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Ramadan: Surgeon says ulcer patients can fast with caution

A Consultant Plastic Surgeon with the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Prof Ismail Adigun, says ulcer patients can observe Ramadan fast by avoiding foods that cause them problems.

Offa robbery: ‘Wounds on suspects’ legs not caused by gunshots’

Medical doctor in charge of medical welfare of inmates, Kwara state prisons command, Olaleye Paul Olasunkanmi, on Monday told an Ilorin High Court trying the Offa robbery suspects that the report of the medical examination on the suspects did not show the wounds on their legs were as a result of gunshots.

Federal government patents new VVF treatment developed by Ilorin university don

Munir-deen Ijaiya, a professor of the department of obstetrics and gynaecology, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), has developed a new technique for effective treatment of vesico-vaginal fistula (VVF).
The Olofa of Offa, Oba Muftau Gbadamosi, has called on wealthy indigenes of Offa in Kwara to redouble their efforts in ensuring its socioeconomic development.

Olofa of Offa tasks indigenes on communal services

The Olofa of Offa, Oba Muftau Gbadamosi, has called on wealthy indigenes of Offa in Kwara to redouble their efforts in ensuring its socioeconomic development.

Four family members die after ‘Amala’ meal

Four members of a family in Ilorin were feared dead after the consumption of `amala’ meal, suspected to be poisonous.

Sex: Expert tasks parents to educate their children

Dr. Fatimoh Lah of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) has advised parents on the need to start educating their children and wards on sex from ages 13 to 18.
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Urologist: Prostate cancer an epidemic in waiting

A Urologist at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Prof. Sulyman Kuranga, has described prostate cancer as an “epidemic in waiting” in Africa.

Cardiologist: Unhealthy lifestyles cause heart-attack

Prof Ibrahim Adeola-Katibi, a Cardiologist with the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) has cautioned Nigerians against unhealthy lifestyles that could cause heart-attack.

NHS: One-third of Nigeria’s adult population hypertensive

The Nigeria Hypertension Society (NHS) has said that one-third of Nigeria’s adult population is hypertensive.

Resident doctors give 30 days ultimatum to federal government for recall of sacked colleagues

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) says it has given the Federal Government 30 days ultimatum to recall its members whose appointment were terminated in Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH).

UITH declares vision to become center for medical tourism

The Board of Management, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) has expressed optimism that it want Nigeria to be a centre for medical tourism destination.

Expert: Avoid excessive intake of local herbs

A medical expert, Dr Stephen Aderemi of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), has warned people against excessive consumption of locally prepared herbs to avoid causing serious damage to their health.

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.

MDCN inducts 249 foreign trained medical, dental graduates

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has inducted 249 foreign trained medical and dental graduates.

Extend NHIS to cover infertility problems – UITH chief

Chief Medical Director (CMD) of University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Professor Abdulwaheed Olatinwo, has advocated that the nation’s National Health Insurance Scheme, (NHIS) should capture persons facing medically confirmed infertility problems.

Federal govt frowns at mass failure of foreign trained medical graduates

The Federal Government has decried the poor performance of foreign trained medical and dental graduates at the assessment of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN).

Governor Ahmed pledges prompt release of funds for projects

Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed has assured contractors handling various projects in the state of prompt release of funds through the Kwara Infrastructure Development Fund (IF-K).

Governor Ahmed signs N190.9 billion 2018 budget into law

The people of Kwara State have been assured of improved welfare and infrastructure in the coming year.

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