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The Federal Government (FG) has approved the renaming of Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki (FETHA) to Alex Ekwueme University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki. Alhaji Ahmed Ramalan, Chairman of the hospital’s board, disclosed this on Wednesday in Abakaliki at a press conference. He said the renaming was with immediate effect. Ramalan said Prof. Isaac Adewole, the Minister of […]

The information below was published by WHO a few months ago. I am sure it will be of help to you. So many death caused by Diabetes is due to ignorance or lack of knowledge on it. These spurred the need to highlight to you the following facts sourced from WHO (World Health Organization) documentation. […]

The United Nations Children’s Fund says an estimated 25,685 babies will be born in Nigeria on New Year Day. According to a statement issued on Monday by UNICEF Nigeria Communications Specialist, Eva Hinds, Nigerian babies make up 6.5 per cent of the estimated 395,072 babies born on New Year Day globally. “Within Africa, Nigerian babies […]

The Ondo State government has warned residents against yellow fever outbreak in several parts of the country. A statement by the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Wahab Adegbenro, said the residents should be proactive as the outbreak had spread to neighbouring states. This, the commissioner said, calls for serious concern. Adegbenro described yellow fever as a […]

According to new evidence, anthocyanin — a pigment present in a variety of fruits and vegetables — could help lower the risk of cardiovascular disease when ingested in high quantities. A plant pigment may help keep cardiovascular problems at bay, find the authors of a recent systematic review. Cardiovascular diseases affect the well-being of many […]


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