Patient

Ties Restrict Blood Flow, Reduce Work Performance – Study

Men love ties. For some, it is a necessary accessory in the attire they wear to the office or any corporate or social function. It is also a part of many work uniforms. However, a new study by researchers in Germany has warned that ties could hamper men’s work performance as it compresses veins that […]

Policy

Federal Ministry of Health Gets New Permanent Secretary

News: The new Permanent Secretary of Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health, Abdullahi Mashi, has assumed office, a press statement from the ministry has stated. According to the statement on Monday by spokesperson of the ministry, Boade Akinola, Mr Mashi is one of the three permanent secretaries whose redeployment was approved by President Muhammadu Buhari on […]

The Professional

WACP 2-Day Mandatory Course in Medical Ethics

West African College of Physicians WACP has announced a two day mandatory course in medical ethics. The course is mandatory for all residents doctors taking the West Africa College of Physicians Part 1 Examination.  It is also open to other Doctors – Consultants, Medical officers etc. Course Highlights: Overview of Medical Ethics Moral Theories & […]

Events

Teen Health Conference: “Teach Them, Save Them”

We gladly bring to you the very first Nigerian Teen Health Conference is here. Themed: “Teach them, Save them”, the conference aims to address urgent and pressing health needs that directly affects teenagers aged 13 to 19 years. Issues from teenage pregnancy, abortion, to sex education and HIV amongst others will be addressed in details […]

Career

Nationwide Internship Update (Special): UUTH, UYO & FMC Umuahia Interview Updates.

The result of smart work is usually outstanding result in many instances. A lot of health and medical professionals know that to be relevant in the field, there must career progression. Now, the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo and the Federal Medical Center, Umuahia are scheduled to have a house Officers and Interns recruitment […]

Career

Job Vacancy: Housemanship & Internship positions open at Central Hospital, Benin City, Edo.

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions at the Central Hospital Benin City, Edo State. Departments: – Medical House officers – Dental officers – Intern MLS – Intern Pharmacist – Intern Optometrist Requirements: 🔹Application letter addressed to : Director Hospital services/Chief Executive, Edo State management board, Kings square, Benin […]

Events

Healthcare Nigeria Conference 2018 Is Powered By Hygeia HMO (Photo-Story)

The Healthcare Nigeria Conference 2018 and Exhibitions took place at the prestigious Oriental Hotel Lagos, from 4th – 5th July 2018. On a bright note the Host for the event, Mr Babajide Guerrero dressed a dashing, brightly coloured three-piece suit, took to the podium to welcome visitors & participants, whom were largely healthcare professionals, to the […]

Patient

NYSC Member, Late Nkechi Shown on CCTV being rushed into hospital for treatment.

NYSC – National Youth Service Corps member who was killed by a police man have drawn public outcry on social media and in the country. Already, various government bodies, including the Police and the National Assembly have commenced investigations into the matter. However, I saw this chronological account of what happened in the Hospital, as […]

Policy

President Buhari Vetoes Radiographers Bill

President Muhammadu Buhari has withheld assent to Radiographers Registration Bill passed and transmitted to him by the National Assembly in May this year. This was conveyed to the Senate yesterday, in a letter from President Buhari, which was read on the floor of the chamber by the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki. However, […]

The Professional

West African College of Surgeons WACS, 3-Day Women Imaging Update Course.

West African College of Surgeons WACS Faculty of Radiology have announced a 3-day Women Imaging Update Course with hands-on sessions. Target participants for this course are Radiodiagnosis and Radiation Oncology Resident Doctors. Date: 10th -12th July 2018 Venue: Professor Oluwole Adebo Continuing Professional Development Center (CPDC), University College (UCH) Ibadan. Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm (Daily) […]

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Conditions

Pain on Inside of Knee Is A Unique Knee Pain

The knee is an important region of the body because of its weight bearing and hinge properties. Its ‘swings’ the body into motion whenever it is in action. Pain on inside of knee is simply enough to affect mobility. However, this swinging action could be impeded by a knee pain. Commonly the source of the pain […]

Policy

Nigeria to be 24 months free of polio in August – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Coordinator in Cross River, Dr Thompson Igbu, says Nigeria would be polio free by August 2018. Dr Igbu made this known to the Newsmen on the sidelines of a workshop on integrated disease surveillance and response on Wednesday in Calabar. “Nigeria would have been 24 months free of indigenous polio […]

Conditions

Skinny Jeans Is Trendy… However, Here Are The Danger In Wearing Skinny Jeans

There is no doubt that wearing skinny jeans or tight fitted trousers make us look so smart and stylish, but have we consider the health implication of putting on skinny jeans? If you prefer the Russell Brand tight jeans look, trendy and fab, you might be putting yourself at risk of a painful testicle and […]

Patient

Why Drinking Tea Without Sugar Is Best for You

Speaking of pleasure, what could be more delightful than a cup of tea, coffee or chocolate drink when reading through the dailies or after a stressful meeting? But researchers found that adding sugar to tea or cocoa may reduce its beneficial health effects. In a new study, researchers at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, […]