The Professional

UGONSA Holiday Message to All Nurses for 2020.

UGONSA TO NURSES – MERRY CHRISTMAS & A FRUITFUL YEAR 2020. The University Graduates of Nursing Science Association (UGONSA), the professional association of nurses with a minimum qualification of first degree in nursing has conveyed a Nightingale seasons’ greetings to Nurses. Recounting the tremendous efforts of nurses at resurrecting the hopes of patients and their […]

Career Physician

NPMCN Fellowship Examination Portal Opens January 1, 2020.

Great News again!!! Medical Postgraduate Candidates would finally be able to access the Exam portal on January 1, 2020. The National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria has announced the commencement of her online registration for the March/April/May 2020 Fellowship. Applicants are advised to visit NPMCN Exam Portal for all necessary information and eligibility criteria for […]

Career

Job Vacancy: Internship Positions open at Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital Enugu.

JOB VACANCY: Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply for the following positions at the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu. POSITIONS: Nurse Interns Pharmacy Interns Medical Laboratory Science Interns ELIGIBILITY: Interested candidates must possess a recognized degree or its equivalent in their areas of specialization from a reputable University in Nigeria or abroad with evidence […]

Policy

Nigeria Introduces Postgraduate Training for Clinical Sciences

Circular to Nigerian Universities on Postgraduate Training for Clinical Sciences. In its renewed commitment to reposition medical education in Nigeria for optimal impact in the society and in line with global best practices, the National Universities Commission (NUC) has been conferring with officials of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN) and other critical […]

Physician

NMA NATIONAL ESSAY COMPETITION 2019 – See Details for Participation.

The Nigerian Medical Association, in pursuance of academic excellence and best practices, is organizing her National Medical Essay competition for all bonafide NMA members. a) Introduction – The NMA 2019/20 Essay Competition is designed to address burning issues affecting health policies and health care delivery in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The featured topic is; Medical […]

Conditions Women's Issue

Newborn Baby Gives Birth To Twin In Shocking Medical Story

In a very sordid report earlier this year, a baby was apparently born ‘pregnant’ with her own sibling and needed an operation on herself to remove her twin. This is one of the most bizarre cases of pregnancy you would ever come across. The Bizarre Birth Last March, a mother gave birth to a baby […]

Conditions

One Adverse Effect of Air Pollution is Blindness – New Study

People living in areas with poor air quality are more likely to have glaucoma. A new study found that air pollution could contribute to the development of the eye condition that can cause blindness. Glaucoma affects more than 60 million people around the world. This neurodegenerative disease is known as the leading global cause of […]

Physician

A Doctor’s Open Letter to Mr. President on National Health Insurance Commission Bill 2017.

Dr. Hakeem Onasanya bears his mind on the new National Health Insurance Bill 2017 recently signed in to law. He is a medical doctor and Vice President, Oxford University Africa Society. In an open letter written on his LinkedIn Page, Dr. Onasanya advises Mr. President on key pointers that ensures the new bill records success. […]

Conditions

WHO Applaud Nigeria’s Zero-Polio record.

Dr. Pascal Mkanda, Coordinator, Polio Eradication Programme, at World Health Organisation (WHO), Africa Regional Office, has commended the Nigerian Government over its achievements in the area of Polio eradication. Mkanda, however, advised that more work needed to be done to stop the transmission of all types of polioviruses. He made the recommendation on Wednesday, in […]

The Professional

AEFUTHA, Abakiliki Full List of Successful Interns

The Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital, AEFUTH, Abakaliki has released the list of successful medical interns in the recently conducted medical internship interview. Congratulations to those who made it… It is well deserved.  Find the Full List of successful candidates at AEFUTHA LIST OF SUCCESSFUL INTERNS 2019 INTERNSHIP RECRUITMENT EXERCISE: RADIOGRAPHY: 1 COSMAS KINGSLEY […]

Career Physician

West African College of Physician, WACP, 2020 Examination Schedule.

The April 2020 Membership and Fellowship Examinations of the West African College of Physicians (WACP) will be held simultaneously at (i) The National Hospital Abuja (NHA), (ii) Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), Accra, Ghana and (iii) University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan Nigeria from April 1st to 7th, 2020. The primary examination will hold at the following seven (7) centers on Friday April 3rd, 2020. […]

Career

Job Vacancy: Internship Positions open at FMC, Owo.

Job Vacancy: Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the compulsory one-year internship training at the Federal Medical Centre, Owo; Position: Pharmacy Interns Medical Imaging Scientist Interns Medical Laboratory Science Interns Nursing Interns Physiotherapy Interns Qualification: Candidates must possess all necessary degrees from a reputable university or its equivalent qualifications plus provisional registration […]

Tech

Is Vlogging Killing Blogging? – A Medical Blogger’s Perspective.

A Vlog means a video blog. Vlog entries often combine embedded video (or a video link) with supporting text, images, and other metadata. A Blog is an online journal or informational website displaying information in the reverse chronological order, with the latest posts appearing first. Predominantly, it is composed of words and letters. Written Blogs […]

Conditions Editor's Focus

Cows Infected with Tuberculosis can pass disease to Herders – CDC.

Nigeria’s northern region is predominated by herdsmen who rear cattle and live a nomadic life, unlike the southern region. Herdsmen can contract a form of tuberculosis from cattle, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In a new report published by the agency Xrays a 2017 case from Michigan in which a 77-year-old […]