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NDLEA Arrests 360 For Drug Abuse In Anambra

The operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested 360 suspects in connection with various drug-related offences in Anambra State. The Anambra State Commander of NDLEA, Onyeishi Daniel, disclosed this at the 2024 United Nation’s Day Against Drug Abuse at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) in Awka …

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FG Set To Unveil Policy, Guidelines On Organ Transplants

THE Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Prof. Ali Pate, has revealed that the Federal Government is set to launch national policies and guidelines on organ transplants owing to several cases involving unethical practices in organ donation and transplantation.  Newsextra24 reports that Pate made this known on Saturday during the Living Kidney …

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13 Killed As Strange Disease Strikes In Zamfara State

THERE are concerns currently in Zamfara State as medical facilities and official sources confirmed to journalists that a strange illness is spreading across the state. Reports revealed that the number of casualties linked to an unidentified illness, predominantly affecting children and women, in specific areas of Zamfara State has now reached …

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NAFDAC Recalls Benylin Pediatric Syrup Over Toxicity Concerns

THE National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has issued an urgent recall for Johnson & Johnson’s Benylin Pediatric Syrup. Newsextra24 reports that the decision follows alarming laboratory findings indicating a dangerously high level of Diethylene glycol in the syrup, posing serious health risks. In a detailed announcement …

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Medical Expert Stresses Importance Of Periodic Health Checks

Mrs Oluseyi Kadiri, Medical Consultant, the Archbishop JKA Aggey Foundation, Lagos, says periodic health check is necessary to avoid preventable deaths. Kadiri made the observation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the end of a two-day medical outreach held by the foundation at Obalende, Lagos. …

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