Health

At least 11 dead in new Ebola outbreak in Congo

No fewer than 11 people have died in the resurgence of Ebola outbreak in the western province of Equateur of the Democratic Republic of Congo. As of Sunday, authorities...

PSN rejects appointment of new Chair of Pharmacists Council of Nigeria

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has rejected the appointment of Ahmed Tijjani Mora as the Chairman for the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN). The PSN made...

World Blood Donor Day: Nigeria’s estimated blood need is about 2 million units per year – Minister

Nigeria needs an estimated two million units of blood annually, according to the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire. Ehanire revealed this in a statement released on...

FG approves hazard allowance for health workers

The Federal Government has approved a two-month hazard allowance for health workers in the frontline of the country’s fight against the deadly coronavirus pandemic....

WHO resumes trials of hydroxychroloquine

The World Health Organization has resumed clinical trials of the drug hydroxychloroquine, as it searches for potential coronavirus treatments. On May 25th, the WHO had...

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...