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Kessington Adebutu Rehabilitation Centre in UCH to be Unveiled as Old People’s Home

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For people who cannot trust the care of their old parents above 60 in the hands of house-helps and distant relatives, the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, will soon unveil the Kessington Adebutu Rehabilitation Centre, to serve as an old people’s home. Located within the geriatric department of the tertiary institution, the centre, which is nearing its completion, will be ...

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Akeredolu’s Wife Cuts Off One Breast to Survive Cancer

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Betty Akeredolu, wife of the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has disclosed that she only has one breast. Betty, in a interview with Punch, revealed how she cut off one of her breasts in order to survive cancer. According to her “It was after the examination that the doctor again confirmed there was a lump. Even at that stage, ...

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FG Lists 18 States to Benefit from World Bank $500 Milion Assistant Project

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The Federal Government has listed 18 states that will benefit from the $500 million World Bank assisted project. The National Coordinator of Rural Access and Mobility Project, RAMP, Ularamu Ubandoma, said the states will join the already benefiting ones to share from the 500 million dollars World Bank fund. The project is under the Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project ...

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Nigerian Government Bans Public Medical Doctors from Private Practice

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Nigerian Government has banned medical doctors working in public hospitals from private practice. The decision was taken at the Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting presided by President Muhammadu Buhari. Government added that henceforth the doctrine of no work no pay which was contained in the nation’s law would be invoked for workers embarking on strike. In a joint media ...

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GLOBAL FAMILY PLANNING 2020 LEADERSHIP GATHERS IN NIGERIA TO CHART A COURSE FOR THE FUTURE

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Family Planning 2020 (FP2020), a global partnership dedicated to empowering women and girls to decide whether, when, and how many children they want to have, will hold a series of meetings to define priorities and next steps following the landmark Family Planning Summit in London last summer. The meeting of FP2020’s Reference Group brings together 23 family planning champions and ...

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Aso Rock Clinic Has Poor Facilities – Aisha Buhari

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First Lady Aisha Buhari has condemned the management of Aso Rock clinic, claiming that the health center does not have the facilities to treat patients. While speaking at a stakeholders meeting on Reproductive, Maternal, Nutrition, Child Advocacy and Health and Nutrition, RMNCAH+N, at the State House on Monday, October 9, 2017, she revealed that the clinic could not treat her ...

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Health Workers Suspend Strike

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The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and other health workers have suspended their industrial action in compliance with the agreement reached with the federal government on September 30. This was announced in a statement wednesday signed by the National Chairman, Biobelemoye Joy Josiah and National Secretary, Florence Ekpebor. The circular directed their members to resume work today, October 5, 2017. ...

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Redeemer’s University Lament Debt from FG on Ebola Spread

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THE management of Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun State, on Monday lamented that the federal government was yet to pay the institution a sum of $375,000 for its efforts and test kits used in checkmating the spread of Ebola virus disease in 2014. This disclosure was made by the director of African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases (ACEGID), ...

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FOUR on the Run for DG to NAFDAC

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FOUR candidates are on the radar of the Presidency for consideration as the director general of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC. Sources at the Presidency said yesterday that among the twelve candidates who indicated interest in the job, four have been shortlisted for screening. Top on the list is the acting Director General, Mrs ...

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Donate Human Organs to Save Lives – Cardiologist

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Dr Kola Olawale, a cardiologist, has pleaded with Nigerians to donate human organs to save the lives of the sick in need of such organs. He told newsmen on Saturday in Abuja that donation of organs of late loved ones amounted to acts of kindness and should be practised among Nigerians. According to him, it is an honourable act of ...

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