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Free Medical Treatment: Navy Takes Free Medicare To Cross River

Free Medical Treatment: Navy Takes Free Medicare To Cross River

The Eastern Naval Command on Monday  took free medical services to the people of Ugep in Yakurr local government area of Cross River State as part of activities lined up to mark the Nigerian navy’s  60th anniversary. Some of the services offered include blood pressure test, diabetes screening, malaria treatment, deworming, [...]

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JOHESU threatens 7 days nationwide warning strike

JOHESU threatens 7 days nationwide warning strike

Medical and Health workers under the auspices Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, and the Assembly of Health care Professionals, AHPA, yesterday issued a 7 –day ultimatum to embark on a nationwide industrial warning strike should the Federal government fail to meet their demands by midnight of Tuesday 31st May, 2016. [...]

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2m women, girls suffer obstetric fistula – Ban Ki Moon

2m women, girls suffer obstetric fistula – Ban Ki Moon

AS Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark this year’s International Day to End of Obstetric Fistula the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon has disclosed that no fewer than two million poor and marginalised women and girls suffer from Obstetric Fistula globally. Fistula is a preventable [...]

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WHO cautions on trans-boundary nature of diseases

WHO cautions on trans-boundary nature of diseases

The Director General of the World Health Organisation, WHO, Dr. Margaret Chan, has warned the world of the transboundary nature of diseases and infections even as she said the current global outbreak of diseases like Ebola, Zika and Yellow Fever has revealed a dramatic resurgence of new threats from emerging [...]

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