The Professional

Latest On The JOHESU Strike

Dear honourable colleagues. I know you have been waiting eagerly to hear the outcome of the meeting of JOHESU and government. The meeting did not hold eventually as it has been postponed till early August even though no specific date was given yet. A phone call to the HMH confirmed that he was called by […]

Patient

DID YOU KNOW THAT YOUR BRAIN LACKS LYMPHATICS?

It has been known for a long time that the central nervous system is deficient of lymphatics. Due the emerging disease conditions like Alzheimers disease, further research on the pathogenesis of the condition has looked into, here are some of the results… Fluids move throughout the body via several paths. The cardiovascular system circulates blood, […]

Policy

FG’s ‘Saving One Million Lives for Result’ Kicks Off!!!

This a Federal Government–led intervention to improve maternal and child health with states’ ministries of health as partners. The Minister for Health have to say: This programme would monitor the flow of resources to pay for results, outcomes and impacts, rather than simply pay for processes or reimburse costs. it is being funded from a […]

Policy

Buhari Appoints New Heads of Health Institutions

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of heads of five strategic health institutions in the country, including the Centre for Disease Control, National Agency for the Control of Aids, the Nigerian Institute for Medical Research, National Primary Health Care Development Agency and National Health Insurance Scheme. To head the Centre for Disease Control is […]

Physician Policy

Nigerian Medical Association Press Release on the MDCN Governing Board and NUC Incursion Into Medical Training.

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) an umbrella body of all Nigerian Doctors in the country  and in the diaspora. The NMA wishes to observe that the health care delivery in the country is being challenged by the continued absence of the regulatory bodies of health institutions. The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria(MDCN) is the […]

Patient

Reversing Effects Of Sedentary Lifestyle: 1 Hour Of Daily Exercise May Keep You Healthy

A new review published Wednesday in The Lancet reveals that sitting too long may not always be bad for our health as long as we get enough exercise elsewhere. The findings showed that people who exercised moderately an hour or more a day — such as walking a mile in 17 minutes — were the […]

Conditions

Mucus in Stool: What Does it Mean?

Mucus in the body is natural and a very important part of how the body works. Tissues produce mucus to line and protect the mouth, nose, sinuses, throat, lungs, and gut. Most times, mucus is clear and thin. However, illness, diet, or environmental factors can sometimes increase mucus consistency. Mucus can even change in color. […]

Conditions

CELEBRATE WORLD HEPATITIS DAY

  Today is the world hepatitis day What do you know about hepatitis? Do you know that there are 5 variants of hepatitis? Do you know that hepatitis is more deadly than HIV? Do you know that you need to be vaccinated? Viral hepatitis – a group of infectious diseases known as hepatitis A, B, […]

The Professional

Communique Issued at the End of a Two-Day Meeting of Senior Staff Association of Universities, Teaching Hospitals.

 COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF A TWO-DAY MEETING OF SENIOR STAFF ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITIES, TEACHING HOSPITALS, RESEARCH INSTITUTES AND ASSOCIATED INSTITUTIONS SSAUTHRIAl, TEACHING/SPECIALIST HOSPITALS /FEDERAL MEDICAL CENTRES SECTOR HELD ON 13TH AND 14TH OF JULY, 2016, AT THE NATIONAL HOSPITAL ABUJA. The Council after the meeting resolves as follows: Implementation of Agreements Reached with […]

The Professional

Poor Health Services Pervades In Zamfara – NMA

The Zamfara branch of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), says health services in the State are poor and therefore urged the Government to solve the problems urgently. Dr Aminu Sakajiki, Chairman of NMA in the state, made the remark at its 4th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference in Guzau on Tuesday. “The health sector’s sorry […]

Career

2016/2017 Undergraduate Admission Form Into Madonna University, Nigeria is Out.

Madonna University, Nigeria is the first Private Catholic University in the West African Region and also the First Private University to be approved by the Federal Government of Nigeria. Madonna University Nigeria commenced full Academic Programmes in 1999. This noble Institution was founded by Very Rev. Fr. Prof. EMP. Edeh CSSP OFR. SPIRIT AND AIM […]

Physician

Edo NMA Laments Depressed Economy

Edo State Branch Chairman, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Prof Afekhide Omoti, has decried the alarming rate of brain drain in the health sector, particularly, amongst medical doctors, saying poor incentive and motivation had been identified as a key factor responsible. Speaking at the Nigerian Medical Association(NMA) Edo State Branch, 2016 Annual General Meeting /Scientific Conference […]

Conditions Patient

EXPERTS LISTS CAUSES OF SUDDEN DEATH…

Researches conducted by some Nigerian teaching hospitals haveidentified stroke and heart attack as the major causes of over 93.7 percent of the sudden and unexpected deaths (SUD) in the country. The researchers also found that more males than females, at a ratio of 2:1, are affected, and the average age of the victims is “47.3 years. They blamed the […]

The Professional

Nursing Council Inspectorate Team to Commence Operation Show Your License.

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (N&MCN) is a regulatory body for Nursing Education and practice in Nigeria and has among its functions regulation of training and practice of Basic and Post Basic Nursing and Midwifery Programmes. This regulatory body is also responsible for processing of licensure and registration of all Nurses/Midwives across the […]

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Nigerian Orthopaedic Association Holds Zonal Meeting

The Nigerian Orthopaedic Association zone 2 holds its zonal meeting with the theme: Standard Orthopaedic and trauma practice, the answer to the menace of traditional bone setters Date: 27th July 2016 Venue: Auditorium National orthopaedic hospital dala-kano For further information contact the chairman LOC: 08059200014 JOIN THE NEW DoctorsQuarters.com BBM CHANNEL ON C0015D291… Its New […]