Conditions

Pfizer, Glaucoma Patient Initiative Care visits Oba Akiolu on Glaucoma.

In continuation of its relentless campaign against one of the world’s most deadly blinding disorders, Glaucoma, Pfizer has urged Nigerians from all walks of life to utilise their unique platforms to help in informing and creating public awareness about the disease. Poised to reduce the huge statistics of Nigerians living with Glaucoma the visit was […]

Conditions

Watch it, That Earpiece May Get You Deaf – Experts

He has done it at least thrice now to the discomfiture of his father. He would suddenly hold his head in his two hands and wince in pain, complaining of severe headaches. It was as well that Samuel Tomiwa was home on forced holiday declared but recently called off by the management of the University […]

Meds

Breaking: Zika Virus Gets New Drug!!!

A team of researchers from Florida State University, Johns Hopkins University and the National Institutes of Health have found existing drug compounds that can both stop Zika from replicating in the body and from damaging the crucial fetal brain cells that lead to birth defects in newborns. This is indeed a cheery news for the […]

Conditions

Academy Alerts to Fresh Threat of Yellow Fever.

The Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS) has alerted on fresh threat of Yellow fever in Nigeria. NAS during a media roundtable discussion on the threat of Yellow fever at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), revealed that about 101, 298,992 of Nigerian population are at risk of the disease. According to the Academy, yellow fever is […]

Career

OAUTHC School of Health Information management 2016/2017 Admissions Open.

  Applications are invited for admission into the School of Health Information Management for a 2 year programme leading to the award of the National Diploma (ND) and the 2 year programme leading to the award of the Higher National Diploma (HND) of the Health Records Officers Registration Board of Nigeria (HRORBN). The programme is […]

The Professional

Uniben Teaching Hospital At Last Releases List Of Successful Cand. For Nurses Entrance Examination.

The University of Benin Teaching Hospital has released the result of the nurses entrance examination conducted on the 20th of August 2016. Candidates are also hereby notified that there will be written interview on the 29th of August 2016 Venue: School of Nursing UBTH. Time: 10:00am. NOTE: Please come with writing materials. Click Here To See […]

Physician

#NPMCN Announces Her Continuing Medical Education Workshop… (View Details).

The National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria holds A 3 Day Workshop in Advanced Research Methodolgy for professionals in the medical profession. Aim and Objectives The Workshop aims to empower consultants, lecturers, senior registrars and other specialists/teachers who are desirous of fully establishing themselves in their disciplines with clinical, epidemiological and laboratory research accomplishment through the […]

Patient

LASSA FEVER: Delta Quarantines 32

The Delta State Government has placed 32 persons under surveillance as the news of the dead doctor, who owns a hospital in Umuaji, filtered into town. The doctor was treated at a private hospital, through Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra State, after three hours on admission. The 32 persons include 11 persons from […]

The Professional

Council Flags Off E-licensing for Medical Lab Scientists

The E-licensing system was flagged off together with IHRIS, a health worker training, licensing and certification tracking system, during the third stakeholders meeting of the council in Abuja and took effect from the  month of August. Acting Registrar of the council, Mr Tosan Erhabor, in a statement at the weekend said medical laboratory scientists can […]

Career

University of Port-Harcourt Teaching Hospital Releases Admission List For Accident And Emergency Nursing 2016/2017.

Hello Dear Readers, the University of Port-Harcourt Teaching Hospital have officially released its admission list for the 2016/2017 ACADEMIC SESSION The following individuals have been given provincial admission: Names: Okeke Chioma Lilian Eyibo Ikemesit Ebong Ossai Kelvin O Okoye Ebere Ifeoma, Emmanuella Dede Promise Enwusonyele Olaniyan Abiola Muideen Eshiet Eme Alex Udoh Margeret Thompson Ezejimba […]

Physician

“Doctors Be Kind To Yourselves” – Epic Passionate Appeal (Must Read).

Doctors Please Be Kind To Yourselves… I met a young doctor who used to work with me in the hospital. I had just completed my night rounds in the hospital, and I was leaving for home. And then I saw him. He was unkempt, exhausted and appeared famished. Worst of all, he looked like a […]

Physician

Doctors Please Be mindful of your words. Medical students are listening.

As first year came to an end, we were asked to reflect on our experiences thus far. The multitude of tests and memorized facts, anatomy dissections, and patient interactions flooded my mind. Shockingly, it was not the difficulty of the first year of medical school that I will remember the most, rather the jaded comments […]

Editor's Focus

Nigeria’s Catholic Bishops Criticize Health Minister Over Plans to Legalize Abortion

Nigerian Catholic bishops are pushing back against a measure, fueled by outside influences, that they say would legalize abortion in the African nation. All Africa report the Catholic Bishops Conference in Nigeria issued a strong statement this week against Nigerian Minister of Health Isaac Adewole’s plans to push contraception and encourage abortion. According to the […]

The Professional

West African College of Nursing Annual General Meeting/ Scientific Session

The West African College of Nursing Nigeria chapter announces its annual general meeting/ scientific session Tagged Calabar 2016… Theme: Adding value to nursing practice: The Nigerian Perspective Sub Themes: Leadership for change: A panacea for healthcare delivery system Nursing Image in Nigeria: what will florence say? Reduction of maternal and child mobidity and mortality: the […]

Physician

Doctors Strike And The Government Perspectives.

The failure of government to fulfil the agreements it reached with the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has, once again, plunged the nation’s healthcare delivery system into avoidable turmoil. This is sad indeed. The doctors, who, barely a month ago, precisely on June 24, 2016, suspended a nationwide strike, are now on another indefinite […]