eClinic: Digitisation and Nigeria’s Healthcare System

With the complexity surrounding Nigeria’s healthcare system today, keeping medical records in a safe and secured place where it can be easily accessed remains a top priority. Whether one is using a digitalised record-keeping system, or old-fashioned files, the safety of one’s medical history is very important.

Is the community happy when a bad doctor marries a bad nurse?

For some time now, the talk of this union has been in the air. The doctor and groom, Dr Chibuike, actually works in the Paediatric department while the nurse and bride, Staff Chiamaka, works in the Obstetric and Gynaecology department, here in our facility.Calm and calculated, Dr Malachy is moves on, from one patient...

NPMCN: Fewer Centres approved for the September Fellowship Examination.

The National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria have released a shocking update as to the new locations for the Primary and Part 1 Fellowship Examinations scheduled for September 2022. This was contained in an email sent to all prospective candidates; As a result of the...

International College of Surgeons: 49th AGM and Scientific Conference

 The International College of Surgeons, Nigeria National Section, is billed to have its 49th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference at the Hotel Presidential, Port-Harcourt, on 16th-17th of June, 2015. The Theme for this year's event is "Burden of Cancers in Nigeria". Also, the guest lecture at the event is Eruchalu Memorial Lecture. Surgeons at the...

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...

WHO Announces African Countries with Lowest COVID-19 Cases.

The World Health Organisation on Tuesday reported that confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa increased to about 86,000 on Tuesday. There have been more than 33,000 recoveries and 2,700 deaths Via its official Twitter account, @WHOAFRO, the WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, said Lesotho, Comoros, and...

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...