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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Ministry Kicks Against Haphazard Use of Agro-Chemicals

“That results in upsurge in metabolic diseases among consumers in Nigeria and elsewhere.

Worker shoots self dead after 4 months without pay

suicide gun
A worker, Amos Mboni, has shot himself to death after his employers failed to pay his salary for four months. The 56-year-old Zimbabwean man was working as a security guard manning Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) offices in Bulawayo when he shot himself three times with a revolver provided by the organisation. The incident occurred at his work station located at Zimra...

Osun manufacturer jailed for lying about safety of sachet water

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Olujimi, on July 24, forged a laboratory result and presented same to the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) in order to obtain quality approval for his sachet water factory

NAFDAC Advises Food Product Manufacturers On Industry Standards

Prof Mojisola Adeyeye of NAFDAC
She stated that the mishandling of plastic, fossil fuels, industrial and agrochemicals is the leading cause of food contamination in Nigeria, advising caution especially during supply and storage of these food products.

Pollution: Health Audit Must Be Carried Out In Niger Delta – CSOs

Bayelsa oil spill
Health audit must be carried out across the various communities in the Niger Delta region as part of efforts to address the menace of environmental pollution and degradation, some civil society organisations (CSOs) have demanded. They made the demand during a roundtable programme with the Bayelsa State Oil and Environmental Commission (BSOEC) on Tuesday, May 21 in Yenagoa. Safety Record can...

Senate Raises Alarm Over Danger Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

”The Senate is disturbed that in Nigeria, a high fatality figure of carbon monoxide poisoning is recorded while globally, 86,353 people died from unintentional poisonings worldwide in 2015 with 78,054 about 50 per cent of deaths occurring in low and middle income countries.

NSITF Confirms Paying N1bn To Injured Workers

“To this end, the NSITF implements Occupational Safety and Health Management Systems (OSHMS) with the goal to first of all prevent work-related accidents and diseases and ensure OSH standards, but where accidents and diseases occur, it rehabilitates and compensates as appropriate, the GM said

Osun Agency Tasks Transporters On Ambulance Operations

At the National Union of Journalists Press Center, Osogbo, where the event was held, the GM reiterated the agency's desire to reduce further its response time to 5 minutes.

Minister of Health Calls For Patient Safety Commission

On the platform of the lecture tagged “Patients’ Safety in Nigeria”, the Minister posited that a commission that caters to patients' safety in Nigeria is the dream of every well meaning health professional.

National Patient Safety Guide Will Be Developed – Health Minister

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that the ministry would soon develop the National Patient Safety Guide to improve healthcare delivery in the nation. He said that the guide would help to address the ambiguity surrounding the understanding of the field in the country. Adewole disclosed this while delivering an address on “Patient’s Safety in Nigeria” at the...
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