The Professional

Psychiatry Postgraduate Revision Course for NPMCN.

The National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, Faculty of Psychiatry in collaboration with The Neuropsychiatric Hospital Aro, Ogun state is organizing a revision course for in Psychiatry. Date: February 10th – 27th 2020. Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm (Daily) This revision course is for all candidates sitting for this year’s fellowship examination of the Postgraduate College […]

UGONSA Holiday Message to All Nurses for 2020.

AEFUTHA, Abakiliki Full List of Successful Interns

Laparoscopic Surgery Society of Nigeria 8th International Workshop.

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

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



Patient

Adolescents Need to be More Physically Active. Their health is now more at risk -WHO

The adolescent years officially spans from 10-years to 19-years. Adolescence is a critical time of life. It is a time when people become independent individuals, forge new relationships, develop social skills and learn behaviors that will last the rest of their lives. A new study, published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health journal and […]

Reasons Why Nigeria’s Millenials will die faster than other Generations.

Early Retirement is associated with cognitive decline

Scientifically Proven Methods To Stop Masturbation.

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

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

Editor's Focus Tech

Digital Healthcare startups in the Nigerian Health Tech Space – A budding dream.

GUEST POST: Digital health is defined by Wikipedia as the convergence of digital technologies with health, healthcare, living, and society to enhance the efficiency of healthcare delivery. These include hardware and software solutions and services.  Hardware includes wearables like Fitbit and different types of monitors while software includes various types of mobile applications and electronic […]

Tech

Is Vlogging Killing Blogging? – A Medical Blogger’s Perspective.

A Vlog means a video blog. Vlog entries often combine embedded video (or a video link) with supporting text, images, and other metadata. A Blog is an online journal or informational website displaying information in the reverse chronological order, with the latest posts appearing first. Predominantly, it is composed of words and letters. Written Blogs […]

Tech

Health Tech: LifeBank Wins $250,000 StartUp Top Prize at Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative.

Over the weekend, Nigeria’s Health Tech space was awash with a piece of super news from far away Ghana – LifeBank has won the grand prize at the inaugural Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative. When the news filtered in, I was not surprised. Here is why. In a special analysis of the TechCabal’s Report on the […]

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 […]

Gadget Social Media

LifeBank Launches Drone Service that may change Nigeria’s Medical Logistic Service.

Nigeria’s premier medical logistics startup, LifeBank, has announced a new level of medical service delivery in Nigeria – Drone Service. CEO LifeBank, Temmie Giwa-Tuboson gladly gave this announcement in faraway Ghana where LifeBank got the top prize in the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative. This message was reinforced via the LifeBank Official twitter handle; Medical/healthcare logistics […]

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.

This week on Social Media Voce, I ‘ll be sharing my response to a my Quora Question – “Why are they trying to depopulate Africa using AIDS and Ebola?” Thousands of readers have gone through my response and I thought it would be valuable for you as well. Feel free to also add your contributions […]

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 […]