Category: Health

HCFI urges Buhari to fulfil promises`

 By Miftaudeen Raji, Lagos The Human Concern Foundation International (HCFI), a non-governmental organisation on Sunday advised President Muhammadu Buhari to evolve a  service-oriented administration that would touch the life of the masses positively. Dr Luqman AbdurRaheem, the…

Strange ailment hits Ondo, kills 28

By our correspondent Health official in Ondo State are seriously battling to unravel the cause of a yet to be identified disease, which has killed 28 people, including children. Reports emanating from Ode-Irele, a riverine…

Girl undergoes tumour surgery in UK

  UK medical system is recording a first fit as teenage girl, Jessica Brett, with huge birthmark, undergoes pioneering ‘balloon treatment’ to grow new skin. Surgeons put balloons under Jessica Brett’s scalp to stretch skin…

SierraLeonean health worker dies of ebola

A Sierra Leonean who worked with children orphaned by Ebola has died of the disease himself. Augustine Baker had been admitted to an Ebola treatment centre after becoming ill last week. He had worked for…