Saturday, February 23, 2019
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Chairman of Medical Health Workers Union of Nigeria in Zamfara, Sabo Tsafe, said they would join the strike by National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) if the latter’s requests were not met by government.
Tsafe issued the threat during interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau on Saturday.
The chairman said they would join the strike if the Federal Government failed to respond to the demand of their colleagues.

Ultimate Health Management Services, one of the Health Maintenance Organisation (HMO) re-accredited by the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has announced a strategic implementation of a five year business consolidation plan with effect from January, 2015.
This new business concept was based on the recapitalization and re-accreditation of the company as a national HMO by the NHIS, which is the regulator.

An endocrinologist, Dr Aforke Isiavwe, Tuesday, urged operators of healthcare facilities to initiate, implement and strictly enforce standard safety measures to prevent resurgence of Ebola virus in the country.
Isiavwe, who is also the Medical Director of Rainbow Special Medical Centre, Lekki, Lagos, made the plea in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.Ebola: Expert calls for enforcement of strict standard safety measures in health facilities

The Chief Executive Officer (Ceo), Sarisand Healthcare Consultancy, Lagos, DR Andrew Isiorho, on Sunday called for behavioural change and regular exercise, as a way of managing stress.
Isiorho gave the advice during a presentation titled “Stress: its relationship with hypertension and how it can be managed’’.

Health this week
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TUBECULOSIS is a contagious infection that involves the lung. Tuberculosis is caused by the bacterium mycobacterium tuberculosis and it is spread through the air. Nearly 1.5 million people are killed globally by the infection every year and there are concerns some cases are becoming untreatable. These diseases-causing bacteria are discharged into the atmosphere in the form of minute droplets when patients infected with tuberculosis cough, speak or sneeze. These droplets have a tendency to evaporate quickly but the bacteria continue to be airborne for a very long time.

Health this week
Phone: 08032931255 nekzyion@yahoo,co.uk

TUBECULOSIS is a contagious infection that involves the lung. Tuberculosis is caused by the bacterium mycobacterium tuberculosis and it is spread through the air. Nearly 1.5 million people are killed globally by the infection every year and there are concerns some cases are becoming untreatable. These diseases-causing bacteria are discharged into the atmosphere in the form of minute droplets when patients infected with tuberculosis cough, speak or sneeze. These droplets have a tendency to evaporate quickly but the bacteria continue to be airborne for a very long time.

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