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Sunday, July 21, 2019

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...

Tragedy At Google Site As Crane Falls, Kills 4

Seattle Fire, Chief Harold Scoggins, confirmed that two of the four dead were crane operators working on the campus, also revealing that four others were left injured, with six cars struck in the accident

Some companies not paying enough attention to safety, first aid – Nigerian Red Cross

“In Nigeria the safety of workers are not taken seriously in some organisations, safety measures are not put in place and the staff are not knowledgeable on first Aid. “Offices are also not equipped with First Aid boxes, fire extinguishers may be installed but expired, workers are not aware of what to do when accidents occur.

Lafarge Committed To Safe Working Environment – HSE Head

Head, Health Safety and Environment of Lafarge, Folake Odegbami, said that the company had put in a lot of money over years to create a work environment that is both safe and healthy enough for its employees and stakeholders.

UNICEF Kick Off World Campaign On Vaccines Safety

The aim of the campaign which is tagged '#VaccinesWork', is geared to sensitizing parents and the communities on the many diseases that can be prevented using the vaccines.

OAU says water from polluted dam now safe

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) has assured members of the university community and other stakeholders of the safety of water from its Opa dam. According to a Monday statement from the institution’s Registrar, Mrs. M.I. Omosule, suspected land grabbers polluted the dam with chemicals, leading to the death of several fishes and other aquatic animals. She disclosed that the...

Heavy Load, Improper Lifting Can Cause Back, Neck Pain – Safety Expert Warns

WSO Nigeria
The Deputy Director, World Safety Organisation (WSO) Nigeria Office, Dr Okunola Olusola, has warned against carrying of heavy loads and improper lifting of objects. According to the safety expert, carrying of heavy loads can overstrain neck and joint ligaments at old age and improper lifting of objects can strain the spine. Olusola gave the warning in a chat with News Agency...

NAFDAC apprehends “chemist” over N1.5m fake Tetanus vaccines in Kano

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A man, Goodluck Nwadike, has been apprehended by officials of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in Kano for storing falsified and substandard Tetanus vaccines. The Director General of the agency, Prof. Moji Adeyeye disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, March 1. She added that the suspect was arrested at his shop located at No....

9 Tooth Brushing Mistakes to Avoid

This is the first thing everyone does in the day, most likely. And we do it religiously and with a sense of assurance that the teeth are taken good care of, after the exercise is observed. Like saying our prayers when we get up from the bed, we were taught that all is well. But, you know how you felt...
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