Wednesday , 21 September 2022

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Surgeons Successfully Implant Pig’s Heart In Human

US surgeons have successfully implanted a heart from a genetically modified pig in a 57-year-old man, a medical first that could one day help solve the chronic shortage of organ donations. The “historic” procedure took place Friday, the University of Maryland Medical School said in a statement on Monday. While the patient’s prognosis is far from certain, it represents a …

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Dr. Lekan Balogun Now Olubadan-Elect

Dr Lekan Balogun has Been confirmed as Olubadan-Elect  by Ten of the 11 members of the Olubadan-in-Council and endorsed  has the next Olubadan of Ibadanland.The Council also denied that a legal tussle could scupper the succession to the Olubadan throne.The Osi Balogun of Ibadanland, High Chief Tajudeen Ajibola, stated these at a briefing by the kingmakers on Wednesday.According to Ajibola, …

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Kano Agog Again As Dangote Foundation Flags Off Nutrition Programme

The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has Kick starts its annual Nutrition Programme in Kano state tagged: Aliko Dangote Foundation Integrated Nutrition (ADFIN). According to the ADF’s Director of Health and Nutrition, Dr. Francis Aminu, the program is in line with the plan to use the newly refurbished Primary Healthcare Centers (PHCs) across 5 pilot LGAs as Outpatient Care (OPC) and …

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Nestlé Nigeria Renovates Community Health Centre In Sagamu

Primary health care is a grassroots approach towards universal and equitable health care for all. However, some primary health care centres in the country cannot often provide essential healthcare services, due to challenges like inadequate equipment, poor infrastructure and lack of essential drugs. In addition to her contribution to capacity development of Health Care Professionals, Nestlé Nigeria is contributing to …

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Sanwo-Olu Promises More Support For Traditional Medicine Practitioners

… As Board Celebrates Y2021 African Traditional Medicine Day The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised to give necessary support to traditional medicine practice in the State so that the practitioners can continue to support quality healthcare delivery for all residents. Sanwo-Olu, who made the promise in his keynote address at the Y2021 African Traditional Medicine Day celebration …

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COVID-19: Lagos resumes administration of AstraZeneca vaccine

The Lagos State Government says it will resume the administration of the second dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Aug. 30. Director, Public Affairs, Ministry of Health, said this in a statement on Sunday in Lagos. Ogunbanwo said that administration of the second dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine would hold across the 88 vaccination sites used during the first …

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10 Lessons Fashion Has Taught Me – Seyi Vodi

One of Nigeria’s most sought-after traditional menswear fashion designers, Seyi Adekunle aka Seyi Vodi, Chairman, Vodi Group of Companies, recently celebrated two decades in the ever-challenging profession as a Nigrian based fashion entrepreneur. The Abuja based talent took to his social media page to narrate his eventful journey. According to him, “On 8th July 2001, exactly 20 years ago today, …

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Igboho chained in custody like animal in Cotonou, weeps like a baby …may appear in court today — Lawyer

Lead counsel for arrested Yoruba Nation activist Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho, has described as inhuman, the treatment his client was being subjected to in the custody of the police in Benin Republic. The counsel, Chief Yomi Alliyu ( SAN), said this while speaking with The PUNCH on Tuesday night. He said Igboho’s wife, Ropo, a German citizen, who was …

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DOCTOR’S ASSAULT: Resident Doctors, Nurses Suspend Night

Ogun State resident doctors and nurses at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), have suspended night duties at the referral hospital in protest as relatives of patients, allegedly, stepped up attacks on their colleagues. The hospital’s branches of Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) and National Association of Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) took the decision after a Medical Officer on night duty …

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