A Senior Atlantic Fellow, Kunle Adewale, has launched the first-ever Mental Health Fellow in Nigeria.
COVID-19 In Nigeria: 33 New Deaths, 125 New Cases.
A health expert has spoken on the root cause of coffee addiction and its side effects. In this latest health news in Nigeria obtained from PUNCH HealthWise, Dr Motolani Oyerinde also spoke on the abuse of coffee. The health expert said that some people now rely on the consumption of coffee to perform optimally. She […]
COVID-19: 251 News Cases, Five Deaths Of Deadly Coronavirus In Nigeria
COVID-19 Vaccine: Federal Government Set Deadline For Civil Servants
A Paediatric Professor has given valid reasons why pregnant women should undergo HIV tests.
According to the U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires (CDA), Kathleen FitzGibbon, Abia had the sixth highest HIV prevalence rate in the country with an estimated 58,341 cases.FitzGibbon said this in Umuahia on Tuesday, at a stakeholder meeting organised by CDA, in collaboration with Catholic Caritas Foundation (CCF) and the Abia government. Vanguard reports that the Mission Nigeria interagency […]
In the Lagos State Ministry of Health, a Consultant Psychiatrist and former Permanent Secretary,Dr. Olufemi Olugbile speaks onmost episodes of mental illness which are undiscovered and untreated. During a zoom meeting organised by Retreat Healthcare in commemoration of the 2021 World Mental Health Day themed ‘Mental health in an unequal world’,he described the state of mental health services in developed countries of the world as one which Nigeria should […]
The World Health Organisation has stated that millions of lives could be saved by reining in global warming. The organization urgedCOP26 summit to take serious climate action to improve public health worldwide. In an 82-page COP26 special report, The WHO reported that burning of fossil fuel damages human health and that climatic change is the […]
Punch reports that Dr Dare Ishaya, The National President of NARD, gave out this information during an interview in Abuja. Although, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has defied truth in the claim. As recalled earlier, reports had it that last week, the association after interventions by the Nigerian Medical Association, had put […]
Statistics have shown that over 60 girls die from child marriage in Nigeria. This data was gathered by Save the Children International, a human rights organization.
The Ekiti State Government has signed a bill on mental health services into law. Sun News Online reports that Governor Kayode Fayemi signed the bill into law earlier today while reiterating that his administration was committed to providing high quality health services, including mental health services to the members of his state. The Governor further […]