Tag: patients

ToluSeptember 6, 2017

#Impact365: The Layi Erogbogbo Foundation is eradicating goitre disease in Nigeria by sponsoring hundreds of surgeries

The goitre disease that causes a major inflammation in the neck is prevalent in Nigeria especially among women. Although the ...

AzeezMay 14, 2017

Test fever patients for Ebola, ministry tells health officials

by Azeez Adeniyi The Federal Government has asked every health official in the country to test every fever patient, showing ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2016

The Thread: #DearPatient, these are the things your doctor wants you to know

It’s no news that Nigerian patients can be trying. Doctors on Nigerian Twitter are swapping hilarious anecdotes and dispensing advice ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 14, 2016

#Impact365: This cancer center attempted to break a Guinness World record

Sebeccly Cancer care was founded in 2006 to address the issue of increasing cancer cases in Nigeria and also provide ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 26, 2016

Fire guts UCH’s accident and emergency ward

The Accident and Emergency Ward of the University College Hospital, Ibadan was gutted by fire on Tuesday, the PUNCH reports. ...

Ada IgboanugoFebruary 11, 2015

Gynaecologist loses license after having sex with patients

by Chinwe Okafor How else can you tell where your G-spot is? A 48-year-old gynecologist brought two of his patients ...

July 31, 2014

Opinion: Please, help me welcome Ebola to Nigeria

by Raymond Inkabi The arrival of the Ebola in Nigeria had long been expected In recent weeks, the world’s public health ...

July 31, 2014

Olusegun Adeniyi writes | What Death said to Ebola about Nigeria

by Olusegun Adeniyi There was roaring laughter in the Kingdom of Death. He continued: “Ebola here walks in a stealth ...

writerJuly 30, 2014

Why are these Chinese doctors bowing down to an 11-year-old boy’s corpse? (LOOK)

by Kolapo Olapoju Wow! As strange as this seems, yet it is remarkably admirable. The Chinese are known for being ...

January 12, 2014

#YNaijaLegal: What you should know about Medical Negligence & other related matters

by ‘Deji Olunlade It has been held in Abatan v Awudu (2003) 10 NWLR (Pt. 829) 451 C.A  that “the ...

October 13, 2013

How female ‘patient’ kidnapped my little girl – Native doctor laments

by ‘Jola Sotubo A native doctor fell victim as a couple he took in to supposedly treat and help turned ...

July 17, 2013

No more free medical services to terminally ill patients – Gov. Fashola

by Oge Okonkwo Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, yesterday, said the state would no longer provide free medical services ...

June 2, 2013

New drug offers hope for cervical cancer patients

A new cervical cancer drug offers the first good hope of extending life for women with advanced stages of the ...

April 1, 2013

Alarming: Dentist exposes 7,000 people to hepatitis and HIV over 6 years

Medical facilities such as the doctor’s office, dentist’s office or hospital are considered to be safe and sterile. With so ...

March 1, 2013

Respected Johns Hopkins doctor caught making secret videos of female patients during physical exams (PICTURED)

A respected physician at Johns Hopkins University has left the world in a cloud of shame after an apparent suicide. ...

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