the University of Newcastle have achieved a feat in discovering fibre supplements  that could control asthma that have hitherto resisted More...

By admin On Sunday, March 5th, 2017
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R&D urgently needed for drug-resistant TB alongside other antibiotic-resistant pathogens – WHO

WHO reaffirms the critical need for research and development (R&D) of new antibiotics to tackle the threat of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB). “Addressing drug-resistant TB research is a top priority More...