Workers at the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) headquarters in Abuja have joined the ongoing strike by Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), Concise News has reliably gathered.
A US Soldier has made history with the first ever total penis and scrotum transplant performed on him after he was wounded by a bomb in Afghanistan.
The Nigeria Cancer Society on Monday advised the public to avoid fatty foods and concentrate on diet rich in fibre to enhance healthy living.
No fewer than 47 million Nigerians defecate in open places, according to the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Musa Ibrahim.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has committed to securing the sum of $300m from the World Bank, Islamic Development Bank and African Development Bank in order to be able to completely eradicate malaria in Nigeria.
An Abuja-based medical practitioner, Dr Patrick Ezie, has called on the Federal Government to adopt proactive strategies to prevent incessant strikes in the health sector.
The Federal Government has set up a committee to review the technical and financial aspects of the demands by the striking Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU).
Nigerian doctors in the United Kingdom are more than 4,765, according to the former Secretary-General to the Commonwealth Emeka Anyaoku.
A man in the UK who caught the world's "worst-ever" case of super-gonorrhoea has been cured, with sexual health doctors saying he was lucky.
An Abuja-based life coach and counselling officer, Deborah Menegbe, has said that divorce among married couple leaves children psychologically and emotionally exhausted.
The Lagos State Government (LASG) says part of its goal is to ensure a state that works for all residents including People Living with Disabilities (PWDs).
Drama ensued at the National Orthopaedic Hospital, Enugu as patients held doctors and some management staff hostage for refusing them access to medical treatment following ongoing strike by health workers.
The UK says it will launch a new malaria programme worth £50 million in Nigeria that will run until 2024.
The Nigerian government has appealed to members of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) to suspend their strike and return to work.
The Russian Central Research Institute of Epidemiology has developed a new gene therapy medicine for people who have the HIV.
The Enugu State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) says it will provide services in the state hospitals despite the ongoing strike by the Joint Health Workers Staff Union.
The Joint Health Section Unions which comprises nurses, pharmacists, medical laboratory scientists and other workers in Federal Government owned hospitals across the country have begun an indefinite strike.
A Family Planning advocate, Akin Jimoh, has warned that Nigeria's population will continue to grow, if its fertility rate is not addressed through adoption of family planning.
A cross section of Nigerians on Monday appealed to the Federal Government to look inwards for malaria vaccine development because Nigeria, and not any western country, is the leader of the region where the killer disease holds sway.
Adamawa state Ministry of Health has said that one person died from an outbreak of Lassa fever in the state, while no fewer than 81 others had been quarantined.