The Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye has urged Nigerians to always ensure that only safe, and wholesome food are consumed to enhance boosting the immunity and improving the body’s natural defenses in fighting diseases. Resident Media Consultant to NAFDAC, Mr. Sayo...
Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has stated that, to overcome vaccine nationalism, the country would have to start producing her vaccines and this could only be achieved through strategic collaboration with relevant stakeholders in the vaccine manufacturing sector. Ehanire gave the clarification at the inaugural meeting of the Inter-Ministerial...
Experts in the traditional medicine sector have urged the Federal Government to look at the sector's potentials to salvage the nation's economy. They made the plea at a two-day conference on Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine (TCAM) organised by the Ministry of Health and the Office of the First Lady...
A fertility herbal expert, Dr. Ekinyi Ochete, says infertility is a global public health problem that deserves utmost attention to solve. Ochete said this to Newsmen on Saturday in Abuja, on the sidelines of 2022, World infertility Awareness month. It is reported that World Infertility Awareness Month is celebrated every June,...
Spurred by its desire to achieve a Tuberculosis (TB) free world, the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) has launched a Compedium Of Best Practices For Tuberculosis Control, to be used in the fight against the disease. The document which contains strategic intervention and measures that enabled the country...
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has dismissed Russia's claim about United States(US) controlled biological laboratories operating in Nigeria. Director General of NCDC, Dr. Ifedayo Adetifa in a statement issued on Tuesday May 31, 2022 said, Russia's allegations were void of proof and therefore, did not hold water. The statement...
Officers of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) have arrested a 32-year-old man identified as Obinna Igbo, for alleged importation and sale of fake Amanta Forte, an unregistered anti-malarial drug. NAFDAC, in a statement signed by its Resident Media Consultant, Sayo Akintola, in Lagos on...
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has disclosed ways the public can prevent the dreaded Monkeypox disease. NCDC made this known on Sunday, May 29, 2022, in it's recently published Public Health Advisory on Monkeypox. The Agency described Monkeypox (MPX) as a rare viral zoonotic infectious disease (i.e., an infection...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has disclosed that, to reduce the burden of tobacco and it's negative consequences, governments have to discourage it's cultivation, sale and consumption. WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti stated this in her message commemorating this year's World No Tobacco Day. World No Tobacco Day...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed that the tobacco industry costs the world more than 8 million human lives, 600 million trees, 200,000 hectares of land, 22 billion tonnes of water and 84 million tonnes of CO2 every year. WHO made the revelation in a statement issued on May...