The Professional

Paediatric Association of Nigeria Announces Her Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference 2017

The Paediatric Association of Nigeria presents PANConf 2017 seem set to organise her 48th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference 2017 Theme: Consolidating Child Health in Nigeria through the sustainable development Goals; gains and gaps of the MDGs Sub themes: – Emergence of the internally displaced Nigerian child- challenges and way forward – Sustaining child […]

Policy

WHO to Hold 2016 Financing Dialogue Today.

The financing dialogue is a key element of WHO’s reform process to ensure that the Organization is well-equipped to address the increasingly complex challenges of health in the 21st century and contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. From persisting problems to new and emerging public health threats, WHO needs the capability and […]

Conditions

Women now drinking almost as much as men… Research Reveals!!!

Historically, men have used alcohol anywhere between 2-12 times more than women, the analysis reports. However, the new research revealed a steady decrease in the sex ratio of alcohol consumption, alcohol abuse, and related harms. In the early 1900s, males were twice as likely to consume alcohol than females and almost four times more likely […]

The Professional

Admission to Refresher Accident and Emergency/ Paediatric Nursing at UITH

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the refresher course for the above named Nursing Programmes: ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE Must have a specialty nursing training in Accident and Emergency/Paediatrics in Accredited Post Basic Nursing Schools. Have at least five years post qualification experience and yet to be registered with the Nursing […]

Editor's Focus

Pharmaceutical Technologists Challenge PCN’s Monopoly

The Association of Pharmaceutical Technologists/Technicians has challenged the continued monopolization of drug dispensing in Cross River State. Patron and National Trustee Chairman in Council for pharmaceutical Technologists and Technicians Association of Nigeria, Dr. Lawrence Henshaw and the association`s state chairman, Sir Henry Obuagu Tita called on the state government to include their members in the […]

Policy

JOHESU Protests Director’s Recall, Disrupts Traffic in Owerri

Joint Health Sector Union members, numbering over 2,000 from the South-East, South-South and South-West, on Tuesday converged on Owerri, the Imo State capital to protest the reinstatement of Dr. Angela Uwakwem as the medical director of the Federal Medical Centre, Owerri. The five unions that make up JOHESU, namely Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals; […]

Career

Job Vacancy: Pupil Pharmacist Needed at Obafemi Awolowo University

The Obafemi Awolowo University is a comprehensive public institution established in 1962 as The University of Ife. The University is situated on a vast expanse of land totaling 11,861 hectares in Ile-Ife, Osun State, southwest of Nigeria. Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the Academic position below: Job Title: Pupil Pharmacist […]

Conditions

FG to Distribute Cervical Cancer Vaccine — Health Minister

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it will soon begin the distribution of cervical cancer vaccine to reduce the prevalence of the disease in Nigeria. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja. Adewole said that cervical and breast cancers are some […]

Physician

Nigerian Doctors Ready For A Protest March Over Non-Implementation of National Health Act, 2017

Nigerian Doctors Under the aegis of the Nigerian Medical Association have hinted that there would be a protest March in Abuja as part of this year’s Physician Week Programme. Consequently, the association will today (Wednesday) stage the protest march in Abuja that will terminate in the Aso Rock Villa, where its leaders plan to submit […]

Career

NNPC/Total National Merit Scholarship Scheme 2016/2017

Total Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI) – Annually, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and Total Upstream Companies in Nigeria (TUCN): Total Exploration & Production Nigeria Limited (Total E&P Nig Ltd) and Total Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI), together with their venture partners, award scholarships to deserving Nigerian students in the tertiary institutions in the country. The programme […]

Physician

2016 Physicians Week: Nigerian Medical Association Holds World Press Conference

Being a Press Conference addressed by the President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on the Occasion of the 2016 Physicians’ Week holding between Sunday 23rd and Saturday 29th October 2016 at the National Secretariat of NMA, Wuse Zone 4, Abuja. Protocol; Gentlemen of the press, permit me to welcome you to this 2016 Annual […]

Career

Job Vacancy: Get Enlisted into the Nigerian Navy Through Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 24

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified Nigerians for enlistment into the through Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 24. Guidelines:  The Enlistment Portal www.joinnigeriannavy.com will be opened on 26 October 2016 for interested candidates to apply online. Qualifications: Interested applicants, who most be Nigerians by birth, most possess a minimum of Second Class Upper […]

Career

Job Vacancy Updates: Examination Schedule for Interns and Resident Candidates at Delta State Hospitals Management Board

Examination Schedule for Candidates for the Onging House Officers, Pupil Pharmacists and Intern Medical Laboratory Scientists Recruitment are slated for FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28 2016. @ ST. PATICK’S COLLEGE(S.P.C), ALONG NNEBISI ROAD, WEST END, ASABA HOUSE OFFICERS EXAMINATION SCHEDULE  DATE: Friday 28 OCTOBER 2016. TIME: 7:30am Prompt. VENUE: St. Patrick’s College, Along Nnebisi Road, West End, […]