Policy

PLASTIC RICE: Joint Press Briefing on Full Laboratory Report of Seized Consignment by NAFDAC

JOINT PRESS BRIEFING BY THE AG.DIRECTOR GENERAL, NATIONAL AGENCY FOR FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION AND CONTROL (NAFDAC) MRS. YETUNDE ONI AND THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL, NIGERIA CUSTOMS SERVICE, COL. HAMEED ALI (RTD) ON THE QUALITY OF THE SUSPECTED FAKE RICE CONSIGNMENT SEIZED BY NIGERIA CUSTOMS SERVICE AT NAFDAC CORPORATE HEADQUATERS ABUJA ON 29TH DECEMBER, 2016 It […]

Career

NPMCN Announces New Update Course on Radiological Physics… Get Details!!!

The National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, Faculty of Radiology has announced, via its official handle, a new update course on Radiological Physics, for Radiology and Radiotherapy Candidates preparing for Part 1 Fellowship Examinations of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria and of the West Africa College of Surgeons. DATE: January 16, 2017 – January […]

Career

Jobs Vacancy: Nurses, Biomedical Engineers Needed at Kelina Hospital.

Kelina Hospital, 3rd Avenue, Gwarinpa, Abuja, is a Federal Government-recognized Pioneer Hospital in Minimal Access Surgery. Our main emphasis is on minimally invasive procedures like Laparoscopic Surgery, Endoscopic Surgery, Laser Surgery. 1. Position: Nurse Job Type Full Time Qualification BA/BSc/HND Experience 2 years Location: Abuja Duties The Quality Assurance Officers will do shift duty, and will be […]

Career

Job Vacancy: Optician, Hosp. Administrator Needed at Newgate Medical Services Limited

Newgate Medical Services Limited started operations in October, 2000 with committed staff of 10 with the aim of bridging the obvious gap identified in health care delivery service in Ikorodu. We decided to change the face of healthcare by raising the standard of healthcare delivery​. We have over the years maintained our standards with continuous […]

Patient

Eye Contact Can Be Really Intense For Your Brain

If eye contact has always felt a bit overwhelming for you, it’s not all in your head. Maintaining direct eye contact really is strenuous for the brain, according to new research, and it uses up scarce cognitive resources that we need for things like reasoning and verbal processing. There are many reasons for avoiding eye […]

Policy

Lassa Fever: Reemerges In Nigeria, FMoH Issues New Alert!!!

The deadly disease, Lassa Fever may have re emerged following a recent alert issued by the Federal Ministry of Health of a reported case of Death. This was the circular, signed by the Director For Hospital Services, Dr. Wapada I. Bamali for The Hon. Minister of Health, and sent out to all Chief Medical Directors […]

Patient

FG Warns Hospitals Against Detaining Patients Over Bills.

The Federal Government has warned against hospitals detaining patients who cannot pay their medical bills, even as it said it would do everything possible to reduce reliance by public officials on foreign hospitals for healthcare services in 2017. Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, at a briefing in Abuja, told doctors and hospitals that they […]

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Women's Issue

Urinary Tract Infection: Does this also mean Toilet Infection?

A lot of people have been misinformed about toilet infection, vaginal infections and more appropriately Urinary Tract Infection UTIs. A lot of women and ladies conclude that they got infections from the toilets they used which is entirely impracticable. I am here to dispel that thought among you reading this. Surely the toilet seat (especially […]

Physician

NMA Kogi Threatens to Embark on Strike over Unpaid Salaries

The Nigeria Medical Association ( NMA), Kogi State chapter has threatened to embark on an indefinite strike come January if the state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, failed to pay all doctors working with the state government their outstanding salaries. This was contained in a communique issued on Monday at the end of its emergency congress […]

Career

UCH List Of Selected Candidates, Registration And Documentation Procedures For Nursing Officer II.

The attached is the list of candidates who participated in the year 2016 recruitment process and have been selected as successful candidates.. PROTOCOL 1  All selected candidates are to report at Medical Laboratory Scientist Education Unit behind FCMI3, University College Hospital from Wednesday 28th to Friday 30th December, 2016.  >>All selected candidates are to register […]

Editor's Focus

Book Launch and Review: 1351 Tips To A Healthier Life By Dr Ronald Ikpe (Photos Speaks)

Quote: The conviction and zeal of a man is sometimes all it takes to get things done – Anonymous This is a book review of an increasingly popular book titled 1351 Tips To A Healthier Life, written by Dr Ronald Ikpe, CEO MRI Medic Consulting Limited. In a high tech event planned by Dr Ronald […]

The Professional

Unpaid Salaries: JOHESU UCH Health Workers Give FG 7-day Ultimatum

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to pay their outstanding salaries. The group told newsmen in Ibadan that it would proceed on indefinite strike from Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, if the outstanding salaries were not paid. The group consisted of four […]

Policy

Press Release On Activities Of The NCDC Towards Mitigating Lassa Fever In Nigeria

On 20th December 2016, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed a case of Lassa fever in a healthcare worker who had died at the Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta. The female nurse died before the laboratory result revealed she was positive for Lassa. NCDC has dispatched a team of epidemiologists, to support Ogun State […]