Doctor on ‘front lines’ of coronavirus fight in N.Y. dies by suicide

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A New York City emergency room doctor who was on the “front lines” of the fight against the coronavirus has died by suicide, police said Monday. Dr. Lorna Breen, 49, who worked at NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital, was in Virginia when she died on Sunday, said Tyler Hawn, a spokesman...

Sierra Leona Medical and Dental Association Calls for Increased Welfare for Doctors.

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Recommendation for COVID-19 Compensation package for Medical Doctors. All Doctors should have an exemption of P.A.Y.E tax for a period of 3 (three) starting 1st April 2020 subject to renewal. A life insurance policy with payment to the next of kin of any healthcare worker...

Nigeria Medical Association to sanction erring doctors involved in the private treatment of COVID-19 patients

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The State Officers Committee Of the Lagos State Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has expressed worry over what it described as ‘disturbing reports of some Doctors in private practice engaging in the management of COVID-19 cases, threatening to sanction any erring doctor. The state NMA further...

West Africa College of Physicians Postpones Fellowship Postgraduate Exams.

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For Immediate Release: 15th March 2020. Statement on Postponement of the 1st-8th April 2020 WACP Fellowship Membership and Primary examinations. While adhering to general advice on travel, based on the WHO declaration of Covid-19 as a pandemic the College has decided to postpone the April 2020 examinations as it...

Success Story from a New Medical Graduate who finally triumphed in the end.

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The graduation of a student from medical school is a life-changing event. It is especially so when the student had a tough and challenging period while studying. Dr. Abu Michael Ochoechi's story is unique and inspires. He failed but passed on to the next level for...

“MDCAN Needs In-House Cleaning to succeed against NUC” – Adedayo Aderibigbe.

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AS MEDICAL AND DENTAL CONSULTANT ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA, MDCAN, BEGINS ITS STRIKE. For the very first time since I became affiliated to the medical profession, Medical and Dental Consultants are pushing to go on strike for reasons that are related to a recent directive by the Nigerian University Commission...
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