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COVID-19 3rd leading cause of U.S. deaths after heart disease, cancer

COVID-19 3rd leading cause of U.S. deaths after heart disease, cancer

The U.S. Centres for Disease Control, on Thursday released an MMWR report that provides provisional data on mortality in the United States in 2020. According...
Cancer, advanced heart disease: NHIS to establish National Catastrophic Fund

Cancer, advanced heart disease: NHIS to establish National Catastrophic Fund

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is to establish a National Catastrophic Fund to specifically address terminal ailments such as cancer, advanced heart disease,...
FG pledges implementation of Health Education Programmes

Nigeria taking steps to eliminate cervical cancer – Minister

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says Nigeria is taking steps to eliminate cervical cancer by 2030. Ehanire said this on Tuesday in Abuja...
Cancer, advanced heart disease: NHIS to establish National Catastrophic Fund

FG to standardise administration of cancer medicine in Nigeria

The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), has reviewed the Chemosafe Policy to ensure standardisation and safety in the administration of cancer medicine in the...
FG pledges implementation of Health Education Programmes

FG laments increasing cases of breast cancer in Nigeria

Dr Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health, on Tuesday in Abuja has expressed concern over the increasing rate of breast cancer in the country and...
Cancer, advanced heart disease: NHIS to establish National Catastrophic Fund

Using deodorants in armpits doesn’t cause cancer, says medic

A medical practitioner, Dr Peter Atangwho, on Saturday explained that applying deodorants to armpits to prevent body odour does not cause breast cancer. Atangwho, the...

First man cured of HIV dies of cancer

The first person to be cured of HIV, Timothy Ray Brown, has died of cancer. This was contained in a statement issued by Bijan Farnoudi,...

Nigeria at 60: Mission seeks establishment of nation’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre

The Mass Medical Mission (MMM) has called on Nigerians, both at home and in Diaspora, to support the drive to establish the nation’s first...
2 people die in South Korea after receiving AstraZeneca vaccine

Cancer tops South Korea’s cause of death in 2019

Cancer was the top cause of death in South Korea in 2019, continuing to rank first since relevant data began to be compiled in...
Cancer advocacy: Nigerian Chidebe bags international award

Cancer advocacy: Nigerian Chidebe bags international award

A Nigerian health advocate Mr Runcie Chidebe has been announced as the winner of the 2020 Distinguished Advocacy Award sponsored by the International Gynecologic...

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