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West African College of Surgeons 16th Health Management and Ethics Course 2019

West African College of Surgeons Presents 16th Health Management and Ethics Course for Fellows, Resident Doctors and Healthcare Providers.   Date: 15th – 16th January, 2019   Venue: Trenchard Hall, University of Ibadan, Ibadan   Time: 8am-6pm daily   Mode: Distance Learning and In-person Non-residential  The distance learning aspect of this course should be completed by the participants in the four weeks leading […]

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NPMCN: January 2019 Diploma in Family Medicine Examination

This announcement is as a matter of urgency for Family Medicine Professionals. National Postgraduate Medical College announces the commencement of registration for the 2018 Postgraduate Diploma in Family Medicine Examination. OUTLINE: Date:    Tuesday, January 15, 2019:  Paper I – MCQ Venue: College Auditorium, NPMCN, Ijanikin Time:    9.00 am to 12.00 noon Date:     Wednesday, […]

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How to Register for 2019 Annual Practice License in 4-Steps.

Kindly follow these 4 steps, one at a time, for a successful registration of your Annual Practice License for 2019. This is courtesy Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria. Members are also reminded to have a printout. STEP 1: Visit the MDCN website and set up your profile page (if you haven’t done so previously). […]

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Nurses End of the Year Party/Dinner 2018

In an unusual feat of solidarity, a Nurse plans to host all Nurses in Lagos State to a Christmas Get-together and End-of-Year party. Mr. Biodun is the Founder of NJO – a company dedicated to improving the welfare and opportunities for Nurses. Dear esteemed Nurse, we cordially invite you to come to unwind, catch fun, […]

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Medical Consultants Honours Adadevoh, others

The Lead Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist, Dr. Stella Adadevoh, who died in 2014 after contracting the Ebola virus while treating a patient in Lagos, has been honored by the Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria with a star award during its maiden public lecture and awards event held in Abuja. The National President of […]

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NMA seeks greater cooperation with nurses

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has called for the reintroduction of the old good working relationship that existed between medical practitioners and nurses to promote better working relations in the healthcare sector. The NMA President, Dr. Francis Faduyile, made the appeal on Monday when he visited the National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) […]

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The NHIS Imbroglio – Guild of Medical Directors Take Strong Stance.

The National Health Insurance Scheme NHIS is supposed to be a shining beckon of hope in a heavy mist of expensive healthcare bills. The laws establishing the Scheme assured Nigerians of a commitment to securing universal coverage and access to adequate and affordable healthcare in order to improve the health status of all Nigerians. However, with […]

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How to Print your Permanent MDCN License

This is an important notice from the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria to all medical doctors, especially new doctors who need to apply for a permanent license. Registration for 2019 annual practice license has begun. Members are advised to follow the following steps to have their license printed. 1) Pay your annual practice license […]

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National Council of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria Announces its 91st Annual National Conference

On behalf of President PHARM. AHMED I. YAKASAI, FPSN, FNAPharm, FNIM, and the National Council of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria the Conference Planning Committee Announces its 91st Annual National Conference “OLUYOLE 2018” Theme: “Innovative Disruption in Pharmacy in Emerging Economies – A Roadmap for Nigeria” Venue: International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Oyo State Date: Monday, October – […]

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Nursing Degrees awarded in Chad, Benin, Niger, Cameroon are NOT recognized in Nigeria

Nurses are key figures in the overall management of patients. As officials in a hospital setting, they are trained and guided by a code of professionalism. In Nigeria, the practice of Nursing care is regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria. However, as with other professionals, issues on the standard of training of […]

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Notice on Relocation of West African College of Surgeons Secretariat

We are pleased to inform you that the Secretariat of the West African College of Surgeons has been relocated to the permanent secretariat building, 4 Harvey Road, Yaba Lagos Nigeria The permanent secretariat can be contacted through; Administration Dept; 09062759913/09062759914 Accounts Dept; 09062759915/09062759916 Examinations Dept; 09062759917/09062759918 Signed  Dr. Olatosi Olutola Secretary-General   JOIN THE NEW […]

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America’s National Academy of Medicine Elects Two Nigerians, 83 Others

The America-based National Academy of Medicine has announced two Nigerians among the 85 members elected for its class of 2018. The two Nigerians are Charles N. Rotimi and Kunle Odunsi, both of whom are professors of medicine based in the United States of America. The release, signed by the Academy’s Media Relations Officer, Dana Korsen, […]

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Paediatric Association of Nigeria Next AGM and International Scientific Conference

The Paediatric Association of Nigeria is pleased to announce its 50th Annual General Meeting and 6th International Scientific Conference, PANCONF 2019. Theme: PAN at 50 – Successes, Challenges, and Prospects. Date: 22nd -25th January 2019 Venue: International Conference Center, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State.   JOIN THE NEW DoctorsQuarters.com BBM CHANNEL ON C0015D291… Its […]

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Laparoscopic Surgery Society Workshop in Lagos University Teaching Hospital.

Laparoscopic Surgery Society of Nigeria (LASSON) in collaboration with Lagos University Teaching Hospital LUTH, Idi-Araba, Lagos cordially invites you to the 7th International Workshop on Laparoscopic Surgery. Theme: Expanding the footprints of laparoscopic surgery in Nigeria Venue: Surgical Skill Center, Lagos University Teaching Hospital Idi-Araba, Date: 8th -9th October 2018 Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 […]

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Association of Dental Technologists of Nigeria Holds Her 31st Annual Scientific Conference/General Meeting 2018

Association of Dental Technologists of Nigeria (ADTN) Presents Her 31st Annual Scientific Conference/General Meeting IBADAN 2018 Theme: Ergonomics & Workplace Safety in Dental Technology Practice Sub-Theme: Occupational Hazards and Safety Measures Date: 10th – 12th October 2018 Time: 9:00 am Daily Venue: International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Oyo State. Registration:    Early Birds No Site Reg. Members […]