Gadget

Nigeria’s Top 20 Medical Device Suppliers with Market Share.

Nigeria is home to Africa’s largest population. By 2020, Nigeria’s population is projected to cross the 200 Million threshold. The Health needs of the population is also expected to soar. Medical Device companies and suppliers consider Nigeria a major market destination for their products. A New Industry report, as released by Medic West Africa confirms […]

Career

OET In Nigeria creates an alternative to IELTS.

If you plan not to practice in Nigeria, then I am quite sure you must have heard of OET. By now, you must have made up your mind to emigrate out of Nigeria for a better place. You should however know about this new IELTS alternative. Let me first start by telling you that OET […]

Conditions

DRC: Congo City records First Case of Ebola.

“The risk of spreading the disease in the rest of the city Goma is low as the patient was isolated and transferred to the Goma treatment center upon Ebola arrival.” The Ministry of Public Health, Democratic Republic of Congo announced on Twitter. This would be the first confirmed case of the Ebola Disease in the […]

Conditions

Over One Million Cases Of Sexually Transmitted Infections Occur Daily – WHO

The World Health Organization has raised an alarm over the lack of progress on curbing sexually transmitted diseases, while one of its experts warned of complacency as dating apps are spurring sexual activity. The UN health agency said in a fresh report on Thursday that every day globally there were more than one million new […]

Meds

eWoundHelp revolutionizes how wound care is done in Africa.

eWoundHelp offers evidence-based training about chronic wounds to health workers in Africa via mobile phones to end the myth, false believes and stigma about chronic wounds! Africa will be short of 6 million healthcare workers by 2030. While Africa has the fastest growing middle class in the world, with 313 million people of Africa’s population. […]

Social Media

Social Media Voce: Akwa Ibom State Governor Receives more accolades over General Hospital, Oron.

This week on Social Media Voce, we feel the outpouring of love from the people of Akwa Ibom, Nigeria towards their Governor – Mr Udom Emmanuel. The Government put up these pictures about a newly renovated and upgraded hospital in Oron and his people have been super excited about this. Apparently, the hospital have not […]

Editor's Focus Events

Health care Nigeria Conference 2019 Begins tomorrow.

Last year, the Healthcare Nigeria Conference 2018 and Exhibitions took place at the prestigious Oriental Hotel Lagos, from 4th – 5th July 2018. This year, Healthcare Nigeria Conference 2019 will be on two days – 11th – 12th July, 2019. The Healthcare Nigeria Conference is an annual gathering of Nigerian leading health practitioners and stakeholders from within […]

The Professional

Press Release: NURSES BEMOANS NEGLECTS BY GOVERNMENT

Despite that nurses are the frontline caregivers, with the most visible bedside presence, who stay with and by patients in times of illness or health, from birth till death, and whose roles in thehospital are akin to the roles played by mothers in families, it appears they are not happy over the way the Nigerian government treats them. This was […]

Career

Job Vacancy: House Officers and Internship positions open at Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital, Lagos.

Job Vacancy: Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified Nigerian candidates for the 2019 Housemanship/Internship programme in the Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital Lagos. ELIGIBILITY: Candidates for the Housemanship/Internship programme must possess the following qualifications: MBBS/MBBCH or its equivalent from accredited institutions for Medical Doctors. D.Pharm/B.Pharm or its equivalent from accredited institutions for Pharmacists. B.MLS or […]

Topic

When your Children Brushing Teeth becomes fun and healthy.

She was happy that her little boy, 5 years old, could now brush his teeth all by himself. Even though I am not a dentist, she needed my opinion on the ‘rightness’ or ‘wrongness’ of this. She is a regular reader of our blogpost and sent in the message via our DoctorsQuarters Facebook page So […]

Career

Job Vacancy: House Officers, Internship Slots open at Nigerian Air force Hospital.

Job Vacancy: Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for limited vacancies available for 2019 Housemanship/Internship training at 661 Nigerian Air force Hospital, Ikeja in the underlisted medical fields; POSITION: House Officers Pharmacy Interns Medical Laboratory Science Interns Physiotherapy Interns Optometry interns. Requirements: Medical Doctors – MBBS or its equivalent from a recognized institution […]

Physician

NHS: A doctor gets suspended for working up to 24hours

An NHS doctor put patients at risk by working 24 hours at a stretch to pay for his house extension. Dr Bevan Hyder clocked off 12-hour shifts early five times to work back-to-back as a locum. When found out, he boasted he did not get tired working for an unauthorised 24 hours and he needed […]

Policy

Why the New NHIS Boss Should Sit Up and Get to work.

It came in as a breaking news; “NHIS Boss Sacked, New Boss appointed”. This news flash flooded our timelines in the past week. The Punch News puts it this way: President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the termination of appointment of the Current Executive Secretary, Prof. Usman Yusuf who has been on administrative leave and has […]

Career

Job Vacancy: Medical Lab Science Interns needed at OAUTHC, Ile Ife.

Applications are hereby from suitably qualified candidates for the underlisted post in the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, Ile Ife. Position: Medical Laboratory Scientist Interns Chemical Pathology Microbiology and Parasitology Hispathology (Morbid Anatomy) Haematology and Blood Transfusion Salary: CONHESS 08 Step 2 (N1,151,989.00) per annum. Qualifications: Applicants must possess a Good University Degree from […]

Editor's Focus Tech

PRESS RELEASE: 54gene Closes $4.5M Seed Round

VC-backed healthtech start-up to build world-first biobank for African DNA datasets  2 July 2019. Lagos, Nigeria.  54gene (the D.B.A. of Stack Diagnostics), the African-focused healthtech genomics and AI start-up that is leading in the diagnosis and medical treatment of people in Africa, has raised a $4.5M seed round with participation from Y Combinator, Fifty Years, […]