Conditions

NEW EBOLA VACCINE RECORDS 100% TRIAL… GREAT NEWS!!!

An Ebola vaccine provided 100-percent protection in a field trial in hard-hit Guinea, researchers and officials said Friday, mooting “the beginning of the end” of the killer West African outbreak. The world is “on the verge of an effective Ebola vaccine,” the World Health Organization (WHO) said, hailing the results from the first efficacy test […]

Social Media

PATIENTS NEED SOCIAL MEDIA DOCTORS TO BE MORE CONFIDENTIAL – HERE IS WHY.

It is a total irony. It is like the two ends of a coin, that can never meet. Social media and confidentiality. The very essence of social media is for some persons to have access to who you are, your unique personality, your ups and downs. Social networks are designed so that you can never be ‘alone’. […]

Physician

WEST AFRICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS SEMINAR UNDERWAY…

The West African College of Physicians (WACP), is at the moment having its 39th ANNUAL GENERAL AND SCIENTIFIC MEETING… Owerri 2015. The theme for this year’s conference is Current Health, Social and Economic Challenges of Infectious Disease In Nigeria. Venue is at the Immaculate Royal International Hotel, Port Harcourt Road, Owerri Imo State. More details […]

Social Media

SOCIAL MEDIA DOCTORS THRIVE BETTER WITH INSTAGRAM

The social media presence of doctors is gradually becoming the trend. This is good because more patients are seeking solutions on social networks. It is only proper doctors meet patients on this platform for an unquestionable professional service. Instagram is a social platform where pictures speak volumes. On this platform, social media doctors can create […]

Conditions

THE BIGGEST KILLER OF U5 CHILDREN IS PNEUMONIA

Under Five Deaths is a major issue in most developing countries. Conditions like Diarrhoea, Malaria, Pneumonia have been implicated in high U5 Mortality rates. Here what Remi Adeseun has to say about the condition in a media chat in Kaduna; Pneumonia alone was the biggest killer of under-five children worldwide, noting that various intervention initiatives […]

The Professional

NIGERIA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL RESEARCH MARKS WORLD HEPATITIS DAY

            The World Hepatitis Day, 2015, is here again. The theme of this year’s event is “TEST NOW! VACCINATE NOW!!”, Under the Distinguished Chairmanship of Dr E.E Anomneze, Renowned Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist at the HEALTHGATE Consult, Lagos. Date is 28 July, 2015. Time: 10.00am prompt. Highlight Include; FREE TESTING AND […]

The Professional

“I Am Not Corrupt, Just Prudent” – DG, NAFDAC

The embattled Director General, National Agency for Food And Drug Administration and Control has been in the limelight for allegations of corruption. He is accused of misappropriation of NAFDAC Funds. Here what he has to say.. When  I came to NAFDAC,  I met an internal revenue generation of N2.5billion.  But I learnt  that over the […]

Career

SAD STORY: MEDICAL STUDENT KILLS SELF AFTER EXPULSION FROM MED SCHOOL

Markudi: A final year medical student of the Benue State University, BSU, Nicholas Idoko, apparently killed himself, yesterday, in a  motor accident after being expelled. Sunday Vanguard learned that the deceased was involved in  the accident along Abu King Shuluwa Road, Makurdi where, on top speed, he crashed a Honda ‘Baby Boy’  car, minutes after he threatened […]

The Professional

THE MOST TRUSTWORTHY PROFESSION IS NURSING – NURSING MATTERS

Professionals – always seeking to be better. The NURSING MATTERS contacted me yesterday and shared this beautiful piece about their profession. As nurses, I hold them in high regard, especially for all the hard work they have been doing. Read below the beautiful write up that was sent to me yesterday. Enjoy article after the CUT. Accolade […]

Editor's Focus

W.H.O REGIONS OF THE WORLD

            There are 6 World Health Organisation regions of the world. Most people confuse this for continents. There are 7 continents of the world. The WHO regions of the world are; African Regions Regions of the Americas South East Asia Region European Region East Mediterranean Region Western Pacific Region. The […]