Category archives for: Health

Healthcare Workers Highlight Lack Of Funding As Threat To Nigeria Health System In New Pandemic


LAGOS SEPTEMBER 21ST (NEWSRANGERS)-Seventy three  percent of Nigeria’s healthcare workers have stated that a lack of financial support will be one of the biggest threats to their national health system in the event of a new global health emergency in the next five years, a global survey has shown. The study, by YouGov on behalf […]

Research Reveals Global Health System Is Not Capable To Handle Another Pandemic


LAGOS SEPTEMBER 15TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Current pressures due to poor funding, staff shortages, and inadequate preparation mean that health systems around the world are unfit to cope with another pandemic, an international survey to assess the effects of COVID-19 on health and care workers has revealed. 49 percent of healthcare professionals surveyed in countries including the UK, […]

Deadly Marburg Virus Kills Two In Ghana


LAGOS JULY 18TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Ghana has confirmed its first two cases of the deadly Marburg virus, a highly infectious disease in the same family as the virus that causes Ebola. It says both patients died recently in hospital in the southern Ashanti region. Their samples came back positive earlier this month and have now been verified […]

Monkeypox: Nigeria Govt Orders Ban Of  Sale Of Bush Meat Across The Country

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LAGOS JUNE 1ST (NEWSRANGERS)-Following the resurgence of Monkeypox in the country, with 21 cases and one death recorded by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the Federal government has banned the sales of bush meat and also urged hunters to take a break for health safety’s sake.  The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, […]

Nigeria Records 21 Cases Of Monkeypox With One Dead This Year


  LAGOS MAY 30TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Nigeria has confirmed 21 cases of monkeypox since the start of the year with one death reported, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said late on Sunday. Monkeypox, a usually mild viral infection, is endemic in the African countries of Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo and Nigeria. […]

Over 7,256 Nigerian Nurses Relocated  To UK In One Year – Report


LAGOS MAY 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-No fewer than 7,256 trained nurses in Nigeria relocated to the United Kingdom between March 2021 and March 2022, The PUNCH has learnt. The figure is contained in information obtained from the Nursing and Midwifery Council of the United Kingdom on Thursday. The PUNCH reports that Nigeria has continued to witness an […]

Lagos: Inner Wheel Nigeria  Donates Infant Incubator, Diapers To Paediatric Ward, Ifako Ijaiye


LAGOS APRIL 5TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Inner Wheel Nigeria, Gbagada-Ifako, District 911 has donated an infant incubator and diapers to the Paediatric Ward of the General Hospital, Ifako Ijaiye, Lagos State. The Charter President, IWM Omolara Adedugbe, stated that the donation was in commemoration of the International Inner Wheel Day, which is observed worldwide on January 10, and […]

Miracle:Baby Born With Two Heads, Two Hearts, Three Arms Survives In India


LAGOS APRIL 3RD (NEWSRANGERS)-Doctors in India were stunned after a baby was born with two heads, two hearts, and three arms. Twins born with two heads, but sharing one body, are known as dicephalic parapagus twins – an extremely unusual form of conjoining that occurs once in a million births.  The mother -Shaheen Khan and her husband […]

Former US President Barack Obama Tests Positive For COVID-19


Former President Barack Obama has tested for positive for COVID-19, he announced on Twitter on Sunday. Former First Lady Michelle Obama has tested negative so far, Obama said. “I just tested positive for COVID. I’ve had a scratchy throat for a couple days, but am feeling fine otherwise,” the former president tweeted. “Michelle and I […]

Strange Disease, Leptospirosis Kills 29 People In Fiji This Year


LAGOS MARCH 11TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Fiji has recorded 991 cases of leptospirosis with 29 deaths this year, 53 cases of typhoid with five deaths and 965 confirmed cases of dengue fever, according to the Health Ministry. Fijians are being urged to be aware of the symptoms associated with leptospirosis, typhoid, dengue and diarrhoea (LTDD) cases and to […]

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