Job Vacancy: Medical and Dental House Officers Positions open at UBTH, Benin.

On Job Vacancy today, Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the positions of Medical and Dental House Officers, at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin Nigeria. QUALIFICATIONS: Interested applicants should possess Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) respectively from recognized higher institutions of learning. Prospective candidates […]


Why Are Medical Doctors Killing Themselves? – A Doctor Reveals

I would commence this presentation by recounting the stories of 4 Medical Doctors who either took their own lives while actively working or died by negligence while working He was the most decorated Graduand in that year’s Graduation of one of the foremost Universities in the Country.He carted away 14 of the 17 awards available […]


Job Vacancy: House Officers and Internship Positions Opens at UNTH Enugu

On Job Vacancies for this week, The University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku/Ozalla, Enugu is accepting applications from qualified candidates for appointment in the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Ituku/Ozalla, Enugu into the One Year UNTH Internship position. Below are the positions opened for interested candidates. Job Title: House OfficerLocation: Ituku/Ozalla, Enugu.Qualifications/Experience:Candidates must possess any […]

Editor's Focus

NHIS Should not exclude Cancer Patients. We are all human beings.

The financial burden of cancer can be utterly devastating to both the patients and their family members. Honestly, the recent refusal of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to cover cancer patients in Nigeria, is a terrible blow to the entire populace and particularly the patients affected. It makes me keep wondering why the NHIS […]


NPMCN: Update Course for Faculty of Internal Medicine 2019.

As we approach the end of the year, the National Postgraduate College of Medicine NPMCN, have announced her Annual Intensive Update Course for Candidates preparing for Primary, Part I, Part II FMCP Examinations. This course is also for Physicians interested in updating their knowledge in Internal Medicine. Find below the schedule for each examination set; […]


Lagos Launches Nigeria’s Largest Health Insurance for residents.

BRIEF ON THE LAGOS STATE HEALTH SCHEME – The Lagos State Health insurance scheme was officially launched today. The present administration is proud to deliver on one of its mandate which is to provide Universal Health Coverage for Lagos residents. To enable us meet the aspirations of the people as regards the availability of affordable, […]


Nigeria’s First Mobile Stroke Unit

Regions Stroke and Neuroscience Hospital launches first “MOBILE STROKE UNIT” in Nigeria.  A mobile stroke unit is an ambulance that furnishes services to triage, diagnose, evaluate, and/or treat symptoms of an acute Stroke. A Stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted or reduced, depriving brain tissue of oxygen and […]

Social Media

Social Media Voce: Cobas Plasma Separation Card makes HIV Diagnosis reliable.

This week on Social Media Voce, the AVON HMO Baby 2018 Contest have got a winner, as Roche Diagnostics launches her new stellar Viral Load test. In its unique way, Roche – the world’s leading provider of HIV viral load testing, debut her latest HIV testing solution – Cobas Plasma Separation. This new solution was […]


Confirmed! All Doctors should pay the #BuildingLevy – NMA

Now, this may not be a cheery news for all Medical Doctors in Nigeria. Doctors had pitched against her Council over an ‘unexpected’ building Levy it fixed against them.  The Nigerian Medical Association National Executive Council have approved the building levy to be paid by all doctors in Nigeria. Of course, this is supported by […]

Editor's Focus

Stack Diagnostics to Revolutionize the Nigerian Healthcare Sector

Molecular diagnostics and personalized medicine company Stack Diagnostics (StackDx) is changing the face of healthcare in Nigeria by making available to doctors over 300 difficult-to-access diagnostic tests. Over 20 tests are also being made available to consumers, encouraging them to take charge of their health. To simplify the entire process, they have created an online […]


WHO declares Uzbekistan malaria-free

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says Uzbekistan’s success in becoming recognised as a malaria-free country is an “extraordinary outcome”. Executive Director of the Global Fund, a UN-backed partnership to end malaria epidemics, Peter Sands, on Tuesday said malaria had a long and deadly history in Uzbekistan. Sands noted that in the late nineteenth century, the disease […]

The Professional

West African College of Surgeons 16th Health Management and Ethics Course 2019

West African College of Surgeons Presents 16th Health Management and Ethics Course for Fellows, Resident Doctors and Healthcare Providers.   Date: 15th – 16th January, 2019   Venue: Trenchard Hall, University of Ibadan, Ibadan   Time: 8am-6pm daily   Mode: Distance Learning and In-person Non-residential  The distance learning aspect of this course should be completed by the participants in the four weeks leading […]


The full list of successful candidates UCTH Internship Screening Exam

This is a cheery news for all candidates who sat for the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital UCTH Internship Screening Exams. We gladly congratulate all successful candidates… Contact us if you further clarifications. JOIN THE NEW BBM CHANNEL ON C0015D291… Its New And Refreshing

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I Hate Strike Action… I hate UNTH & LUTH.

Hospitals are supposed to be places of solace for the sick, the vulnerable, and for all who seek her service. It should be like the inseparability of the heat of the sun from the rays of the sun, patients should not be separated from a hospital. Strike-action is arguably the predominant factor that separates patients […]

Events Physician

W.H.O and Johnson & Johnson support FAMSA in repositioning the African Health Sector

SPONSORED POST: The Federation of African Medical Students’ Associations (FAMSA) recently held the 32nd Edition of its General Assembly in November 2018. This year’s conference which took place in Ibadan, Nigeria, equally marked the celebration of her 50th year in existence with the theme “Repositioning Healthcare in Africa for Sustainable Development”. For several years now, […]