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NMA condemns police harassment of members

By Ummul Idris Abuja – The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has condemned alleged harassment and intimidation of its members by security agents in parts of the country.The Chairman, FCT chapter of the association, Dr Ekpe […]

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Beware of fake essential oils, expert warns

By Adebola Adegoke/Mariam Akande Lagos – An Aromatherapist, Mrs Abisola Arowosola, has advised Nigerians to be vigilant when purchasing essential oils to avoid fake products capable of causing adverse effects on the body.  Arowosola, Managing […]

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FG to expand NHIS, says VP

BY Huseyn Abubakar Mbar Bauchi – The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has announced Federal Government plan to expand the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to cater for the health of Nigerians. Osinbajo announced this […]

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NSE set for 6th race against cancer

By Rukayat Moisemhe Lagos – In its drive against cancer, The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has unveiled plans to hold a one-day executive “walk” against the killer disease.NSE Spokesman, Olumide Orojimi, said in a statement […]

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FG inaugurates Health Facility Registry of Nigeria

By Mustapha Yauri Abuja – The Federal Ministry of Health with support of the USAID-funded MEASURE Evaluation and Palladium has inaugurated the Health Facility Registry of Nigeria (HFR) to enhance the quality of healthcare services […]

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NCDC mobilises support against Meningitis

By Jessica Onyegbula Abuja – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has called for collective effort of Nigerians to tackle Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) in the country.The Chief Executive Officer of NCDC, Dr Chikwe […]