Editor's Focus Physician

Next MDCN Assessment Exam for Foreign-Trained Medical Doctors 2019.

The next Assessment Examination of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria is scheduled to hold from Wednesday 27 November to Thursday 28 November 2019 at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Kano State. READ ALSO: How to Print your Permanent MDCN License. A.    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA i)  The examination shall be for candidates trained in ALL […]

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Nationwide Internship Update: Ongoing House-Job And Internship As At August 2019.

Glad we in the month of August. On Nationwide Internship Update, we congratulate all new graduands – across all Colleges of Medicines, Teaching Hospitals, Colleges of Health Sciences. The next big phase is getting prompt placement for the compulsory one-year training. So here are all current ongoing internship from across the nation; University of Port-Harcourt […]

Editor's Focus Start Up Clinic Tech

Lagos-based EMR Start-Up Swift MediSpark, closer to digitizing third-world healthcare.

Swift MediSpark is an Electronic Medical Record/Software start-up with key operations in Lagos and some major cities in Nigeria. According to a study by TechCabal on the ‘State of Health Tech in Nigeria‘, there are about twelve 12 active health tech sub-sectors in Nigeria. Swift MediSpark operates in one the sub-sector -Electronic Medical Record (EMR) […]

Editor's Focus Tech

MDaaS Global Next Big Step will shock Nigeria’s Health Tech for Good.

I had a media chat with MDaaS Global Founders – Mr. Soga Oni (CEO/Co-Founder), and Genevieve Barnard Oni (CFO/Co-Founder). There are actually four Founders of MDaaS Global – a health tech company that secured an initial total $1Million seed funding for her operations. Out of a co-working location at the Venia Hub, Providence House, Admiralty […]

Editor's Focus Events

Health care Nigeria Conference 2019 Begins tomorrow.

Last year, the Healthcare Nigeria Conference 2018 and Exhibitions took place at the prestigious Oriental Hotel Lagos, from 4th – 5th July 2018. This year, Healthcare Nigeria Conference 2019 will be on two days – 11th – 12th July, 2019. The Healthcare Nigeria Conference is an annual gathering of Nigerian leading health practitioners and stakeholders from within […]

Editor's Focus Tech

PRESS RELEASE: 54gene Closes $4.5M Seed Round

VC-backed healthtech start-up to build world-first biobank for African DNA datasets  2 July 2019. Lagos, Nigeria.  54gene (the D.B.A. of Stack Diagnostics), the African-focused healthtech genomics and AI start-up that is leading in the diagnosis and medical treatment of people in Africa, has raised a $4.5M seed round with participation from Y Combinator, Fifty Years, […]

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Nationwide Internship Update: Ongoing House-Job and Internship as at June 2019

This week on Nationwide Internship Update – We want to encourage all prospective interns still struggling to secure a good spot for the compulsory one year internship. We learnt of a particular story of a physiotherapist who have been trying to secure a spot for three years, yet no success. He still hopes to get […]

Editor's Focus Social Media

“Social Media Usage Guide For Health Workers” – A Quick Informational Guide

Have you ever wondered what health care workers feel when on social media? Using social media, for most health workers, means getting clients or patients engaged with the services they render, depending on what field they represent. They actually operated without a code to guide their actions. Traditionally, health care professionals have always operated from […]

Editor's Focus Tech

HEALTH TECH: Why The Tech Cabal’s State of Health Tech In Nigeria means so much…(1)

If you are an avid tech lover or a follower of tech trends in the Nigerian space, TechCabal would not sound new to you. They literally carved a niche for themselves. However this post is not about the dominant role TechCabal plays in the system. It is about a new report that was published and […]

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Nationwide Internship Update: Ongoing House Job and Internship Applications as at May 2019.

The Month enters its last two weeks and more centres announce new internship and House Job Vacancies. Gladly we bring you the latest in our Nationwide Internship Updates. Jos University teaching hospital, Jos POSITIONS: Medical House Officers Intern Radiographers STATUS: Ongoing APPLICATION DEADLINE: Not yet determined (CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL DETAILS ON JUTH, JOS). […]

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Nationwide Internship Update: Ongoing House Job and Internship Applications as at April 2019

As the month comes to a close, you should know that many new graduates are getting housemanship and Internship slots at choice training institution. Are you able to successfully get your choice? It have been found out that clinching your first choice for the compulsory one year internship programme determines how well you learn and […]

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Job Vacancy: House Officers needed at DELSUTH, Oghara.

Job Vacancy: The Delta State University Teaching Hospital, Oghara hereby invites application from suitably qualified candidates for the position of House Officer. QUALIFICATION/ELIGIBILITY: Candidates should possess an MBBS degree from a recognized university, which is registrable with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN). All applicants must possess the provisional license of the MDCN. […]

Editor's Focus Events

Lagos Building Collapse: #HopeForItaFajiVictims Train Brings Support like never before!!!

It sounded like a bomb-blast. The building came crashing down leaving pandemonium and chaos in the air. Everybody was running in every direction, with nobody really making progress. It had happened in the morning, at about 9:00 am on a Wednesday. A building marked for demolishing three times had all the while been the premises […]