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The Joint Health Sectors Union (JOHESU) and
They have issued of their egocentric and self centered circulars, they may claim otherwise, but they should be reminded that….
Health is wealth,a popular saying, has been used over and over again and has now become a cliché, any society wherever it finds itself deserve good and affordable health care system for its members,however,the gladiators in the health sector has plummeted the sector to an all-time low ebb due to their egocentric tendencies at expense of the patient and the society whom they were meant to serve.
Thus, worried by the poor health indices in Nigeria Health Sector occasioned by the combined debilitating effect of various factors, particularly the deep-seated disharmony and infighting amongst health workers and various Professional groups on the one hand and incessant strikes in the sector on the other hand, the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (GCFR), directed the Honourable Minister of Health,prof.onyebuchi chukwu to ensure industrial peace and harmony in the Sector
What is antimicrobial resistance?
Antimicrobial resistance or drug resistance is the ability of a microorganism (like bacteria, viruses and some parasites) to stop an antimicrobial
In what many health professionals in the Diaspora have described as a laudable move, the Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu-led ministry of health has officially entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Nigerian Association of Pharmacists
Pharmacists have attributed the recent crisis rocking the Pharmacy Department, Federal Staff Clinic, Jabi, Abuja, to the high-handedness and poor management skill of its Chief Medical Director, Dr. (Mrs) Chinwe Ifeoma Igwilo, even as they called for her
Consumers should not use Mass Destruction, a dietary supplement used to stimulate muscle growth, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Monday.
The body-building product, available in retail stores, fitness gyms and online, contains potentially harmful
My attention was drawn to the specific details of the interview of Dr. Osahon Enabulele President, Nigerian Medical Association published in your sister publication, Saturday PUNCH, November 9, 2013.
In the reckoning of Enabulele, hospitals run by doctors do better than those run by other health professionals. It appears he did not know the
There could more hope for diabetics with Packaging insulin into a pill-friendly form for diabetes treatment
The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control has closed down 20 pharmacies and patent medicine shops for stocking and selling fake and
Falsified batches of Coartem recently circulating in Cameroon
Coartem is a fixed dose Artemesinin based combination therapy (ACT) (Artemether 20mg and Lumefantrine 120mg), used for the treatment of Plasmodium falciparum malaria. The genuine product is manufactured by Novartis and is a WHO pre-qualified medicine.
On 5 November 2013, Novartis informed WHO of further falsified versions of Coartem recently circulating
I am uniquely blessed to have attended PSN annual national conferences from 1973 to 2013 without interruption. During this period, I had