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The Paediatric Association of Nigeria (PAN) on Wednesday pulled her weight behind Federal Government (FG) restraint in reopening schools, especially at basic studies level, saying the action “is worth the wait.” Professor Edward Alikor, President, PAN, in the professional body’s position released in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, said an appraisal of global trends in the […]

Minister of State for Health, Senator Olorunnibe Mamora, in an interview with Friday Olokor, explains the Federal Government’s efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic You once said that since vaccines for the treatment of coronavirus would not be ready till 2021, there was a need to encourage traditional remedies. What informed that decision? The information […]

The Federal Government, on Thursday, stated that it was disturbed by increasing rejection of patients by hospitals, saying medical directors would be held responsible for the laxity. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, who stated this during a meeting involving the Federal Ministry of Health, the Federal Capital Territory Administration and medical directors in […]

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 […]

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