NCDC warns of high risk of Lassa fever transmission

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has warned that the country is at a very high risk of increased...

How Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Border Agency, paid millions for unexecuted, uncompleted health projects in Jigawa

By Arinze Chijioke THIS investigation by SOLACEBASE correspondent Arinze Chijioke looks at how communities in Jigawa State suffer due to...
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Former NMA president, Enabulele, heads World Medical Association

THE inauguration of the president-elect of the World Medical Association (WMA), Osahon Enabulele, will take place on Friday during...

INVESTIGATION: Deadly quacks: How Benue healthcare workers endanger lives (PART 2)

GYOH who once chaired the MDCN further averred: “There is a regulation which demands that any clinic being setup should be setup by a qualified doctor; it follows that if there is any malpractice in that clinic, the doctor will be liable to be disciplined by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (DMCN). In actual fact, clinics are registered by nurses and ward attendants who persuade the doctor to agree that that clinic belongs to the doctor so that the doctor signs that the clinic is registered.”
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INVESTIGATION: How medical referral kickback scheme makes healthcare expensive, ineffective

Medical referral kickback increases the cost of medical services by at least 20 per cent and is a leading cause of misdiagnosis and other medical complications.

COVID-19: For pregnant women, it’s a tougher battle

Adie Vanessa Offiong  Accessing healthcare on a normal day is difficult for many pregnant women in Nigeria. COVID-19 has made...
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