Social Media

PICTURE SPEAKS: REFOCUS THE PRIMARY HEALTH CARE SYSTEM – WEBELIEVEHEALTH

This picture is ‘heavy’, for it speaks volumes. It is so true and it really describes the Nigerian Situation, as it concerns Primary Health care and Emergency/Urgent Medical services. It was a tweet from @webelievehealth. It reminds us of the paucity of personnel manning the Primary health care centres despite being the largest economy with […]

Patient

ALL PATIENTS LIE!!! – DR HOUSE

A strong metaphor, isn’t it? But that is the underlying principle of Dr Gregory House, the main character in the popular, award winning series, House MD. After going through the first two seasons, now watching the third season, it makes perfect sense when he says, All Patients Lie. This philosophy, and some other debatable principles, […]

The Professional

INTENSIVE REVISION AND UPDATE COURSE IN CLINICAL OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY – NPMCN FACULTY

The National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria through its Faculty of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Is to organise an intensive revision and update course for Part 1 and Part 2 candidates sitting for the fellowship exams for the National College and West African College. It should be noted that this course attracts 10 CPD points. The […]

Career

LUTH RESIDENT DOCTORS CALL OFF 8 WEEK OLD STRIKE

The Association of Resident Doctors, Lagos University Teaching Hospital chapter, Idi-Araba, Lagos, has suspended its eight weeks strike over the non-reversal of the skipping policy for doctors working at the hospital. The LUTH ARD President, Dr. Moronkola Ramon, in a statement on Sunday said the doctors would resume work today on Monday. Ramon said the […]

Conditions

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW NOW THAT THE WEATHER IS COLD

When I visited the Doctorsquarter.com Facebook fan page and I saw how some fans were sending in some messages about the effects of a sudden change in temperature of the atmosphere on them, I thought to myself, “this is so true”. Over the past few days, I have been feeling particularly desirous of putting on wears that […]

Career

Junior Residency Program Vacancies In UBTH

The University of Benin Teaching Hospital has expressed desire to employ new junior resident doctors, Registrars, into a number of specialties and sub-specialties. Candidates are advised to download application forms from the teaching hospital website, Click Here for more info. JOIN THE NEW DoctorsQuarters.com BBM CHANNEL ON C0015D291… Its New And Refreshing

Conditions

A POLIO-FREE AFRICA IS IN SIGHT – UNICEF TWEETS

It was quite a historic moment for the world, especially so for Nigeria, as it was declared Polio free by the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF. The effect of that declaration still ripples down to all nooks and crannies of the country. I was particularly pleased, considering that such a major feat was achieved at […]

The Professional

WEST AFRICA SOCIETY OF PHARMACOLOGY HOLDS ANNUAL CONFERENCE

The West African Society for Pharmacology (WASP)/ Societe Ouest Africaine de Pharmacologie (SOAP) is pleased to announce its 38th Annual Conference, in the ancient city of Ile Ife, Nigeria. The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Development of Indigenous West African Drugs – The Pharmacological perspective. The conference is set to hold Department of Pharmacology, […]

Social Media

A SOCIAL MEDIA DOCTOR SHOULD NEVER BE OFFLINE

There may be different ways through which a social media doctor reaches his/her patients, but one of such ways is via social networking sites. This is what really defines this new breed of doctor especially in a country where the use of social media, and the Internet in general, have a great potential. It is […]

Policy

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS – MOST STRIKING DETAILS!!!

The Millennium Development Goals sounds like old tune; since it may or maynot,  have achieved it’s intended objectives. I am still trying to get ‘Millennium’ out of my mouth, so I must learn to mouth ‘Sustainable’, instead. Yes!! It is no news that the Millennium Development Goals would officially be dead by the end of […]