DKT Nigeria launches two new-generation Oral Contraceptive Pills

Press Release: DKT International Nigeria is pleased to announce the expansion of her reproductive health portfolio with the introduction of two new-generation daily contraceptive pills; dianofem and desofem, which are the first to be launched in Nigeria and have completed all regulatory processes and obtained NAFDAC approval. The improved new-generation oral contraceptive pills have the potential to deliver real value in reproductive healthcare and offer […]


eWoundHelp revolutionizes how wound care is done in Africa.

eWoundHelp offers evidence-based training about chronic wounds to health workers in Africa via mobile phones to end the myth, false believes and stigma about chronic wounds! Africa will be short of 6 million healthcare workers by 2030. While Africa has the fastest growing middle class in the world, with 313 million people of Africa’s population. […]

Meds Tech

Novartis provides Digital Health Solutions to Combat Hypertension

As part of disease awareness activities to mark the 2019 World Hypertension Day, global pharmaceutical company Novartis partnered with WellNewMe to provide digital health solutions to fight hypertension among Nigerians. WellNewMe is a digital health company that seeks to improve health outcomes for the populace using digital health solutions that are holistic in outlook yet […]

Meds Women's Issue

MISO-FEM: A solution to improving Maternal Health in Nigeria

Nigeria’s estimated maternal death per year is 40,000 which accounts for about 14% of global maternal mortality even though it contributes only 2% of the global population. Nigeria is the second largest contributor to maternal mortality worldwide, after India.   One Nigerian woman dies every 13 minutes (i.e. 109 women each day) from pregnancy and childbirth […]


PRESS RELEASE: DKT Nigeria 3-Month Pack for Levofem OCP.

DKT Nigeria has completed registration of the 3-months pack for Levofem daily oral contraceptive pills. Levofem 3-months pack contains three blisters of 21 pills with Levonorgestrel 0.15mg + Ethinylestradiol 0.03mg which prevents pregnancy for three months. Each blister also contains 7 pills with Ferrous Fumarate 75mg. READ ALSO: MISOFEM USE – A DRUG SAVING LIVES […]

Conditions Meds

How community pharmacy can support patients who have pancreatic cancer

Pharmacies are at the forefront of every community. More than ever people are visiting their local pharmacy team first for clinical advice and health concerns and buying over the counter medication. Quite often pharmacists will see customers on a weekly basis and have insight into their lives which can be crucial in spotting the symptoms […]

Meds Patient

How to use Misoprostol in 4-Steps, for IUD clients

Inserting or removing an IntraUterine Device can be painful for some women especially nulliparous women, that is for new mothers. This may be the reason why some women do not take up this method. However, research has it that using Miso-fem (Misoprostol) can help reduce this pain and discomfort by ripening/softening the cervix before the procedure. Ripening the cervix […]


Can Handwashing with soap be more effective than any Vaccine?

Handwashing with soap seem so basic and simple. It involves five simple and effective steps (Wet, Lather, Scrub, Rinse, Dry). Regular handwashing, particularly before and after certain activities, is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others (reduce the spread of diarrheal and respiratory illness). […]


How to give Intramuscular Injection

Generally, a needle is the scariest part of any hospital visit. It would appear that intramuscular medications are the commonest routes for parental administration of medications, for out-patients. An intramuscular injection delivers medication directly into a muscle. Doctors frequently use intramuscular injections to administer vaccines and certain other drugs. People with specific conditions, such as […]


Eloira does much more than prevent pregnancy.

Eloira is an intrauterine system, this means that it is a hormone-releasing Intra Uterine Contraceptive Device containing 52mg of levonorgestrel released in small doses every day. Eloira is highly effective, safe and can prevent pregnancy for up to 5 years. The contraceptive effect of Eloira is reversible because users can get pregnant as soon as it is removed. Eloira is one […]



Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) is a pneumococcal vaccine and a conjugate vaccine used to protect infants, young children, and adults against disease caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae (the pneumococcus). Diseases caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae or pneumococcus) are a major public health problem worldwide. Recommended IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULE Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) is an important vaccine and has been part of the immunization schedule […]


Africa’s Largest Syringe Factory, Jubilee Syringe Co., Holds Media Parley

Press Release: Jubilee Syringe Company Limited Media Parley.  Jubilee Syringe Manufacturing Company is Nigeria’s first syringe company located on a 8,000 square meter (sqm) land area in 1 Jubilee Close off Jubilee Road, Awa, Onna L.G.A. Akwa Ibom State, 524107, Akwa Ibom State. As the first syringe manufacturing company in Nigeria, it’s surpasses South Africa’s […]


Ebola Vaccine Gets Approval For Use In Republic Of Congo

The World Health Organization has been given the go-ahead by officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo to import and use an experimental Ebola vaccine in the country, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday. “We have agreement, registration, plus import permit, everything formally agreed already,” Tedros told reporters. “All is ready now to […]


NAFDAC Reopens Emzor Pharmaceuticals

Firm gives police details on absconded worker    We assure Nigerians of quality products’ Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries Limited has been reopened by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). The firm also stated that it had submitted to the police information about its absconded worker that was featured in the British […]


MedReview: Contraceptive Implant Device, Implanon NXT Is The Way To Go!!!

This post is a Medical Review of the Contraceptive Device, Implanon NXT… We took the liberty of doing more research, clinically and academically, on the product after some information was provided to us by DKT Nigeria. Implanon NXT is a small, flexible, silicone rod (just about the size of a match stick) that contains 68mg […]