Editor's Focus

Medic West Africa Brings on DoctorsQuarters.com As Her New Media Partner… PRESS RELEASE.

Medic West Africa is Nigeria’s, and indeed the West African sub-region’s largest premier B2B healthcare platform poised to be the largest event of the series yet, by hosting more than 4,500 healthcare professionals and medical laboratory professionals from across West Africa. The exhibition takes place from 11 – 13 October 2017 at the Landmark Centre, Lagos, Nigeria, and […]

The Professional

LUTH Gets New Diagnostic, Training Centres

Medical services at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, have received a boost with the commissioning of new sets of Crystal Optics Centre, Stroke Centre; Modular Theatre; Blood Donor Clinic; and the School of Biomedical Engineering training centre. Commissioning the projects, the Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole said the new facilities would help drive […]

The Professional

Communique: The 80th Regular Meeting of the Committee of Chief Medical Directors/Medical Directors, Federal Tertiary Hospitals

COMMUNIQUE AT THE END OF 80th REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMITTEE OF CHIEF MEDICAL DIRECTORS/MEDICAL DIRECTORS, FEDERAL TERTIARY HOSPITALS HELD FROM 2nd – 5th AUGUST, 2017 AT TREASURE SUITES AND CONFERENCE CENTRE, ALONG  ABIA HOUSE STREET, OPPOSITE FEDERAL HIGH COURT, CMD, ABUJA   PREAMBLE  The committee of Chief Medical Directors/Medical Directors of Federal Tertiary Hospitals […]

Conditions

Lagos may be Declared Lassa Fever-Free soon

If the second test on two patients admitted for the dreaded Lassa fever at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba comes out negative, the state may be certified free of the disease tomorrow. The facility’s Chief Medical Director, Prof. Chris Bode, told The Guardian yesterday that the earlier infected duo tested negative to the […]

Conditions

Lassa fever: Govt should improve emergencies preparedness ―Researcher

A medical researcher, Dr Bamidele Iwalokun, has called on the three tiers of government to improve the level of emergencies preparedness and response to strengthening public health against burden of Lassa fever. Iwalokun, the Head of Immunology and Vaccinology Research Group, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Yaba, Lagos State, made the call on Saturday […]