Sunday , May 9 2021

HEALTH

UBTH reduces cost of cancer care – CMD

LAGOS – The University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) has introduced a micro dosing technique in its facility in order to cut the cost of cancer therapy in Nigeria. According to it, this will drastically cut down the cost of expensive anti-cancer medicines while also ensuring availability. The Chief Medical …

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COVID-19: Edo vaccinates over 33, 000 persons as active cases drop to one

BENIN CITY – The Edo State Government has intensified its coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination campaign across the state’s 18 local government councils, vaccinating 33,108 persons with the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in the first phase of the exercise. Executive Secretary of the state’s Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr. Julie Erhabor, disclosed this during …

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COVID-19: Edo vaccinates over 32,000 persons … records 21 new cases in 5 days

BENIN CITY – The Edo State Government has intensified the vaccination of residents against coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state’s 18 local government councils, vaccinating over 32,000 persons with the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in the first phase of the vaccination exercise. The state COVID-19 Incident Manager, Dr. Andrew Obi, who disclosed this …

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FG faults rejection of MoA by resident doctors

Abuja – The Federal Government has faulted the National Association of Resident Doctors’ (NARD) rejection of the Memorandum of Action (MoA) signed on March 31 in spite of meeting the demands of the association. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige said this in a statement by Mr …

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