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ODUMEGWU OJUKWU VARSITY TO NOW USE AUDIO SCOPE EQUIPMENT FOR EAR PROBLEMS By Harriet Ajoku               Awka, Oct. 30, 2018 (MOI) Leader of the 20-man Medical Mission to Anambra has since commenced detection of Ear ailment with one of the latest equipment, Audio Scope machine.Dr Prakash Bhat, a Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Surgeon, one of the 20 Indian doctors being sponsored by Rotary International for the free medical mission, was ...
OJUKWU VARSITY HOSPITAL TREATS 9,000 PATIENTS MONTHLY SAYS DR NWANKWO By Chukwuka UgokweAwka, Oct. 30, 2018 (MOI) Chief Medical Director, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH), Amaku, Awka, Dr Basil Nwankwo says the health facility now records no fewer than 9,000 patients suffering from various ailments monthly.Dr Nwankwo told newsmen shortly after commencement of free treatment of patients by the 20 Indian doctors brought into the ...
INNOSON TO PRODUCE ARMOURED PERSONAL CARRIERS FOR POLICE                         By John Ndu Nnewi, Oct. 30, 2018 (MOI) Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has expressed readiness to partner Innoson Motors in procurement of armoured personal carriers to assist the government in fighting insurgency in the country.The IGP said this when he visited Innoson Company, Nnewi, Anambra State for inauguration of Innoson Vehicle Automated ...
ANAMBRA PLANS TO BUILD WORLD CLASS HOSPITAL By Harriet Ajoku/Chukwuka Ugokwe/Chukwudi NwaubaAwka, Oct. 26, 2018 (MOI) In a bid to reverse the trend of medical tourism abroad, Anambra State Government has plans to build world class hospital in the state.Anambra State Commissioner for health, Dr Joe Akabuike, who said this in an interview with newsmen in his office, explained that the purpose ...
UNICEF DESK OFFICER LAUDS ONITSHA NORTH VOLUNTEERS COMMUNITY MOBILISERS                      By Chioma Nwankwo/Chika Obi Onitsha, Oct. 26, 2018 (MOI) UNICEF Desk Officer, Ministry of Information and Public Enlightenment, Mrs Chineze George-Ileka commended Volunteers Community Mobilisers (VCMs) at Onitsha North for adequate mobilisation of pregnant women in accessing healthcare facilities.Mrs George-Ileka made the commendation during the appraisal meeting with the VCMs at Onitsha North ...
ANAMBRA SWEARS-IN 2018 BATCH 'C' CORPS MEMBERS, URGES THEM ON SELFLESS SERVICE YEAR By Chisom OkpalaUmunya (Oyi LGA), Oct. 26, 2018 (MOI) Gov. Willie Obiano has called on Batch 'C' Corps members deployed to Anambra State to channel their experiences and knowledge in rendering selfless services to better the state and the country.Gov. Obiano, who was represented by his Deputy, Dr Nkem Okeke made the call at ...
CELEBRATING OCTOGENARIANS, CAN OBOSI ADD MORE IMPROVEMENTS? By Chiedu Uche OkoyeObosi, Oct. 26, 2018 (MOI) Is culture not the totality of a people’s way of life? And it is a form of identity, too. Every homogenous ethnic group has a distinct culture that distinguishes it from other ethnic groups. A community may have a cultural practice that differs from those of ...
ANAMBRA BEGINS ‘WALK FOR LIFE’ FITNESS PROGRAMME By Chukwuka UgokweAwka, Oct. 25, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Government has concluded plans for commencement of Monthly ``Walk for Life’’, a fitness programme for the state workforce.The maiden edition of the exercise will be flagged off by the Gov. Willie Obiano, on Nov. 3, at Governor’s Lodge, Amawbia by 7am prompt.According to a statement ...
NNEWI TIMBER DEALERS ASSOCIATION APPEAL TO GOVERNMENT FOR FIRE FIGHTING TRUCKS By Akaolisa MercyNnewi, Oct. 25, 2012 (MOI) Chairman, Nnewi Timber Dealers Association, Mr Chukwunonso Paul Nnetu has appealed to Anambra State Government to provide the association with fire-fighting trucks ahead of the upcoming dry season.Nnetu, in an interview at Nnewi commended Government for prompt response to their distress call during last year’s fire disaster at ...
ANAMBRA SIGNS N1.4 BILLION AGRIC CONTRACT WITH NKO FARMS By John Ndu Amawbia (Awka South LGA), Oct. 25, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with NKO Farms Ltd., in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanisation, Processing and Export.The contract has a capacity size of N1.4 billion, as the investor would provide N1.7 billion over a 3-year development period, ...