A human rights group, The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has petitioned the UN Working Group on the issues of discrimination against women in law and in practice, requesting the body to use its mandates and position to urgently request the Nigerian government and the Nigerian Football Federation to end the discriminatory and unfair treatment of the players of the Super Falcons of Nigeria who recently won the African Women Cup of Nation.
The organization in its petition, urged the […]
It was gathered that the Viva Fidel Health Foundation, an NGO, has appealed for strong government commitment to mitigate the spread of antimicrobial resistance threatening the treatment of AIDS, Tuberculosis and malaria.
Dr Stella Agbim, Lead Advocate of the foundation, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Abuja.
She said government should embrace greater innovations and investment in research and development of new antimicrobial medicines, vaccines and diagnostic tools to address the challenge.
Agbim said: […]
Maheeda has been forced to undergo a medical treatment to stop excessive sweating which has been troubling her for a long time.
Nigerian nudist, Maheeda who is popular for showing off her n*de body on Instagram has revealed she spent a whopping half a million naira (N500,000) on “miradry” surgery just to curb excessive armpit sweating.
MiraDry is a safe, clinically proven, long lasting, non-surgical, FDA-cleared solution that can dramatically reduce underarm sweat.
She said: “Just finished having my Mira dry ….. a […]
According to reports, the Federal Government says it will upgrade seven cancer treatment centres and provide additional machines to reduce the burden of the disease in Nigeria.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, made this known in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Monday.
Adewole said: “As we are talking today, there is no public hospital that has cancer treatment machine that is working.
“Ideally, we need one machine per one million people; going by our population, Nigeria […]
With the dust yet to settle over an interview Aisha Buhari granted the British Broadcasting Corporation, a Second Republic lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed, has stated that the President’s recent trip to Germany was for medical reasons.
Mohammed, a Russian-trained medical doctor, revealed this in an interview on Saturday.
Mrs. Buhari had accused an unnamed cabal, made up of individuals who were not part of the struggle for Buhari’s emergence as president, of having hijacked the Presidency.
Expressing her frustration, Mrs. Buhari threatened not to […]
Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Dr. Lanre Tejuoso, said the poor condition of heath sector allegedly orchestrated by the Peoples Democratic Party made President Muhammadu Buhari to travel to the United Kingdom to treat an ear infection.
Tejuoso, who represents Ogun Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly, berated the PDP for destroying the nation’s health care system.
He said this on Monday in Abeokuta at the sideline of his empowerment programme where he distributed many items including cars, to the people […]
The Ogun State government has said that seven survivors of last Friday’s collapsed Itoku Market Shopping Complex were responding to treatment.
The Commissioner for Health, Babatunde Ipaye, stated this on Saturday while conducting journalists round the ward of the State Hospital, Ijaiye, Abeokuta, where the victims were admitted.
The survivors took time to talk to journalists, confirming that they were getting better, as against the pains initially experienced, shortly after the accident.
Those still receiving treatment include: Adewunmi Tolulope(20), Oluwaseun Afolabi(23), Kehinde Akeem(38), […]
A new scheme to conduct free HIV testing and counseling has commenced in six states classified as HIV endemic in Nigeria. The project, which begins tomorrow (Thursday), is a collaboration between states, local councils and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF).
The scheme targets Anambra, Benue, Nasarawa, Kogi, Cross River and Abuja and plan to test about 15,000 persons per day. Prevention Programme Manager at AHF and coordinator of the project, Elizabeth Duile, while giving further details in an interview in Abuja said: “We […]