The Professional

Press Release: NURSES BEMOANS NEGLECTS BY GOVERNMENT

Despite that nurses are the frontline caregivers, with the most visible bedside presence, who stay with and by patients in times of illness or health, from birth till death, and whose roles in thehospital are akin to the roles played by mothers in families, it appears they are not happy over the way the Nigerian government treats them. This was […]

Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria Holds Her 92nd Annual National Conference.

Nigerian Association of Dermatologist 13th Scientific Conference

#TheProfessional: Clinical Dishonesty in Medical Practice taking an unacceptable form

Social Media Voce: DrZobo Said “Yes” to DrDiet234, for this reasons – The full Story

New Medical Laboratory Scientists Inducts at University of Calabar Teaching Hospital and Abia State Uni Teaching Hospital. (Photos)



Conditions Patient

Authentic Blood Donors understand the Myths and Facts in Blood Donation.

It was a few days ago when the world celebrated World Blood Donor Day. World Blood Donors day recognizes the special role and sacrifices Blood donors play to save countless lives. Blood Donation is a key component in the treatment of patients who have lost significant amount of Blood, or whose blood is not sufficient […]

Pregnancy Prevention Call Centre 55059: 10 reasons why Nigerians would love this.

Exposure to second hand smoke will leave you with a damaged heart.

Autism: 10 Things An Austistic Child Wants you to know.

How Accurate Is A DNA Test?

LUTH Opens New Cancer Treatment Center.

Editor's Focus Tech

PRESS RELEASE: 54gene Closes $4.5M Seed Round

VC-backed healthtech start-up to build world-first biobank for African DNA datasets  2 July 2019. Lagos, Nigeria.  54gene (the D.B.A. of Stack Diagnostics), the African-focused healthtech genomics and AI start-up that is leading in the diagnosis and medical treatment of people in Africa, has raised a $4.5M seed round with participation from Y Combinator, Fifty Years, […]

Health Start-Up Tech

PRESS RELEASE: MDaaS Global Closes on Seed Funding of $1 Million

Consonance Investment Managers leads on Seed Round for healthtech company to tackle $1.6bn diagnostics sector in Nigeria 20 June, 2019. Lagos, Nigeria. Healthtech company MDaaS Global, which is building a network of tech-enabled diagnostic facilities in Nigeria, has closed on seed funding totaling US$1 million. Led by Consonance Investment Managers, with participation from Techstars, FINCA […]

Editor's Focus Tech

HEALTH TECH: Why The Tech Cabal’s State of Health Tech In Nigeria means so much…(1)

If you are an avid tech lover or a follower of tech trends in the Nigerian space, TechCabal would not sound new to you. They literally carved a niche for themselves. However this post is not about the dominant role TechCabal plays in the system. It is about a new report that was published and […]

Meds Tech

Novartis provides Digital Health Solutions to Combat Hypertension

As part of disease awareness activities to mark the 2019 World Hypertension Day, global pharmaceutical company Novartis partnered with WellNewMe to provide digital health solutions to fight hypertension among Nigerians. WellNewMe is a digital health company that seeks to improve health outcomes for the populace using digital health solutions that are holistic in outlook yet […]

Patient Tech

Pregnancy Prevention Call Centre 55059: 10 reasons why Nigerians would love this.

Couples simply want to have fun and enjoy the natural act of copulation. Some others may not be ready to nurse a new baby for varying reasons, including career progression, financial burden, complete family size etc. What better way to enhance health than through the use of technology. Start ups and medical companies are leveraging […]

Tech

DIGITAL HEALTH SUMMIT 2019 – An opportunity for digital health start-ups to pitch & excel!!!

Nigeria healthcare space is fast drawing the attention of investors who may just be seeing what the regular eye cannot see. Of course, DoctorsQuarters Tech Team would be sniffing out the health tech innovation as they take shape and form. It is no news that the tech space is currently bubbling with creativity and activity […]

Tech

Health Tech & Start up Co. key into the Facebook new incubation programme

Nigeria’s Health tech companies need to understand that the technology community is vibrant. Let me share a definition of what Health Tech mean; Health tech, or digital health, use technology (databases, applications, mobile, wearable) to improve the delivery, payment, and/or consumption of care, with the ability to increase the development and commercialization of medicinal products. […]

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 […]

Social Media

Social Media Voce: Akwa Ibom State Governor Receives more accolades over General Hospital, Oron.

This week on Social Media Voce, we feel the outpouring of love from the people of Akwa Ibom, Nigeria towards their Governor – Mr Udom Emmanuel. The Government put up these pictures about a newly renovated and upgraded hospital in Oron and his people have been super excited about this. Apparently, the hospital have not […]

Conditions Social Media

Social Media Voce: How Do I Get Rid of Diabetes

Social Media Voce: Here was my answer to the Quora Question – How Do I Get Rid of Diabetes? Getting rid of diabetes permanently?’ comes across as very highly unlikely, considering that there really is no science or tech that have such sophistication to achieve that…. I am assuming Diabetes mellitus is our subject matter, […]

Conditions Social Media

#SocialMediaVoce: Why are they trying to depopulate Africa using AIDS and Ebola.

Editor's Focus Social Media

“Social Media Usage Guide For Health Workers” – A Quick Informational Guide

Have you ever wondered what health care workers feel when on social media? Using social media, for most health workers, means getting clients or patients engaged with the services they render, depending on what field they represent. They actually operated without a code to guide their actions. Traditionally, health care professionals have always operated from […]

Social Media The Professional

Social Media Voce: DrZobo Said “Yes” to DrDiet234, for this reasons – The full Story

On this week of Social Media Voce – Why should you be interested about the romantic live of Dr Zobo and Dr Diet. DrZobo, whose real name is Dr Chioma Nwankama and DrDiet234, whose real name Collins Akanno got engaged and the internet was practically on meltdown. Why? With hundreds of people getting engaged weekly, […]

Physician Social Media

In Cameroon, a young rural doctor works to bring succour to many.

Cameroon, a country situated on the Gulf of Guinea, is predominantly a French speaking nation. It is in this country that I first came to appreciate the concept of being a ‘Rural Doctor’. You see, many medical doctors prefer to leave in big cities or communities that have more than the basic amenities of life. […]

Patient Social Media Topic

Social Media Voce: 2019 Health Goals you should adopt.

On Social Media Voce – This is a belated post. It is here anyways… Now if you are reading this post it means we all made it into 2019. I am particularly thankful and grateful for the opportunity to be able to keep doing what I love to do best. Now, lets get to the […]

Social Media

Social Media Voce: Cobas Plasma Separation Card makes HIV Diagnosis reliable.

This week on Social Media Voce, the AVON HMO Baby 2018 Contest have got a winner, as Roche Diagnostics launches her new stellar Viral Load test. In its unique way, Roche – the world’s leading provider of HIV viral load testing, debut her latest HIV testing solution – Cobas Plasma Separation. This new solution was […]

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. […]