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Measles Campaign: Oyo deploys over 80,000 mobilizers across the state

The Oyo State Government has deployed 80,351 individuals to serve as House to House mobilizers, facilitators, town announcers and social mobilizers for the on-going 2018 measles immunization across the state from March 15 to 27, 2018. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Azeez Adeduntan disclosed this on Thursday in Ibadan during the flag-off of the 2018 measles vaccination campaign at Ibadan North Local Government area. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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The Joyed Up Show with Bolu Onasanya

If you have a mind and you think, you need to keep an eye on your mental health. Prevention is better than cure. Servicing your mind will help you stay sound and highly productive. Mental health is simply the state of your mind. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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Oyo to refurbish 5 PHC in each council area

Oyo State Commissioner for Health, Dr Azeez Adeduntan, has disclosed that at least five Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) will be refurbished and equipped in each of the 33 local government areas of the state to meet the health needs of the people. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Our message remains equality for all—Mrs Florence Ajimobi

Our message remains equality for all—Mrs Florence Ajimobi

‘We cannot hold a torch to light another’s path without brightening our own. – Ben Sweetland For the last couple of weeks, I have dedicated my page to the health and social issues of the nation and this week is the last of the series. I extended an invitation to the wife of Oyo State Governor, Mrs Florence Ajimobi because I heard good things about the health programme, ABC Health Care in Oyo State which she initiated in 2012. I wanted to know more about the programme and what inspires her. Mrs Florence Ajimobi, is a daughter of a Lebanese...

‘UCH Can Manage Ebola Disease’

‘UCH Can Manage Ebola Disease’

By Adeola Akinremi The management of the University Teaching Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Oyo State, has disclosed that it has experience in the management of the deadly Ebola virus. This is coming on the heels of a request by the Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chuckwu, to the United States’ Centre for Disease Control (CDC) to send the experimental drug ‘Zmapp’ administered to the two American doctors who contacted the virus to Nigeria. The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of UCH, Prof Temitope Alonge, stated this in Lagos yesterday at a media parley facilitated by the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN). “We...

UCH breaks new grounds in open heart surgery

UCH breaks new grounds in open heart surgery

  By Oseheye Okwuofu The University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, Nigeria’s premier teaching hospital has recorded a major breakthrough in medicine in the country when it successfully carried out a “bloodless” open-heart surgery on a patient. The operation known as Coronary Artery By-pass Gland (CABG) was carried out on 19-year-old Kazeem Ojo by a team of surgeon from the hospital lead by Chief Medical Director, Professor Temitope Alonge. The patient was expectedly happy at the feat performed by the hospital which has drawn commendation from health professionals. The cheery news on the successful CABG was broken last week by Alonge...