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Blindness prevention: Osun health ministry seeks stakeholders’ support

Blindness prevention: Osun health ministry seeks stakeholders’ support

NAN The Osun Ministry of Health, has called on relevant stakeholders on eye care services to support the crusade in the prevention of blindness among the populace. The Permanent Secretary (PS), Mr Segun Aduroja, made this disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Osogbo on Wednesday at the inauguration of […]
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Account for spendings on LUTH, others, SERAP tells Adewole

Account for spendings on LUTH, others, SERAP tells Adewole

Oladimeji Ramon Anti-corruption advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Projects, has asked the Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, to account for the spending of budgetary allocations to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital and other Federal Government-owned health institutions in the country in the last seven years. The group, in a statement on Sunday by […] …

How to prevent stroke

How to prevent stroke

Dr. Sylvester Ikhisemojie Last week, we saw how stroke develops and what kind of devastation it can bring to a person. Throughout the ages, we have seen the emphasis laid on the prevention of diseases rather than their cure. On this page we have done our bit to promote that orientation. Most diseases are preventable […] …

Women using antibiotics arbitrarily prone to yeast infection — Expert

Women using antibiotics arbitrarily prone to yeast infection — Expert

A consultant gynaecologist and obstetrician at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Dr Adegboyega Fawole, talks about vaginal yeast infection and its treatments with DOLAPO AKITOYE What is vaginal yeast infection? Vaginal yeast infection is an affectation of the vaginal lining and it is caused by the candida fungus. The most common yeast is the […] …

Australian filmmaker jailed in Cambodia begs for freedom

Amaechi’s ‘friends’ blame Minister for APC defeat in Rivers guber, LG polls

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson, jailed in Cambodia (dpa/NAN) A lawyer for Australian filmmaker James Ricketson, who was sentenced in Cambodia in August to six years in prison on widely decried espionage charges has requested a royal pardon.Ricketson’s son made the announcement on Friday. Lawyer Kong Sam Onn said he submitted the request

UTI can cause life-threatening complications, doctors warn

UTI can cause life-threatening complications, doctors warn

Some medical practitioners have warned that Urinary Tract Infections could lead to potentially life-threatening complications if left untreated. The experts made this known in interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Abuja. UTI is an infection in any part of human urinary tract system, including the kidney, ureters, bladder and urethra. Dr Egbete […] …

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