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Germany’s BfArM Joins SNOMED International for Nationwide Use of SNOMED CT

LONDON, Jan. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Germany’s Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) has announced their membership in SNOMED International for national use of SNOMED CT from the beginning of January 2021. SNOMED CT, the world’s most comprehensive clinical terminology and a recognized critical element for the electronic exchange of health data, […]

Medicine

COVID-19: Nigeria Confirms 1354 New Cases

Nigeria has confirmed 1354 new cases of the deadly coronavirus COVID-19. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control NCDC confirmed the cases on its official Twitter handle @NCDCgov on Tuesday, 5th of January 2021. According to the NCDC, the following States recorded cases “Lagos-712 FCT-145 Plateau-117 Kwara-81 Kaduna-54 Sokoto-39 Oyo-38 Rivers-37 Gombe-21 Enugu-20 Akwa Ibom-16 Bauchi-14 Delta-14 […]

Medicine

COVID-19: Global Travels Will Be Premised On Health Certificates – NIS

The Nigeria Immigration Service says the future of global travels will be premised on health certificates especially the evidence of COVID-19 vaccination. Comptroller General, CG, Nigeria Immigration Service, Mohammed Babandede, said this in Abuja at the National Joint Media briefing by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Nigeria. The CG noted that the issue […]

General

FCT Gets New Acting Chief Judge

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Justice Salisu Garba as Acting Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory. The appointment is sequel to the retirement of Justice Ishaq Bello on Tuesday. Justice Garba will be sworn-in on Wednesday by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad. A statement by the Director […]