Prof Nimi Briggs: Nigeria Losing doctors to other countries.

Prof Nimi Briggs, a renowned obstetrician and gynaecologist, who delivered the keynote address, called on state governments to stop paying lip service to healthcare delivery. According to him, it behoves on them to know that healthcare delivery is part of their primary responsibilities. Briggs, who noted that the training of doctors in Nigeria was expensive, […]

Editor's Focus Patient

Scientifically Proven Methods To Stop Masturbation.

Masturbation is a normal part of sexual expression. It can relieve stress and help a person determine what they enjoy sexually. If it becomes compulsive, however, it may become a problem. If this is the case, there are many ways a person can stop masturbating. In most cases, masturbation is a normal sexual practice that […]


Every 40 Seconds, Someone Dies By Suicide – WHO

Speaking in Geneva ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day, recognized on 10 September, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, “every death is a tragedy for family, friends, and colleagues,” yet many more suicides can be prevented. Dr. Ghebreyesus also stated that all countries should “incorporate proven suicide prevention strategies into national health and education programs in […]


Job Vacancy: Housemanship and Internship positions open at AEFUTH, Abakaliki.

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following internship positions at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki. Positions: Pre-registration House Officers Pharmacy Interns Medical Laboratory Science Interns Radiography Interns Dental Therapist/ Technologist Interns Nutrition/Dietetics interns Nurse Interns Optometry Interns Eligibility: Interested candidates must possess a recognized degree or equivalent […]


MDCAN Laments Incessant Relocation of Medical Personnel Abroad

The Chairman, Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan chapter, Dr. Dare Olulana, has described as worrisome, the rate at which medical personnel is leaving the country on a daily basis. READ ALSO: Top 10 Foreign Destinations for emigrating Medical Doctors. He made the remarks Monday while speaking with […]


Job Vacancy: House Officer positions open at UBTH, Benin.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the positions at University of Benin Teaching Hospital UBTH, Benin. Qualifications: Interested applicants should possess Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) respectively from a recognized Higher institution of learning. Prospective candidates must be validly registered with the Medical and Dental Council […]


Job Vacancy: Internship opening at OAUTHC, Ile Ife.

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the under-listed posts in the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex OAUTHC, Positions: Physiotherapy Interns Occupational Therapy Interns Dental Therapy Interns Dental Technology Interns Functions: Successful candidates will be expected to perform all relevant duties in their respective departments including any periodic ones as may be […]

Events The Professional

Laparoscopic Surgery Society of Nigeria 8th International Workshop.

The Laparoscopic Surgery Society of Nigeria LASSON, in collaboration with the Lagos University Teaching Hospital LUTH, Idi-Araba Lagos cordially invites you to the 8th International Workshop on Laparoscopic Surgery. Theme: Increasing Collaboration for Training in Laparoscopic Surgery in Nigeria. SubTheme – Safe Use of the Energy Devices in Laparoscopy. Date: 7th – 9th October 2019. […]


Nigerian Academy of Neurological Surgeons 9th Annual Scientific Conference, Benin City.

The Nigerian Academy of Neurological Surgeons (NANS) presents her 9th Annual Scientific Conference and Annual General Meeting, Benin City, Nigeria Theme: Neurosurgery in Resource-Constrained Settings: Challenges and Prospects. Sub Theme: Finding Neurosurgery in Nigeria in the 21st Century Neurotrauma: The scourge, the burden, the solution Minimal access neurosurgery Congenital anomalies of the neuraxis Date: 27th – 29th November 2019 Registration: Consultants […]

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Nigerian Society of Anaesthetists Holds Her 27th Annual Scientific Conference.

Nigerian Society of Anaesthetists in Collaboration with the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologist announces her 27th Annual Scientific Conference/ General Meeting Date: Monday 18th to Friday 22nd November 2019 Venue: Helemah Event Centre, Uyo, Akwa Ibom, Nigeria Theme: “Equipping Anaesthesia Practice, the Way Forward” Sub Theme: Anaesthesia and Universal health coverage Pain in people living with HIV/AIDS Ventilation and muscular […]

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Nationwide Internship Update: Ongoing House Jobs and Internship positions for September 2019.

This is a super month for Nigeria’s Nationwide Internship community. You know why? Well, the Federal Medical Centres across the nation have begun their calls for vacancies into various positions. Moreover, Federal Medical Centres are preferred destination for House Officers and Interns because they earn more financially and there is more opportunities for hands on […]


Job Vacancy: Housemanship, Internship Slots open at HMB Asaba.

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacancies at the Hospital Management Board HMB Asaba. Positions: Medical House Officers Dental House Officers Pharmacy Interns MLS Interns Nurse Interns Qualifications: Candidates must possess the relevant professional qualifications and degrees from a recognized institution and evidence of provisional registration with their respective […]

Editor's Focus Physician

Physicians need to wake up. The law is coming to you!!!

Today a patient thought I was rude. He was not impressed with how I conducted myself in the consultation room. The encounter started off with the nurses. Right from the consulting room, I could hear heightened tones in his voice. He sounded imposing and I remember thinking he has a loud voice. Then he walks […]


Guild of Medical Directors wants an Adadevoh Public Holiday.

The Guild of Medical Directors, Abuja Chapter, has called on the federal government to declare August 19 every year a public holiday, in honour of late Dr Stella Adadevoh, who halted the spread of the Ebola Virus in the country.  The Public Relations Officer of the Guild, Dr Biodun Ogungbo who stated this in a […]