The Professional

WACP 2-Day Mandatory Course in Medical Ethics

West African College of Physicians WACP has announced a two day mandatory course in medical ethics. The course is mandatory for all residents doctors taking the West Africa College of Physicians Part 1 Examination.  It is also open to other Doctors – Consultants, Medical officers etc. Course Highlights: Overview of Medical Ethics Moral Theories & […]

West African College of Surgeons WACS, 3-Day Women Imaging Update Course.

National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) 2018 National Executive Council Meeting

NMA Press Release – “Nigerians continue to patronize Pathology laboratories headed by Pathologists”

Press Release: Senior Staff Association Of Universities, Teaching Hospitals, Research Institutes And Associated Institutions

“Include Us In Negotiating JOHESUs Demands” Doctors Tell Industrial Court

Patient

Ties Restrict Blood Flow, Reduce Work Performance – Study

Men love ties. For some, it is a necessary accessory in the attire they wear to the office or any corporate or social function. It is also a part of many work uniforms. However, a new study by researchers in Germany has warned that ties could hamper men’s work performance as it compresses veins that […]

NYSC Member, Late Nkechi Shown on CCTV being rushed into hospital for treatment.

Why Drinking Tea Without Sugar Is Best for You

Sleeping Too Much or Having Less Sleep Could Be Bad for you.

World Blood Donor Day 2018: 13 Myths On Blood Donation You Must Set Aside.

Novartis Summit: Networking in Health System necessary for better Heart Failure care – Mbakwe

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

NERC grants approvals to 22 companies to supply prepaid metres

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has granted approvals to 22 companies to become meter providers. They were granted approval following a new meter regulatory framework for Meter Asset Provider (MAP). A Thisday Report confirms this news. This was revealed in statement from its Head of Public Affairs, Usman Arabi, in Abuja. The 22 approved firms […]

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: 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 […]

Social Media

Social Media Voce: World No Tobacco Day 2018… Tobacco Breaks The Heart

World No Tobacco Day 2018: Tobacco use has declined markedly since 2000, according to a new WHO report, but the reduction is insufficient to meet globally agreed targets aimed at protecting people from death and suffering from cardiovascular and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs). For  World No Tobacco Day 2018, WHO has joined with the World […]

Social Media

Social Media Voce: #WorldMilkDay2018 Is June 1… But #NigeriaMourns.

In a few days, precisely on June 1, it would be World Milk Day 2018. On this edition of Social Media Voce, we celebrate the decision of the Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations to harp on the importance of Milk. World Milk Day 2018 Since the first World Milk Day was held in 2001, […]

Social Media

Social Media Voce: Nigerian Physiotherapist & Consultant Calls Out JOHESU… Social Media Users Reacts

On this week on Social Media Voce, we focus on the JOHESU Strike. The Health Sector Workers are still on strike on issues that bothers primarily on pay review/increment. Despite having several meetings with the Federal Government, the strike rages on. Like some health workers believe, the strike remains justifiable but not to the detriment […]

Social Media

Social Media Voce: Medical Students Resists UCH Fee Hike… while BamTeddy Hitched A Ride To Senator Dino

Social Media Voce is our new feature that highlights social media trends and issues as appreciated by Medical and Health practitioners. To the major issues… The College of Medicine University of Ibadan was in social media trends… BamBam and Teddy got hosted by Nigeria’s most vocal senator, Senator Dino Melaye. Nollywood actress, Genevive melted Nigeria’s […]

Social Media

Social Media Voce: Tetanus and Anti-Tetanus Injection Still Raises Confusion?… Why and When You Should Take It.

This is the second issue of our new Social Media Voce… some hot Social Media Topics are considered. Of all the popular social media handles, Quora in my opinion, allows for users to ask the funniest and weirdest of all questions.  The surprising thing is that the site’s algorithm channels questions to users with ‘special’ […]

Social Media

Social Media Voce: World Glaucoma Week – ‘The Silent Thief of Sight’ Can Be Defeated

The World Glaucoma Week 2018 is here. And for this year, it is holding from March 11 to March 17, 2018. Like the World Glaucoma Week 2016, the theme of this year’s event still remains “Beat Invisible Glaucoma”, even as it remains so special and is evidently more robust. Well, Nigerian Health Companies keyed into […]

Social Media

Social Media Voce: Breast Cancer Have a Greater Burden than Prostrate cancer

Last week, social media was abuzz with some posts that appeared controversial in itself, but were all totally true. The Economist tweeted a rather interesting finding that seemed to suggest that more men are dying from Prostate and relatively fewer women are dying from breast cancer. FACT! Read about the finding here A perfect example […]

Social Media

Indian’s youngest serving Ambassador, thinks the ‘Best’ goes to Medical and Engineering Colleges.

You may know him or not, but in a country considered to be a developing country like Nigeria, Mr Rahul Shrivastava, Indian’s currently serving Ambassador to Venezuela, has got a lot of experience that stands him out from his peers. At 40 years of age, he was appointed to become Ambassador to Venezuela. I was […]