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 […]


Confirmed! All Doctors should pay the #BuildingLevy – NMA

Now, this may not be a cheery news for all Medical Doctors in Nigeria. Doctors had pitched against her Council over an ‘unexpected’ building Levy it fixed against them.  The Nigerian Medical Association National Executive Council have approved the building levy to be paid by all doctors in Nigeria. Of course, this is supported by […]

Events Physician

W.H.O and Johnson & Johnson support FAMSA in repositioning the African Health Sector

SPONSORED POST: The Federation of African Medical Students’ Associations (FAMSA) recently held the 32nd Edition of its General Assembly in November 2018. This year’s conference which took place in Ibadan, Nigeria, equally marked the celebration of her 50th year in existence with the theme “Repositioning Healthcare in Africa for Sustainable Development”. For several years now, […]

Patient Physician

Why patients lie to their doctors

When your doctor asks how often you exercise, do you give her an honest answer? How about when she asks what you’ve been eating lately? If you’ve ever stretched the truth, you’re not alone. 60 to 80 percent of people surveyed have not been forthcoming with their doctors about information that could be relevant to […]


Global Survey: 20% of Clinicians Uncomfortable with Gay Patients

Many cite their religious beliefs and say they influence patient care About one-fifth of clinicians responding to an international survey said felt unprepared to treat gay patients and some indicated that their own religious beliefs about homosexuality affect the care they give. Results from the survey of more than 10,000 physicians, nurses, medical and nursing […]


2 Reasons why this new Doctor would only take night calls for now.

She is the department’s Senior House Officer, with days and nights of call duties. She got only 2 days left before the end of her one-year internship program and have expressed concerns about how the next few months would look like. Like most of her predecessor, Dr. Olu is upbeat about completing the program. But […]


MDCN Breakdown of Fees for Provisional Registration Of Foreign Trained Doctors

I know it may sound trivial, but the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria MDCN have released the items contained in the fees paid by Foreign Trained Doctors. As I have repeatedly gotten requests on the question, ‘Why is the MDCN charging us so much to get a license as if we are not Nigerians?’ […]


Federal Teaching Hosp. Gombe Gets New Chief Medical Director

The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Dr. Yahaya Saidu Alkali as the substantive Chief Medical Director of the Federal Teaching Hospital (FTH), Gombe, Gombe State. The appointment letter, signed by the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Folarunsho Adewale, stated that President Muhammadu Buhari approved the appointment with effect from October 15, 2018, for […]


MDCN Full List Of October/November 2018 MDCN Assessment Examination Results

Foreign-trained doctors who sat for the recently concluded Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria MDCN, Assessment Exam can now heave a sigh of relief. Below, you will find the Results of Assessment Examination conducted by the MDCN for Medical and Dental graduates held at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, Federal Capital Territory from […]


St. Nicholas Hospital Lagos – The story of the doctor who founded St Nicholas Hospital

Influential Medical Practitioner and Chairman of the popular St. Nicholas Hospital in Lagos, Dr. Moses Adekoyejo Majekodunmi passed on at the age of 96 years in 2012. Today we recognize his far-reaching contributions in Nigeria and in the practice of Medicine. The late Majekodunmi, a respected chief with titles both in Egbaland and his base […]


West African College of Surgeons (WACS) Oct 2018 List of Eligible Candidates.

The West African College of Surgeons has released the list of eligible candidates for her October 2018 Fellowship Examination, with the timetable of events… Find below the list as published by the College of Surgeons. October 2018 Diploma in Anaesthesia List of Eligible Candidates October 2018 Primary List of Eligible Candidates October 2018 Part one […]


West African College of Physicians WACP, releases full list successful candidates for Oct 2018 Fellowship Exams.

The West African College of Physicians WACP, has recently released the full list of successful candidates who sat for the Primary, Membership And Fellowship Examinations October 2018. Membership examination includes Part 1 and Part 2 candidates. Candidates are free to download the full results in pdf format below Primary Fellowship Result October 2018 (pdf) Part 1 […]


Nigerian Association of Urological Surgeons 24th AGM and Scientific Conference

The Nigerian Association Of Urological Surgeons (NAUS), invites you to Sokoto for the 24th  Annual General Meeting and Conference taking place from 27th to 30th  November 2018 The Themes of this year’s Conference is Challenges of Urological Reconstruction and Curbing Urologic Tourism. The Pre-conference Workshop will be on upper tract Endourology (PCNL and RIRS) and […]