Editor's Focus

MEDICAL DRAMA SERIES: HOW PREPARED IS NIGERIA’S NOLLYWOOD?

Chicago med, Code Black, New Amsterdam, Dr. House, Grey’s Anatomy and The Good Doctor, my personal medical drama favorite. These are some popular medical series being viewed by medics and especially by med students. The question however, remains; why has there not been a Nigerian medical drama series?. I went out to search for the […]

Health Start-Up Start Up Clinic

EXCLUSIVE: 54Gene Heritage Study, will Revolutionize medical treatments in Africa.

54Gene is one of Nigeria’s most promising Health Tech startups. Busy as the Founder and Co-founder are, I was felt honoured when I learnt that I would be sitting down with them in an Exclusive Media Chat. Since publishing the news about the humongous seed round raised by 54Gene, I needed to know what exactly […]

Physician

Profile Review: Oluyinka Olutoye is Surgeon-in-Chief at US Hospital

The National Children’s Hospital in the US has appointed a Nigerian, Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye, as its Surgeon-in-Chief. The hospital, which announced the appointment on its website, said the appointment was effective from August 1. It would be recalled that Olutoye was part of the team that carried out surgery on a baby in-utero in a Texas hospital […]

Career

Disclaimer: LASUTH Internship Vacancies are False.

The management of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) has debunked the message circulating on social media that it has opened for an internship at a N5,000 application fees and N1,800 parcel levy. Chief Medical Director, LASUTH, Prof. Adetokunbo O. Fabamwo, said the programme did not originate from LASUTH and the general public should be […]

Editor's Focus

Nigeria’s List of Health Ministers from 1999 till date.

Nigeria has got a new Minister of Health – Dr. Osagie Ehanire. He is among the forty-seven newly sworn ministers who are members of the Federal Executive Council. Since the return to democracy, Nigeria has enjoyed twenty years of uninterrupted civil rule, from 1999 to 2019. This means the Ministry of Health has had over […]

Policy

Medical Laboratory Science Council gets New Registrar.

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria gets a substantive Registrar – Mr. Tosan Erhabour. Nigeria’s Federal government through the Head, Corporate Affairs Unit of MLSCN, Fidelia Ginikanwa said on Monday. Here is a brief about the new registrar as extracted from the statement ; Mr. Tosan… is 55-years-old, from Edo State and attended the […]

Policy

Meet Nigeria’s New Ministers of Health

Nigeria has got her newest Ministers in the Health Ministry. President Buhari, in an elaborate swearing in ceremony, swore in Dr Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire – Substantive Minister of Health, and Dr Olurunnimbe Mamora – as Minister for State. Both gentlemen are Medical Doctors. Here is a brief about the Ministers; Dr Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire – […]

Career

Nigerian Army: Direct Short Service Commission Course for Health Professionals 2019.

Applications are invited from eligible Nigerians for commission into the Nigerian Army (NA) as Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) officers. The DSSC is open to both civilians and serving military personnel.  Only serving military personnel sponsored by any of the Services of the Nigerian Armed Forces to civil institutions shall be considered. CORPS AND SERVICES […]

Events

Lakeshore Cancer Clinic: 2-Day Oncology Doctors Conference set to hold.

JOIN INTERNATIONAL LEADERS IN THE RAPIDLY EXPANDING FIELD OF ONCOLOGY AS THIS CONFERENCE PROVIDES THE OPPORTUNITY TO EXCHANGE IDEAS AND DISCOVER NEW DEVELOPMENTS. It is a 2-Day Conference Featuring Presentations from; Nigerian-British Oncology Group American Oncologists Nigerian Oncologists Allied Specialists in the Cancer Space. THEME: Updates in Cancer Management. VENUE: Admiralty Hall, Naval Dockyard, Ahmadu […]

Medico Social Media

Social Media Voce: To be a Medical student, your answer to these questions must be ‘NO’.

The life of a medical student starts the moment one makes up his/her mind to becoming a medical doctor. After a minimum of six years (which could be as long as 10 -15 years, varied across different medical schools), students graduate and become Medical Doctors. It is commonplace for young and old to admire medical […]

Career

Job Vacancy: House Officer, Interns needed at Lagos State Health Service Commission.

Job Vacancy: Applications are hereby invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates at Lagos State Health service commission. Positions: Medical house officer Nurses Pharmacists MLS. Requirements: Application form. CV Recent Passport Statement of result (compulsory) LGA Identification Birth certificate WAEC/NECO result License (compulsory) Oath (for pharmacists) First School Leaving Certificate 3 recommendation letters (from non-relatives), […]

Editor's Focus Physician

Next MDCN Assessment Exam for Foreign-Trained Medical Doctors 2019.

The next Assessment Examination of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria is scheduled to hold from Wednesday 27 November to Thursday 28 November 2019 at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Kano State. READ ALSO: How to Print your Permanent MDCN License. A.    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA i)  The examination shall be for candidates trained in ALL […]

Career

Job Vacancy: House Officer, Interns needed at Rivers State Ministry of Health

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following positions at the Rivers State Ministry of Health. Position: Medical House Officers Dental House Officers Nursing Interns Medical Laboratory Science Interns Pharmacy Interns Physiotherapy Interns Optometry Interns Dietician Interns Dental Therapy Interns Dental Technology Interns Radiography Interns Qualifications: Applicants must possess the under-listed qualifications […]

Policy

MINIMUM WAGE: NURSES CALL FOR COMPROMISE BETWEEN FG AND ORGANIZED LABOUR

Press Release: Nurses under the aegis of University Graduates of Nursing Science Association (UGONSA) has called for a compromise. A compromise between the Federal Government (FG) and organized labour over the new minimum wage for improved productivity and enhanced national economy. The National Secretary of the Association, Nurse Goodluck Nshi made the call on Monday […]

Events

5th Nigeria Healthcare Expo – Biggest Healthcare Entrepreneurship Event in Nigeria.

PRESS-RELEASE: Hello everyone, on behalf of the organizers of the 5th Nigeria Healthcare Expo, I humbly welcome you to this Press Roundtable to intimate you on our forth coming event. This is the biggest Healthcare Entrepreneurship event in Nigeria that brings together all Healthcare Entrepreneurs and Professionals from around the world to PortHarcourt. The 3-day […]