Nigeria Invokes Quarantine Act to Lockdown her major cities.

Currently, a lockdown subsists in Nigeria's major cities including Lagos, Abuja, etc. The government is relying on the provisions of the Quarantine Act to prevent a further spread of COVID19 that has since been declared a global pandemic. The quarantine act prescribes a 6-month jail...

Health News Watch: Africa’s most populous country gradually locks down to avert COVID-19 Spread.

Lagos is Nigeria's most developed and most populous state in the country. It is also the state with the most recorded confirmed cases of covid19, according to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control and Prevention. But in a big country like Nigeria, where life is...

BREAKING: Nigeria’s Federal Government Issues Travel Ban over #COVID19.

The Federal Government has issued a travel ban on 13 countries over the spread of the Coronavirus. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation Boss Mustapha made the announcement at a media briefing on Wednesday. The affected countries are the United State of America, the...

Job Vacancy: Internship Positions open at Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital Enugu.

JOB VACANCY: Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply for the following positions at the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu. POSITIONS: Nurse InternsPharmacy InternsMedical Laboratory Science Interns ELIGIBILITY: Interested candidates must possess a recognized degree or its equivalent in their...

NMA NATIONAL ESSAY COMPETITION 2019 – See Details for Participation.

The Nigerian Medical Association, in pursuance of academic excellence and best practices, is organizing her National Medical Essay competition for all bonafide NMA members. a) Introduction – The NMA 2019/20 Essay Competition is designed to address burning issues affecting health policies and health care delivery in the Federal Republic of...

Sugar’s Role In Obesity: Countries Should Adopt Tax To Combat Diabetes, Health Problems, Says World Health Organization

One of the many weapons in the global war against chronic diseases like diabetes should be a sugar tax, said the World Health Organization (WHO) in a report this Tuesday. ALSO READ: Fruit Juice Is as Bad as Sugary Drinks The WHO’s report, “Fiscal Policies for Diet...