Nigeria Battles Severe Cholera Outbreak, Reports 103 Deaths Across 34 States

Nigeria is facing a severe cholera outbreak, with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) reporting 103 deaths from 3,623 suspected cases across 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The outbreak has affected 187 Local Government Areas (LGAs), with Lagos, Bayelsa, Abia, Ebonyi, Katsina, and Zamfara states being the most impacted, […]

Bauchi Hands Over General Hospital Misau to Federal Government

The Bauchi State government has officially transferred the General Hospital Misau to the federal government, initiating the establishment of a Federal Medical Center in the area. This step aligns with Governor Bala Mohammed’s vision to enhance healthcare services for the people. The handover was confirmed by the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Adamu Umar Sambo, who […]

NHIA Launches Fistula Free Intervention Program to Aid Women with Obstetric Fistula

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has launched the Fistula Free Intervention Program, aimed at addressing the healthcare needs of women suffering from obstetric fistula and ensuring long-term access to care. NHIA Director-General, Dr. Kelechi Ohiri, announced that the initial phase will begin in obstetric fistula centers in Katsina, Bauchi, Ebonyi, and Edo states. This […]

Delhi Water Minister Hospitalized Amid Hunger Strike Over Severe Water Crisis

Delhi’s water minister, Atishi, has been hospitalized five days into her hunger strike, which she initiated to draw attention to the city’s water crisis. The Indian capital has been grappling with severe water shortages as a prolonged heatwave has driven up consumption. Atishi was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday morning after her blood sugar […]

Zamfara Governor Transforms Specialist Hospital to University Teaching Hospital

Governor Dauda Lawal of Zamfara has announced the transformation of the Specialist Hospital in Gusau into a University Teaching Hospital. This initiative aims to elevate the status of the hospital to support the Zamfara University’s medical education and improve healthcare services in the state. In a statement issued by his media aide, Suleiman Idris, on […]

“Tamil Nadu Toxic Alcohol Tragedy: 34 Dead, Dozens Hospitalized Amid Government Criticism”

At least 34 people have died after consuming toxic bootleg alcohol in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, officials reported. The incident occurred in Kallakuruchi district, where several residents fell ill after drinking the illicit liquor on Tuesday night. Currently, at least 80 people are receiving treatment in hospitals for various illnesses, including severe […]

Lagos State Confirms 15 Deaths in Cholera Outbreak, Implements Control Measures

The Lagos State government has reported that 15 people have died due to a severe outbreak of gastroenteritis caused by cholera. Akin Abayomi, the Lagos Commissioner for Health, provided the update on Saturday while discussing the measures taken to control the outbreak. On June 11, Abayomi noted that five people had died and about 60 […]

Celine Dion Reveals Hidden Struggles Behind Her Battle with Stiff Person Syndrome

As the sun sets behind the mountains in an exclusive neighborhood 30 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, a recognizable voice resonates from behind a closed door. “Is that Celine?” I ask the security guard stationed outside the hotel suite. He nods. I am about to interview a musical megastar, and it sounds like she […]

“Growing Concern: Mosquito-Borne Diseases Surge Across Europe”

An invasive mosquito species, the tiger mosquito, has established populations in 13 EU countries, contributing to a surge in dengue fever cases across Europe. The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control attributes the spread of these mosquitoes to climate change, which creates favorable conditions for their proliferation. Even as far north as Paris, authorities […]