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Job Vacancy: Doctors, Registras, Consultants, Nurses… needed at Igbinedion University Teaching Hospital, Okada

Igbinedion University Teaching Hospital, Okada Benin City, hereby calls for applications from suitably qualified candidates for the positions below: Position/Qualifications:  Optometrist/ Doctor of Optometry (D.O.) with two (2) years’ experience. Senior Registra/Candidates must possess MBBS with FWACS or FNPMCN part I in relevant discipline (Paediatrics, Anaesthesia, Internal Medicine, Surgery) Radiologist/Fellowship Diploma or Equivalent registrable with […]


Kaduna Resident Doctors to begin strike Oct. 2

The Association of Residents Doctors in Kaduna State, said on Tuesday that its members would proceed on an indefinite strike from Oct. 2. President of the association, Dr Joseph Natsah-Jokshan, who made the announcement at a press briefing in Kaduna, said a 21-day strike notice had been forwarded to the government after a congress meeting […]


Zamfara has 23 Doctors in 24 Hospitals – Minister

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that Zamfara State with 24 state hospitals has only 23 doctors managing these health institutions. This, the minister noted, had been negatively affecting the health care delivery in the state. He, therefore, argued that state governments need to enter into agreements with the Federal Government so […]


Pharmacists Council Seals 283 Illegal Stores In Zamfara

The council’s Head of Inspection and monitoring, Antonia Aruya said this after an inspection of some pharmacies and patent medicine outlets within the state capital. The affected stores were said to have been operating without approval from the council and selling unapproved drugs to the public. Deputy Director in charge of Enforcement, Stephen Esumobi said […]

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Illinois Nurses can now Diagnose, Treat Patients and Prescribe By Bob Rakow

Illinois Nurse Practitioner Act signed into law The next time you need to see a doctor, you might be able to get treatment from a nurse instead. That’s because some nurses just got expanded capabilities in Illinois. Flanked by several nurses and hospital officials, Gov. Bruce Rauner signed the Nurse Practice Act into law Sept. […]