Category: Health

Lagos now cleaner – Environment commissioner

The Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tunji Bello, says Lagos is now a cleaner state. Bello said this on Wednesday, at the ongoing...

Lagos NMA Reverses Stay-At-Home Order

Medical workers in Nigeria can now leave home to discharge their duties at medical facilities across the country. This comes as the Lagos State branch of the Nigerian...

We will fast-track examination of Covid Organics – NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDC, has promised to fast-track the laboratory examination of Covid Organics, a herbal drug used to...

Pregnant Covid-19 patient gives birth at Lagos Isolation centre

A pregnant Covid-19 patient in Lagos has been delivered of a baby boy. The baby was delivered through a caesarean section at the Gbagada isolation centre on Saturday....

Private laboratories to begin Covid-19 testing -NCDC

Private laboratories in Nigeria can now conduct COVID-19 tests with the support of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Director-General of the Centre, Chikwe...

COVID-19: Minister warns doctors against using unapproved medicines

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has called on medical doctors and other healthcare professionals to shun unauthorized treatment of COVID-19 patients. At...

COVID-19: FG orders NAFDAC to assess herbal cough mixture

The Federal Ministry of Health has ordered the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to carry out necessary procedures for the assessment...

NARD reacts as JUTH allegedly sacks 25 doctors

The National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, has expressed their displeasure over reports that the management of the Jos University Teaching Hospital, JUTH, in...

Don’t treat COVID-19 patients without protective gear, FG warns health workers

The Federal Government has warned Health workers in the country to always take the necessary precautions before treating COVID-19 patients, including wearing adequate...

Johnson & Johnson pledges to produce over 500m COVID-19 vaccines by 2021

Pharmaceutical giant, Johnson & Johnson has announced that it has begun efforts to produce over than half a billion Covid-19 vaccines by 2021. Chief financial...