How Nigerians can prevent depression –Psychiatrist

[ad_1] A Mental Health Expert, Dr. McEdward Nworie, on Thursday, advised Nigerians to take control of their emotions to avert depression. Nworie, the Executive Secretary, Association of Resident Doctors, Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba, Lagos, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos. NAN reports that depression is a mental health condition…

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Anambra assembly decry poor state of primary healthcare centres

[ad_1] The Anambra House of Assembly has expressed dissatisfaction with the state of Primary Health Centres in the state despite accessibility to Basic Health Care Provision Fund. Dr. Cater Dike-Umeh, representing Aguata Constituency I and Chairman, House Committee on Health, stated this while speaking at the ongoing 2022 Revised Budget defence by the state House…

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Nasarawa records six cases of monkeypox

[ad_1] Nasarawa State Government said it has recorded four cases of Monkeypox in Lafia and two cases in Keffi local government areas of the state. The state commissioner of health, Pharm Ahmed Baba Yahaya, who revealed this on Thursday at a media briefing in Lafia, said the disease was mostly found among children, pregnant women…

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Pharmacists urged to provide mental health services

[ad_1] Yusuff Moshood The International Pharmaceutical Federation has urged pharmacists to start providing mental health services, noting that their involvement will help reduce the global burden of mental health crises. The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) is the global federation of national associations of pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, and pharmacy educators, and is in official relations with…

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NGO provides nutrition, reproductive services to 1m women, children in Kaduna

[ad_1] The eHealth Africa – a non-governmental organisation, says it has provided nutrition and reproductive health services to over one million pregnant and lactating women, children, and adolescent girls in Kaduna state. The Project Director, eHealth Africa-Accelerating Nutrition Result in Nigeria Project, Dr. Aminu Abubakar, said this in Kaduna at a town hall meeting with community…

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Stakeholders urge improvement in death notification, registration

[ad_1] Stakeholders in the health and security sectors have called for improvement in death notification and registration in Nigeria. They made the call on Wednesday in Lagos at a one-day symposium organised by the Nigeria Police Force Pathology Office in collaboration with the National Population Commission. They noted that while many Nigerians registered births, not…

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