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As resident doctors at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, on Thursday embarked on indefinite strike, the hospital management said shortfall in its allocation led to nonpayment of the doctors’ salaries.
Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, has raised the alarm over what she described as ‘acute shortage’ of personnel in the agency, stating that the shortage has impacted negatively on the delivery of their mandate.
Two consultant psychiatrists have called for collaboration among public and private stakeholders in creating mental health awareness to reduce the rising cases of mental disorders in Nigeria.
“Millions of Nigerian children are believed to die each year before the age of five, and most of those children lose their lives to diseases that are easily preventable or treatable at low cost. Nigeria is third highest in infant mortality rate in the world.”
Men have more heart problems than women with death rates doubling after age 40, Janet Ajuluchukwu, a professor of cardiology at the College of Medicine, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba has said.
Excessive intake of alcohol and cigarettes are major contributory factors to male infertility, Dr Olawale Oba, an Obstetrician and Gynecologis, has said.
Some medical experts have identified hypertension as the most common non-communicable disease in Nigeria and called for more awareness of the need for checkups, healthy diet and lifestyle to guard against it.
An 11-year-old house help, who allegedly killed a five-year-old boy by stabbing and strangulation, on Friday, appeared in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
In a bid to stop the high mortality and morbidity of Lassa fever and other infectious epidemic diseases in the country, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has called on the National Assembly to pass the bill establishing the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) as a matter of urgency.
A man, Edet Asuquo, has fled his home in the Idi Araba area of Lagos State after he nearly killed his newborn baby, Gift Asuquo.
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