• Measles outbreak kills over 5,000 in Dr Congo– WHO

    Measles outbreak kills over 5,000 in Dr Congo– WHO0

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has cried out as measles has killed over 5,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo since January — more than double the toll in the country’s Ebola epidemic. “The DRC (measles) outbreak is the largest outbreak worldwide. It is one of the largest that we have seen,” Kate O’Brien,

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  • Enugu State Govt to establish adequate cancer screening centres in 3 zones

    Enugu State Govt to establish adequate cancer screening centres in 3 zones0

    The Enugu State Government on Tuesday discloses that the dream of establishing cancer screening centres in three zones of the state for adequate cancer treatment will soon be in reality. The Health Manager, Enugu State Hospital Management Board Dr Okechukwu Ossai, disclosed this in an interview in Enugu. Ossai said that the three zones for

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  • Nigerian Lawyer Sues clinic, insist Nisa GarkI’s Hospital negligence killed his wife

    Nigerian Lawyer Sues clinic, insist Nisa GarkI’s Hospital negligence killed his wife0

      A lawyer residing in Abuja, Anthony Ejumejowo, has petitioned the Minister for Health, Osagie Ehaniren, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Musa Bello, and Chairman of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), over “negligence of doctors and management” of the Nisa Garki hospital, leading to the death of his wife, Esther

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  • Water the Greatest of All!

    Water the Greatest of All!0

    Written By Ebhota Ruth Going to the beach has never been a place for fun to me but for my cousin beach or any water related place is just perfect for relaxation. Yesterday she came around and practically forced me into having fun her own way,due to boredom I accompanied her to the beach. Getting

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  • Work resumes at ISTH as kidnapped CMD is released

    Work resumes at ISTH as kidnapped CMD is released0

    The Chief Medical Director of Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Prof. Sylvanus Okogbenin, kidnapped on Monday last week returned to his house at Irrua in the Esan Central Local Government Area of Edo State on Wednesday. Okogbenin was abducted by gunmen at Ramat Park in Benin on his way to Benin Airport en route Abuja. Two

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  • Sugar Consumption Does Not Cause Diabetes – Expert

    Sugar Consumption Does Not Cause Diabetes – Expert0

    Indeed studies have reported that persons who drank one or more sugar-sweetened drinks every day had a higher risk of diabetes when compared with those who did not. One of the explanations given is that drinking too many sweetened drinks can lead to the body storing excess energy as fat, playing a role in people

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