Ban on movement of corpses over Ebola: How necessary?


The federal government recently announced that, as part of measures to check the spread of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease in the country, Nigerians should henceforth bury their dead relatives in the same locality of their death. The decision, according to the Minister of State for Health, Dr Khaliru Alhassan, was taken in the best interest of the citizens. More...

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By Adebayo Oladejo On Monday, August 11th, 2014
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How appropriate is mandatory HIV test before marriage?

It was recently reported in the media that the federal government was working towards enacting a law that would make it mandatory for intending couples to go for the Human Immuno-Deficiency Virus (HIV) test before More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Community pharmacists speak on 33rd ACPN conference

The 33rd annual national conference of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) was held in Ilorin, Kwara State, from 2 to 6 June, 2014. Our reporter, Oladejo Adebayo who was at the event, sought More...

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By admin On Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
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Degree in Herbal Medicine – right step or mere joke?

  The federal government recently announced plans to introduce Herbal Medicine as a course of study in Nigerian universities. Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, made the announcement at the 3rd Annual More...

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By admin On Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Would you buy drugs in a bus?

In this edition of viewpoint, our reporter, Oladejo Adebayo went to town to get the reactions of Nigerians towards the practice of hawking and buying of drugs inside buses. Their diverse reactions are presented More...