Career

Association of Radiographers of Nigeria Gets New President and Members of Council.

The Association of Radiographers of Nigeria has elected new officials to pilot the affairs of the association. According to Joshua Sule, the Sitting president Dr Mark Okeji who is in his second tenure introduced the newly elected president Mrs Elizabeth Balogun and other Members of Council. Below is an excerpt from his Message: My dear […]

Policy

Communique of the 7th Annual Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research

PREAMBLE: The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research hosted researchers within and outside the Institute on her 7th Annual Scientfic Conference from 6th to 10th November, 2016. The highlights of the conference were a pre-conference workshop on Scientific Paper Writing 6th to 7th main conference 8th-10th the 6th distinguished lecture series which was titled “That she […]

Policy

Nigerian Institute of Medical Research 2016 National Retreat

The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research presents its 2016 National Retreat holding in Abuja Nigeria. Theme: Repositioning NIMR for its role in health research and national development Date: 1st and 2nd December 2016 Venue: Reiz Continental Hotel, Plot 779 Cadastral Zone, Central Bussiness District, Abuja, FCT Nigeria Chairman: Professor Isaac Adewole, Honourable Minister of Health, […]

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Pfizer Nigeria Improving healthcare through community partnerships

Pfizer in Nigeria donated cardiovascular test strips to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Victoria Garden City, Lagos during their health fair program, as part of its responsibility towards collaborating with local communities to support and expand access to reliable and affordable healthcare. The program took place on Saturday, the 15th of October. The […]

Conditions

Dengue Vaccine Update: First Batch of Vaccine Goes on Sale

The world’s first vaccine against dengue, a mosquito-borne virus that causes fever and pain and can be fatal, will go on sale in Guatemala within weeks, the French company making it said Tuesday. Regional executives of the firm, Sanofi Pasteur, presented the Dengvaxia vaccine in a news conference in Guatemala’s capital and said it was indicated […]

Career

Job Vacancies: Medical Consultants Needed At Federal Medical Centre, Birnin Kebbi

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FROM SUITABLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS IN THE FEDERAL MEDICAL CENTRE, BIRNIN KEBBI. CLINICAL SERVICES:  a.     Consultants; b.     Qualifications: Candidates must possess any of the following qualifications: Fellowship of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, Fellowship of the West African Postgraduate Medical College or West African College of Surgeons or […]

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Application Open to the University of Benin M.SC & Ph.D Postgraduate Programmes

Applications are hereby invited from suitable qualified candidates for admission into the postgraduate programmes in the departments of Health Economics, Community Health, Nursing, and Obstetrics and Gynaecology under the Centre of Excellence in Reproductive Health Innovation (CERN I). Note that this application concerns only the following programmes of the CENTRE of EXCELLENCE in REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH […]

Patient

Lying flat on back in late pregnancy may raise stillbirth risk

Stillbirth – defined as the death of a baby after 20 weeks of pregnancy – is estimated to affect around 1 percent of pregnancies in the United States, with around 24,000 babies being stillborn each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the causes of many stillbirths are unclear, but they […]

The Professional

Royal College of Physicians / West African College of Physicians Training on HIV, TB and Malaria… Get The Details.

The West African College of Physicians’ (WACP) mission is to improve the health of West Africans through excellence in training of medical specialists, and the provision of high quality health care. The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has developed a close and effective partnership with WACP over the past decade. With support from the Ecobank […]

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Yakasai Hails Approval of Pharm D. Programme for Pharmacists

President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, Pharm Ahmed Yakasai, has commended the approval of the Pharm. D Programme by the National Universities Commission, NUC. Disclosing the development in Minna, Niger State, Yakasai said the approval would pave the way for the resolve of the PSN towards instituting a world class pharmacy practice which […]

Physician

Resident Doctors’ Strike Grounds FMC in Bayelsa

The on-going strike by the Association of Resident Doctors, ARD, at the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has crippled the hospital just as other unions are threatening industrial action over unpaid wages. The doctors, on the auspices of ARD, had on November 15, commenced an indefinite strike over non-payment of salaries for the past […]

Editor's Focus

Fake Doctor Nabbed for Running Illegal Hospital

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a man for running an allegedly illegal clinic and maternity home while pretending to be a medical doctor. The spokesman of the command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, told newsmen yesterday that Julius Afolabi had been carrying out surgical operations at the illegal clinic located in Abule-Iroko area of Ota, Ogun […]

Physician

Falana, Orekunrin, Akinlade, Obembe to Storm ARD Ido Annual General Meeting

All is now set for the successful hosting of the 15th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference of the Association of Resident Doctors of Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido Ekiti. The Scientific Conference is scheduled to hold on Tuesday, 6th of December, 2016 at 11:00 am at the Mini Conference Hall of the hospital.   According […]

Physician

MBBS: FG Set to Introduce Central Posting for Housemanship Programme

Federal Government, through the Federal  Ministry of Health  is concluding a permanent  arrangement  to introduce a central posting for all Bachelors of  Medicine and Bachelors of Surgery(MBBS) graduating students  for their housemanship  training programmes in all the  registered Teaching Hospitals in the country from next academic session. The Registrar, Medical and Dental Council  Of Nigeria(MDCN), […]

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MLSCN: Communique of the 3rd Education Workshop

COMMUNIQUE OF THE 3RD EDUCATION WORKSHOP TITLED ‘CAPACITY BUILDING FOR EFFECTIVE LECTURING SKILLS FOR QUALITY ACADEMIC TRAINING’’ ORGANIZED BY MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE COUNCIL OF NIGERIA (MLSCN) FROM 6TH -12TH NOVEMBER, 2016 AT FRESHLAND HOTELS, MARARABA, NASARAWA STATE. The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria [MLSCN] is well appreciated for a well packaged programme with ten […]