Thursday , June 17 2021

HEALTH

Polio Council Calls For More Effort

MINNA – The Northern Traditional Leaders Committee on Polio has called on politicians not to forget the polio fight in their electioneering campaigns. Alhaji Kyari El-Kanemi, Shehu of Bama, the Chairman of the Committee, stated this on Wednesday during a visit to Governor Babangida Aliyu of Niger State in Minna. …

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Seplat Inaugurates 2014 Safe Motherhood Programme

By Thompson Erhomonsele SAPELE – Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc has inaugurated the 2014 edition of its annual Safe Moterhhood Programme. It was formally declared open at Sapele Central Hospital, coinciding with the United Nations designated, World Pneumonia Day. The Safe Motherhood Programme is one of the company’s health-based corporate …

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Cardiovascular Disease

By GEORGE MALKMUS I’m sure many of you have, at one point in time or another, won a heart, broken a heart, or maybe even stolen a heart. But how much do you really know about the heart—which is actually an incredible muscle—and, more importantly, how to take care of …

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LASUTH Doctors Donate Blood

LAGOS – No fewer than 50 doctors yesterday donated blood at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, for those in need. The donation was part of the programmes lined up for the Annual General Meeting of the Association of Resident Doctors, LASUTH chapter. The President of the association, …

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Ophthalmologist Urges Against Self Medication

LAGOS- A Consultant Ophthalmologist, Dr Modupe Idris, urged people to avoid self medication in treating eye problem in order to prevent blindness. Idris, who is a lecturer at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, made the call in an interview with newsmen in Lagos. “I like to use …

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Corps Members Donate To Aged Persons In Cross River

BOKI (Cross River) – Some members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), serving in Cross River, have donated drugs and eye glasses to 205 aged persons in Ntamante Community in Boki Local Government Area. The corps members, who belong to the Community Development Service (CDS) group on Health and …

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Auto Immune Disorders

By GEORGE MALKMUS Water is the universal solvent; it’s probably the most stable compound in creation -and it’s the single most important compound for the support of life. As living organisms, we depend on the life support systems on Earth which themselves depend on the whole stable structure of the …

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High Blood Pressure

By- O.C. Madu – ACCORDING to Medical dictionary high blood pressure is a condition in which a person’s blood pressure is persistently above normal.  Although, blood pressure varies from person to person and from time to time 140/90 or above is considered abnormal when measured.  While the person is at rest.  …

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Family Medicine : Edo signs MoU with UBTH

BENIN CITY – As part of the efforts to boost family medicine practice in Edo, the State government through the Hospitals Management Board yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Department of Family Medicine, University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Benin City. Signing the MOU on behalf of …

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