Health

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 ...

Readmore

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 ...

Readmore

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 ...

Readmore

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 ...

Readmore

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 ...

Readmore

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 ...

Readmore

Back to Top