Nigeria COVID-19 Testing Support Fund Launched by 54gene

PRESS RELEASE: $500,000 Raised to Expand Coronavirus Testing Facilities in Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria. 26th March 2020, 54gene, the African genomics research, services, and development company, has launched a fund to tackle the current challenges around testing for COVID-19 in Nigeria. To support the ongoing efforts of the Nigeria...

First Coronavirus Case Recorded in Switzerland

Switzerland reported its first case of new coronavirus on Tuesday after outbreaks were identified in its main neighbors Austria, France, Germany, and Italy. The case is a man in his 70s who was infected near Milan where he attended an event on February 15, federal health office chief Pascal...

Landmark Genetic Study into the health of 100,000 Nigerians Announced

New study comes as 54gene and leading Nigerian geneticists collaborate to launch a new consortium. Lagos, Nigeria: 54gene, the African genomics research, services, and development company, has announced the launch of the African Centre for Translational Genomics (ACTG), an initiative established to facilitate translational genomics research by...

NMA NATIONAL ESSAY COMPETITION 2019 – See Details for Participation.

The Nigerian Medical Association, in pursuance of academic excellence and best practices, is organizing her National Medical Essay competition for all bonafide NMA members. a) Introduction – The NMA 2019/20 Essay Competition is designed to address burning issues affecting health policies and health care delivery in the Federal Republic of...

A Doctor’s Open Letter to Mr. President on National Health Insurance Commission Bill 2017.

Dr. Hakeem Onasanya bears his mind on the new National Health Insurance Bill 2017 recently signed in to law. He is a medical doctor and Vice President, Oxford University Africa Society. In an open letter written on his LinkedIn Page, Dr. Onasanya advises Mr. President on key pointers that...

WHO Applaud Nigeria’s Zero-Polio record.

Dr. Pascal Mkanda, Coordinator, Polio Eradication Programme, at World Health Organisation (WHO), Africa Regional Office, has commended the Nigerian Government over its achievements in the area of Polio eradication. Mkanda, however, advised that more work needed to be done to stop the transmission of all types of polioviruses....

AEFUTHA, Abakiliki Full List of Successful Interns

The Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital, AEFUTH, Abakaliki has released the list of successful medical interns in the recently conducted medical internship interview. Congratulations to those who made it... online pharmacy buy strattera no prescription buy aciphex online buy aciphex online no prescription It is...

Nigerian Medical Association 2nd National Health Summit Declaration – Full Text

DECLARATION AT THE END OF THE NIGERIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (NMA) 2ND NATIONAL HEALTH SUMMIT HELD AT ABUJA FROM 4TH TO 8TH NOVEMBER 2019, TAGGED "ABUJA 2019 DECLARATION". The 2nd NMA National Health Summit held under the theme "Patient-Centered Care" and subtheme: Improving the Nigerian Health Indices; Interprofessional Relationship; Brain...

LifeBank Launches Drone Service that may change Nigeria’s Medical Logistic Service.

Nigeria's premier medical logistics startup, LifeBank, has announced a new level of medical service delivery in Nigeria - Drone Service. CEO LifeBank, Temmie Giwa-Tuboson gladly gave this announcement in faraway Ghana where LifeBank got the top prize in the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative. This...