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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

"Our goal is to make Rivers State a land of peace and prosperity with boundless opportunities and possibilities"

– a place where no one is left behind...

Gov.Ezenwo Nyesom Wike

Community Health Workers Get New Standing Order

The Federal Ministry of Health (FMH), has released a new standing Order for Community Health Workers in the Country. The Order which is aimed at...

‘Heart Disease Accounts For 25% Of Global Deaths’

Cardiovascular disease otherwise known as heart disease is said to account for 25 per cent of all deaths around the world. The disease, which is...

Association Wants SOP Uniformity In Labs

Medical laboratory Scientists have called for uniformity in the Standard Operative Procedures (SOP) in laboratories across the nation for a proper diagnosis and treatment of...

Herbal Health: Use of Mango Leaves and Seeds

Few months ago, mango fruit was everywhere. Fruit vendors and hawkers made so much sales from mango. One could buy them along the road, streets...

Institute To Establish More TB Labs

The Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN), says it will establish more tuberculosis laboratories to eradicate the disease in Nigeria. Dr Patrick Dakum, the Chief...

Rep Institutes Free Medicare In PHALGA

Member of the House of Representatives representing Port Harcourt Federal Constituency, Hon Blessing Nsiegbe has instituted a free medical programme for her constituency. The programme which...

‘Immunisation Prevents 3m Deaths Yearly In Nigeria’

A non-governmental organisation, Civil Society Oragnisation in Malaria Control and Immunisation (ACOMIN) has said that over 3 million deaths are prevented  through immunisation. The South-South...

A’Ibom To Recruit More Health Workers

The Commissioner for Health in Akwa Ibom State, Dr Ememabasi Bassey, has said that the state would recruit more health workers to ensure effective delivery...

Rotary Club Presents Incubator To BMSH

The Rotary Club of Port Harcout, GRA District 9140 has donated an incubator to the Braithwait Memorial Specialist Hospital (BMSH). The President of the Club...

‘Early Pregnancy Claims 50,000 Teenagers’

The National Population Commission (NPC) has blamed the death rate among teenage girls on early pregnancy. The Chairman of NPC, Eze Festus Odimegwu said this during...
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