Health

A Nigerian US-based medical expert, Dr Samson Arigbamu has invented a stethoscope equipped with components capable of immediately identifying adventitious lung such as COVID-19 infected lungs that would immediately announce its findings. Arigbamu disclosed on Monday to reporters stating that the stethoscope is in production at prototype and optimisation stage, which the final product would […]

Newly elected chairman of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Anambra state chapter, Dr. Jide Onyekwelu has expressed worry over the spate of harassments, arrests, and dehumanization of its members following deaths of patients in hospitals across the country. He also regretted the societal negative perception of doctors, which he noted contributed to the attribution of […]

As we gradually approach the full rainy season, it is no gainsaying that the effects of flooding on affected residents are unquantifiable and devastating. Sadly, the menace of flooding has rendered many people homeless. The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NHISA) had earlier warned many parts of the country are likely to experience flooding this year […]

The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Muhammad Abdallah, says tramadol is a major catalyst for insurgency in the North-East. He noted that drug abuse increased during the lockdown occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic, adding that it is the country’s ‘real pandemic’. Abdallah stated this on Thursday while […]

Members of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) have agreed to interface with the Federal and State Ministries of Health to address the concerns of resident doctors in the country. This formed part of the resolutions of the governors at the 11th NGF COVID-19 teleconference held on Wednesday. In a bid to review the concerns of […]


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