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 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 […]


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 […]