CHINA APPROVES TWO CORONAVIRUS VACCINES FOR HUMAN TRIALS  

China has approved early-stage human tests for two experimental coronavirus vaccines. State news agency Xinhua reported the breakthrough on Tuesday. The vaccines are being developed by...

‘INFECTED NURSE: I’M GLAD COVID-19 DIDN’T KILL ME’

May Toba, a Nigerian based in the United Kingdom is a nurse and a mother of two. She is a grateful survivor of the...

COVID-19: AKWA IBOM CASES MOSTLY HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS – GOV EMMANUEL

In what appeared to be a tacit acceptance of the announcement by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa...

COVID-19: PANIC WILL NOT CURE THE PANDEMIC – COOPA

Concerned with the palpable disquiet that has trailed the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosure of the State's COVID-19 status, the Conference of...

COVID-19: Provide safety nets for the poorest Nigerians, urges Policy Alert

Policy Alert, a non-governmental organization working to improve economic and environmental governance in Nigeria, has called on the Nigerian federal and state governments to...

COMMUNITY STAKEHOLDERS FOR SOCIAL GOOD CALLS FOR COORDINATED EFFORTS TO FIGHT...

by Abel Udoekene The fight against COVID19 gathers more momentum as Stakeholders, Corporate Organizations, Institutions, Academia, Local Entrepreneurs in Akwa Ibom State under the umbrella...

CORONAVIRUS: NIGERIA RECORDS FIRST DEATH

Nigeria on Monday confirmed its first coronavirus death. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made the confirmation on its official Twitter handle. The patient is...

GOVERNOR EMMANUEL’S PROACTIVE APPROACH TO TACKLE HEALTH EMERGENCIES

When Governor Udom Emmanuel announced yesterday his proactive steps to tackle the pandemic Corona Virus disease, he was NOT mincing words about it. Shortly after...

CORONAVIRUS: NIGERIA CONFIRMS THREE NEW CASES

  Nigeria has confirmed three new cases of Coronavirus. The Nigerian Centre for disease control, NCDC, made the confirmation. This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases...

AKWA IBOM SPEAKER LEADS CAMPAIGN AGAINST COVID-19

. As part of efforts to create awareness and sensitize the public on the current Corona Virus pandemic, Members of the 7th Assembly, led by...

POPULAR ACTOR, TOM HANKS, WIFE TEST POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS

Popular American actor, Tom Hanks and wife, Wilson have tested positive for Coronavirus. The couple were tested and confirmed positive in a post the Oscar-award...

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...

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...

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...

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,...