The Professional

West African College of Surgeons Faculty of Radiology’s 2-Day Clinical Update Course on Head & Neck Imaging

The West African College of Surgeons WACS, presents a 2-Day Clinical Update Course on Head and Neck Imaging. Date:    Wednesday 6th – Thursday 7th March 2019 Venue:  National Trauma Centre, National Hospital, Abuja Time:     8:00am – 5:00pm daily This Course Is Intended For Candidates Writing Part I & Part II Examinations in Radiodiagnosis  and Radiotherapy Course fee:  N30,000 Note: […]

Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria annual scientific conference & 44th Annual General Meeting

College of Nigerian Pathologists Issues A Communique at its 13th Annual Scientific Conference and General Meeting

Nigeria Union Of Allied Health Professionals (NUAHP) Communique Issued At The End Of Her NAC/NEC Meeting

Happy New Year: 3 Ways your doctor spent the Holiday.

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



Editor's Focus Patient

Press-Release: Phillips Consulting reviews the Socio-Economic Impact of Cancer in Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria: In 2018 Phillips Consulting (PCl), examined the socioeconomic impact of cancer in an extensive study. Responses were gathered from thousands of Nigerian Cancer victims or caregivers, family, and friends. In Nigeria, the general media are most often overwhelmed with reports of cancer victims alongside impassioned solicitations for funds for treatment abroad. Today In […]

Body size may influence women’s lifespan more than it does men’s

Comprehensive List of All Cervical Screening Centers in Nigeria.

Social Media Voce: 2019 Health Goals you should adopt.

Why patients lie to their doctors

A patient waits. And waits.

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]