The Professional

THE MOST TRUSTWORTHY PROFESSION IS NURSING – NURSING MATTERS

Professionals – always seeking to be better. The NURSING MATTERS contacted me yesterday and shared this beautiful piece about their profession. As nurses, I hold them in high regard, especially for all the hard work they have been doing. Read below the beautiful write up that was sent to me yesterday. Enjoy article after the CUT. Accolade […]

Editor's Focus

W.H.O REGIONS OF THE WORLD

            There are 6 World Health Organisation regions of the world. Most people confuse this for continents. There are 7 continents of the world. The WHO regions of the world are; African Regions Regions of the Americas South East Asia Region European Region East Mediterranean Region Western Pacific Region. The […]

Conditions

THE ‘BARRACK EFFECT’ AND CEREBROSPINAL MENINGITIS

Today we were taught that Cerebrospinal Meningitis is common among recruits in Barracks. Cerebrospinal Meningitis is condition that manifests with a variety of symptoms. It is caused commonly by the bacteria, Neisseria meningitidis. Meningitis is common in the African meningitis belt of the tropics, a region of over 300 million inhabitants. This region is also […]

Policy

PRESIDENT BUHARI’S FIRST EPIC ACTION AGAINST EBOLA

        Malabo – President Muhammadu Buhari has announced a donation of US$1 million on Tuesday July 21, 2015 at the International Conference on Africa’s Fight Against Ebola holding in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea to the cause of Ebola Virus Disease in addition to the earlier contributions by Nigeria towards stemming the disease in […]

Patient

P-SQUARE COMES DOWN HARD ON VIOLENCE AT LAST!!!

Peter of P-square released this sensational picture on his instagram page yesterday. It speaks volumes!!! The personal message accompanying the photo is as follows; A house where a woman is unsafe is not a home. #stop #stopdomesticviolence #mymessagefortoday I saw this to support what is going on this week in Imo state. Yes it is […]

Policy

HERE, MOTHERS ARE BEING MORE PROACTIVE ABOUT THEIR HEALTH – PROGRAM OFFICER

FIELD TRIP DAY 3 Cont’d: Since we were disappointed in the state ministry of health, Mrs Chinwe Chukwukere, our delightful and cheerful tour for today, was on hand to take us on a road trip. She happens to be the Baby Friendly Initiative Program Officer in the Imo state Ministry of Health. Despite her busy […]

Career

BREAKING NEWS: LAUTECH TEACHING HOSPITAL CALLS OFF 5 MONTH STRIKE

This is just coming in… The Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, the capital Osun State, south-west Nigeria, has called off its ongoing Strike action, after the payment ‎of the 2013 salary arrears owed the workers. This is good news for us here. Hope other Government hospitals take a cue. Hopes are high!! […]

Editor's Focus

MADONNA UNVERSITY FIELD TRIP UPDATE: MINISTRY OF HEALTH

DAY 3: We came out to the Ministry of Health, Imo State. We experience the bureaucratic bottle necks I hear of on TV. Our trip to the state MoH was quite eventful. Since the staff to take us round the facility was away on official duties, we had to improvise. We did some bonding, snapping […]

The Professional

WHO TRULY OWN THE WARDS: DOCTORS, NURSES OR MANAGEMENT?

Take your time a think about the topic. I have always wondered why the hospital setting is almost always so tense; to the point when it is palpable. A hospital have professionals working in there as well as administration or management directly overseeing to the day to day running of the hospital. It can be […]

Social Media

TO BE A SOCIAL MEDIA DOCTOR, GET A DEDICATED FACEBOOK PAGE

As a leading social media clinical student, I had the opportunity of counselling a consultant doctor about the ups and downs when it came to the use of social media as a tool to effective management of patients. He was quite interested in the topic, being a community medicine physician himself. My finding is that […]

Editor's Focus

3 SIMPLE MEDICAL DEVICE EVERY HOUSEHOLD MUST HAVE

I was speaking to a long lost secondary school friend yesterday. She had gotten my number from my Google account. We had spoken fondly of our days back in school. We were quite close sha, having served as prefects in Command Secondary School Ipaja, Lagos. We talked for a long time, and it pained me […]

Patient

TRULY AMAZING: WATER THERAPY FOR WEIGHT LOSS DISCOVERED!!

I got this beautiful piece earlier today from one of DoctorsQuarters.com authors. She demanded I share it with you. Yes for those of you who are exercise freaks but you just seem not to have the time to do so much physical work, then this may just be for you. Remember, this therapy was tried […]

Meds

HEALTH BENEFITS OF AFRICA WALNUT

          African Walnut is an edible single seeded stone fruits botanically called Tetracarpidium conophoram and Coula edults, its plant is mostly cultivated for its nuts which can be cooked or consumed as snacks. The nuts comprises of families such as Euphorbiaceae (Tetracarpidium conophoram) and Olacaceae ( Coula edults), with each family […]

Meds

DISCOVERED: NEW INHALABLE EBOLA VACCINE

I always love to hear new discoveries. This discovery is on the new inhalable Ebola Vaccine. Ebola Virus Disease have been killing tens of thousands of people especially in West Africa Subregion. Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston discovered this aerosolized therapy for the disease. The aerosol drug can be given […]