Policy

NMA Demands Compulsory Health Insurance Nationwide

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has called for a compulsory health insurance for all Nigerians, saying, ‘it is a major ingredient that will ensure universal health coverage in the country. Challenging government at all levels to rise up to ensure that Nigerians have access to quality healthcare irrespective of where they live, the President , […]

Policy

FMC Abeokuta Soon To Become Medical Varsity With Acquisition of Massive Land space.

In what may appear to be a bold step from being a mere medical Centre to a teaching hospital, the management of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Abeokuta, has acquired about 170 hectares of land to build a University of Medicine and School of Preliminary Studies. The Medical Director of the Centre, Prof. Adewale Musa-Olomu, […]

Career

UBTH Complete List of Successful Medical and Dental HouseOfficers 2017 (NEW)

The University of Benin Teaching Hospital has published the list of successful candidates who sat for the recently conducted interview into vacant position for Medical and Dental House Officers. Successful candidates are expected to resume today, 13th December 2017… CONGRATULATIONS!!! JOIN THE NEW DoctorsQuarters.com BBM CHANNEL ON C0015D291… Its New And Refreshing

Career

Admissions Into Lagos State School of Midwifery, Igando (Basic Midwifery Training Programme) Opens

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into Basic Midwifery Training Programme at the Lagos state School Midwifery, Igando Alimosho LGA, Lagos. The programme will commence in March 2018. Entry Requirement:  WASSCE/NECO (O’Level) with credit in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry at not more than two (2) […]

Patient

Aisha Buhari’s clinic for women opens in Daura

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday inaugurated a 50-bed capacity maternal and children clinic built and equipped by the Aisha Buhari Foundation in Daura, Katsina State. Speaking at the opening of the clinic, Mrs Buhari decried the poor state of maternal and child health in Nigeria, saying that the situation became […]

Topic

FG Tasks Nursing Council on Male Nurses’ Enrollment

The Federal Ministry of health has tasked the Nursing Council of Nigeria on the need to upscale the enrolment of the male folks in the nursing and midwifery profession in the country. This, New Telegraph learnt was an effort towards changing the perception that nursing profession was an exclusive reserve for the women folk. The […]

Career

University of Medical Science Ondo State, 2nd Founders Day Lecture

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Friday Okonotua, FAS On behalf of Senate, Staff and Students of the University cordially invites the General Public and Friends of the University to the 2nd Founders’ Day Lecture & Commissioning of the Chief I.F. Akintade’s Faculty of Basic Clinical Sciences Building of Unimed. Date: Thursday, 14 December, 2017 Commissioning Time: 9:00a.m. […]

Social Media

Anonymous Doctor Agrees To Getting Turned-On When Examining Female Patients

Our social media feature for this weekend is on the word ‘Chaperone’. Social media really allows for the darnest and most puzzling of questions to be asked. I totally believe Quora, tops the chart in this regard. Questions begging for answers… So an anonymous doctor (obviously of the male gender) sent in a response to […]

Conditions

What Your Poop Could Say About Your Health

GUEST POST: Although it still remains a sensitive subject, there are many interesting and even surprising things your poop could say about your health. Paying proper attention to what you flush down the toilet may be a reflection of your health status. Tune in to find out and learn more. Don’t worry, it does not […]