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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 […]


NHS: A doctor gets suspended for working up to 24hours

An NHS doctor put patients at risk by working 24 hours at a stretch to pay for his house extension. Dr Bevan Hyder clocked off 12-hour shifts early five times to work back-to-back as a locum. When found out, he boasted he did not get tired working for an unauthorised 24 hours and he needed […]


West African College of Physicians Official Calendar of Events for 2019.

The West African College of Physicians is a regional body saddled with the responsibility of coordinating the training Postgraduate Medical Candidates to becoming specialist in the West African region. Find below a full schedule of events from the body; Year Title February 2019 Update Course in Laboratory Medicine March 2019 Update Course in Paediatrics March […]


Doctors are suffering from Fundamental Human Rights Violations in Medicine.

This is an excerpt from Human Rights Violations in Medicine: A-to-Z Action Guide – It is applies to every region of the world, where a doctor is ‘seen’. From sex trafficking to censorship, the range of human rights violations is immense, some more heinous than others. Abuse may be perpetrated by dictators in war-torn countries and […]

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The Health Hub Births Nigeria’s First House Officers Guide – Mint Stethoscope.

The name says a lot about this new e-book launched yesterday by the Health Hub – Mint Stethoscope. Mint Stethoscope was a product of intensive research and contribution by resource persons, who are members of the Health Hub. It sounds like MINT money – new notes. Mint Stethoscope – New Stethoscope. It is a representation […]


West African College of Surgeons: A 2-Week Integrated Clinical Revision Course in Surgery

The West African College of Surgeons in collaboration with Department of Surgery University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu is organizing a 2 week integrated clinical revision course in surgery. Date: 1st – 14th September, 2019 Time: 8:00am – 6:00pm Daily Venue: New Conference Hall, National Orthopaedic Hospital, Enugu Course Fee: (Non Residential) – N90,000 for early bird (Till 31st July, 2019) […]


Nigerian-Born US-based Internal Medicine Physician Launches ‘The Naija IMG Doc’ to ease Matching for Doctors.

It was last year that DoctorsQuarters.com did a piece on the Exodus of Nigerian Doctors to other Countries. We identified the root cause of the migration for International Medical Graduates and why this trend will continue for years to come. Read all about it HERE. Clearly, Nigerian Doctors are not joking when the commonest destinations […]


Against Depression And Suicide – StarDoc Lyrics are soothing and real

“He passed on last night!” Like a ripple, this best describes the increasing wave of suicide and depression in the population. Almost in all cases, the signs go unnoticed. The victim is left to paddle through the murky waters of depression, and be expected to be at par with others. Men have a greater propensity […]


MDCN Full List of May 2019 MDCN Assessment Examination Result

Foreign-trained medical doctors and dentists who sat for the recently concluded Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria MDCN, Assessment Exam can now heave a sigh of relief. The result for the recently conducted Assessment Examination has been published!!! Below, you will find the Results of Assessment Examination conducted by the MDCN for Medical and Dental […]


West African College Of Physicians Releases Full Result List Of Successful Candidates For April 2019 Fellowship Exams

The West African College of Physicians have announced the release of the April 2019 Fellowship Examinations conducted by the college. CONGRATULATIONS…. To you whose name appears in this official list. CLICK BELOW TO SEE RESULTS FOR EACH DEPARTMENT AND LEVEL LIST OF SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES IN PRIMARIES LIST OF SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES IN PART I LIST OF […]


Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons of Nigeria Holds Her 2nd Annual Conference And Scientific Meeting, Abuja 2019

Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons of Nigeria (ACTSON) invites you to the second edition of her Annual Conference and Scientific Meeting. THEME: Sustainable Cardiovascular Surgery in Nigeria: Learning from the Experience of Regional Centres SUB-THEMES: 1. Cardiac Surgery in Nigeria: The Place of Private Institutions 2. Challenges of Cardiothoracic Surgery Training in Nigeria Conference Fees Pre-Conference Workshop […]


Why Are Medical Doctors Killing Themselves? – A Doctor Reveals

I would commence this presentation by recounting the stories of 4 Medical Doctors who either took their own lives while actively working or died by negligence while working He was the most decorated Graduand in that year’s Graduation of one of the foremost Universities in the Country.He carted away 14 of the 17 awards available […]