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Abuja — "I sold everything I had in Nigeria in preparation from my green card. When I was denied it, I fell into a depression and decided to turn to alcohol and drugs to ease off my disappointment," says Daniel Oyewale as Nigeria prepares to

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Minister of State for Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has advised the media and other Stakeholders against disseminating wrong or misleading information about health issues to-the public. He gave the advice in Abuja during the workshop on tackling health misinformation organised by Africa Check with support from

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The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Adewale Oke, has decried the low number of trained rheumatologists to treat musculoskeletal diseases in Nigeria. Mr Oke, a professor, made the assertion at the West African Rheumatology Conference organised by the Nigerian Society

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WHEN (young) Winner came for treatment, she was in such pain she had to be carried around. But after just two weeks, she showed significant improvement and is out of danger,” says Anyanwa Beatrice, the healthcare worker who supervised the girl’s treatment for tuberculosis at

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   The President of National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, Professor Opubo da Lilly-Tariah has expressed optimism that with a proper and well implement Universal Health Coverage, Nigerians will be discouraged from travelling out of the country to seek medical health. Lilly-Tariah who spoke ahead

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Last week, a report was released and it called attention to humanitarian crisis, manifestations of corruption and mismanagement at the federal government-owned Lagos University Teaching Hospital, (LUTH). The report released by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) noted the hospital and few other government-owned hospitals in Lagos are

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“Yet, there are many, who unqualified, pass themselves off as professionals, and others, who though qualified do not know, nor live up to applicable standards. This PBoR will assist healthcare professionals and professional associations to identify and eliminate these quacks, and educate those who are

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Dr Wale Alabi, the Project Director, Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award (NHEA), has urged government at all levels to encourage private sector to drive the healthcare services in Nigeria. Alabi spoke at the Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award 2018 organised by the Global Health Projects and Resources in

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Stakeholders in the healthcare sector are set for a roundtable discussion to address lack of sustainable healthcare in Nigeria and to proffer solutions to the myriads of challenges faced in the sector. Stating this in a press briefing in Lagos recently, the Chief Executive Officer, Hygeia

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