Abia community gets NDDC free healthcare

The Niger Delta Development Commission said over 2,000 patients benefitted from the first phase of its Free Health Medical Outreach in Ukwa General Hospital, Oke Ikpe in Ukwa West Local Government Area... Read more »

‘Embracing family planning has reduced maternal mortality in Enugu’

A non-governmental organization, the Society for Family Health, has hailed women in Enugu State for embracing family planning, which it said, has seen the state witnessing significant reduction in maternal mortality rate.... Read more »

Glaucoma more prevalent among Igbo – Say specialists

The Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA) , has disclosed that glaucoma is more prevalent among the Igbo race.  The body said the sickness is more prevalent in Sub-Saharan Africa, more in Nigeria and... Read more »

Expert recommends ‘zobo’ drinks for prevention, cure of hypertension, others

A Professor of Cardiovascular Physiology and Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus (UNEC), Professor Daniel Nwachukwu, has urged Nigerians to explore the benefits of zobo leaves in curing and... Read more »

German institute appoints Amaeshi lead researcher on Uzodimma’s One-kindred-one-business initiative

Prof. Kenneth Amaeshi, Chief Economic Adviser to the Imo State governor, Hope Uzodimma, has been appointed by The New Institute, Hamburg, Germany to lead a new research on the One Kindred One... Read more »

Getting rich not my driving force, says UNN newly graduated doctor

One of the newly graduated medical doctors, from the University of Nigeria Nsukka, Dr. Venus Emenari, has said that she intends to travel abroad to enable her fulfill her destiny in Nigeria.... Read more »

35 year-old Igbo lady appointed Health Minister in Canada

*Peter Obi hails appointment In a historic and groundbreaking achievement, Uzoma Chioma Asagwara, from Umuahia South Local Government Area of Abia State, has been sworn in as the new Health Minister and... Read more »

Why I established medical foundation for indigent families – Prof Chukwuneke

The dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Prof Felix Chukwuneke, has said that he established a medical foundation to keep the dreams of his late daughter alive.  Late... Read more »

Pregnant women to enjoy free antenatal, delivery services in Anambra

Anambra State Governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo has directed that all pregnant women registered in government hospitals and health centers across the state are to enjoy free antenatal and delivery services. Soludo gave... Read more »

Anambra gets new teaching hospital

A new teaching hospital, the University on the Niger Teaching Hospital, has been established in Ogidi, Anambra State. The tertiary hospital, metamorphosed from the prestigious and foremost Iyienu Mission Hospital (IMH) Ogidi,... Read more »