Sunday 22 April, 2018
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METRO DAILY NIGERIA
Category Archives: Health

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says no fewer than 59 million children in Africa are stunted while another 10 million are overweight. The UN health agency also warned that Africa’s attempts to achieve health for all by 2030 could be threatened...

By METRO DAILY on Apr 21st, 2018

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the President of the Nigeria Medical Association, Prof. Mike Ogirima, has said that the issues of healthcare must top political agenda and campaigns. Ogirima told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that scorecards...

By METRO DAILY on Apr 19th, 2018

The Enugu State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association says it will provide services in the state hospitals despite the ongoing strike by the Joint Health Workers Staff Union. The state NMA chairman, Dr. Cajetan Onyedum, gave the assurance...

By METRO DAILY on Apr 18th, 2018
Mrs Toyin Saraki

Mrs Toyin Saraki As the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) convenes to address shared global challenges, Mrs Toyin Saraki has called on Commonwealth leaders to commit to Universal Health Coverage and to place midwives at the heart...

By METRO DAILY on Apr 17th, 2018
New compound that repairs cancer cells

New compound that repairs cancer cells Biologists from St. Petersburg have created a compound that causes cancer cells to repair their DNA or self-destruct after fatal genome damage occurs. The efficacy of the new compound is much higher than...

By METRO DAILY on Apr 11th, 2018
World Health Organisation

World Health Organisation The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it is collaborating with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to address the sale of substandard drugs in Nigeria. Dr Wondimagegnehu Alemu,...

By METRO DAILY on Apr 7th, 2018
Dr. Kenolisa Onwueme

Dr. Kenolisa Onwueme Recently as part of our inquiry into health care delivery in Nigeria, METRO DAILY interviewed some physicians in the Diaspora familiar with Nigeria’s system. In this exclusive interview with MESHACK IDEHEN, Metro Daily...

By METRO DAILY on Apr 6th, 2018
Dr. Bala Muhammad

Dr. Bala Muhammad Dr. Bala Muhammad of the Faculty of Communication, Bayero University Kano, has accused Igbo drug merchants of supplying codeine syrups to the north. The lecturer made the allegation while presenting a paper at the Kano Youth...

By METRO DAILY on Apr 3rd, 2018
Health workers

By Sarauniya G Usman The Association for the Advancement of Family Planning (AAFP) has organised a media briefing on Family Planning 2020 London Submit. The meeting which took place in Abuja, was to explain the nexus between family planning...

By METRO DAILY on Apr 1st, 2018

Nigerian doctor took to his Twitter page to give tips for woman on how to take care of their virginal so as to stay healthy. During his educative thread on the micro-blogging platform, he also advice ladies not to waste their time to rush to...

By METRO DAILY on Mar 28th, 2018