London School Of Hygiene And Tropical Medicine 2016-2017 Scholarship

The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is pleased to offer a small number of highly competitive scholarships. Grants are open to applicants from low to middle income countries, United States of America and applicants assessed to have UK/EU fee status. London School’s mission is to be a world-leading school of public and global […]

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(NEW): MDCN Announces Upward Review Of Practising Fee.

This is a public notice announcement to all practising Medical Doctors and Dental Surgeons. The Medical And Dental Council of Nigeria has reviewed upwards the annual practising fee of practitioners. I got this message in Medical World Nigeria. The new fees are as follows; a) Practitioners of less than 10 years post graduation will pay N10,000 […]


Read True Story of Military Officer Brutalising Female Doctor.

This true story is tearing Nigeria’s social media network apart. It has gone viral!!! It is a story of how a male military officer, who also is a doctor in the same facility, brutalizing a female doctor. Already the repercussions are being felt with OAUTH resident doctors and indeed the whole South West Doctors are […]


New DG For National Veterinary Research Institute.

The Federal government have appointed a new Director-General for the National Veterinary Research Institute, Dr David Shamaki. Shamaki replaces Dr. Mohammed Ahmed, who recently retired from service after the end of his five-year tenure as the boss of the institute. Shamaki joined the services of the institute as a research officer in 1982, rising to the […]



Overcrowding is a term commonly underrated. It refers to the situation in which more people are living within a single dwelling than there is space for, so that movement is restricted, privacy secluded, hygiene impossible, rest and sleep difficult (WHO). It was in my community medicine class that this definition was put across to us and […]


Latest On Zika Virus: It Is Likely To Cause Still Births.

The Zika virus, which is spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, is strongly suspected to be linked to a new wave of microcephaly cases in Brazil. Babies born with this birth defect have smaller heads and sometimes brains that aren’t fully developed, which can result in life-long developmental problems. Zika is currently spreading through Central and South […]


FG Plans Free Health Services For 100 Million Nigerians

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole has stated that the Federal Government has plans to offer free health care to 100 million Nigerians in 2 years. The minister disclosed this while speaking on Thursday at a weekly broadcast on the African Independent Television. The minister said for the government to achieve the target, primary healthcare […]

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How To Check Your JAMB Results For Medical, Nursing And Other Health Sciences Students

Hello dear readers, today i thought of those of you who would be getting into school this year through JAMB. Tomorrow, 27th February 2016, most of you would be sitting for the exams. I wish to make things easier for you by bringing these tips that would propel you into getting admitted into school this year.  Just […]

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Lagos State Govt Cancels Tomorrow’s Environmental Sanitation Due To JAMB/UTME

Lagos state government has cancelled tomorrow’s monthly environmental sanitation due to the Jamb Examination which is to hold tomorrow Saturday February 27th. The state statutorily holds the environmental sanitation exercise that have continued to keep most parts of the state clean and neat. JOIN THE NEW BBM CHANNEL ON C0015D291… Its New And Refreshing


Hypertension: Why FG Must Act Now – Expert Speaks!!!

While government (with the help of donor agencies), channel increased resources on infectious diseases, over 20 million Nigerians (mostly young adults), already hypertensive, are daily losing their lives and body organs, to complications arising from the condition. The economic implication is, loss of productivity, as a result of more young people living with disability or […]

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Lagos State Scholarship Board: 2016/2017 Local Scholarship Awards Interview

This is to notify Lagos State indigenes that are students in tertiary institutions across the country and are interested in obtaining 2016/2017 Local Scholarship award that sales of application form has commenced on Monday, 22nd February and ends on Friday, 1st April, 2016. All applicants interested in taking part in the screening test are expected […]

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3 Reasons Why Is Nigeria’s Leading Medical/Health Blog..

“The time is ticking out. Only those who keenly observe the hand of time, know the time is NOW!!” It started out as an urge; the urge to effectively and efficiently give back, no matter how little it might have seemed. I have always had this notion that one must begin to add value, despite not […]

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NPMCN Organises Update Course In Basic And Clinical Dental Sciences

The National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, Faculty of Family Dentistry is presents a 1-Day certified hands-on-workshop in periodontal surgery with emphasis on Guided Tissue Regeneration. It also announces its Update Course in Basic and Clinical Dental Sciences, for Primary, Part I, and Part II for Fellowship Examinations as well as general dental practitioners. Venue: […]