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CMD: FMC Makurdi begins spinal cord surgery

The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Makurdi, Dr. Peteru Inunduh, has disclosed that the hospital has commenced spinal cord surgery and has successfully operated five patience so far.

10 patients get free heart surgeries at LASUTH

The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) says 10 patients benefited from free cardiothoracic surgeries in the ongoing Lagos State Free Open Heart Surgery Mission at the hospital.

World Cup: Doctor dies watching Nigeria lose to Argentina

The Chief Medical Director (CMD), Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki (FETHA), Emeka Ogah, has confirmed the death of one its consultants, Canice Ebirim, on Tuesday during the Super Eagles and Argentina match.

National Hospital celebrates ’13 years of uninterrupted In vitro fertilisation’

The National Hospital Abuja, on Wednesday celebrated 13 years of providing uninterrupted In Vitro Fertilisation Services (IVF) to Nigerians.

Kaduna Business School: NUC wrong to call us illegal university

The Kaduna Business School (KBS) has kicked against its listing as one of 58 illegal degree awarding institutions in Nigeria by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

Tanker explosion claims four lives in Benue, 40 persons severely burnt

Death toll on the petrol tanker that exploded at Gbatse, Ushongo Local Government Area of Benue State, on Saturday is now about four, while 40 sustained injury.

Patients groan as workers’ strike paralyses hospitals

One month after health workers, under the auspices of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), embarked on an indefinite strike to drive home its demands for improved welfare and other issues, health care provisions at the federal health facilities and some state hospitals have been grounded.

JOHESU Strike: Bauchi health workers join, patients stranded

Bauchi State health workers have joined the ongoing strike as directed by the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), grounding activities at the state hospitals and leaving patients stranded.

JOHESU strike: ATBUTH to engage temporary workers

The Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH), Bauchi, says it will recruit “locum’’ (temporary) workers to augment the effect of the JOHESU strike in compliance with Federal Government directive.

JOHESU strike: ABUTH patients seek alternative medication

The strike embarked upon by the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has paralysed healthcare services at the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH), Zaria, Kaduna State, forcing patients to vacate the facility.

JOHESU to commence nationwide strike April 17

The Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, has intimated of the looming strike in the Health sector from the 17th of next month if the federal government fails to honour the terms of agreements with the Union at different fora since 2009 especially the agreement reached on the 30th of September, 2017 which had a time frame of five weeks.

JOHESU issues fresh ultimatum to federal government

The Joint Health Sector Union has given a one month fresh ultimatum to the Federal Government to meet their demands or risk a nationwide strike.

Isaac Adewole: Federal govt can’t solely handle Nigeria’s health needs

Minister for Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has said that the present global economic recessions have not made the Federal Government to solely meet all the health needs of the nation and her people.

National Hospital receives new radiotherapy machine

The new machine, when installed, is expected to enable the hospital attend to more cancer patients in the country, officials say.

UCH Ibadan acquires cancer treatment machines worth N28 million

The University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, says it will intensify preventive medicine and health promotion as alternatives to curative medicine in the treatment of breast cancer.

Lassa fever: We responded promptly in Ebonyi – minister

The Minister of Health of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said the Federal Government through its various Health Agencies responded promptly to the outbreak of Lassa fever in Ebonyi State following notification.

UCH Ibadan gets two ambulances for geriatric centre

Prof. Temitope Alonge, Chief Medical Director (CMD), University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, on Monday inaugurated two new wheel-chair ambulances for use at the Tony Anenih Geriatric Centre, in the hospital.

FMC pledges affordable quality healthcare delivery to Bayelsa rural dwellers

The Federal Medical Centre (FMC), in Yenagoa on Sunday pledged to sustain its policy of extending quality tertiary medical services to rural dwellers in Bayelsa at affordable costs.

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