Category Archives: Health

Tension As Lassa Fever Hits Seven States, Kills Many

The Federal Government on Monday raised the alarm over an increasing number of Lassa fever cases since December 2016 and advised that increased attention should be focussed on prevention and preparedness.

FINALLY: Nigerian Scientists Find Cure For HIV/AIDS

As the world waits with bated breath for the outcome of the on-going clinical trial of HIV vaccine in South Africa, scientists in Nigeria appear to have hit the bull’s eye in the search for the effective medical cure for HIV/AIDS.

Beware Of Suya, Isi-Ewu, Ngwongwo, Others, It Has Killed So Many Nigerians – Health Minister

suya isi-ewu

Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, has lamented the rate of death in Nigeria resulting from unhealthy diet such as ‘isi ewu’ (spicy goat head) and the much loved suya.

HIV/AIDS: Nigeria Now Ranks Top In HIV Related Fatalities


Nigeria has the highest number of Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)-related deaths in the world with 180,000 toll yearly. She also contributes one in every three new infections among children.

WORLD AIDS DAY: US, Nigeria Partner To End HIV/Aids


In the fight against HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, United States Consul General, F. John Bray has assured of the unwavering commitment of the American government in supporting countries to control the epidemics.

SHOCKER: 9,579 Lagosians Tested Positive To HIV In 6 Months – LSACA Says


The Chief Executive Officer, Lagos State AIDS Control Agency, LSACA, Oluseyi Temowo has revealed that of the 616,318 that attended the HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT) awareness programme from January to June, 2016, no fewer than 9,579 people were tested positive to HIV.

7 Reasons Why You Should Eat More Beans – No 3 & 7 Will Surprise you

beansBeans are so loaded with nutrition and taste, beans are so outstanding that only green vegetables come close as a valuable food source.

FG Offers Free Medical Surgeries To 10,000 Benue Indigents


The Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi, has flagged off free medical treatment and surgeries for over 100 indigent patients across the three senatorial zones of Benue state.

N48M Approved To Fight Malaria – Kano Govt


Kano State Government has approved over N48 million for the purchase of drugs and equipment to combat the current Malaria scourge in the state.

Teenager With Tail Finally Has It Removed – See Photos


An unnamed boy in India has lived most of his life suffering from constant discomfort and pain.

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