Showing posts with label health. Show all posts
Showing posts with label health. Show all posts

January 30, 2021

Fixing Nigeria’s health sector is important than buying COVID-19 vaccines — Bill Gates tells FG

American businessman, Bill Gates, has advised the Nigerian government to consider fixing the poor health sector in the country rather than spending money on buying COVID-19 vaccines.

January 18, 2021

“I HAVE LIVED WITH ENDOMETRIOSIS SINCE AGE 13” • BEAUTY QUEEN, NIKE OSINOWO OPENS UP

The Endometriosis Support Group of Nigeria coordinated by Dr Abayomi Ajayi organized a one day Gala Night of Fun and Fund Raising for Endometriosis, at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, tagged “Yelloow Endo”. The well-attended event brought together stakeholders in Nigeria and international health sectors, those suffering from Endometriosis, special Guests of honour etc.

January 13, 2021

So you no want die? – See reactions after Atiku Abubakar took the COVID-19 vaccine

Nigerians have taken to social media to react to photos making the rounds which show that former vice president, Atiku Abubakar taking the COVID-19 vaccine. Atiku became the first person in Nigeria to receive the Pfizer Covid-19 jab vaccination programme.

September 15, 2020

Israel to impose second national Coronavirus lockdown after recording more than 4,000 cases daily

Israel has announced it will be going into a national lockdown for the second time amid a new surge in Coronavirus cases. Israel fighting off a major death toll now records over 4000 cases of the deadly virus daily.

August 02, 2020

U.S.based doctor insists hydroxychloroquine cures COVID-19, accuses doctors and pharmaceutical companies of cover-up (video)

US-based doctor, Dr. Stella Immanuel has taken a prominent spot in social media trends following a news conference she featured in at Washington.

Coronavirus has exposed years of leadership failure in Nigeria - Peter Obi

Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi has stated that Coronavirus has exposed years of leadership failure in Nigeria. The former Vice Presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) said this at a virtual event tagged ‘The Global Economy: Adapting to the New Normal' and organized by Bridge Leadership Foundation. 

July 02, 2020

Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu tests positive for Coronavirus (video)

Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu tests positive for Coronavirus (video)
Governor Rotimi Akeredelo has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus. The 63-year-old Ondo state governor announced this at a press conference in Akure, the state capital today June 30.''I had malaria a few days ago and was treated.

May 20, 2020

Cameroonian Pastor who claimed he could heal Coronavirus dies less than a week after contracting the disease

A popular Cameroonian pastor, Frankline Ndifor has died from Coronavirus barely a week after contracting the disease he claimed he could cure. The Pastor who was also a presidential candidate in the country's last presidential election had laid hands and prayed for the healing of some Coronavirus patients who turned up at the premises of his Kingship International Ministries Church.

May 18, 2020

President Buhari receives Madagascar's COVID-19 herbal drug



President Muhammadu Buhari has taken delivery of the Madagascar native formulation against the Coronavirus. At an audience meeting with President Umaro Sissoco Embalo of Guinea Bissau who brought along with him the samples of the traditional medicine shared to African nations by Madagascar, President Buhari said his position on herbal or traditional medicinal postulates had remained the same. 

May 13, 2020

This is thoroughly disgraceful- Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria protest FG's plan to import Madagascar COVID19 syrup

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria has kicked against plans by the Federal government to import the COVID-19 syrup being produced in Madagascar for the treatment of patients with the viral disease here in Nigeria. President Buhari has given a directive for the importation of the herbal syrup. In a statement released by its president, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa today May 12, the umbrella body of Nigerian pharmacists said it received with utter disbelief the news of the planned importation of the herbal syrup.

May 02, 2020

Anyone found without a face mask will be prosecuted – FG

The federal government has announced that anyone found moving about without a face mask will be prosecuted. The five-page document which was signed by the PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha was released by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 ahead of the phased and gradual easing of the lockdown.

April 01, 2020

Coronavirus Is The ‘Worst Crisis’ Since World War II, United Nations Warns


The dreaded coronavirus has been labelled as the worst crisis to hit the world since World War II. This was made known by the United Nations as US fatalities have now exceeded China’s with nearly 860,000 people globally confirmed with the fatal disease.

March 31, 2020

Consuming lemon, garlic, ginger, palm oil does not protect against Coronavirus- NCDC warns

Consuming lemon, garlic, ginger, palm oil does not protect against Coronavirus- NCDC warns
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC has warned against the myths some Nigerians have about the Coronavirus disease.

March 25, 2020

Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus


Heir to the throne self-isolating at home in Scotland and is said to be ‘up and about’ Prince Charles has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating at his home in Scotland, Clarence House has said. Charles, 71, is said to be “up and about” and in “good spirits” and has continued to work for the last few days. Doctors believe the earliest he would have been contagious was on 13 March. He last saw the Queen on 12 March, following an investiture. His last public engagement was also on 12 March. He has held private meetings since then. Buckingham Palace said: “Her Majesty the Queen remains in good health. The Queen last saw the Prince of Wales briefly on the morning of 12 March and is following all the appropriate advice with regard to her welfare.

March 24, 2020

'You must stay at home' - UK PM Boris Johnson puts UK on lockdown and lists the only four reasons Brits are allowed to leave their homes


UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday evening in a live televised address ordered citizens to stay at home unless it’s for work, as he declared the fight against Coronavirus “a national emergency”.He also stated that anyone found breaking the rules will be fined at least £30 and up to £1,000 if they fail to self-isolate. Johnson was angry that a lot of Brits were disobeying government advice by going to pubs and public places despite the thousands that have been infected and hundreds killed by the virus.

March 23, 2020

Identity of the first person to die of CoronaVirus in Nigeria, revealed.

The novel Coronavirus has claimed the life of a Nigerian for the first time in the country as the world still battles to curb the pandemic which originated from Wuhan, China. Ex-PPMC Managing Director, Suleiman Achimugu, was revealed as the First Person To Die Of Coronavirus In Nigeria.

March 17, 2020

Breaking: Nigeria Confirms Third case of Coronavirus.


The Lagos State Commissioner of Health, Akin Abayomi announced Tuesday morning that another case of the deadly Coronavirus has been recorded in Lagos.

March 16, 2020

Another Nigerian Doctor Olumide Okunuga, Dies Of Coronavirus In Canada.

63-year-old Nigerian pathologist, Olumide Okunuga, has died of coronavirus, the doctor who lived in Italy, contracted the disease during a visit to Canada. This was made known by the minister of state for health, Adeleke Mamora while addressing journalists in Abuja on Monday while giving an update on the COVID-19 situation in the country.

March 14, 2020

Newborn Baby Tests Positive For Coronavirus In UK

A newborn baby who has tested positive for coronavirus is believed to be one of the world’s youngest patients with the disease. The infant and its mother both tested positive at a north London hospital and staff who had contact with the pair have been advised to self-isolate.

March 10, 2020

Read the Prayer African Catholic bishops composed against Coronavirus

African Catholic Bishops have composed a prayer to be recited by Catholics against the dreaded Coronavirus continue to pose enormous threat globally. With no fewer than 3,000 people dead and no fewer than 100,000 others infected in no less than 75 countries across the world, the African Catholic Bishops said they have composed a prayer for faithful against the raging Coronavirus.