Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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    UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION: Cancer is the disease, Nigeria’s health system is the killer

UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION: Cancer is the disease, Nigeria’s health system is the killer

EDITOR’S NOTE: All the names of cancer patients in the undercover parts of this story have been concealed as a mark of honour for their struggles and respect for their privacy. An undercover method was unavoidable, as it was the only way to ascertain the true quality of healthcare available to them in federal hospitals. TheCable confirmed that the journalist [...]

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    Lassa fever hits Lagos, kills two, 100 placed under surveillance

Lassa fever hits Lagos, kills two, 100 placed under surveillance

Lassa fever has killed two patients at the Lagos State Teaching Hospital (LUTH) in the Idi-Araba area of the state.Chris  Bode, chief medical director of the hospital, confirmed this on Tuesday, saying 100 workers were being monitored.The hospital said the patients died after spending a few days in admission. WHAT IS LASSA FEVER?Lassa fever, also known as Lassa hemorrhagic fever (LHF), [...]

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    VIDEO: Security men, doctors clash in LUTH

VIDEO: Security men, doctors clash in LUTH

Medical doctors at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) recently squared off with some security officials in the bid to prevent a takeover of their secretariat.The management of LUTH and the doctors have been trading blames over the embarrassing incident.A Twitter user with account @ib_rave posted a video of the incident online.#iWeepForLuth pic.twitter.com/dqPVWBQRpe — Dr_rave (@ib_rave) May 31, 2017 [...]

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    10 LUTH doctors injured in clash with security men

10 LUTH doctors injured in clash with security men

Ten members of the Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) in the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), were allegedly injured by some security men during a clash in the hospital.Adebayo Sekunmade, president of the association, disclosed this to reporters during a news conference.He said the doctors sustained injuries when they attempted to take over their secretariat from the security men stationed [...]

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    Help! This pastor and motivational speaker needs your support to stay alive

Help! This pastor and motivational speaker needs your support to stay alive

Adeyemi Mobolaji, a 38-year-old pastor and motivational speaker who has been battling mucoepidermoid carcinoma (cancer affecting the mouth and neck region), for five years, is calling on the public to help save his life.A new tumour has been diagnosed close to his eyes.Mobolaji's neck was dissected and his upper jaw removed when he was operated for adenocarcinoma, a rare form [...]

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    LUTH doctors protest suspension of colleague

LUTH doctors protest suspension of colleague

Resident doctors at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) have kicked against the suspension one Olusola Adeyelu, a doctor in the hospital.The management of the hospital suspended Adeyelu after levelling some allegations against him.He was accused of forgery and barred from writing his final fellowship examinations.But the doctors described the action of the management as illegal, insiting that Adeyelu [...]

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    2-year-old boy killed in fire outbreak at Ojuelegba

2-year-old boy killed in fire outbreak at Ojuelegba

A two-year-old boy has been reported dead following a fire incident that gutted a flat at Ojuelegba in Lagos State on Thursday.The parents and two sisters of the deceased, who were rushed to the hospital after the incident, are reported to have become unconscious.Rasak Fadipe, director, Lagos State Fire Service, confirmed the tragic incident in an interview with NAN.Fadipe said [...]

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    LUTH nurses begin indefinite strike

LUTH nurses begin indefinite strike

Nurses and midwives at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, on Friday began an indefinite strike to press home their demands.The health workers under the aegis of the National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) are protesting what they called stagnation, non-payment of salary and inadequate facilities.Olurotimi Awojide, state chairman of NANNM, told reporters in Lagos that the [...]

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    Blood on their hands: Who will save the Nigerian child from ‘killer’ doctors?

Blood on their hands: Who will save the Nigerian child from ‘killer’ doctors?

Within three hours on February 23, Taiwo George, TheCable's news editor, witnessed the death of two children at the Oncology unit of the pediatric ward of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos.A week later, he was back at the same ward to witness the death of two others. Worried by the number of lives lost to the passive [...]

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    Fresh disease outbreak kills 25 children in Lekki

Fresh disease outbreak kills 25 children in Lekki

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    Lassa fever patient at LUTH survives

Lassa fever patient at LUTH survives

The authorities of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, on Friday said it had discharged its Lassa fever patient who had been in isolation for four weeks.IT said the patient had now tested negative to the Lassa fever virus after weeks of receiving treatment.The first case of Lassa fever in Lagos was diagnosed at the LUTH on January 15.The patient, [...]

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    13-year-old saxophonist plays for children living with cancer

13-year-old saxophonist plays for children living with cancer

Beyond his musical prowess as a saxophonist, 13-year-old Nigerian prodigy, TJ Emore, has taken his acts to new heights, gives hope to children living with cancer.Popularly known as TJ Sax, the soulful and skillful musical genius has shown that age does not matter when it comes to giving back to his society.This he does by lending his support to the [...]

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    FG hospitals begin symapthy strike for Lagos doctors

FG hospitals begin symapthy strike for Lagos doctors

Skeletal activities were rendered in both the federal and Lagos state government-owned hospitals in Lagos on Tuesday, as the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) embarked on sympathy strike with their colleagues.The Lagos chapter of the NMA had directed its members in the federal government-owned hospitals to join the sympathy strike.On March 16, the doctors in the employment of the state government [...]

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    LUTH doctors working despite JOHESU strike, says ARD

LUTH doctors working despite JOHESU strike, says ARD

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Lagos University Teaching Hospital (ARD-LUTH) chapter, Idi-Araba, says its members would continue performing their duties despite the ongoing industrial action of health workers.Moronkola Ramon, the president of ARD-LUTH, made the statement in an interview with NAN in Lagos.On November 12, non-doctors under the aegis of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) embarked on indefinite [...]

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    Ebola scare at LUTH

Ebola scare at LUTH

There was an uproar at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, on Monday when a sick woman sneezing, coughing and oozing blood was adjudged to have contracted Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).The incident occurred on a day the city of Lagos was hit by fears of the spread of the virus, following the confirmation by minister of health, Professor Onyebuchi [...]

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