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Coronavirus: Lagos increases health workers’ hazard allowance to N25,000

Lagos has announced an increment in the hazard allowance of the state health workers who are tackling coronavirus pandemic It was a show of gratitude as Governor Sanwo- Olu increased the allowances from N5,000 to N20,000 Lagos also commended the health workers for their “doggedness and enthusiasm towards duty in all health facilities state-wide” In […]

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Siji Olamiji And Egbemode: Using Paracetamol, Bleach To Process Garri Is Deadly

The Osun State Government has called on caterers and food vendors in the state to stop the dangerous act of using paracetamol to tenderise meat and also the use of ‘hypo’ a bleaching detergent for cassava processing to induce ‘whiteness of fufu and gaari.’. The warning was issued in Osogbo at a joint news conference […]

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Death By Installments: How Thousands Nigerians Risk Death Consuming Meat Cooked With Paracetamol.

For many households and restaurants, using paracetamol is the fastest way to prepare meat. It saves gas, kerosene or firewood. And costs much less, N50 for one sachet of 12 tablets, and each tablet can cause a pot-full of meat to cook soft within few minutes. It’s an amazing discovery, or so it seems. But […]

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10 hospital staff sacked for stealing blood

The Management of Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital, Lafia, Nasarawa State has dismissed 10 of its staff for stealing and selling blood meant for patients. Dr Hassan Ikrama, the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the hospital disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lafia. “Some of them were […]

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Avoid amputation, stay healthy – Expert tell diabetics

An expert in diabetes care Dr Ejiofor Ugwu has asserted that about 30 to 50 per cent of diabetes patients in Nigeria with foot ulcers eventually get their feet amputated due to poor care. He made the assertion Wednesday during the opening ceremony of the 2019 world diabetes day celebration and national diabetes workshop organized […]