CORONA VIRUS: SET UP ISOLATION TENTS; PROF ETTETE PETERS URGES GOVERNMENT

  A Professor of respiratory medicine, Ettete Peters has urged Akwa Ibom State government to immediately set up an isolation tent that can accommodate 20...

AKHA WORRIED OVER SPATE OF QUACKERY IN A’IBOM HEALTH SECTOR

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, has expressed worry over what it described as nefarious and inimical activities of quacks in healthcare delivery...

SHOW OF LOVE: LEWA DOLES OUT GIFT ITEMS TO PATIENTS AT...

Mercy OBOT Earlier today, the wife of the Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Mrs Itohowo Aniekan Bassey, led...

HEALTHCARE: A’IBOM ASSEMBLY SEEKS ACTION ON RESURGENCE OF LASSA FEVER

  Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has called on the State Ministry of Health and other relevant authorities, to be proactive in curtailing the...

MORE INTENSE EXERCISE LINKED TO A BETTER SEX LIFE, EXPLORATORY STUDY...

(CNN) — There's really nothing better for your health than exercise -- and that applies to your sex life's health too. "Men and women who...

FAST FOOD MAY CONTRIBUTE TO TEEN DEPRESSION, STUDY SAYS

(CNN) — Preteens are known for their defiant attitudes and dramatic mood swings, but over the last decade a much more disturbing characteristic has...

FIVE HEALTH BENEFITS OF CRAYFISH

Different people eat crayfish differently, some take it as a snack, while some use it as spice for all foods they cook. They are...

FOOD, HEALTH AND THE FUTURE

  Eating more gluten early in life is tied to children's higher risk of celiac disease, a study says (CNN) — Bad news for lovers of...

FREE MEDICARE: WODIONG SENIE FOUNDATION REACHES OUT TO COMMUNITIES

  Over 400 residents of Ikot Okop in Okop Ndua Erong, Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State and its environs benefitted from...

THE UDOM EMMANUEL MEDICAL REVIVAL KICKS OFF

A medical outreach organized by the Akwa Ibom State Government for indigenes and residents of the state has kicked off. The medical outreach tagged...

2019: WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO NIGERIA IF BUHARI USES MILITARY, POLICE...

Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Obiageli Ezekwesili, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari against using security officers to compromise next...

IBOM SPECIALTY HOSPITAL REOPENS FOR FULL SERVICES, AS CLINOTECH GROUP PROMISES...

The Ibom Specialty Hospital in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State Capital, has reopened for full health care services. Briefing Newsmen at the premises of the...

SEE NEW DEVICE THAT GETS RID OF BLOOD PRESSURE, ARTHRITIS, STROKE,...

Listen! It doesn’t matter how long you have battling with that ailment, this amazing device helps to completely get rid of various...

FG TO SELL POLARIS BANK IN TWO YEARS – AMCON

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) says it plans to sell Polaris Bank within two years. Ahmed Kuru, Chief Executive Officer, AMCON, said this...

HEALTHY MICE WITH SAME-SEX PARENTS BORN FOR FIRST TIME

Findings show barriers to same-sex reproduction in humans can technically be overcome – but not yet Healthy mice with two mothers have been born for...

VVF: 2000 WOMEN GET RENEWED HOPE IN C’RIVER STATE, ON COURSE...

As part of efforts to eradicate Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) in the State by 2030, the Cross River State Ministry of Health in collaboration...

2019: UKPONG-UDO CANVASSES FOR PROMPT HEALTHCARE DELIVERY

A Federal House Representatives hopeful, Obong Emmanuel Ukpong-Udo has hailed Governor Udom Emmanuel over his dedication and commitment towards ensuring that Akwa Ibom’s primary...

NIGERIA TO BE POLIO-FREE BY AUGUST 2018

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Coordinator in Cross River, Dr Thompson Igbu, says Nigeria will be polio free by August 2018. Dr Igbu made this...

NIGERIA TO BE POLIO-FREE BY AUGUST 2018

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Coordinator in Cross River, Dr Thompson Igbu, says Nigeria will be polio free by August 2018. Dr Igbu made this...

AKWA IBOM ON THE SPOTLIGHT OF GLOBAL OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY

By Joseph ROBERT The State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel has hinted that Akwa Ibom State has been put on the spotlight in the...

ADAMAWA CHOLERA OUTBREAK FATALITY RATE DROPS TO 1.8 PER CENT –...

Dr Fatima Atiku, the Adamawa State Commissioner for Health says the fatality rate of recent cholera outbreak in Mubi-North and Mubi-South Local Government Areas...

TREAT YOURSELF TO A WATERMELON SANGRIA

The sangria has a reputation worldwide for being one of the healthiest alcoholic beverages in existence. This is because of its delicate balance of...

FG BANS IMPORTATION OF CODEINE DRUGS

T he Federal Ministry of Health has banned the production and importation of codeine as active pharmaceutical ingredient for cough preparations to check substance abuse...

95 BUTCHERS INFECTED WITH BRUCELLOSIS IN BAUCHI

The Bauchi State Government has said that 95 butchers in the state have been infected with an animal-related disease known as Brucellosis in Bauchi...

A’IBOM GOVERNMENT SEALS UP TWO HOSPITALS

Akwa Ibom Commissioner for Health, Dr Dominic Ukpong, said on Friday that two hospitals had been sealed up for malpractices. Mr. Ukpong made this known...

UNIUYO TEACHING HOSPITAL RUNS ON 10 GENERATORS – ACTING CMD

Services at the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital are being powered by 10 generating sets, due to epileptic power supply from the national grid,...

AKWA IBOM EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE UNDERWAY – DR UKPONG

By Ndifreke AKPAN The State Executive Council meeting presided over by Governor Udom Emmanuel has given an approval for the establishment of Akwa Ibom State...

I HAVE SUCCESSFULLY MANAGED DIABETES FOR 30 YEARS – OBASANJO

Former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo says that diabetes only kills those who are careless about its treatment. Mr. Obasanjo made the statement on Friday in...

WHY MEN SHOULD STOP SUCKING THEIR WIVES’ BREASTS – HEALTH EXPERT

A principal nutritionist and Ugandan Minister of Health, Samalie Namukose, has warned men against sucking their wives’ breast. Namukose, who said the breasts should be...

PRIMARY HEALTHCARE AGENCY LAW: THE BENEFITS FOR AKWA IBOM MASSES

By Eshiet AKPANUMOH   Primary healthcare was declared the model for global health policy at a 1978 meeting of health ministers and experts from around the...

ETINAN LEPROSY HOSPITAL: COMMUNITY RAISES ALARM OVER DEPLORABLE CONDITION

By Iniubong ANAKO Residents of Etinan Local Government area have raised alarm over the state of abandonment and deplorable condition of the Qua Iboe...

GIOVEES CLINIC REACHES OUT TO COMMUNITY

In the spirit of the Easter Season, a medical establishment at Obio Etoi Village in Uyo Local Government Are, Giovees Clinic and Maternity, has...

GOODLUCK JONATHAN MUST APPEAR BEFORE HOUSE OF REPS – MEND

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has urged the House of Representatives to force former President Goodluck Jonathan to appear...

WHAT DO YOUR NAIL SAY ABOUT YOUR HEALTH?

  By Happiness NKAN   Have you ever stopped to look at your fingernails and toenails? No, not at the manicure session or to make sure they’re...