Health

UK Approves GSK COVID-19 Drug That Appears Effective Against Omicron Variant

UK health regulators have approved a GlaxoSmithKline drug to treat people who are at high risk of developing severe COVID-19 symptoms. The approval was issued on...

Foreign-Trained Doctors Charged ₦900,000 Attachment Fee By Nigeria Medical Council

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria has ordered all foreign trained Nigerian medical graduates who seek to take its council’s assessment examination to undergo a...

South-East Governors set tp Take Action Against Sale of Controversial Hard Drugs

The Governors of the South-East have registered their  commitment to tackle rampant use of hard drugs in the region, especially against Methamphetamine, locally called...

COVID 19: Nigeria Records 52 New Cases

Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 52 new cases of the coronavirus. This new figure raises the country’s infection tally to 214,270. According to the Nigeria Centre for...

NDLEA Laments Increase in Psychotropic Substances Among Youths In Gombe State

Gombe State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has decried the increase of psychotropic substances in the state, adding that it has an overwhelming...

Africa Unlikely To End AIDS As A Public Health Threat By 2030 – WHO

In view of the 2021 World HIV/AIDS day, the World Health Organisation predicts that Africa is unlikely to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 after the continent...

Lagos moves against cholera outbreak with new water check, mobile laboratories

As part of efforts to curtail the outbreak of Cholera in Lagos state, the state government has unveiled a state-of-the-art Water Check Laboratory and Mobile Lab to be...

NCDC Confirms Three Cases of Omicron Variant In Nigeria

Federal Government says it has confirmed three cases of Omicron variant of COVID-19 in the country. NCDC Director-General,  Ifedayo Adetifa, who confirmed this in a...

New Hazard Allowance For Health Workers Coming – FG

The Federal Government has announced it will take its final decision on the proposed new hazard allowance for health workers next week. Minister of Labour and...

WHO calls for global treaty to prevent future pandemics

The World Health Organisation has charged all countries must learn from the wreckage of COVID-19 and stop future pandemics by striking a pandemic preparedness treaty,...