Tag: Health care

Mr Macaroni drags police to court over Lekki Toll Gate arrest

Mr Debo Adebayo, popularly known as Mr Macaroni has disclosed that he has filed a case against the Nigeria Police Force. He was on Sunday narrating his ordeal when he was arrested and detained during the #OccupyLekki protest in February 13 when he made the disclosure. Adebayo who was also[Read More…]

Rosemary, 42, Medical Doctor Dies Gasping For Air As Nigerian Hospital Did Not Have Oxygen When She Needed It Most

by Nigeria Health Watch The late Dr. Rosemary Chukwudebe, 42, was the Head of the Internal Medicine Department at the Kogi State Specialist Hospital (KSSH) in Lokoja. She was a graduate of the University of Benin, a caring wife and mother to three beautiful young children. Known as a dedicated doctor[Read More…]

“In Nigeria, One Doctor To 6000 Patients, 45,000 Medical Doctors For A Nation of 180 Million”

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has raised the alarm over the low ratio of medical doctors to patients in the country. Mike Ogirima, president of the association, expressed the concern in an interview with NAN in Abuja on Thursday. Ogirima said at the moment, Nigeria had a ratio of one[Read More…]

At The Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Patients Die of Lassa Fever

Two patients die of Lassa Fever Cases in LUTH, says CMD …100 LUTH workers under monitoring, Resident doctor infected At the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, two patients treated for Lassa fever have died within few days of admission in the past one week. Each of these two patients presented very[Read More…]

Doctors Across Nigeria To Treat Gunshot Victims Without Restraint

The federal government on Tuesday issued a directive to medical doctors across the country to henceforth treat all patients and victims with gunshot injuries without any form of restraint or inhibition. Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, gave the order at the induction ceremony of foreign graduates organised by the[Read More…]

The Ondo State Trauma And Surgical Centre, Located Within The Medical Village By Dr Oluegun Mimiko

The Ondo State Trauma and Surgical Centre is located within the Medical Village in Ondo Town about 4 kilometers from the city of Akure and 116 kilometres from Benin. [Pictured is the Female Ward and Trauma] It is a rapidly evolving surgical specialty based centre aimed at providing world-class tertiary[Read More…]

Jibrin Ibrahim: Ebola’s Revelations About Our Paganism And Credulity

Ebola, this frightening viral disease has become the crisis of today, not only in West Africa, but globally. The capacity of the disease to spread fast and to kill fast is terrifying. The way the disease kills, bleeding its victim to death is petrifying. It’s the type of disease that[Read More…]

The Touching Story Of ‘Omotola’ Who Suffered Mental Illness [Help Locate Her Family]

Omotola like all other teenage girls said she always planned to raise a daughter, but she never planned to do this by roaming the streets of Abaji as a mentally deranged woman for over 6 years. Strapped behind her back or hanging loosely around her arm, her baby always remained[Read More…]