Breaking: President Buhari Diagnosed With Cancer In London Hospital?

Breaking: President Buhari Diagnosed With Cancer In London Hospital?

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –  Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari may have been diagnosed with cancer, sources at the Royal Hospital London, where he reportedly underwent medical check-up reveal. A source said: “President Buhari went for check-up hours after he arrived in London….

Okowa Commissions Amenity Ward At Kwale …Lauds Midwestern Oil And Gas Company

Okowa Commissions Amenity Ward At Kwale …Lauds Midwestern Oil And Gas Company

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –  Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has lauded Midwestern Oil and Gas Company for their exemplary show of corporate social responsibility as well as reiterating that the government will always partner with organisations that are committed…

Dame Okowa Commissions 05 Initiative Projects In Sapele *Bore hole @ Sapele Prison *Sickle Cell Clinic @ Central Hospital, Sapele

Dame Okowa Commissions 05 Initiative Projects In Sapele *Bore hole @ Sapele Prison *Sickle Cell Clinic @ Central Hospital, Sapele

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –  Delta State First Lady and founder of 05 Initiative, Dame Mrs Edith Okowa has commissioned a water bore hole project at the Nigerian Prisons, Sapele to improve the health and living condition of the over 380 inmates…

Delta News: Ejakpovi Decries Deplorable State Of Heath Centres In Nigeria

Delta News: Ejakpovi Decries Deplorable State Of Heath Centres In Nigeria

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –  THE Chairman, School of Health Technology, Ofuoma-Ughelli, Delta State Dr (Pharm.) Nelson Ejakpovi has decried the deplorable state of primary health centres in the country. Dr. Ejakpovi accompanied by members of the Governing Council, Mr. Sunny Tatauzugu…

Lassa Fever Alert: Delta Govt. Warns Residents To Keep Off Rats   *7 Things To Know About The Deadly Viral Illness

Lassa Fever Alert: Delta Govt. Warns Residents To Keep Off Rats *7 Things To Know About The Deadly Viral Illness

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) By Albert OGRAKA–  The Delta state Government has warned residents in the state of the current spread of Lassa Fever disease is in parts of Nigeria. In separate statements, the Delta State Ministry of Information and the Office…

Health: Dame Okowa Flags Off Sickle Cell Clinic In Delta *Unveils State-Of-Art Equipments

Health: Dame Okowa Flags Off Sickle Cell Clinic In Delta *Unveils State-Of-Art Equipments

Nigeria, September 21, 2015, (Blank NEWS Online) –  Founder of 05 Initiative and wife of Delta state Governor, Dame Mrs. Edith Okowa has brougt respite to sufferers of sickle cell anaemia by flagging off the Sickle Cell Clinic at the Central Hospital,…

PRESS RELEASE: FREE EDUCATION, HEALTH CARE SCHEMES STILL ON COURSE IN DELTA

PRESS RELEASE: FREE EDUCATION, HEALTH CARE SCHEMES STILL ON COURSE IN DELTA

 Nigeria, August 19, 2015, (Blank NEWS Online) –  The State Government wishes to inform the general public that it has not abolished its free education and free health care schemes in the state.  This clarification has become necessary on account rumours making…

Uduaghan Wins BusinessDay, CSR Awards For Health, Economic Dev

Uduaghan Wins BusinessDay, CSR Awards For Health, Economic Dev

Delta State governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan’s strides in opening new frontiers of development in the state got more recognition as Businessday newspapers and SERA in its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) over the weekend conferred awards on him in Lagos. For revamping the…

Ebola Technical Sub-C'ttee Certifies 3 Quarantined Persons Free of EVD In Delta

Ebola Technical Sub-C'ttee Certifies 3 Quarantined Persons Free of EVD In Delta

The Technical sub-committee of the Delta State Inter-Ministerial Ebola Preparedness and Response Committee said it has successfully carried out three suspected contact tracing of persons coming from Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) prone areas in West Africa. The functioning Permanent Secretary in the…

Ebola: Delta Schls Will Resume Sept. 22 -Gov. Uduaghan Insists *Says Not Yet Uhuru On EVD

Ebola: Delta Schls Will Resume Sept. 22 -Gov. Uduaghan Insists *Says Not Yet Uhuru On EVD

Governor of Delta State, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has said in accordance with the directive of the Federal Ministry of Health, schools in Delta State will resume on September 22. Uduaghan, noting that the Ministry took into considerations many factors as it concerns…

Ebola: Delta Trains Medical Personnel On Handling Emergency Cases

Ebola: Delta Trains Medical Personnel On Handling Emergency Cases

Medical personnel particularly those involved in emergency cases have been called upon to adopt all precautionary measures in the prevention, containment and management of the Ebola Virus Disease. The Delta State commissioner for Health, Dr Joseph Otumara, made the call at a…

Ebola: Delta Govt. Alerts Public On False Claims On Cure  *To Sanction Errant Trad. Healers

Ebola: Delta Govt. Alerts Public On False Claims On Cure *To Sanction Errant Trad. Healers

Delta state government has frowned at myriad of claims by certain traditional medicine practitioners and spiritual healers in the state who say they can cure persons infected with the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). The state government, in a statement signed by the…

Health: FG Reinstates 16,000 Sacked Resident Doctors

Health: FG Reinstates 16,000 Sacked Resident Doctors

Nigeria’s Federal Government has ordered the immediate, unonditional reinstatement of the 16,000 resident doctors sacked during the nationwide NMA strike. The Nigerian Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu, through his spokesperson, Dan Nwomeh, tweeted that the doctors had been reinstated saying this took…

