COVID-19: We’Il Spare No Effort To Extinct The Virulent Enemy — Oyetola

The Governor of the State of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Wednesday, reiterated the administration’s commitment to eliminate the dreaded Coronavirus pandemic ravaging the State. Highlight BUA, SEC donate 3 ambulance buses, 150 thermometers to Osun He said no effort would be spared to extinct the ‘virulent enemy’ and give hope and the good life to the people of the State. Oyetola made this commitment when … Continue reading COVID-19: We’Il Spare No Effort To Extinct The Virulent Enemy — Oyetola

Iran Warns Russian Coronavirus Vaccine ‘Potentially’ Dangerous

Agency Report In Greek mythology, the box opened by the curious Pandora contained all the evils in the world, including sickness. Mr Jahanpur added that countries should remember that the goal of a vaccine must be the safety and health of the population. Like many countries, Tehran has said it is also working on a vaccine. Related News: Iran has been hit hard by the … Continue reading Iran Warns Russian Coronavirus Vaccine ‘Potentially’ Dangerous

Russia Expects To Produce 5 million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine Monthly — Institute

Russia may be able to produce five million doses of its new COVID-19 vaccine monthly by December, the Director of the Gamaleya Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Alexander Gintsburg, said on Wednesday. Agency Report The Russian Health Ministry on Tuesday became the first national health authority in the world to register a coronavirus vaccine. “We expect them [manufacturers] to reach the target capacity … Continue reading Russia Expects To Produce 5 million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine Monthly — Institute

Foreign Affairs Minister, Onyeama, recovers from COVID-19

Foreign Affairs Minister Geofrey Onyeama has recovered from coronavirus after three-week of isolation. By Samuel Oamen He tested positive on July 19 and proceeded to an isolation centre for treatment. In a tweet on Wednesday morning, Onyeama announced: “By the very special grace of God my latest #COVID19 test result came back NEGATIVE after three weeks isolation. Related News: “I am eternally grateful to my … Continue reading Foreign Affairs Minister, Onyeama, recovers from COVID-19

We are Poised to Upscale Nigeria’s Health Campaigns — Salako

The three years spanning 2017-2019 in the life of the Nigeria Institute of Medical Research, NIMR, have recorded seemingly impossible impact from a fresh leadership provided by Prof Lawal Babatunde Salako who became the Director-General in 2016. The journey has been tedious but fulfilling with manifestations of progress stretching through the entire gamut of the institute’s physical outlook peaking with research and allied accomplishments with … Continue reading We are Poised to Upscale Nigeria’s Health Campaigns — Salako

Health Workers Issue Fresh Strike Notice Over COVID-19 Allowance

Frontline health workers in fight against Coronavirus pandemic have again issued a fresh strike notice to the Federal Government over disparity in the payment of COVID-19 hazard allowance. By Frank Ikpefan, Abuja The health workers under the umbrella body of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) warned that they can not guarantee industrial harmony in the health system if the ten per cent … Continue reading Health Workers Issue Fresh Strike Notice Over COVID-19 Allowance

IHVN and ISN Sponsor Research and Donate Medical Equipment

The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN), in collaboration with ISN Medical, has launched local research on non-communicable diseases amongst persons living with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). From Moses Emorinken, Abuja Although more people living with HIV now have access to anti-retroviral treatment, many are still coming down with non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including diabetes mellitus, hypertension, cardiac diseases etc. Related News: Aside from funding … Continue reading IHVN and ISN Sponsor Research and Donate Medical Equipment

‘Breastfeeding Can Prevent 20,000 Maternal Deaths Yearly’

Not fewer than 20,000 maternal deaths could be prevented yeary in the country with optimal breastfeeding, the Federal Government has said. By Moses Emorinken, Abuja Highlights – UNICEF, WHO advocate breastfeeding during pandemic – It further stated that breastfeeding also prevents postpartum bleeding in mothers, supports child spacing and lowers the risk of breast and ovarian cancers and early return to pre-pregnancy body weight. Related … Continue reading ‘Breastfeeding Can Prevent 20,000 Maternal Deaths Yearly’

COVID-19 Vaccine: Health, Safety Of Nigerians Is Buhari Administration’s Priority — Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the federal government intends to examine every possible option in the development and distribution of a vaccine against COVID-19, as the health and safety of Nigerian citizens is the priority of the Buhari administration. By Ajala Samuel Akindele Mr Osinbajo disclosed this on Wednesday during a virtual meeting with representatives of the BNT162 COVID-19 vaccine candidate on the progress of … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccine: Health, Safety Of Nigerians Is Buhari Administration’s Priority — Osinbajo

PHOTOs: Osun Court Penalises Expatriate and 53 Residents For Not Wearing Facemask

An Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo on Tuesday sentenced an expatriate, Elisan Mohammed and 53 residents to two hours community service without an option of fine for not wearing a facemask in a public place. From Toba Adedeji, Osogbo Highlights – Sentence Offenders to two hours community service – Offenders seen here serving their respective sentences. The state COVID-19 Joint Task Force had … Continue reading PHOTOs: Osun Court Penalises Expatriate and 53 Residents For Not Wearing Facemask