Ondo set to hire 1,000 health personnel, builds more health facilities

Ondo State is set to recruit 1,000 health personnel as replacements for those who relocated abroad. Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa, who disclosed this, added that his administration has embarked on the renovation and construction of health facilities across the state. Represented by his deputy, Olayide Adelami, he made this known at the 40th Annual General Meeting […]

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Osun begins free surgery

Osun State Government, in collaboration with Amen Health Care and Empowerment Foundation, has flagged off free surgery for the residents of Ayedade/Irewole/Isokan Federal Constituency in the State. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Primary Health, Dr. Michael Oyerinde, represented Governor Ademola Adeleke at the flag-off ceremony which took place at the State Specialist Hospital, […]

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Nigerians decry increase in prices of medications

Many Nigerians have continued to decry the increasing price of drugs and called for an intervention from the Federal Government. Residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Sunday, said the continuous increase in the prices of drugs was no longer sustainable. NAN reports […]

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Nigerians turn to traditional healers as prices of drugs go out of reach

By Victor Ayeni VICTOR AYENI writes about how traditional medicine is enjoying growing patronage in light of the skyrocketing prices of orthodox drugs in the country and the immense potential of research that lies in alternative medicine In the busy Sango Ota market, in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State, Mrs Ayoni Oladipo graciously […]

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OSEPA condemns styrofoam for serving food, starts sensitisation campaign

By Banji Ayoola 0ndo State Environmental Protection Agency, 0SEPA, has alerted the public of the danger of the use of styrofoam for serving food as it embarks on a sensitisation campaign to the nooks and crannies of Akure, the state capital. A statement by the agency’s spokesman, Mr’Bisi Agboola, said the campaign is to warn […]

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Ondo warns traders exposing bottled drinks to direct sunlight

0ndo State Environmental Protection Agency, OSEPA, has cautioned against the habit of exposing plastic drinks to direct sunlight. This was contained in a statement by the agency’s spokesman, Mr Bisi Agboola. The warning is in continuation of the unrelenting crusade against the traders’ unhealthy practice by the agency, whose Environmental Compliance Monitoring Department has over […]

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Osun commends ECEWS for partnership on health

Osun State Health Commissioner, Mr Jola Akintola, has commended the Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) for its outstanding partnership with the Ministry of Health, particularly in managing HIV and AIDS. Akintola who gave the commendation during the presentation by ECEWS’s State Program Manager (SPM) in Osun, held at the Public Health Emergency Operation Center, […]

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Lagos hospital elevator still unreplaced five months after killing officer

Five months after an elevator accident led to the death of a House Officer, Dr Vwaere Diaso, at the General Hospital, Odan Lagos, the equipment was yet to be replaced. Diaso was killed after the elevator crashed from the 10th floor to the ground floor of the 131-year-old hospital. A colleague of the deceased told […]

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