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Pharmacists Eulogize Past PSN President Yakasai; Confer Him With Leadership Award 0

Pharmacists Eulogize Past PSN President Yakasai; Confer Him With Leadership Award

Members of the National Executive Committee of the Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria (AHAPN) led by the National Chairman, Dr. Kingsley Chiedu Amibor recently paid a courtesy call on the immediate...

KMTC 2018 86th Graduation Ceremony 0

KMTC 2018 86th Graduation Ceremony

KMTC wishes to announce that the 86th Graduation Ceremony will be held on December 6, 2018 at KMTC Graduation Square, Nairobi, starting at 8am. Those graduating are required to pay a graduation fee of...

Why Quackery Thrives in Radiography, by Experts 0

Why Quackery Thrives in Radiography, by Experts

Experts have given reasons why there are quacks in the radiography profession. This, they said, is traceable to the inability of regulatory agency to function properly as well as shortage of personnel in the...

Kenyans to access information on NCDs from their phones 0

Kenyans to access information on NCDs from their phones

Kenyans can now access information on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) directly from their mobile phones. This follows the launch of an SMS and USSD service called Fafanuka which is Swahili for ‘to be enlightened’ which...

Malawi: Midwife Suspended Over Labour Ward Selfie 0

Malawi: Midwife Suspended Over Labour Ward Selfie

A nurse in Malawi has been suspended pending further investigation after a selfie of her in a labour ward was posted on social media. The selfie was widely shared provoking uproar on social media....

‘Despite 9M Pregnant Nigerian Women, Only 2.4M Gets HIV Testing’ 0

‘Despite 9M Pregnant Nigerian Women, Only 2.4M Gets HIV Testing’

…3.6 million access antenatal, 64,000 HIV positive With over nine million Nigerian women said to be pregnant every year, only about 3.6 million have access to antenatal care and about 2.4 million of them...

Osun State University, Osogbo 2018 Pre-Degree Admission Screening Exercise 0

Osun State University, Osogbo 2018 Pre-Degree Admission Screening Exercise

The decision to introduce the Pre-Degree programme initially for the Sciences to be domiciled in the Ejigbo campus of the University was taken by the Implementation Committee towards the tail end of its activities...

Nasarawa Shuts 109 Health Facilities Operating Illegally 0

Nasarawa Shuts 109 Health Facilities Operating Illegally

Nasarawa State government has closed 109 health facilities found to be operating illegally across the 13 local government areas of the state. Dr Haruna Ekom, Director of Clinical Service in the state Ministry of...

Buhari Signs Bill Establishing Nigeria Centre for Disease Control 0

Buhari Signs Bill Establishing Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

Nigeria, was established in 2011 and has been in existence without any legislative backing. The status quo however changed on Tuesday when the president appended his signature to the bill and empowered the agency...

Men Above 45 More Likely to Have Babies with Birth Defects 0

Men Above 45 More Likely to Have Babies with Birth Defects

Men should start a family before they age of 35 to avoid risk to their unborn babies, researchers claim. A study tracking 40million babies found the risk of birth complications start to increase when...