Career

Job Vacancy: House Officers, Internship positions open at Bayelsa State Hospital Management Board.

Job Vacancy: Interested applicants are invited to fill the vacant internship positions at Bayelsa State Ministry of Health. Positions: House Officers Pharmacy Intern Nursing Intern Medical laboratory science Intern Dental Therapy Intern METHOD OF APPLICATION: Interested candidates are to pick up their application forms from the Department of Medical Services, Ministry of Health (Room 33) […]

Editor's Focus Patient

Reasons Why Nigeria’s Millenials will die faster than other Generations.

Nigeria, with a Median population age of approximately 17 years, has one of the youngest populations in the world. A significant number of Nigeria’s young are Millennials – people born between the years 1981 to 1996. Many people think that being a millennial is fun and exciting. It is the generation that saw and even […]

Patient

Early Retirement is associated with cognitive decline

Retirement is a concept that allows for a society to keep grinding on smoothly. Younger people fill in positions that are left vacant by retirees. Early retirement is retirement occurring before the age of 65years. There are many gains to retiring early, but a new study suggests that early retirement could be harming cognition. Plamen […]

Conditions

What Percentage of mosquitoes in Africa carry Malaria?

Quora surprised me again with another important question: “What percentage of Mosquitoes in Africa carry Malaria?”. This question is quite ambiguous and I would tell you why shortly. Literally, there are hundreds of thousands of mosquitoes existing on the African continent, classified under different species. There are also many things you may never have known […]

Physician

How to renew your MDCN License 2019.

So it’s that time of the year when medical doctors and dentists are gearing up to renew their practicing license. From past years, this experience have not been a good one. Why? Most practitioners complain of their inability to connect to the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria server. A notification stating – “The server […]

Career

Job Vacancy: Housemanship and Internship positions open at UCTH Calabar.

The University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar is currently accepting applications from suitably qualified candidates for the positions below in the hospital: Medical House Officers Dental House Officers Intern Pharmacists Intern MLS Intern Nurses Intern Physiotherapists Intern Radiographers Intern Optometrist Intern Dental therapist Intern Dental technologists ELIGIBILITY: Candidates must be in possession of a recognized […]

Career Physician

West African College of Surgeons WACS 2019 Full List of Successfull Primaries Candidates.

Great News again. The West African College of Surgeons WACS, have just released the full list of successful candidates who sat for the West African College of Surgeons WACS Postgraduate Exams. Recall that not many Nigerian Doctors are keen on remaining in the country to practice medicine. With this result already being celebrated around the […]

Events Gadget

Efficient Power Supply is a matter of Life and Death in the Healthcare Sector – Rajneesh Gupta, Bhojsons PowerHub

PRESS RELEASE: Power is an essential tool for driving health systems and providing quality healthcare services. Running a successful medical facility involves the utilization of many resources, the most important being- power. Medical facilities require significant power to effectively run and it is important investment be made to ensure continuous generation of power which is cost-effective and […]

Conditions Physician

Star Doc New Video Release – “No More Sickle Cell”

Ibe Chimezie who goes by the moniker, Star Doc has drops a song to create awareness about Sickle Cell Anaemia. The New song highlights the need to do a genotype test before marriage and the possibility of sickle cell warriors attaining full potential in life nonetheless. He employs the service of his 4 year old […]

Career

Job Vacancy: Housemanship, Internship Vacancies opens at NAUTH, Nnewi.

Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital NAUTH, Nnewi is currently accepting applications from suitably qualified candidates for the positions below in the hospital: Medical House Officers Pharmacy MLS Nurse Radiographers Physiotherapist Interns ELIGIBILITY: Candidates must be in possession of a recognized university degree or its equivalent and a current temporary /practicing License issued by the their […]

Policy

NHIS begins Coverage for Cancer Surgeries and Chemotherapy.

Before now, Nigeria’s National Health Insurance Scheme NHIS was restricted to some medical conditions. A number of factors determined what conditions would be taken care of by the scheme. Even some surgical procedures were exempted from the NHIS. But the Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof Mohammed Sambo has said some levels of […]