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...

SOUTH AFRICA MINISTER REVEALS MOST DANGEROUS SEX STYLE, CALLS FOR BAN

South Africa’s Minister of Health, Aaron Motsoaledi, has said ‘doggy’ style during sex is the major cause of cancer and stroke. He said after three...

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...

STOP! SUCKING BREASTS, LICKING SEMEN CAN GIVE YOU HIV!

Do you love to suck the breasts of a lactating woman during sex? While this is ordinarily harmless, do you know the HIV status...

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...

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...

CASHEW: THE WONDER PLANT

On the other hand, when you eat foods containing LDL fats (like lard, egg yolk, pork and liver for example), the liver distributes it...

ENDOMETRIOSIS: EARLY DETECTION CURBS INFERTILITY

For one in 10 women that live with endometriosis, having pain might be a familiar path. From experiencing painful menstruation to painful sexual intercourse,...

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...

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...

NMA CALLS FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF GENERAL HOSPITAL IN UYO

The Akwa Ibom State branch of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has called for the establishment of additional General Hospital in Uyo to cater for...

AKHA: MEMBERS COMMEND SPEAKER’S SUSTAINED INTEREST IN MASSES’ WELFARE

...As Onofiok Luke Sponsored Primary Health Care Development Bill Passes Second Reading "we need a constitutional framework to strengthen our primary health care delivery system" Ubong...

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,...

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...

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...

PREVENTING HEART ATTACK THROUGH LIFESTYLE

Medical experts have classified cardiovascular disease which includes heart attack and stroke as the number one cause of death worldwide. But lifestyle changes –...

GOV. EMMANUEL INSPECTS ETINAN GENERAL HOSPITAL, COMMENCES REHABILITATION

In its avowed commitment to boost the health care delivery system, Akwa Ibom State Government has set out modalities for the resuscitation of general...

FIVE REASONS TO DRINK RED WINE BEFORE BED

Red wine is one of the best pre-bedtime drugs one can take. Unlike other alcoholic drinks, red wine contains resveratrol, a compound which has...

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...

UNFPA DISTRIBUTES 22,224 CONDOMS IN CALABAR

The United Nations Population Fund has distributed 22,224 condoms during its “Wise Up Cross River” campaign at Calabar Christmas village. Head, Monitoring and Evaluation Unit,...

MMM ‘INVESTORS’ DONATE MILLIONS TO HOSPITAL PATIENTS IN IBADAN

Community of mutual aid and donation exchange populalrly known as MMM on Thursday, November 17, 2016 donated about N2.5Million to hospital patients in Ibadan,...

WAYS TO USE BANANAS PEELS By Happiness Nkan Banana is one of the most consumed fruits in the world. Its high content of phosphorus and its...

FG TO SPEND N915m ON CONTRACEPTIVES IN 2017

The Federal Government plans to spend N915m on counterpart funding for the procurement of contraceptive commodities this year. The budget for the national distribution of...

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...

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...

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...

HIGHLY EFFECTIVE NATURAL ACNE SPOT TREATMENT

By Happiness NKAN Today, there are a lot chemical products, which treat pimples, but at the same time create damages to our skin. So, what...

NAFDAC Arrests Producer Of Fake Peak Milk

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has arrested a 56-year-old man, Christopher Nnabuihe, for selling faked Peak Milk. The suspect,...

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...

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...

UYO LGA First Lady Advocates for Effective Awareness on HIV/AIDS, Cancer

The Wife of the Transition Committee Chairman of Uyo Local Government Area, Mrs. Bridget Mfon Ben has advocated for effective awareness of HIV/AIDS, Breast...

SALT AND YOU

By Happiness NKAN We all are aware how amazing salt is. This little ingredient has tremendous health and beauty benefits. A well known remedy is...

WHY MORE NIGERIANS ARE COMING DOWN WITH STROKE

Medical experts have given reasons why more Nigerians than ever before are coming down with stroke even as they warn that many more may...

A’IBOM EPIDEMIOLOGIST SACKED FOR ‘REFUSAL TO PLAY POLITICS WITH COVID-19 RESULT’

  Akwa Ibom State Government has sacked its Epidemiologist, Dr. Aniekeme Uwah, following an alleged misunderstanding regarding the number of COVID-19 test samples with the...