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Obstetrician & Gynaecologist Vacancy at Newgate Medical Services Limited
Newgate Medical Services Limited started operations in October, 2000 with committed staff of 10 with the aim of bridging the obvious gap identified in health care delivery service in Ikorodu. We decided to change the face of healthcare by raising de...
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Pharmacy Technician Vacancy at Divine Charity Clinic Limited
Divine Charity Clinic Limited is recruiting to fill the position below:   Job Title: Pharmacy Technician   Location: Delta   Job Description To work closely with the Hospital Pharmacist in all pharmacy related duties.   ...
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Associate Scientist - Global Product Stewardship (GPS) Vacancy at Procter & Gamble Nigeria
Procter and Gamble is one of the largest FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) company in the world with strong brands like Pampers, Ariel, Always, Gillette and Oral B just to name a few. We have been in existence for over 179 years globally and 24 year...
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Anaesthetic Nurse Vacancy at Abuja Clinics
Abuja Clinics is a world class health facility dedicated to providing all your health needs, not only curative but also preventive. We boast of cutting edge equipment which aid in the diagnosis and treatment of medical and surgical conditions. We ha...
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New strategy for treating multiple forms of cancerous tumors
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FCT Launches N162B Strategic Health Development Plan
The Federal Capital Territory Administration has launched its Strategic Health Development Plan II from 2018- 2022.   FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, who was represented at the unveiling recently by the Secretary, Health and Human Se...
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Foundation Moves to Make Kidney Care Accessible, Affordable in Abia, Environs
The high cost of kidney care could be greatly reduced with universal health insurance and intervention by government and public-spirited persons and organisations, a kidney expert has said.   A Consultant Physician and kidney care expert, Dr ...
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NMA Seeks to Incorporate ICT in Health Care Delivery
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has identified the need to enhance healthcare delivery system in the country through the adoption of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and ensure its full deployment in the sector.   At a br...
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Medical Officer Vacancy at Blue cross Hospital
Blue cross Hospital is a reputable and client oriented healthcare provider who can provide qualitative and efficient health care services with vast years of experience and extremely satisfied individuals, corporate organizations, and health insuranc...
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Nigeria Records 9% Increase in Drug Abuse
The Chief Medical Director, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Prof. Chris Bode recently got the nod of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term as chief executive of Nigeria’s busiest tertiary health facility. He spoke with journalists i...
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Bode: With Comprehensive Expansion, LUTH will No Longer Refer Patients
The Chief Medical Director, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Prof. Chris Bode recently got the nod of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term as chief executive of Nigeria’s busiest tertiary health facility. He spoke with journalists i...
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4,000 Persons Benefit from Air Force Medical Outreaches in Bauchi, Enugu
Over 4,000 persons recently benefited from the two-day medical outreaches carried out by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) at Gwallaga community in Bauchi State and Ogbeke/Ukuruta community in Agbani, Enugu State.   In Bauchi, the outreach, which ...
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Beyond Marking World Health Day
As Nigeria, last week, joined the rest of the globe to mark the 2019 World Health Day, Martins Ifijeh writes on the need to prioritise universal health coverage and improve health of citizens, if the country must move beyond just ‘marking&rsqu...
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Winning HIV/AIDS Battle the APIN Way
When it started operations in Nigeria in 2001 as a project of the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston Massachusetts, little did APIN Public Health Initiatives, formerly known as AIDS Prevention Initiatives in Nigeria, know that it would grow i...
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FMC Makurdi Conducts First Kneel Replacement Surgery
The Chief Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi, Benue State, Dr Peteru Inunduh,  on Wednesday said that the hospital was set to halt medical tourism as it recorded a giant stride in surgery.   The CMD, who spoke to journalis...
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University Of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital Admission into 2019/2020 Academic Session
SCHOOL OF NURSING (SON) SCHOOL OF POST BASIC PERI OPERATIVE NURSING (SPBPON) SCHOOL OF POST BASIC CRITICAL NURSING (SPBCCN) SCHOOL OF COMMUNITY HEALTH OFFICERS TRAINING PROGRAMME, HIGHER DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES (SCHOTP) The university of Maiduguri ...
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KSM Condemns Increasing Rate of Abortion
MEMBERS of the Knights of Saint Mulumba have condemned all anti-life activities such as abortion, trafficking in human life, drug trafficking, child abuse, homosexuality, gay marriage and extra-judicial killings in Nigeria.   The group lament...
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Referral of the Violent Mentally ill
This aspect of the care of the mentally ill has become very important because of the likely increase in the incidence of new cases as a consequence of economic recession.   Some of the new cases may get very violent, which could put the relat...
