Events The Professional

Nigerian Society of Anaesthetists Holds Her 27th Annual Scientific Conference.

Nigerian Society of Anaesthetists in Collaboration with the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologist announces her 27th Annual Scientific Conference/ General Meeting Date: Monday 18th to Friday 22nd November 2019 Venue: Helemah Event Centre, Uyo, Akwa Ibom, Nigeria Theme: “Equipping Anaesthesia Practice, the Way Forward” Sub Theme: Anaesthesia and Universal health coverage Pain in people living with HIV/AIDS Ventilation and muscular […]

Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria 21st Biennial Conference Annual General Scientific Meeting

The 40th Annual Conference/Workshop of Association of Health Records and Information Management Practitioners of Nigeria.

#HardCases: GSK Vaccine Chief Writes Open Inspiration on LinkedIn.

Press Release: NURSES BEMOANS NEGLECTS BY GOVERNMENT

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



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 Start Up Clinic Tech

Lagos-based EMR Start-Up Swift MediSpark, closer to digitizing third-world healthcare.

Swift MediSpark is an Electronic Medical Record/Software start-up with key operations in Lagos and some major cities in Nigeria. According to a study by TechCabal on the ‘State of Health Tech in Nigeria‘, there are about twelve 12 active health tech sub-sectors in Nigeria. Swift MediSpark operates in one the sub-sector -Electronic Medical Record (EMR) […]

Editor's Focus Tech

MDaaS Global Next Big Step will shock Nigeria’s Health Tech for Good.

I had a media chat with MDaaS Global Founders – Mr. Soga Oni (CEO/Co-Founder), and Genevieve Barnard Oni (CFO/Co-Founder). There are actually four Founders of MDaaS Global – a health tech company that secured an initial total $1Million seed funding for her operations. Out of a co-working location at the Venia Hub, Providence House, Admiralty […]

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. […]

Medico Social Media

Social Media Voce: To be a Medical student, your answer to these questions must be ‘NO’.

The life of a medical student starts the moment one makes up his/her mind to becoming a medical doctor. After a minimum of six years (which could be as long as 10 -15 years, varied across different medical schools), students graduate and become Medical Doctors. It is commonplace for young and old to admire medical […]

Social Media The Professional

#HardCases: GSK Vaccine Chief Writes Open Inspiration on LinkedIn.

#HardCases – This article is part of LinkedIn’s Hard Cases series, where healthcare professionals share the toughest challenges they’ve faced in their careers. I reached out to Thomas Breuer – Vice President of GSK Vaccines, and he permitted DoctorsQuarters.com to share his inspiring story… ENJOY. The workplace has transformed over the years and young people today are […]

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 […]