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Obaseki consoles on September resuming date for nursing school

Obaseki consoles on September resuming date for nursing school

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has consoled of the September returning date for the state-possessed School of Nursing and Midwifery in Benin City, saying the progressing rebuilding and renovation work at the school has arrived at finishing stage. Obaseki, who disclosed this during an inspection of facilities at the institution, said his administration was...

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NMA criticizes notwithstanding of NYSC specialists, House officials from working in Lagos medical clinics

NMA criticizes notwithstanding of NYSC specialists, House officials from working in Lagos medical clinics

The Nigerian Medical Association says it is effectively engaged with guaranteeing that the expulsion of House Officers and NYSC specialists from plan of administration doesn’t prompt emergency in Lagos State wellbeing area. NMA Chairman, Lagos Zone, Dr. Adetunji Adenekan,  gave the affirmation at a media instructions on Monday in Lagos. Adenekan said that NMA, through...

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FG dismisses NARD strike, doctors down tools today

FG dismisses NARD strike, doctors down tools today

THE Federal Government on Sunday said it was not aware of any plan by the National Association of Resident Doctors to embark on strike on Monday (today). This was just as NARD maintained that there was no going back on the planned strike. The spokesperson for the Federal Ministry of Labour, Charles Akpan, said that...

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No scientific evidence vaginal steaming reduces menstrual cramps, improve fertility –Physician

No scientific evidence vaginal steaming reduces menstrual cramps, improve fertility –Physician

A sexual and reproductive health expert, Dr. Yemi Adeyemi says there is no scientific evidence that vaginal steaming helps to reduce menstrual cramps or improve fertility.  According to Dr. Adeyemi, vaginal steaming is an age-old practice that involves sitting or squatting over a bowl of hot water infused with herbs, noting that many people claim...

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COVID-19: Gov Ugwuanyi inaugurates steering committee on Co-PREP

COVID-19: Gov Ugwuanyi inaugurates steering committee on Co-PREP

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has reiterated his administration’s commitment to adhere to the federal government’s guidelines and International best practices in the fight against Coronavirus Disease covid19 Gov. Ugwuanyi spoke when he inaugurated members of the Enugu State Project Steering Committee of the Nigeria COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Project (Co-PREP), at the Government...

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Abuse of paracetamol damages liver –Physician

Abuse of paracetamol damages liver –Physician

A medical expert, Dr. Fred Unuigbokha, says that the abuse of paracetamol can damage the liver and lead to hepatitis, a condition that has to do with the inflammation of the liver. The resident medical practitioner said this on Thursday while speaking on Nigerian Info 99.3 FM Morning Crossfire show. Speaking on the rate of hepatitis in...