Editor's Focus

MEDICAL EDUCATION: NIGERIANS ‘RAILROAD’ MDCN ON TWITTER

The hashtag, #MDCNLicense, was trending on twitter some hours ago. The agitation is simple; why should even the Medical and dental council be so disorganized, up to a point that graduated medical doctors are turned back home from different NYSC Camps, denying them the right to serve. MDCN as the official body established by law, […]

Career

MDCN EXPLAINS NIGERIANS INCREASING QUEST FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION ABROAD

ssAbuja — The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria says number of students training in medical colleges outside the country has been increasing due to restricted class quotas and failure of medical schools to meet their standards and accreditation. This came as the council inducted a total 339 foreign-trained medical and dental graduates, including 335 […]

Conditions

EFFORTS TO ELIMINATE TROPICAL DISEASES BOOSTED AS ENUGU GOVT PARTNERS GOWON CRNTER.

ENUGU—Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has pledged to support and assist Yakubu Gowon Centre and its partners to control malaria and other neglected tropical diseases in the state.   The former military head of state and initiator of the Centre, Gen Yakubu Gowon, rtd, visited the Government House, Enugu, yesterday in furtherance of the […]

Video

4 SILENT SIGNS OF DROWNING EVERY SWIMMER MUST KNOW – MEDICAL DAILY

According to the Centre For Disease Control and Prevention, everyday 10 people drown to death; 2 of those deaths are from children under the age of 14 years. Silent Signs of Drowning: 1. Person is unable to call for help and may be quiet because his or her mouth sinks below and reappears just above the […]

Editor's Focus

TRUE OR FALSE? NIGERIAN ANTHEM EVOKES SOCIAL BONDING, OR NOT!!!

A research conducted and published in the Journal, Evolution And Human Behaviour have revealed that when people sing together, in a large group, it brings them closer together. “This supports the notion that diverse cultural phenomena such as national anthems, religious music, team chants, or military marching bands are behaviors that promote social bonding in […]

Conditions

ONE STEP CLOSER TO THE LAUNCH OF MALARIA VACCINE.

The malaria vaccine, RTS,S, acts against P. falciparum, the most deadly malaria parasite globally, and the most prevalent in Africa. It offers no protection against P. vivax malaria, which predominates in many countries outside of Africa. The vaccine is being assessed as a complementary malaria control tool that could potentially be added to—but not replace—the […]

Conditions

OFFICIAL: WHO TO DELIST NIGERIA FROM POLIO LIST

The World Health Organization (WHO) is set to formally pronounce the delisting of Nigeria as a polio endemic country before President Muhammadu Buhari. The event, which is slated for the State House, Abuja, on October 26 will see the country hosting the Director-General of WHO, Dr. Margaret Chan, who will be represented by WHO Regional […]

Physician

MICHEAL JACKSON DOCTOR PASSES ON!!!

Late Michael Jackson’s longtime physician Dr. Arnold Klein, has died. The man rumored for years to be the biological father of Michael’s two oldest children, Prince and Paris, passed away Thursday night in California according to TMZ. He was 70 years old. Klein, who was one time the biggest dermatologist in Hollywood, was admitted to […]

Career

JOB VACANCY: ST NICHOLAS HOSPITAL OPENING.

Saint Nicholas Hospital Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the positions listed below: 1. GENERAL SURGEON (FULL TIME)  QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE The candidate must: . Be a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, National Post Graduate Medical College of Surgeon or the West African College of Surgeons . Have at least 5 years […]

Conditions

EBOLA MEMORIES: ONE YEAR AFTER, FG EULOGISES DR ADADEVOH, GLOBAL PARTNERS, OTHERS

It has been one year since the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared Nigeria free of Ebola Virus Disease but the federal government has not forgotten the efforts of Dr Stella Adadevoh of First Consultant Hospital in Lagos and other partners who made the success story possible. Adadevoh was the doctor who helped to stop the […]

Editor's Focus

QUOTES FROM PERSONALITIES ON THE WORLD FOOD DAY!!!

The World Food Day is October 16. World Health Organisation (WHO), in its report to mark the day, says one out of four children globally do not get the nutrition they need to live healthy lives. “Even amidst plenty, 805 million people, one in nine worldwide, live with chronic hunger. 4 in 10 children in […]

Career

EXCLUSIVE: PHOTOS OF THE MADONNA MEDICAL DOCTORS INDUCTION EARLIER TODAY.

It all started at about 10.00am this morning. Officials in Madonna University Nigeria, including the Priests, and the hierarchy of the institution. Then the graduation doctors started coming in one at a time. The medical auditorium was almost filled to capacity, with parents, friends and well-wishers already seated. After the solemn mass, which lasted for […]

Policy

FEMALE ENGINEER DEVELOPS NEVA, AN EMERGENCY POWER PRODUCT FOR SURGEONS.

The experience in an operating room should not be made any more strenuous than the procedure itself. Most surgeries last for hours, sometimes as long as 8hours or more. At other times it could be just 45 minutes. The outlay of every operating room, formerly called theatre, is to foster a good working relationship of […]

Conditions

MALARIA: PRES. OBAMA GETS POETIC AT UN ASSEMBLY

Ponder on each letter, on each word. Millions suffer from a single bite of Mosquito. The effects ripples down and the outcome is usually unsavoury. This is a call to action; a call to better living especially for children and pregnant women. Thank you President Obama, for lending your voice to this great course!!! #MalariaKills […]