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WACP 2-Day Mandatory Course in Medical Ethics

West African College of Physicians WACP has announced a two day mandatory course in medical ethics. The course is mandatory for all residents doctors taking the West Africa College of Physicians Part 1 Examination.  It is also open to other Doctors – Consultants, Medical officers etc. Course Highlights: Overview of Medical Ethics Moral Theories & […]

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West African College of Surgeons WACS, 3-Day Women Imaging Update Course.

West African College of Surgeons WACS Faculty of Radiology have announced a 3-day Women Imaging Update Course with hands-on sessions. Target participants for this course are Radiodiagnosis and Radiation Oncology Resident Doctors. Date: 10th -12th July 2018 Venue: Professor Oluwole Adebo Continuing Professional Development Center (CPDC), University College (UCH) Ibadan. Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm (Daily) […]

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National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) 2018 National Executive Council Meeting

The Opening Ceremony of the National Executive Council Meeting of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD), tagged KATSINA DIKKO 2018 has been announced; Theme: Inter and Intra Professional Rivalry: Finding a Lasting Solution Sub Themes: >> Improving Health Care Indices through Collaborative Health Care. >> Professional Rivalry as a Threat to Effective […]

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NMA Press Release – “Nigerians continue to patronize Pathology laboratories headed by Pathologists”

SETTING UP OF SEPARATE MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE DEPARTMENT NOT ENFORCEABLE IN OUR HOSPITALS – COURT OF APPEAL   This is to bring to the notice of all heads of Medical Institutions and practitioners as well as the public that the Court of Appeal has confirmed that Chief Medical Director/Medical Directors (CMD, MDs) are not under any […]

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Press Release: Senior Staff Association Of Universities, Teaching Hospitals, Research Institutes And Associated Institutions

The past over sixty-five (65) days witnessed the unprecedented strike action by members of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and Assembly of Healthcare Professionals before a temporary ceasefire courtesy of the order of National Industrial Court on 17th May 2018. Within the period of the strike there were concerted mediation and interventions by State […]

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“Include Us In Negotiating JOHESUs Demands” Doctors Tell Industrial Court

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has commended the decision by other health workers under the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) to shelve thier nationwide strike after six weeks. While describing themselves ‘leaders of the health sector’, the doctors also demanded to play a part in the negotiation of JOHESU’s demands. JOHESU, a body of all […]

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JOHESU Calls Off 43-day strike, Orders workers to resume work on Monday.

The Joint Health Sector Union on Thursday called off its 43-day-old strike, directing its members to resume work on Monday. The body also lambasted the Federal Government for failing to meet its demands. The directive was contained in a communiqué issued at the end of the National Executive Council meeting of JOHESU and Assembly of Healthcare […]

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Medical Laboratory Science Association Directs Members To Ignore Threats From The FMoH

The Association of Medical Laboratory Science of Nigeria AMLSN Memo for Her Members… The attentions of the National Executive Officers have been drawn to a Federal Ministry of Health Circular Ref No DHS/166/T2/220; vide: Department of Hospital Services dated May 18, 2018. We therefore wish to inform and direct our members as follows: 1). The […]

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Resident Doctors Say They Can’t Guarantee Industrial Harmony After June 2

The Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors, NARD says it cannot guarantee industrial harmony after a scheduled meeting on June 2. Dr Ugochukwu Eze, the NARD Publicity and Social Secretary, Kaduna State branch, made this known at a news conference, on Thursday in Kaduna. “As the 21 days grace handed over to the Federal Government to […]

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BREAKING: JOHESU To Suspend Strike June 1.

In consideration of the plight of health-seeking public and to give room for an amicable resolution of its dispute with the Federal Government, the Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, on Wednesday agreed to suspend its 44 days old strike on Friday June 1, 2018. This decision followed the intervention of the National Industrial Court, NIC, […]

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Paediatric Association of Nigeria Annual General Meeting and International Scientific Conference

Paediatric Association of Nigeria announces its 50th Annual General Meeting and 6th International Scientific Conference (PANCONF 2019) Theme: PAN at 50; Successes, Challenges and Prospects Sub-Themes: Child Healthcare and Advocacy in Nigeria: Translating Policy to Practice Capacity building for effective healthcare delivery Reducing the burden of chronic childhood diseases Therapeutic advances and adaptations in childhood […]

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JOHESU Strike 2018: Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy Seeks Professional Role

The Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy (NSP) Professional Role as a body of specialists and critical arm of healthcare delivery, is alleged to be undermined following some statements credited to the Minister of Health, Prof Adewole Issac. The National Public Relation Officer of the society, Mrs Peggy Olaseinde, said this in a statement made available to […]

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The Voice Of A Hundred Medical Doctor

The Nigerian Medical Doctor feels isolated and cheated. The instability and confusion have many seeking greener pastures outside the country. Congratulated on gaining admission, I was warned that becoming a medical doctor will not be guaranteed until I was handed my certificate and license to practice. I watched my mates being weeded out in 100L. […]

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Book Launch: The Phenomenon Written By Dr Elijah Adegbesan .A.

Exactly how humans would live in the world to come is a controversial topic. It is short of contentious and highly debatable among biblical scholars. This phenomenon have fired up many to greater studies. A young medical doctor, before his Medical Induction ceremony, had a glimpse into this ‘live’ in the world beyond and he […]

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Opinion: The Realities And The Rhetoric, A Rejoinder To Nigerian Optometrist Association By Dr Abdullahi Sadiq Mohammed

I came across an article published in an online platform (nigerianmedicals.com) on May 9, 2018. Ordinarily I should have allowed the NMA to respond to the issues labelled against It  but for the falsehood and propaganda peddled intentionally to deceive unsuspecting public, I decided to clarify some misconceptions  especially those that has to do with […]