Monthly Archives: July 2017

WINNING THE HIV WAR: WE’RE ALMOST THERE!

Monthly injections could replace daily pills for people with HIV Daily pills may become a thing of the past for people who have HIV. A long-acting injection has been found to work just as well or better than standard pill-based … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN APPOINTED FIRST BLACK CHAIR OF U.S. CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE BOARD

The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) has appointed a Nigerian doctor, Olakunle Akinboboye, as the chair of the cardiovascular disease board. It is the first time that the 81-year-old body would appoint a black chair to head the cardiovascular … Continue reading

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BREAKING: DOCTORS RECOMMEND TWO MINISTERS FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS

The National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) has sent the names of current and past Ministers of Health to a Disciplinary Committee for trial following their alleged negative actions and stance on issues pertaining to welfare of members … Continue reading

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NAFDAC: NO KILLER ANTI-MALARIAL DRUGS IN NIGERIA

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control says there are no “killer” Anti-Malarial medicines in Nigeria. Dr. Yetunde Oni, the Acting Director-General, NAFDAC, made the disclosure at a news conference in Lagos on Tuesday. The conference was prompted … Continue reading

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HIV PREVENTION RING TRIAL A SUCCESS AMONG U.S. TEENS

A vaginal ring to prevent HIV infection is popular with teenage girls, US scientists say. Women and girls aged 15-24 account for a fifth of all new HIV infections globally. Nearly 1,000 are infected every day in sub-Saharan Africa. Infused … Continue reading

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FLAGRANT DISREGARD FOR THE HEALTH SECTOR: DOCTORS ISSUE STATEMENT

PRESS RELEASE OF THE ASSOCIATION OF RESIDENT DOCTORS (ARD), LAUTECH TEACHING HOSPITAL OGBOMOSO, OYO STATE JUST BEFORE IT BECOMES INEVITABLE!!! LAUTECH Teaching Hospital Ogbomoso has continued to ensure proper and enviable health care for the populace despite the mitigating factors. … Continue reading

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VARSITY DON HONOURED BY LITERARY GROUP

The new Vice Chancellor of Federal University Lokoja (FUL), Prof. Angela Freeman Miri was honoured by members of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Kogi State Chapter yesterday. The august occasion had in attendance the principal officers of the university, … Continue reading

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GOV BELLO SCRAPS ASSU IN KOGI VARSITY

PROCLAMATION PROSCRIBING ALL ACTIVITIES OF THE ACADEMIC STAFF UNION OF UNIVERSITIES (ASUU) IN KOGI STATE UNIVERSITY, ANYIGBA Whereas the Kogi State Government: 1. respects the rights of all citizens to responsible association and agitations within the norms of a democratic … Continue reading

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WORLD’S OLDEST MEDICAL DOCTOR DIES AGED 105 YEARS

A Japanese doctor who saw patients until just months before his death has passed away at the age of 105. Shigeaki Hinohara was for decades the director and public face of St. Luke’s International Hospital in the capital Tokyo. It was … Continue reading

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WAEC RELEASES 2017 MAY/JUNE WASSCE RESULTS

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has released the May/June WASSCE results for this year. 13.79% of the candidates that wrote the exams had their results withheld, while a 59.22% pass in English Language and Mathematics was recorded. Speaking at … Continue reading

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