Saturday, 17 April, 2021

Category: Health


Dr Uyilawa OkhuaihesuyiThe National President, National Association of Resident Doctors, Dr Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi Globaltimes Nigeria reports that The National Association of Resident Doctors has ordered doctors at the COVID-19 isolation centres to join the nationwide strike it began on April Read more…


Globaltimes Nigeria reports that The World Health Organisation, WHO has joined the growing list of health bodies warning against the use of the generic anti-parasite drug ivermectin in patients with COVID-19 except for clinical trials, because of a lack of Read more…


Doctor Globaltimes Nigeria reports that The leadership of the National Association of Resident Doctors on Wednesday met with the Joint Senate and House of Representatives Committees on Health behind closed doors to discuss the impending strike by the health workers. Read more…


Globaltimes Nigeria reports that The number of confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Africa has reached 4,051,362 as of Wednesday noon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said. The Africa CDC, Specialised Healthcare Agency of the African Read more…


Globaltimes Nigeria reports that The number of confirmed i (COVID-19) cases in Africa has reached 4,051,362 as of Wednesday noon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said. The Africa CDC, Specialised Healthcare Agency of the African Read more…


Globaltimes Nigeria reports that Lagos State government has released list of Covid-19 centers in the state. the unerslisted are the COVID-19 vaccination centres in the 20 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Lagos state. S/N LGAs Wards Facility1 Agege KEKE Sango Read more…


Globaltimes Nigeria reports that the deputy governor has taken the vaccine I’mThe deputy governor Support the the vaccine for civid- 19 as he says that, “Using AstraZeneca vaccine is ‘right thing to do’ for everyone” says WHO expert panel. Hamzat Read more…


The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research at Yaba, Lagos, says it has developed molecular test kit for COVID-19. The research institute says the test kit is known as the SARS CoV-2 Isothermal Molecular Assay, SIMA. The test kit is for Read more…


The Chief Executive Officer of the Sickle Cell Foundation, Dr Annette Akinsete, has said carriers of sickle cell anaemia should not be discouraged from marrying each other. Akinsete, on the sidelines of the inauguration of the Muyiwa Talabi Exchange Blood Read more…


The Federal Government on Friday received samples of Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine. Russia’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Alexey Shebarshin, delivered the samples to the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, during a visit to the ministry in Abuja. Also present at the event Read more…