#ICYMI: NPMCN Diploma In Family Medicine 2018 (EXAMINATION TIME-TABLE)

This post is to serve as a reminder, especially for those who missed it. The National Postgraduate Medical college has released the time table for Diploma in Family medicine programme. This is the final examination and it will take place between January 16 – 18, 2018 as indicated below… JOIN THE NEW BBM CHANNEL […]


The five most addictive substances in the world

We’d never recommend anyone does drugs (especially the illegal ones). But if you do have your heart set on mind-altering substances, it’s probably wise to avoid these five – as they’ve been found to be the most addictive substances in the world. A group of addiction experts, chemists, forensic scientists, and pharmacologists, headed up by […]


#NPMCN 3-Day Advanced Research Methodology Workshop Postponed Indefinitely…

POSTPONEMENT OF ADVANCED RESEARCH METHODOLOGY WORKSHOP This is to inform prospective participants and general public that the above workshop earlier scheduled for 6th to 8th December 2017 has been postponed indefinitely in view of other activities in the College. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this postponement may have caused you. Thank you for your understanding. Please Click on the […]

Women's Issue

IUDs may reduce the risk of cervical cancer – DK

Research from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California analyzed data from several observational studies involving more than 12,000 women worldwide. The results, published in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology, showed that in women who used an intrauterine device (IUD) like Lydia IUD, the incidence of cervical cancer was lowered by […]

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National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria Short Courses In Faculty of Public Health

The National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria has announced approved short courses from the Faculty of Public Health. Interested candidates are expected to register early enough for any of the three courses in Basic Sciences in General Public Health, Revision and Update in General Public Health and Applied Statistics in Public Health… Get further details […]


NAUTH Shortlisted Candidates For Interview As Intern Pharmacist

The Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Anambra state have recently published the list of shortlisted candidates for positions into her pharmacy internship programme for one year. Interview date is scheduled for Wednesday, 28th November 2017     JOIN THE NEW BBM CHANNEL ON C0015D291… Its New And Refreshing


NAUTH, Awka Shortlisted List of Candidates for Nursing Internship Interview… See Full List

The Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Anambra state have recently published the list of shortlisted candidates for positions into her nursing internship programme for one year. Interview date is scheduled for Wednesday, 29th November 2017 Kindly note that: 1). Only candidates that graduated in 2017 were shortlisted for the interview as those that graduates before […]


Three to four cups of coffee a day linked to longer life

Drinking coffee is “more likely to benefit health than to harm it” for a range of health outcomes, say researchers in The BMJ today. They bring together evidence from over 200 studies and find that drinking three to four cups of coffee a day is associated with a lower risk of death and getting heart disease compared […]


Duty Wavier For Health Equipment, Drugs Still On – Minister of Finance

Nigeria’s health indices, still in the red, are cushioned by government policies; one of such policies is a duty wavier on health/medical items, like hospital equipment, drugs etc, imported into the country. Finance Minister, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Sunday debunked claims in some quarters that she had refused to grant import duty waivers on drugs, […]


PRESS RELEASE: Nigeria commences 2017 World AIDS Day commemoration

Events to commemorate the 2017 World AIDS Day have commenced with a call on all stakeholders to work towards realising the right to health for all Nigerians as a means to ending AIDS by 2030. This year’s commemoration is taking place under the theme: Right to health – Making it happen. “Every Nigerian has a […]


Nigeria’s Ace Broadcaster, Sefinatu Muhammed Dies of Alzheimer’s Diseases

Sefinatu Muhammed, a social critic, fashion enthusiast and broadcaster who once worked with NTA has died. She died after returning from the United States where she had a brain tumour surgery. Before her demise, she was reportedly battling Alzheimer’s disease. Her death was announced two months after it occurred. She has since been buried after […]


Saidi Balogun Becomes UCH Health Ambassador

Nigeria’s premier tertiary health institution, University College Hospital, UCH, Ibadan, has unveiled one of Nigeria’s ace actor, producer and director, Saidi Balogun as its Ambassador. The unveiling took place during the week-long celebration of the 60th anniversary of the hospital, the largest in Africa. And those in attendance included the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, […]


41Million Under-5 Children are obese – UN

An estimated 41 million children under five worldwide are obese or overweight, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. The UN health agency experts on Wednesday issued the warning at the launch of new guidelines to tackle what they called a global epidemic. WHO said it was faced with evidence indicating that the problem affected […]


Madonna University, Nigeria Admission Schedule

Madonna University, Nigeria is the first Private Catholic University in the West African Region and also the First Private University to be approved by the Federal Government of Nigeria. Madonna University Nigeria commenced full Academic Programmes in 1999. This noble Institution was founded by Very Rev. Fr. Prof. EMP. Edeh CSSP OFR. The University Operates […]

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On behalf of the entire management and staff of the University of Nigeria teaching Hospital Enugu, we are proud to announce the celebration of this RUBY Anniversary of Open Heart Surgery of the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu.The first open heart surgery carried out on 01 February,1974 was the first not only in Nigeria […]