Saturday , December 5 2020

HEALTH

NAFDAC wants herbal medicines practitioners to collaborate with researchers on acceptable products

LAGOS – The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has urged herbal medicine practitioners to collaborate with researchers to make herbal products internationally acceptable after clinical trials. Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, the Director-General of the agency, made the plea on Tuesday. Adeyeye said in a statement that …

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FG urges Resident Doctors to suspend strike

ABUJA – The Federal Government on Tuesday, urged the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), to suspend its ongoing industrial action across the country. Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this in a statement signed by Mr Charles Akpan, Deputy Director, Head, Press and Public Relations in …

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COVID-19: Edo govt intensifies campaign on use of face masks amid electioneering …insists on protecting the elderly

Amid the ongoing electioneering campaigns in the run-up to the September 19, 2020 governorship election in Edo State, the state government has urged residents to abide by all health and safety precautions to check the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in order to remain healthy and protect the elderly population. Commissioner …

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COVID-19 death toll in Edo hits 100 as govt urges strict compliance to protocols amid electioneering campaign

The Edo State Government has urged residents to ensure strict compliance to set guidelines to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic amid electioneering campaign for the September 19, 2020 governorship election in the state, as death toll for the virus hits 100. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Patrick Okundia, …

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COVID-19 ALERT

There’s currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease (COVID-19). You can protect yourself and help prevent spreading the virus to others if you: Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds, with soap and running water or alcohol-based hand rub Cover your nose and mouth with a disposable tissue or flexed elbow when you cough or sneeze Avoid close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell Stay home and self-isolate from others in the household if you feel unwell