The Professional

West African College of Surgeons 16th Health Management and Ethics Course 2019

West African College of Surgeons Presents 16th Health Management and Ethics Course for Fellows, Resident Doctors and Healthcare Providers.   Date: 15th – 16th January, 2019   Venue: Trenchard Hall, University of Ibadan, Ibadan   Time: 8am-6pm daily   Mode: Distance Learning and In-person Non-residential  The distance learning aspect of this course should be completed by the participants in the four weeks leading […]

NPMCN: January 2019 Diploma in Family Medicine Examination

How to Register for 2019 Annual Practice License in 4-Steps.

Nurses End of the Year Party/Dinner 2018

Medical Consultants Honours Adadevoh, others

NMA seeks greater cooperation with nurses



Patient Physician

Why patients lie to their doctors

When your doctor asks how often you exercise, do you give her an honest answer? How about when she asks what you’ve been eating lately? If you’ve ever stretched the truth, you’re not alone. 60 to 80 percent of people surveyed have not been forthcoming with their doctors about information that could be relevant to […]

A patient waits. And waits.

World Prematurity Day: Premature babies deserve more love and care.

Beware!!!: Youths Are Boiling Sanitary Pads To Get High In Indonesia

Health Insurance is a pillar of healthcare. It must not be rubbished!!

How to use Misoprostol in 4-Steps, for IUD clients

Health Start-Up Tech

Doctoora.com Founder, Dr Debo Odulana, is changing Nigeria’s Healthcare Infrastructure one center at a time.

In our usual tradition, we caught up with the enigmatic Founder of Doctoora.com who is gradually carving a niche for himself in the Nigerian health sector. This post is part of our NEW ‘Get Featured Series‘ dedicated to telling the stories about entrepreneurial healthcare professionals and businesses in Nigeria… Contact us now to be featured. […]

Tech

Medical Professionals Online Presence Is Key… But They Must Understand These Basics.

In the past, a lot of people do not get why and how medical professionals should be active online. It is unthinkable that medical doctors and health professionals would ever be so vocal on social media and online video. But  medical professionals online presence says so much about him/her. But this is gradually changing. Slow […]

Tech

MedQBase.ng Launches, Promises To Help Medical/Health Students & Professionals Pass Exams Efficiently.

SPONSORED POST: Indeed the tech space in Nigeria is booming on and waxing stronger. Many new software, applications are shaping how we relate, how we learn, how we study. The health sector may have been particularly slow to this inevitable shift, but the shift is happening anyway. With the launch of innovative service platforms dedicated […]

Conditions Social Media

Social Media Voce: Victoria Beckham stands tall as #WorldAIDSDay is celebrated

Today on Social Media Voce, we remember the titbits of the World AIDS Day, celebrated around the world yesterday. A host of dignitaries, world leaders, mega brands, celebrities, and simpletons added their voice on a day the United Nations have carved out to remember all victims, alive or dead, of the deadly virus… December 1 […]

Conditions Social Media

Social media use increases depression and loneliness, study finds

The link between the two has been talked about for years, but a causal connection had never been proven. For the first time, University of Pennsylvania research based on experimental data connects Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram use to decreased well-being. Psychologist Melissa G. Hunt published her findings in the December Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology. […]

Policy Social Media

SocialMedia Voce: #FixNaijaHealthcare unite health workers… Govt slammed.

Three days ago, twitter community in Nigeria was awash with the hashtag #FixNaijaHealthCare – A hashtag that was trending in Lagos twitter for the most part of that day. Now, Nigeria is known to have poor healthcare delivery system and perform below average in most Key Performance Indices in the sector. Health workers and healthcare service consumers, […]

Social Media

NHIS Boss Is Vindicated, He is Doing the Right Thing – @AdeyanjuDeji

There is a flurry of activities around the word ‘NHIS’. The National Health Insurance Scheme NHIS, have been on social media for ‘bad’ reasons. Only sour tasting stories keep pouring out of this government body that is responsible for regulating Health Insurance in Nigeria. By law, the NHIS is expected to work closely with accredited […]

Social Media

Social Media Voce: Nigerians troll FG’s call for diaspora doctors to come back home.

At the recently concluded Future of Healthcare Conference organized by Nigeria Health Watch Group, a senior Federal Government official was given an opportunity to speak to the audience. She is Hon. Abike Dabiri Erewa, Senior Special Adviser to the President on Diaspora and  Foreign Affairs. A few minutes after passionately calling for Diaspora doctors to […]

Social Media

Medical students are migrating from Classroom groups to Whatsapp groups?

I remember when I was a 100 level medical student, Whatsapp was just another social media app trying to steal every Nigerian student’s attention. But then not everyone was using an android phone with Whatsapp compatibility and that was a problem because only a few phone contacts were online. Also, the price of data was […]

Editor's Focus Social Media

Social Media Voce: Patient’s Bill of Rights Demo Vid get bad acceptance among nurses.

This week on Social Media Voce, we cautiously rejoice that Nigerians can now insists on their rights, through the Patient’s Bill of Rights, to good healthcare services from healthcare providers. The Patient’s Bill of Rights outlines, in clear terms, what the rights of a patient are whenever he/she goes to a hospital or health facility. […]

Social Media

Social Media Voce: Lagos State Traffic is a major health risk.

This week on Social Media Voce, we recognize the far reaching impact health conferences and seminars have in any society. Nigeria is having a deluge of health conferences and one of such major conferences was the Dubai-Africa Partnership for Better Health Road Show… Well, this is just to share a little about the Better Health […]

Social Media

Social Media Voce: Foreign Trained Doctors’ Induction… Nigerian Health Excellence Awards 2018 Winners

This week on Social Media Voce, we are proud to say that a new set of 183 foreign trained medical doctors were inducted into the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria. The Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award 2018 has come and gone recording greater boosts and greater strides in this edition. Nigeria is to clash horns […]

Social Media

NPMCN Sept/Oct/Nov 2018 Fellowship Exam… Mar./April/May 2018 Pass Results To be emailed soon (Exclusive)

Social Media Voce: On this week of social media voce, we gladly announce that the National Postgraduate is set to organize another round of fellowship examination for the year. The National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria announces the commencement of online registration for the September/October/November 2018 Fellowship Examinations. Interested applicants are to visit www.npmcn.edu.ng/examination/ The […]