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Coronavirus: Eleven States, FCT Reject Chloroquine Clinical Trial –NAFDAC

Coronavirus: Eleven States, FCT Reject Chloroquine Clinical Trial –NAFDAC

Weeks after the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control approved the use of chloroquine for the clinical trial treatment of the coronavirus disease, states affected by the wide-spreading virus have yet to…

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Coronavirus: NAFDAC Orders Production Of Chloroquine For Clinical Trials

Coronavirus: NAFDAC Orders Production Of Chloroquine For Clinical Trials

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has ordered the manufacturing of Chloroquine for emergency stock for possible clinical treatment of Coronavirus. The agency’s Director-General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, in…

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Coronavirus: NAFDAC Approves Production Of Chloroquine For Clinical Trial

Coronavirus: NAFDAC Approves Production Of Chloroquine For Clinical Trial

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has approved the production of Chloroquine for clinical trials in the search for a cure for COVID-19. Director-General of the agency, Mojisola Adeyeye, made…

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No Case Of Lassa Fever, COVID-19 In Our Health Facility ― LASUTH Management

No Case Of Lassa Fever, COVID-19 In Our Health Facility ― LASUTH Management

The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, Lagos, says no patient with Lassa fever or COVID-19 symptoms was admitted into its health facility. Dr. Oladeji Adewunmi, Medical Officer, Clinical Service Department in LASUTH, made…

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Bitter Kola, Garlic Not Cure For Covid-19 – Minister Warns

Bitter Kola, Garlic Not Cure For Covid-19 – Minister Warns

By Augustine Akhilomen Minister of State for Health, Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora, has advised Nigerians to desist from the use of bitter kola and garlic as a cure for the deadly coronavirus. Mamora made this known…

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Coronavirus In Lagos: How To Stay Safe

Coronavirus In Lagos: How To Stay Safe

The Federal Government of Nigeria confirmed the first case of coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, in Lagos late Thursday evening. According to a statement by the Federal Minister of Health, Osagie Enahire, he disclosed that…

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Group Holds Charity Walk Against Cervical Cancer March 8

Group Holds Charity Walk Against Cervical Cancer March 8

By Augustine Akhilomen A social non-governmental organization, LGRhythms Foundation has dedicated its annual charity walk for 2020 to raise awareness on the dangers of cervical cancer. Coordinator of the group, Mr. Temiyemi Ogunwolu in a…

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20 Health Facilities Shut Down By Lagos Govt

20 Health Facilities Shut Down By Lagos Govt

…… assures the public of best practices in health care delivery The Lagos State Government through the Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency, HEFAMAA has taken a strong move to sanitize the health sector in…

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Paracetamol Abuse Could Damage Liver, Kidney – Expert

Paracetamol Abuse Could Damage Liver, Kidney – Expert

A medical doctor with the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Gbenga Adebusoye, has warned that abuse of paracetamol in general and in tenderising meat in particular, could lead to liver and kidney failure. Dr Adebusoye…

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Lagos Confirms First Lassa Fever Case

Lagos Confirms First Lassa Fever Case

By Augustine Akhilomen The Lagos State government on Tuesday confirmed one case of Lassa Fever, to join 18 other states that have been hit by the disease. Commissioner for Health Prof, Akin Abayomi made the…

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