Social Media

SOCIAL MEDIA DOCTORS THRIVE BETTER WITH INSTAGRAM

The social media presence of doctors is gradually becoming the trend. This is good because more patients are seeking solutions on social networks. It is only proper doctors meet patients on this platform for an unquestionable professional service. Instagram is a social platform where pictures speak volumes. On this platform, social media doctors can create […]

Conditions

THE BIGGEST KILLER OF U5 CHILDREN IS PNEUMONIA

Under Five Deaths is a major issue in most developing countries. Conditions like Diarrhoea, Malaria, Pneumonia have been implicated in high U5 Mortality rates. Here what Remi Adeseun has to say about the condition in a media chat in Kaduna; Pneumonia alone was the biggest killer of under-five children worldwide, noting that various intervention initiatives […]

The Professional

NIGERIA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL RESEARCH MARKS WORLD HEPATITIS DAY

            The World Hepatitis Day, 2015, is here again. The theme of this year’s event is “TEST NOW! VACCINATE NOW!!”, Under the Distinguished Chairmanship of Dr E.E Anomneze, Renowned Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist at the HEALTHGATE Consult, Lagos. Date is 28 July, 2015. Time: 10.00am prompt. Highlight Include; FREE TESTING AND […]

The Professional

“I Am Not Corrupt, Just Prudent” – DG, NAFDAC

The embattled Director General, National Agency for Food And Drug Administration and Control has been in the limelight for allegations of corruption. He is accused of misappropriation of NAFDAC Funds. Here what he has to say.. When  I came to NAFDAC,  I met an internal revenue generation of N2.5billion.  But I learnt  that over the […]

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 […]