The Department of Health says steps have been taken to address the shortage of certain antidepressant and antipsychotic medicine to ensure that facilities have adequate amounts for their patients. The department said South Africa is experiencing shortages of certain antidepressants and antipsychotics, which is due to a range of supplier […]

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State says the priority agenda of his administration is to decongest the state healthcare sector within the next four years. He made this assertion earlier today at the Scientific Conference/Annual General Meeting of the Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (AGPMPN) Lagos […]

(ABUJA) – The National Research Institute for Chemical Technology (NARICT) says it is currently developing non-toxic chemical product for the Nigerian market as a substitute for the killer sniper pesticide. The Director General of NARICT, Prof. Jeffrey Barminas, disclosed this in an exclusive interview with correspondents earlier today (Thursday) in […]

(Goma, Congo) – A Congolese official says the man who became the second confirmed Ebola case in the city of Goma has died. Ebola response coordinator Jean-Jacques Muyembe confirmed the death on Wednesday morning, a day after the case was announced. Muyembe has said there appears to be no link […]

Dr Patricia Auta, a Financial analyst has described the 2019 budget as inadequate to meet the needs of the Nigerian population, which is put at more than 200 million. Auta said this in an interview with our correspondents earlier today (Friday) in Abuja. She advised the government to work on increasing […]

China’s medical authority said on Wednesday that 158 Internet hospitals had been built, to address congestion in large urban hospitals amid digital tide. Mao Qun’an, a director of the National Health Commission, said at the second Digital China Summit that 19 provinces, or over half of China’s provincial-level regions, had […]

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