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Geriatric Centre will meet growing population demands – UCH chief

The newly inaugurated Geriatric Rehabilitation Centre at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Oyo State, will meet the growing demands for the care of the aged in Nigeria.

Amity Awards will boost citizens’ confidence in Nigerian hospitals – Osagie Ehanire

The Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has commended the organisers of the Amity Awards, saying the recognition accorded health sector workers would build citizens’ confidence in Nigerian healthcare delivery system and curb medical tourism to overseas hospitals.

Lagos University Teaching Hospital rewards diligent staff

Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Lagos, has presented awards of excellence to staff that diligently discharged their duties in their various departments.

MDCN declares doctor’s strike illegal, says participants will repeat internship

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria has declared the ongoing strike by members of the National Association of Resident Doctor illegal.

Another LUTH doctor tests positive to Lassa fever

Another doctor has tested positive to Lassa fever at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba.

Lassa fever: LUTH discharges two doctors

Two doctors infected with Lassa fever and receiving treatment at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, have been discharged.

Lassa fever: Govt should improve emergencies preparedness – researcher

A medical researcher, Dr Bamidele Iwalokun, has called on the three tiers of government to improve the level of emergencies preparedness and response to strengthening public health against burden of Lassa fever.

Lassa fever: Lagos places 22 more persons under surveillance

The fresh 22 were persons from Ikorodu who had contact with the index case and are currently under close observation, the Director of Disease Control, Lagos State Ministry of Health, Dr. Eniola Eniosho, said.

Three more LUTH workers test positive for Lassa fever

Three health workers, out of the 100 that had contact with a pregnant woman who died of Lassa fever at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, have tested positive for the infection.

Lassa fever: LUTH chief calls for collective precautionary measures

The management of Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, on Wednesday, advised Nigerians to take precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the Lassa Fever.

Doctor, others infected as Lassa fever kills two in Lagos

Two patients have died of Lassa fever at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Idi-Araba, Lagos.

Lagos confirms two deaths from Lassa fever

Two patients being treated for Lassa fever at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, have been confirmed died.

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NDIC investigates management, directors of defunct Skye Bank

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), says it is monitoring investigations of directors and management of the failed Skye Bank Plc being carried out by law enforcement agencies.