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With less than five percent of the Nigerian population under any sort of health care coverage, Piggybank.NG and Avon Healthcare Limited (Avon HMO) have signed a strategic partnership to provide health insurance plans to Nigerian users with flexible monthly payments. The companies collaborated to create

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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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About 20 journalists were on Tuesday in Abuja trained on how to report issues surrounding Bio-safety and Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO). The one-day workshop was organised by the Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), a nongovernmental organisation at the forefront of the campaign against the

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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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Taraji P. Henson has launched The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging African-Americans to talk about mental health in the community. “It was like looking for a unicorn, and the reason that happens is that we don’t talk about it in our

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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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Worried about the vulnerability of the girl-child in urban slums of Nigeria, medical experts have called on the government, corporate organisations and well-meaning Nigerians to deliberately and consistently for them. The call was made at a One- Day Sexual Reproductive Health Community Forum for Out –Of-

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A don, Prof. Christopher Obionu, on Wednesday said brain-drain had adversely affected the health sector as 50 per cent of Nigerian doctors were currently practising abroad. Obionu made the assertion during his presentation at the 36th Faculty Day Lecture at the National Postgraduate College in

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  An e-medical transport mobile app that will reduce about two million avoidable deaths in the country has been unveiled in Abuja. The app, known as Amba, is an emergency response aggregator and alert system which delivers real-time medical alerts to doctors-on-call with a view

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