Imo 2019: Okey Ezeh Vows to Revamp Imo Health Sector

…Imo must have a disease control agency under my watch The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, in Imo State, Sir Okey Ezeh, has bemoaned the collapse of the health sector in the State. He observed that the incumbent administration has preoccupied itself with frivolities while human lives are lost as a result of what he described as “the insupportable healthcare system” in the State. In a chat with a cross section of Imo indigenous medical practitioners in Owerri on Monday, Ezeh wondered why the incumbent administration could…

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BREAKING!!! Orji Kalu critically ill in a Germany hospital

A very disturbing report obtained by SUNCITY NEWS has it that the former governor of Abia state and All Progressives Congress (APC) Senatorial Candidate for Abia North, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu is in Coma in a Germany Hospital. According to the WorldNewsCable, Kalu who was rushed to a Wisesbaden Germany hospital today where he fall into coma. A WorldNewsCable source in the hospital told our correspondent on condition of anonymity that Kalu’s condition was critical when he arrived the hospital and deteriorated quickly despite all efforts by his doctors. “Kalu’s…

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Breakthrough: Doctors separate conjoined twins in Abuja hospital

Doctors separate conjoined twins in Abuja hospital as SPEAKER YAKUBU DOGARA PAYS BILL The twins before their separation A team of Nigerian doctors Tuesday successfully separated a set of conjoined twins at University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada.   The doctors led by Dr Nuhu Kwajafa of the Global Peace Initiatives confirmed the success of the operation that took them many hours in a post on his Instagram account @nuhukwaj. “We wish to express our profound gratitude, as we say a massive thank you to Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, for…

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Early Morning Drinks That are Perfect for Your body

Your body will benefit immensely if you are conscious of the things that goes into your mouth. And the best time to start is early in the morning. Most people often opt for nothing. A larger number prefer coffee but there are a variety of other healthier options you could try. So here, early morning Drinks that are perfect for you Warm Water with Lemon This is a great way to rehydrate and alkalinize your body and perk up after sleep. It also detoxifies the liver and helps get your…

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NMA threatens legal action against FG over MDCN Council

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has resolved to institute legal action against the Federal Government over its inability to reconstitute the governing council of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN). President Muhammadu Buhari, three years ago, had ordered the immediate dissolution of the council of MDCN alongside that of other agencies and parastatals of the Federal Government. Since then, the NMA and other stakeholders in the medical profession, had consistently reminded the government of the dangers of not constituting the Council and how it had negatively affected medical…

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Birth registration: Fraud control at entry point

It was a dream come true for Habibulahi Olalekan, an SSS student, when on his way back home after the close of school he met an aggressive team of itinerant marketers who cajoled him with some mouth-watering benefits to open a zero-saving account with one of the new generation banks in Lagos. He had long before then agitated for his parents’ approval for a personal bank account, but they refused to give in to his pressure on account of his age. He, therefore, saw the offer as an opportunity to…

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PUBLIC HEALTH: Our rickety hospitals and a health system in shambles

  When you hear some of the cases of medical malpractice that have become all too rampant now you can’t but conclude that some medical doctors have become petty fraudsters. It’s one thing to commit a mistake that falls below the standard expected of doctors or even one that borders on ‘criminal’ negligence , it is however egregious evil to engage in activities aimed primarily at defrauding patients. And tragically, in many of these cases, hapless victims must “leave it to God” “Doctors are no angels. But medicine should have no…

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Nine foods to help lower blood sugar at home

Statistics have shown that Nigeria has the highest indices of diabetes in Sub-Saharan Africa, with about five million people currently living with the condition, which is the number six leading cause of death globally. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), diabetes is a chronic disease caused by the body’s inability to produce required amounts of insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sugar or to efficiently use the insulin it produces, which results to type 1 and type 2 diabetes respectively.WHO noted that over the past decade, the prevalence of…

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