Doctors’ Strike Paralyses Medical Activities in Govt Hospitals

Onisha healthcare services in various government hospitals in the country, including Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Asaba, Delta State and Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hosptal, NAUTH. Nnewi, Anambra State, are currently suffering a setback following the ongoing strike embarked upon by the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD. Consequently, patients on admission in those hospitals are […]

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The Professional

Fed Govt Warned on Poor Health Financing

Healthcare providers have advised the Federal Government against poor health financing as this may affect the planned Universal Healthcare Coverage (UHC). President, Healthcare Providers Association of Nigeria, (HCPAN), Dr. Adenike Olaniba gave the advice in her lecture during the 30th anniversary of Healthcare Magazine/ 2016 HCPAN’s Mid-Year Capacity Building Meeting in Lagos. It was titled […]


Job Vacancies: Medical Officers Needed at the Medical Center, University of Lagos

The University of Lagos was founded in 1962 to provide manpower needs for the newly independent Nigerian Nation.  It is a city University located in the commercial city of Lagos. Over the years the University has grown to be the Nation’s pride and the University of 1st Choice, with about 48,000 students and 4,000 members […]



There is a new practice in the neonatal scene called vaginal seeding. In case this practice hasn’t crossed your radar yet, it’s a practice involving transferring bacteria from a mother’s vagina to a newborn who was delivered by C-section. Before you stop reading because you think that sounds gross, remember that the majority of babies […]