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A DoctorThe Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN) has stressed the need for harmony among the various professional bodies and associations in the health sector.

Speaking at the opening of the 53rd annual scientific conference and workshop of the association in Kaduna, the President of the association, Alhaji Toyosi Raheem lamented that there is inter-professional rivalry between the pathologists and medical laboratory scientists.

Isaac adewole2Nigerians will soon have more access to HIV self-test kits, which will allow them know their HIV status from the comfort of their homes, the minister of health, Isaac Adewole, has said. The minister said this while receiving the Amethyst HIV 1 and 2 self-test kits, and 10 ‘Anti-body based HIV rapid Test Kits 2016 evaluation reports’ at the ministry of health secretariat in Abuja on Tuesday.

The minister said the government is trying to encourage more people to get tested and know their HIV status so as to reduce the prevalence rate in the country.

UCH IBADANThe Chief Medical Director, Prof. Temitope Alonge, has said that the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State has fulfilled its mandate to train the best specialist doctors and health professionals in Nigeria. Alonge spoke on the various achievements of the teaching hospital during a walk organised as part of the activities to celebrate its 60th anniversary in Ibadan on Monday.

The CMD also said the hospital was set to improve on its achievements and reverse medical tourism in the areas of neurosurgery, nuclear medicine, cardiac and orthopaedic surgery so as to encourage more Nigerians and Africans to seek medical treatment at the premier hospital.

2017 11large Adeyeye 2President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof Moji Christiana Adeyeye, as the new Director-General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).

A statement on Tuesday by Mohammed Nakorji, the Assistant Director (Press), Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) said the new DG is a seasoned Pharmacist with a proven track record of accomplishments in Nigeria and abroad.

uch ibadanPatients, doctors, nurses and other staff of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Monday morning were stranded for several hours when security men and cleaners working in the hospital locked the gates to the premises of the hospital to protest non-payment of their 11-month salaries.

The protesting workers blocked all entrances of the hospital during the action that lasted for over two hours Monday morning. This made patients, their relatives and other staff of the hospital to experience difficulty in gaining entry into the hospital premises.

hunger in children 702x336Zouera Youssoufou, Aliko Dangote Foundation’s Managing Director and CEO, has observed that Nigeria’s high malnutrition rate is undermining progress towards improving child health and survival and putting the brakes on economic development. By investing in nutrition, Youssoufou said the foundation aim to directly improve the lives of Nigerian families and to empower citizens to reach their full potential.

Youssoufou was commenting on the USD100 million pledge by the foundation to tackle malnutrition in Nigeria that was announced at the Global Nutrition Summit 2017 held in Milan, Italy. 

IbomAkwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel has lamented the huge amount of state’s funds sunk into the Ibom Specialist Hospital but which was eventually shut down in September, by the consultants, who  citied  paucity of operational funds. The governor said a review of the hospital’s MoU is in the offing.
At a special state executive council held last night, which the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Cardio Care Medical Services/ Managers of Ibom Specialist Hospital, Dr Yemi Johnson attended, the governor listed the amount the state government has sunk into the hospital since he came into office.

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