Conditions

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. He made the recommendation on Wednesday, in […]

The Professional

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… It is well deserved.  Find the Full List of successful candidates at AEFUTHA LIST OF SUCCESSFUL INTERNS 2019 INTERNSHIP RECRUITMENT EXERCISE: RADIOGRAPHY: 1 COSMAS KINGSLEY […]

Career Physician

West African College of Physician, WACP, 2020 Examination Schedule.

The April 2020 Membership and Fellowship Examinations of the West African College of Physicians (WACP) will be held simultaneously at (i) The National Hospital Abuja (NHA), (ii) Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), Accra, Ghana and (iii) University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan Nigeria from April 1st to 7th, 2020. The primary examination will hold at the following seven (7) centers on Friday April 3rd, 2020. […]

Career

Job Vacancy: Internship Positions open at FMC, Owo.

Job Vacancy: Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the compulsory one-year internship training at the Federal Medical Centre, Owo; Position: Pharmacy Interns Medical Imaging Scientist Interns Medical Laboratory Science Interns Nursing Interns Physiotherapy Interns Qualification: Candidates must possess all necessary degrees from a reputable university or its equivalent qualifications plus provisional registration […]

Tech

Is Vlogging Killing Blogging? – A Medical Blogger’s Perspective.

A Vlog means a video blog. Vlog entries often combine embedded video (or a video link) with supporting text, images, and other metadata. A Blog is an online journal or informational website displaying information in the reverse chronological order, with the latest posts appearing first. Predominantly, it is composed of words and letters. Written Blogs […]

Conditions Editor's Focus

Cows Infected with Tuberculosis can pass disease to Herders – CDC.

Nigeria’s northern region is predominated by herdsmen who rear cattle and live a nomadic life, unlike the southern region. Herdsmen can contract a form of tuberculosis from cattle, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In a new report published by the agency Xrays a 2017 case from Michigan in which a 77-year-old […]

Career

Full List of Successful Candidates for Airforce Direct Short Service Commission and Direct Regular Commission, 2019.

The Nigerian Airforce has published the full list of successful candidates who are for the Batch A (Abia State to Kaduna State). The list is as accessed by a DoctorsQuarters volunteer. It includes all health and medical professionals only. These candidates are to report at the Nigerian Air Force Base, Kawo Kaduna for the above […]

Patient

Adolescents Need to be More Physically Active. Their health is now more at risk -WHO

The adolescent years officially spans from 10-years to 19-years. Adolescence is a critical time of life. It is a time when people become independent individuals, forge new relationships, develop social skills and learn behaviors that will last the rest of their lives. A new study, published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health journal and […]

Conditions Policy

Sugar’s Role In Obesity: Countries Should Adopt Tax To Combat Diabetes, Health Problems, Says World Health Organization

One of the many weapons in the global war against chronic diseases like diabetes should be a sugar tax, said the World Health Organization (WHO) in a report this Tuesday. ALSO READ: Fruit Juice Is as Bad as Sugary Drinks The WHO’s report, “Fiscal Policies for Diet and Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases,” addressed several proposed policy recommendations […]

Physician

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 Drain and Brain Gain; Universal Health […]

Gadget Social Media

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 message was reinforced via the LifeBank Official twitter handle; Medical/healthcare logistics […]