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 […]

Career

Nigeria Air force NAF Direct Short Service Commission Course for Health Professionals

The Nigeria Airforce NAF is enlisting Medical graduates and post-graduates for training as Direct Short Service Cadets. ELIGIBILITY: All applicants must be Nigerians not less than 1.66m tall for male and not less than 1.63m tall for female. Applicants should be between 20 and 30 years by 30 September 2020 (not more than 40years for […]

Physician

My Worst Case as an Emergency Physician.

One night in the ER… A 42 year old lady came in with severe abdominal pain and nausea. She wasn’t vomiting. No other symptoms or problems, except for multiple prior visits to the ER with the same problem. Many doctors had tried and failed to diagnose and treat her. She had been to all the […]

Physician

Prof Nimi Briggs: Nigeria Losing doctors to other countries.

Prof Nimi Briggs, a renowned obstetrician and gynaecologist, who delivered the keynote address, called on state governments to stop paying lip service to healthcare delivery. According to him, it behoves on them to know that healthcare delivery is part of their primary responsibilities. Briggs, who noted that the training of doctors in Nigeria was expensive, […]

Editor's Focus Patient

Scientifically Proven Methods To Stop Masturbation.

Masturbation is a normal part of sexual expression. It can relieve stress and help a person determine what they enjoy sexually. If it becomes compulsive, however, it may become a problem. If this is the case, there are many ways a person can stop masturbating. In most cases, masturbation is a normal sexual practice that […]

Conditions

Every 40 Seconds, Someone Dies By Suicide – WHO

Speaking in Geneva ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day, recognized on 10 September, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, “every death is a tragedy for family, friends, and colleagues,” yet many more suicides can be prevented. Dr. Ghebreyesus also stated that all countries should “incorporate proven suicide prevention strategies into national health and education programs in […]

Career

Job Vacancy: Housemanship and Internship positions open at AEFUTH, Abakaliki.

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following internship positions at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki. Positions: Pre-registration House Officers Pharmacy Interns Medical Laboratory Science Interns Radiography Interns Dental Therapist/ Technologist Interns Nutrition/Dietetics interns Nurse Interns Optometry Interns Eligibility: Interested candidates must possess a recognized degree or equivalent […]

Physician

MDCAN Laments Incessant Relocation of Medical Personnel Abroad

The Chairman, Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan chapter, Dr. Dare Olulana, has described as worrisome, the rate at which medical personnel is leaving the country on a daily basis. READ ALSO: Top 10 Foreign Destinations for emigrating Medical Doctors. He made the remarks Monday while speaking with […]

Topic

Job Vacancy: House Officer positions open at UBTH, Benin.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the positions at University of Benin Teaching Hospital UBTH, Benin. Qualifications: Interested applicants should possess Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) respectively from a recognized Higher institution of learning. Prospective candidates must be validly registered with the Medical and Dental Council […]

Career

Job Vacancy: Internship opening at OAUTHC, Ile Ife.

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the under-listed posts in the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex OAUTHC, Positions: Physiotherapy Interns Occupational Therapy Interns Dental Therapy Interns Dental Technology Interns Functions: Successful candidates will be expected to perform all relevant duties in their respective departments including any periodic ones as may be […]

Events The Professional

Laparoscopic Surgery Society of Nigeria 8th International Workshop.

The Laparoscopic Surgery Society of Nigeria LASSON, in collaboration with the Lagos University Teaching Hospital LUTH, Idi-Araba Lagos cordially invites you to the 8th International Workshop on Laparoscopic Surgery. Theme: Increasing Collaboration for Training in Laparoscopic Surgery in Nigeria. SubTheme – Safe Use of the Energy Devices in Laparoscopy. Date: 7th – 9th October 2019. […]

Events The Professional

Nigerian Society of Anaesthetists Holds Her 27th Annual Scientific Conference.

Nigerian Society of Anaesthetists in Collaboration with the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologist announces her 27th Annual Scientific Conference/ General Meeting Date: Monday 18th to Friday 22nd November 2019 Venue: Helemah Event Centre, Uyo, Akwa Ibom, Nigeria Theme: “Equipping Anaesthesia Practice, the Way Forward” Sub Theme: Anaesthesia and Universal health coverage Pain in people living with HIV/AIDS Ventilation and muscular […]

Editor's Focus

Nationwide Internship Update: Ongoing House Jobs and Internship positions for September 2019.

This is a super month for Nigeria’s Nationwide Internship community. You know why? Well, the Federal Medical Centres across the nation have begun their calls for vacancies into various positions. Moreover, Federal Medical Centres are preferred destination for House Officers and Interns because they earn more financially and there is more opportunities for hands on […]