Nigeria’s foreign health expenses drop to $294.6 million in 9-month 2022 as the country spent such huge figures between January and September 2022, according to data from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). This translates to N135.8 billion, assuming an exchange rate of N461/$1. See more details below.
Nigerian Health News
Do you know that ‘80% Nigerian women deliver babies at home’
The Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria, says about 80 per cent of women in the country deliver their babies at home. This can be attributed to many factors but some has been outlined and discuss below where solution are provided.
See why pregnant women should avoid rotten tomatoes –Nutritionists
Nutrition experts have cautioned pregnant women against the consumption of rotten tomatoes, noting that they contain aflatoxins which could cause serious health problems to them and their unborn baby. See more details here.
85% of Nigerian Doctors are Planning To Leave Nigeria, Says NARD
Do you know that at least 85 per cent of Nigerian doctors are planning to leave the country to seek greener pastures This is according to the data obtained from the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD). See more details below.
3 Health Benefits of African Fruit Cherry
We all know that, this is the time of the year when the market is flooded with African cherry, also known as agbalumo in Yoruba and udara in Igbo. The Sapotaceae family includes Chrysophyllum albidum, also known as African cherry or white star apple. The African cherry whose botanical name is Prunus africana, has a wide distribution in Africa, occurring in montane regions of central and southern Africa and on the islands of Bioko, São-Tomé, Grande Comore, and Madagascar. It can be found at 900–3,400 m (3,000–10,000 ft) above sea level. It is a canopy tree 30–40 m in height, and is the tallest member of Prunus. See more details below.
What is the Cost of Dental Implants in Nigeria?
Dental implants cost varies depending on several factors, including the location, the type of dental Implant, and the dental procedures. it has become a norm for Nigerians to go for dental checks and off course dental implants which cost more. However, the estimated cost per tooth of an implant falls between N2m and N3m. In contrast, a full mouth implant costs between N20m and N30m. See details below.