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The Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH), at the weekend undertook its first surgery to remove brain tumor using a machine that drills the skull bone to gain access to the tumor.

JUTH embarks on anti-suicide campaign in Plateau

Following increasing reported cases of people committing suicide in Plateau State, a team of medical experts response team from the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) have embarked on anti-suicide mission campaigns.
Mr Thomas Gyang, Commissioner, Planning and Budget Commissioner, made this know in the 2020-2022 Multi-Year Budget Call Circular, obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna on Saturday.

Senator Gyang: Elite neglect through medical tourism has killed Nigeria’s healthcare system

Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence, and Senator representing Plateau North, Istifanus Dung Gyang, has described medical tourism abroad by Nigeria’s elite as contributing to the neglect that has led to the collapse of the country’s healthcare system.

JUTH gives two months notice for relatives to claim abandoned corpses

The Jos University Teaching Hospital, JUTH, has issued a two-months notice to families, whose dead relatives are still deposited with the hospital mortuary, to evacuate them or the hospital will devise a means for medical evacuation.

Plateau police interrogate woman for alleged child theft

The Plateau State police command has detained one Mrs Leritshimwa Diyal for questioning in connection with the missing female child that was allegedly stolen at Plateau Specialist hospital Jos.
The Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH), at the weekend undertook its first surgery to remove brain tumor using a machine that drills the skull bone to gain access to the tumor.

JUTH undertakes first brain surgery using drilling machine

The Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH), at the weekend undertook its first surgery to remove brain tumor using a machine that drills the skull bone to gain access to the tumor.

VVF: JUTH operates 82-year-old woman to end 50 years of urine leakage

An 82-year-old woman was among 43 victims of Vesico Vagina Fistula (VVF) operated upon by medics of Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) during a 2-weeks medical outreach in Mangu, Plateau State.

50 women to benefit from free VVF surgery in Plateau

No fewer than 50 women are to benefit from free Vesicovaginal Fistula (VVF) in Mangu Local Government of Plateau.

Expert: Untreated herpes during pregnancy can cause blindness in newborns

A general medical practitioner at the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH), Jos, Panshak Tenmang, has advised pregnant women with herpes to treat the disease to avoid blindness in newborns.

TY Danjuma donates N197 million for 17 projects in 9 states

Board of Trustees of the TY Danjuma Foundation, a not for profit organisation, has presented a cheque of N197 million to 24 non-governmental organisations in Nigeria for the execution of 17 projects in parts of the country.

Lassa fever kills four in Plateau

The incident is coming barely one week after the Nigerian Army announced the death of a soldier in Plateau from the disease.

NYSC corps members conduct free medical outreach in Jos

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members serving in Jos North, in Plateau, has conducted free medical outreach for 300 persons in Jos metropolis.
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Police confirm killing of 11 persons in Jos

Gunmen have killed 11 persons at Lopandet Dwei community in Du District of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau, the state’s Police Command confirmed on Monday.

Gunmen kill 11, injure 12 persons in Plateau

No fewer than 11 persons were killed, on Sunday night, by unknown gunmen in Lopandet Dwei, Du community in Rayfield, Jos South Local Government Area, of Plateau State.

Gunmen kill Plateau Speaker’s driver, one other

Unidentified gunmen have killed Mr Azi Magaji, the head driver to the Plateau House of Assembly Speaker, and Mr Edward Ankpa, a security personnel with the Jos University Teaching Hospital.

Gunmen kill security guard, driver in Jos

One of the victims was a security guard working with University of Jos Teaching Hospital (JUTH), while the other was a driver to the Speaker of the Plateau State House of Assembly, Joshua Madaki.

Plateau medical centre records 430 cases of snakebite in 8 months

The Zamko Comprehensive Medical Centre, Langtang in Plateau State, has recorded 430 cases of snake bites in the last eight months, according to its medical officer, Dr. Nyam Azi.
The protest called on Wednesday by the Northern Zone of the Christian Association of Nigeria in Plateau State over weekend’s killing of about 200 persons by Fulani herdsmen turned violent

Plateau killings: CAN protest turns violent, government officials attacked, vehicles destroyed

The protest called on Wednesday by the Northern Zone of the Christian Association of Nigeria in Plateau State over weekend’s killing of about 200 persons by Fulani herdsmen turned violent.

Suspected herdsmen kill 120 in Plateau communities

For several hours on Saturday, suspected armed herders opened fire on villagers in some communities in Plateau State, killing over 100 people.

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