Cross River NMA Raises Alarm Over Poor Testing For COVID-19

By Ebriku John Friday The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Cross River State branch has raised the alarm over the poor testing of citizens of the state for COVID-19, describing it as worrisome. The association also commended the state government’s effort towards the setting up of a 100-bed Adiabo Isolation Center in Calabar, the state capital. This was contained in statement, made available to theleaderng.com, which was issued on Friday and signed by the NMA Cross River State branch chairman and secretary, Dr Agam Ayuk and Dr Ezoke Epoke respective. The…

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Over 200 Massacred In Renewed In C’River Community, As Army Withdraws Soldiers Over Unpaid Allowances

Over 200 people are reportedly killed, as three more communities are razed in Erei, over land disputes in Biase LGA of Cross River State, by militants, after Nigerian Army and other security agencies withdrew their services over Governor Ayade’s inability to fund or at least support security efforts in the state with the high crime rate and militancy. As at the time of filing this report, dozens of dead bodies and injured victims, including pregnant women, children and elderly people are littered in bushes within and around Edu, Afono and…

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COVID-19: Ayade’s Aide Trains Over 200 Health Professionals On Manning Isolation Centres In C’River

…Assures of preparedness to combat the Coronavirus pandemic As Cross River State scale up preparedness for any possible outbreak of Novel Coronavirus, not fewer than 200 health workers, including Medical Doctors, Nurses, medical laboratory scientists, Pharmacists and Technicians have been trained. The training started with a 3 day training of trainers (TOT) in the conference hall of university of Calabar teaching Hospital (UCTH) which was followed this week with a larger scale training of volunteer healthcare personnel across all professional groups from both the private and public healthcare facilities in…

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