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Patients Relive Ordeal as TB Spreads, Becomes Untreatable
“I thought it was the end of the world for me when I was told I had tuberculosis (TB).”   These were the words of Rafiu Mojeed, 37, an indigene of Osun state who resides in Lagos.   Mojeed fell ill during the last quarter o...
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Transitioning From Bump to Baby
It is common knowledge that the last few weeks of pregnancy are the longest of them all. The pregnancy has gone on forever and you cannot wait to have this baby. What most moms, especially first-time moms, do not recognise is that it does not always...
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Lagos Refurbishes Ayinke House to Boost Mother, Child Care
Commissioner for health, Lagos state, Dr. Jide Idris, has restated commitment to reduce the maternal mortality across the state and environs. He made the remarks during the facility tour of rehabilitated Ayinke House at the Lagos State University Te...
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Developing Innovative Approach to Reduce Maternal Mortality
Despite several interventions to reduce Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR), Nigeria still contributes ten percent of global burden of maternal deaths.   According to National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), the maternal mortality is one of t...
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‘Why UNTH Slashed Cost of Open Heart Surgeries’
The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Dr. Chris Amah, has said that he does not regret investing in the open heart project.   In fact, he said, his greatest joy is that the lives of some perso...
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Phytonutrients for Disease Prevention
The heart is one organ that has benefitted tremendously from the phytochemicals. I intend to highlight those phytonutrients that have helped to prevent heart diseases. Phytochemicals are plant components that we eat as food. They can also be sourced...
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Shalina Mulls Local Manufacturing Plant to Ensure Access to Cheap, Quality Drugs
As part of its investment in the Nigerian health sector, Shalina Healthcare Limited has announced plans to set up a drug manufacturing plant in the country to ensure people have access to affordable quality drugs in Africa.   According to the...
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Exercising in Hot Weather
Life in Nigeria is trying to reduce your lifespan! If you live here then you know exactly what I’m talking about, the stress alone is enough to end you. One thing does stand out right now is the heat. There’s just no escaping the current...
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Researchers Move to Unveil Complete Protection against Malaria
Ahead of the World Malaria Day (WMD) holding next Thursday, researchers are to begin the first large field trial in West Africa of a malaria vaccine that offers complete protection against the disease.   According to a study published yesterd...
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FG Mulls Specialised Surgery Centres to Check Medical Tourism
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Folorunso Adewole, yesterday said the Federal Government was mulling establishment of specialised centres to handle cardiovascular and thoracic surgeries in a bid to check medical tourism.   Speaking at the...
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Imo Doctors Embark on Strike
Doctors in Imo State yesterday embarked on an indefinite strike action. The state chairman of the Nigeria Medical Association, Dr  Kyrian Duruewuru, told journalists in Owerri, that while their colleagues in other states were enjoying the adjus...
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Harnessing digital technologies is essential for universal health coverage – WHO DG
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released new recommendations on 10 ways that countries can use digital health technology, accessible via mobile phones, tablets and computers, to improve people’s health and essential services. “Harnessing the power of digital technologies is essential for achieving universal health coverage,” says WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. “Ultimately, digital […] The post Harnessing digital technologies is essential for universal health coverage – WHO DG appeared first on healthnews.ng.
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Area Sales Manager Vacancy at Greenlife Pharmaceuticals Limited
Greenlife Pharmaceuticals Limited, a fast growing Nigeria pharmaceutical company located in the heart of Lagos, is in urgent need of experienced and industrious individuals to fill the position below:   Job Title: Area Sales Manager  &n...
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Radiographer/Sonographer Vacancy at St. Kizito Clinic
St. Kizito Clinic is a Private Primary Healthcare Clinic for diagnosis, maternity related inquiries, checkups, ante natal and treatment. Since 1991, St Kizito Clinics has been providing primary clinical and related health care especially to the less...
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Medical Representatives Vacancy at Greenlife Pharmaceuticals Limited
Greenlife Pharmaceuticals Limited, a fast growing Nigeria pharmaceutical company located in the heart of Lagos, is in urgent need of experienced and industrious individuals to fill the position below:   Job Title: Medical Representative &nbs...
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Research: Novel 5-minute Workout Improves Blood Pressure, May Boost Brain Function
Could working out five minutes a day, without lifting a single weight or jogging a single step, reduce your heart attack risk, help you think more clearly and boost your sports performance?   Preliminary results from a clinical trial of Inspi...
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Scientists Create Decoy Molecules That Can Kill Tumours
Scientists have created 'decoy' molecules that can kill tumours by tricking them. The molecules attract proteins in cancer cells that would otherwise stick to other substances that help them thrive. Tests on mice showed the stealthy techniqu...
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Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate Announcement
The Executive Secretary, PTAD wishes to announce the commencement of the first phase of the Parastatal Pensioner Verification Exercise for pensioners and Next of Kin (NoK) of all federally funded Parastatals, Agencies and Institutes under the Define...
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