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JOHESU Strike 2018: NMA Accuses JOHESU Members Harassing Doctors at OAUTHC

News from Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, Ile-Ife, Osun State indicates that JOHESU Members are Harassing Doctors over non-compliance to the ongoing strike action, just as the medical doctors were doing their jobs Daily Posts gives this account. Following an address by the Chairman of the association, Dr Tokunbo Olajumoke  at a press conference at […]

Tech

NERC grants approvals to 22 companies to supply prepaid metres

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has granted approvals to 22 companies to become meter providers. They were granted approval following a new meter regulatory framework for Meter Asset Provider (MAP). A Thisday Report confirms this news. This was revealed in statement from its Head of Public Affairs, Usman Arabi, in Abuja. The 22 approved firms […]

Conditions

Ebola Update: Ebola Virus In DR Congo Getting Worst… Vaccination Underway

Ebola DR Congo may be getting worst with two of three Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in the Congo river port city of Mbandaka have died, the head of medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres’ (MSF) mission in the city said on Wednesday. The third patient was found alive and is currently under observation by MSF […]

Physician

JOHESU Strike: Doctors Urges Health Workers To Call Off Strike.

The Health workers strike have entered its fourth week. Calls from different quarters for the JOHESU to call off the strike have been largely rejected by the Executives of the JOHESU. A court order mandating the striking health workers to return to work is also contested. Doctors under the aegis of the Association of General and […]

Policy

JOHESU Strike Update: JOHESU Sokoto Calls Off Strike

Joint Health Sector Union JOHESU Sokoto State chapter yesterday called off its industrial strike embarked upon in the state. Chairman of the JOHESU Sokoto, Abubakar Shehu, disclosed this to newsmen in Sokoto yesterday. According to him, the decision to call off the strike followed an agreement reached between the state government and the union at […]

Policy

Press Release: World Health Assembly Delegates agree new Five-Year Strategic Plan

THIS IS A PRESS RELEASE FROM THE WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY 2018. World Health Assembly delegates today agreed an ambitious new strategic plan for the next five years. The Organization’s 13th General Programme of Work (GPW) is designed to help the world achieve the Sustainable Development Goals – with a particular focus on SDG3. The SDG3 […]

Career

Nationwide Internship Update: Ongoing House-Jobs and Internship Applications and Schedule Interview Dates as at May 2018

Nationwide Internship Update, sadly have been very poor since our last update in April. The Joint Health Workers Union are sticking to their guns on their demands for ‘equity’. The strike action enters its fourth week. Despite the National Industrial Court order for all Health workers to resume work, they are ready to see this […]

Patient

Lassa Fever: CDC Nigeria Commences Training Of Health Workers Clinical Diagnosis, Management

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, cdc Nigeria, has commenced a nationwide training of healthcare workers on case management, laboratory diagnosis, prevention and control of Lassa fever. The Chief Executive Officer of the centre, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, made the announcement on Friday during a press briefing on Lassa fever in Abuja. Ihekweazu said that after […]

Policy

JOHESU Blasts Minister of Health Stand on Health Sectors Salary Structures

FALSEHOOD ON THE SALARY STRUCTURES IN THE HEALTH SECTOR; A DIVERSIONARY TACTIC AND TRIVIALISATION OF THE CRY FOR JUSTICE BY PROF. ISAAC ADEWOLE HONOURABLE MINISTER Of HEALTH – JOHESU ACCOUNT It is said by one of the holy books that” the truth shall set you free” and it is also common knowledge that falsehood and […]

Physician

West African College of Physicians, WACP Online Registration for Primary, Membership and Fellowship Examinations October 2018

WEST AFRICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS OCTOBER 2018 ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR PRIMARY, MEMBERSHIP& FELLOWSHIP EXAMINATIONS  The October 2018 Fellowship Examination of the West African College of Physicians (WACP), will be held at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan Nigeria and at Korie-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) Accra, Ghana. THE PRIMARY EXAMINATION WILL HOLD IN SEVEN CENTRES: (The primary examinations […]

Policy

Nigerian Medical Association, Press Release on Lagos State Government Circular on Consultant Pharmacist & Related Issues

The Nigerian Medical Association, Lagos State Branch, as a critical stakeholder in the Lagos State health project wishes to intimate the good people of Lagos State and in deed the general public about recent unpalatable development in the health sector of the state which if not urgently addressed has the capability to cause chaos in […]

The Professional

The Voice Of A Hundred Medical Doctor

The Nigerian Medical Doctor feels isolated and cheated. The instability and confusion have many seeking greener pastures outside the country. Congratulated on gaining admission, I was warned that becoming a medical doctor will not be guaranteed until I was handed my certificate and license to practice. I watched my mates being weeded out in 100L. […]

The Professional

Book Launch: The Phenomenon Written By Dr Elijah Adegbesan .A.

Exactly how humans would live in the world to come is a controversial topic. It is short of contentious and highly debatable among biblical scholars. This phenomenon have fired up many to greater studies. A young medical doctor, before his Medical Induction ceremony, had a glimpse into this ‘live’ in the world beyond and he […]