Health

Japan Partners With Street-to-School Initiative To Improve Primary Health Care Centre In Lagos

By Victor Gotevbe, Alimosho Local Government Area in Lagos State was thrown into great jubilation on Friday, September 14, 2018 when the Embassy of Japan, led by His Excellency, Yutaka Kikuta, The Japanese Ambassador to Nigeria brought succor to members of the community following the handover exercise  of  the newly improved Ikola Primary Health Care […]

Aurobindo Pharma Inks Pact With Sandoz US For Dermatology And Oral Solids Businesses

Aurobindo Pharma on Thursday said its US subsidiary has entered into an agreement to acquire commercial operations and three manufacturing facilities in the US from Sandoz Inc, USA, a Novartis Division, for USD 900 million. According to a regulatory filing with stock exchanges, this business has been carved out by the management of Sandoz for […]

US, Britain Step Up Cooperation Against FGM

Authorities in the U.S. and Britain are stepping up cooperation to tackle female genital mutilation, staging joint operations at airports in London, New York and elsewhere to raise awareness of an issue that affects millions of girls and women worldwide. ABC News Reports that police and border security agencies on both sides of the Atlantic […]

Chinese Health Care Delegation Explores Cooperation With Local Partners in Nigeria

By Victor Gotevbe, Joel Paulinus Enoobong and Nathaniel Gotevbe, A good number of Professionals, business leaders, Government officials from the Health Sector and the Chinese Health care delegation  gathered at Oriental Hotel, Lagos  on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 for the China-Made Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient and Pharmaceutical Products Forum organized by China Chamber of Commerce for […]

CCCMHPIE Holds Business Meeting In Lagos, August 28, 2018

  The China  Chamber of Commerce for Import & Export of Medicines and Health Products (CCCMHPIE) will on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 hold  the China-Made Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient and Pharmaceutical Products  event  at Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. This promotional gathering  is  supported by The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)  […]

Yvonne Chaka Chaka Appointed NEPAD Agency’s Goodwill Ambassador

Johannesburg, South Africa, August 17, 2018 – The Princess of Africa,Yvonne Chaka Chaka, internationally-renowned singer and humanitarian has been appointed as the NEPAD Agency’s Goodwill Ambassador for TB and nutrition. “I am pleased to confirm your appointment as NEPAD Agency Goodwill Ambassador with effect from 1 August 2018. Your commitment to supporting the NEPAD Agency through advocacy and […]

Over 4,000 IDPs Sleep In The Rain

By Fiona Freddy ABUJA: Norwegian Refugee Council Country Director, Cheik Ba has said that over 4,000 displaced women, children and men in the north-eastern Nigerian town of Dikwa are sheltering in the open, while being screened by the Nigerian Army after fleeing military operations in the area. Cheik  Ba, made this known in a statement made […]