CoronaVirus: Nigeria Records First Case – Official Press Release.

NCDC: Friday, February 28, 2020 The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) case in Lagos State, Nigeria. The case, which was confirmed on the 27th of February 2020, is the first case to be reported in Nigeria since the beginning of the outbreak in China...

List of State-Owned COVID-19 Testing Centers in Lagos State.

The following is the list of Government-owned COVID-19 test centers located in the 20 local government areas of Lagos State: 1. Somolu Local Government – Wright Memorial Primary Health Centre (Emmanuel Street, Somolu) 2. Ifako Ijaiye Local Government – Ifako Mini Stadium (College Road beside Ifako...

One Adverse Effect of Air Pollution is Blindness – New Study

People living in areas with poor air quality are more likely to have glaucoma. A new study found that air pollution could contribute to the development of the eye condition that can cause blindness. Glaucoma affects more than 60 million people around the world. This...

COVID-19: New Travel Guidelines for Nigerians travelling to the UK.

From Monday, 11 October 2021, fully vaccinated travellers from Nigeria will be able to come to England without needing to provide a pre-departure test, undertake a Day-8 test or self-isolate for 10 days, although will still need to book and pay for a Day 2 test. This policy applies to those fully...

Access Bank spotlights issues around blood donation with Employee Volunteering Scheme

In a bid to address issues surrounding the low rates of blood donation in the country, the Corporate Communications Group of Access Bank PLC, has partnered with Haima Health Initiative and the Lagos State Blood Transfusion Service to launch the Save a Life project.   The initiative, which is an offshoot of...

Pfizer Round Table Event on Breast Cancer Education and Prevention.

The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Pfizer Pharmaceutical celebrated it in a unique way. In a virtual media roundtable (a zoom webinar) on breast cancer, experts from across West Africa's leading health facilities. Topic? Breast Cancer Media Roundtable in Nigeria/Ghana. The virtual...