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Saturday, January 19, 2019

"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

NPC Explains 2008 Demographic Health Survey

The chairman, National Population Commission(NPC), Chief Samu'ila Makama,  has given reasons for the 2008 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), which was conducted shortly...

Excess Salt, Bad For health

Excessive intake of cooking salt has been identified as a major cuase of heart and kidney disease. A medical practitioner in Port Harcourt, Dr Stanley...

Haemorrhage, Cause Of 44% Of Maternal Deaths

Severe haemorrage has been identified as a major contributor to the death of women during child birth in Africa. This disclosure was made by the...

Ophthalmologists Charged On Better Eye Care Services

President, African Ophthalmology Forum, Dr. Kunle Hassan, has challenged African eye doctors to tap into the viable economic climate of African market for eye...

Health Minister Wants Dedicated Blood Donors

Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, has reiterated the need for a new generation of idealistic, motivated, voluntary and unpaid blood donors in the...

Dearth Of Kits Threatens HIV/AIDS FreeTesting

The continued dearth of HIV testing kits for screening of people and blood samples would hamper free HIV testing, both at hospital and testing...

‘Antiretroviral Drugs, Harmful to Liver Enzymes’

Studies on the effects of long term use of Antiretroviral drugs used by treating HIV people living with HIV (PLWHA) have shown to be...

Healthcare: NDDC Assures On Free Services In N’Delta

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has expressed her determination to provide quality healthcare services to the Niger Delta Region of the country, in...

Pharmacists Fault National Health Insurance Scheme

The Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) has described as monumental fraud, the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and requested that its participants...

‘Ante-Natal, Key To Mother, Child’s Wellbeing’

Ante natal care (ANC) or prenatal care is not just health care provided for pregnant women, but also provides education and counselling on pregnancy...
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