Nigerians Drink 91% Ogogoro, Burukutu Less Beer, Fine Wine—WHO

–Says Alcohol Abuse Killed 3 Million Persons In 2016 Tayo Olanipekun Nigerians drink more of Ogogoro, Burukutu, Palm wine and other locally fermented beverages than they do beer, spirits and fine wine, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed. Fortified wines, rice wine, palm wine or other fermented beverages made of banana, sorghum, millet or […]

LASUTH Gets New Road As Gov Orders Ayinke House Completion

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday, commissioned a new road linking the premises of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja from Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way. Ambode, who also inspected the progress of work on the LASUTH Maternity Hospital popularly known as Ayinke House, also ordered contractors handling the project to work day […]

Over 1.2 million preventable adolescent deaths recorded annually – WHO

More than 1.2 million adolescents across the world die annually of mainly preventable causes including road traffic injuries, lower respiratory infections and suicide, the World Health Organisation reported on Tuesday. With more than two-thirds of recorded adolescent deaths in 2015 taking place in low and middle-income countries in Africa and south-east Asia, WHO said. It […]

World Physiotherapy Day

When professionals converge to mark World Physiotherapy Day in Abuja

The Abuja Chapter of the Nigerian Society of Physiotherapy has marked the World Physiotherapy Day. The event which held at the Trauma Centre of the National Hospital Abuja, attracted members of the society from the Federal Capital and featured several lectures by professionals. According to a message from the society, “Physiotherapists help people of all […]