WHO tags video game addiction ‘mental disorder’

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has, for the first time, tagged compulsive video gaming as a mental health condition in its updated classification manual released ...


WORLD BLOOD DONORS’ DAY - Health Minister applauds Nigerians who donate free blood to save lives

Health Minister, Prof Isaac Adewole   Today, Nigeria join the rest of the world to mark World's Blood Donors' Day, which is celebrated globally every ...


Declaring victory in Congo’s Ebola epidemic too early – WHO

The head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has cautioned against declaring victory too early in Congo’s Ebola epidemic, in spite of encouraging ...


GAVI and Nigeria govt to spend $2.7 billion on Routine Immunization and PHC systems

  The Nigeria health sector is set to receive a boost following the announcement made today by the Minister of health, Prof Isaac Adewole that ...


Gynaecologist decries high rate of abortion among young women

A Gynaecologist, Gboyega Fawole, on Friday decried what he described as the “alarming rate of abortion among young girls in the country.” Mr ...


Nigerian govt increases maternity leave from three to four months

The Nigerian government has increased maternity leave to four months. Under the Nigerian Labour Law passed in 2004, a woman working in the country’s ...


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