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...

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...

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...

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...

COVID-19: GOVERNOR EMMANUEL BREAKS RECORD

... Inaugurates World-class 300 bed Isolation Centre within one month By Ubong Ntekim. In his avowed determination to expand the frontiers of containment measures against...

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...

FULLER’S EARTH AND YOU

By Happiness Nkan Fuller’s Earth also called Beauty Mud is locally known here in this part of our world as Nzu (Igbo) or Ndom(Ibibio/Efik). It...

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...

24 CONTAINERS OF HOSPITAL EQUIPMENT TO ARRIVE AKWA IBOM

Governor Udom Emmanuel has announced that over 24 containers of medical equipment will soon arrive the state as part of his administration’s efforts at...

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...

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...

HOW TO MAKE BANANA OIL

By Happiness Nkan 1. Get some fresh pieces of banana peels 2. Cut into pieces 3. Put into a nylon bag and beat for sometime till it...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

HEALTH BENEFITS OF BITTER KOLA

Chairman, Bioresource Development Group (BDG) Prof Maurice Iwu answers the question on Bitter Kola Benefits. Bitter Kola, Garcinia kola, used extensively in West Africa as...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

RICE AND YOU

By Happiness Nkan Rice water is rich in beauty minerals and vitamins that are awesome for the hair and skin/ rice water is the water...

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...

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...

NCDC DG, WHO ranks A’Ibom EOC as best in Nigeria

... says State's Medical Facilities represent future of healthcare in Nigeria The Director General of Nigerian Center for Disease Control, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has adjudged...

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 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...

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...

‘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...

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...