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Photo: Baby With Mermaid Syndrome Delivered At St Mary’s Catholic Hospital Gwagalada… (Readers Discretion Adviced)

The baby was delivered by Dr Jay of the St Mary’s Catholic Hospital Gwagwalada, Abuja. He shared this photo exclusively with DoctorsQuarters.com via the official Facebook Group page. Already Doctors and other health professionals on the page are already airing their views… Go immediately to the page to read it all!!! The diagnosis seems unanimous >>> […]

The Professional

Nigerian Society of Neonatal Medicine A-G-S-M and Scientific Conference

Nigerian Society of Neonatal Medicine holds her 9th AGSM and Scientific Conference “ENUGU 2016” Theme: Newborn Health in the Context of the Sustainable Development Goals Date: 28th June – 1st July 2016 Sub-theme: Establishing Partnerships for Maternal and Newborn Health. How Far So Far?   Newborn Respiratory Support Pre-conference Workshop (Improvised CPAP, Pumani, Fisher & […]

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Why Sack of 16,000 Resident Doctors may Worsen Challenges in Health Sector

 Commonwealth Medical Association urges govt to reverse decision Vice President of the Commonwealth Medical Association (CMA) and former President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Dr. Osahon Enabulele, has condemned the recent decision of the Federal Government of Nigeria acting through the Federal Ministry of Health to sack over 16,000 resident doctors and potential specialist […]

The Professional

Intimidation Won’t Make us Call off Strike – Health Workers Tell FG

Health and medical-related activities were on Thursday paralyzed at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki (FETHA), following the nationwide seven-day warning strike embarked upon by the Joint Health Workers Union (JOHESU). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent who monitored the situation at the hospital, reports that patients in the hospital wards were left unattended to. […]

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Enugu Medical Women Elect President

Renowned cardiologist, Dr. Esther Ekwe, of the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, UNTH, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu State, has been inaugurated the 15th President of the Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria (MWAN). The installation had a touch of class, as the 3,000-capacity international conference hall of the Oaklands Events Centre Enugu, was filled with guests from within […]

Physician Policy

FG Suspends Sack of Resident Doctors, Negotiations Continue, As FMC Owerri Is Presented.

The federal government wednesday suspended the sack of members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) pending the conclusion of the ongoing negotiations on the matter. This was part of the resolutions reached at the mediatory meeting initiated by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, between the federal government […]

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Sacking of Doctors, Embarrassing, Demoralising –MDCAN

The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) has described sacking of resi­dent doctors as embar­rassing and demoralising Already, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has waded into the matter. The association stated this at the end of its Extra- Ordinary National Execu­tive Council (NEC) meet­ing held in Abuja. MDCAN President, Prof. […]

The Professional

Meet The Newly Appointed Acting Registrar/CEO Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria, Tosin Erhabor.

A new Acting Registrar and Chief Executive Officer has been appointed for the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN ) in the person of Mr Tosan Erhabor His appointment which took effect from 15th of June 2016 is coming few weeks after the death of the council’s former Acting Registrar and Chief Executive Officer, […]

Physician Policy

NMA Releases Official Statement on Hon Yakubu Dogara’s Intervention On The Impasse Between NARD & FG

INTERVENTION OF THE SPEAKER HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Rt. HON YAKUBU  DOGARA IN THE CURRENT INDUSTRIAL DISPUTE BETWEEN NARD (AN AFFILIATE OF NMA) AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA AND OTHER RELATED ISSUES: On behalf of the National Officers Committee, the President of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Dr. Mike 0. Ogirima wish to express his appreciation […]

Career

INTERNSHIP/ HOUSEMANSHIP Update: PIHAN Writes Minister Of Health, Labour, MDCN And Other Boards

A CALL FOR THE RESTRUCTURING AND REGULATION OF THE COMPULSORY ONE YEAR INTERNSHIP/HOUSEMANSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM IN THE HEALTH SCIENCES VIS-A-VIS FULL IMPLEMENTATION OF QUOTAS ALLOCATED TO ACCREDITED CENTRES FOR THE TRAINING. The above named association, which comprises all graduates of human health sciences whose training requires a compulsory one-year internship/housemanship program before proceeding on NYSC, […]

The Professional

2nd Nwuga Physiotherapy Foundation Annual Lecture Set to Hold on 23rd June

The Nwuga Physiotherapy Foundation cordially invites the general pubic to the 2nd Nwuga Physiotherapy Foundation Annual Lecture. Theme: Nwugarian Ideals for Physiotherapy in Nigeria; A Mentee’s Review One Year After to be delivered by: Professor Arinola Olasumbo Sanya, Professor of Physiotherapy and former deputy vice chancellor, University of Ibadan. The distinguished chairmanship of Emeritus Professor P […]

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Rivers NMA Decries Abduction of Two Colleagues.

The Chairman of Nigerian Medical Association, Rivers State chap-ter, Dr. Furo Green, has said his association is unhappy with the continuous abduction of his colleagues. Speaking yesterday in his office in Port Harcourt while reacting on the abduction of two medical doctors at the weekend, Dr. Furo begged the abductors to immediately release them. Dr. […]

Policy

NHIS to Partner NigCOMSAT for Satcomm Solutions

Faced with the issues of speed, accuracy, integrity and safety of its data base, which are fundamental to effective registration and administration components of its operations, the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has opened talks with Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NigCOMSAT) for a collaboration that will enable the Scheme overcome those challenges soon. This was […]

Meds Patient

What you do not know about Abortion. Read here…

What do you know about Miscarriage? Do you know it is a major complication of pregnancy? Lets learn something about it today. Miscarriage is defined as the spontaneous loss of a fetus before it is *viable, The medical term for miscarriage is “spontaneous abortion”. A fetus is “viable” when it has the potential to survive […]

Career

FG Sacks Striking Resident Doctors Nationwide

The Federal Government has ordered immediate sack of striking resident doctors in the country. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, in a circular signed by Amina Shamaki, the permanent secretary of the ministry, directed Chief Medical Directors (CMDs) and medical directors (MDs) of FG tertiary health institutions to fill the vacancies created by resident doctors […]