Category: Health

How Nigeria can control pests without endangering public health — Professor Ashamo

| March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

<![CDATA[]]> Menu <!– Skip to content –> How Nigeria can control pests without endangering public health — Professor Ashamo Eco-friendly alternatives must be developed and used in insect and pest management. This is to minimize the harmful effects of synthetic insecticides as indiscriminate use of pesticides in agriculture; animal husbandry and post-harvest technology have a […]

Continue Reading

PEP: The HIV ‘prevention drug’ many Nigerians don’t know about

| March 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

As the reporter walks towards the ‘heart to heart’ centre at Wuse District Hospital, she thinks: ”if truly a drug to prevent one from getting infected with HIV exists, why then are about 1.9 million Nigerians living with HIV?” On getting to the centre, the reporter explains to the nurse that she ”may have been […]

Continue Reading

ANALYSIS: How government failure renders Nigeria’s Health Act ‘ineffective’ (2)

| March 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

(This is the second part in a series to reivew the National Health Act. Read the first part here.) Mr Ogirima who stated this at the NMA’s 58th Annual Delegates’ Meeting and Scientific Conference in April said Nigeria’s health and socio-demographic indices have kept declining because a series of laws, policies and conventions adopted are not being […]

Continue Reading

How Health minister, Isaac Adewole, got Baba Suwe into LUTH

| March 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Nigeria’s health minister, Professor Isaac Adewole has facilitated the admission of Baba Suwe at the Lagos.  Babatunde Omidina aka Baba Suwe’s ill health has become one of the most discussed topics in the Nigerian movie industry in the last two weeks.  Sources disclosed that a comic actor, Muyiwa Adegoke had played a vital role in […]

Continue Reading

ANALYSIS: How Kano governorship election could determine fate of Kwankwaso, Ganduje

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Saturday’s governorship polls in Kano could determine the political careers of a former governor of the state, Rabiu Kwankwaso, and an incumbent governor, Abdullahi Ganduje. Although there are 54 governorship candidates in Kano, the contest is really between Mr Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Mr Kwankwaso’s anointed candidate, Abba Yusuf, contesting under […]

Continue Reading