Breaking News: Nigerian Doctors To Resume Work Monday

Breaking News: Nigerian Doctors To Resume Work Monday

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has suspended its over two-month old strike. The nationwide industrial action lasted 64-days. The NMA National President, Kayode Obembe, who disclosed this on Sunday, August 24, 2014, after an Emergency Delegates Meeting (EDM), said the association’s delegates…

Sawyers' Ebola: Nigeria Loses Senior Female Physician to Virus

Sawyers' Ebola: Nigeria Loses Senior Female Physician to Virus

Nigeria has lost a senior doctor to the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, announced Tuesday evening. The doctor, Ameyo Stella Adadevoh, a senior female consultant physician at First Consultant Hospital, Lagos, participated in the management of…

Ebola: WHO Okays Untested Zmapp Drugs  *As ECOWAS Staff Dies of Virus in Lagos

Ebola: WHO Okays Untested Zmapp Drugs *As ECOWAS Staff Dies of Virus in Lagos

World Health Organization says untested drugs can be used to treat patients infected with the Ebola virus, considering the scale of the outbreak and more than 1,000 recorded deaths in West Africa. The WHO made the statement after its medical experts met…

"No Reported Case Of Ebola Virus In Delta" -Says C'ttee *Govt To Build Cremation Centres @ Hospitals

"No Reported Case Of Ebola Virus In Delta" -Says C'ttee *Govt To Build Cremation Centres @ Hospitals

Despite its attempt to take proactive steps at tackling any outbreak of the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), Delta State Government says there is no reported case of an outbreak yet. The state government has however set up Special Isolation Wards within…

Ebola: Delta Govt Initiates Measures On Prevention

Ebola: Delta Govt Initiates Measures On Prevention

Delta State Government has called on its residents to adopt precautionary measures to prevent the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) currently ravaging some West African countries from infiltrating the State. In a statement released by the State Ministry of Health and made available…

Breaking News: Ebola "Killer" Virus Hits Anambra, As Govt Seals Off Hospital

Breaking News: Ebola "Killer" Virus Hits Anambra, As Govt Seals Off Hospital

The dreaded Ebola disease scare has led to the closure of an unnamed hospital and its workers and patients quarantined, Anambra state Commissioner of Health, Dr Josephat Akabuike has announced. Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a viral haemorrhagic fever and one of…

Strike: JOHESU Threatens To Sue Medical Doctors

Strike: JOHESU Threatens To Sue Medical Doctors

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), Federal Medical Center (FMC), Asaba chapter has threatened to drag the Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria and Nigeria Medical Association (MDCAN/NMA), to court over the irrational decision to embark on the on-going strike action…

NAHAP Advocates Equity Among Health, Medical Pros *As Otumara Lauds Pharmacists' Conduct In Delta

NAHAP Advocates Equity Among Health, Medical Pros *As Otumara Lauds Pharmacists' Conduct In Delta

Pharmacists have advocated equal treatment of both health and medical professionals as a panacea for lasting peace in the health sector. They said collaboration among health and medical professionals is key to permanent peace and stability in the sector, describing the practice…

“No Pains, No Gains”: Uduaghan Admonishes Traders On Sanitation  *As Task-force Clean Up Warri, Others

“No Pains, No Gains”: Uduaghan Admonishes Traders On Sanitation *As Task-force Clean Up Warri, Others

DELTA State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has said it was better to bear the temporary pains associated with growth and development than to continuously live in deplorable condition. Addressing traders at Slaughter Market, Refinery Road, Ekpan, the Governor observed that developmental projects,…

Terrorism Is Treath To Polio Eradication, Says Uduaghan

Terrorism Is Treath To Polio Eradication, Says Uduaghan

DELTA State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has identified activities of Boko Haram members as potential threat against the eradication of polio in Nigeria and called for vigilance from states where there are no incidence of polio virus. Governor Uduaghan made the observation…

Health: Delta Sets Pace In Child Survival *As Uduaghan Launches Maternal Child Care Centre, High-tech Equipment

Health: Delta Sets Pace In Child Survival *As Uduaghan Launches Maternal Child Care Centre, High-tech Equipment

Delta State Government has broken another medical feat as the State University Teaching Hospital (DELSUTH), Oghara has been equipped with sophisticated equipment to take care of infants during the first month after birth. A neonatal unit, according to medical experts, is intensive…

Delta State To Become Nigeria’s Medical Tourism Destination – Ogeah

Delta State To Become Nigeria’s Medical Tourism Destination – Ogeah

With the successful kidney transplant accomplished at the Delta State University Teaching Hospital (DELSUTH), Oghara, on Tuesday, January 13, 2014, the stage is now set for the state to become Nigeria’s medical tourism destination. The kidney transplant, the first of its kind…

Medical Breakthrough: DELSUTH Completes First  Kidney Transplant

Medical Breakthrough: DELSUTH Completes First Kidney Transplant

True to the expectation of Deltans, Nigerians and the International Community, the Delta State University Teaching Hospital (DELSUTH), Oghara has recorded what is still considered a rare feat in the medical field in Nigeria with the successful kidney transplant. Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan,…

Delta State University Teaching Hospital Begin Kidney Transplant In February, Says Gov Uduaghan

Delta State University Teaching Hospital Begin Kidney Transplant In February, Says Gov Uduaghan

Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has disclosed that the state University Teaching Hospital, Oghara would start kidney transplant latest in February just as he acknowledged the tremendous increase in medical tourism to the State. Governor Uduaghan who stated this Tuesday night,…