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Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria annual scientific conference & 44th Annual General Meeting

The Ophathalmology Society of Nigeria will also celebrate 50 amazing years of promoting excellence in the study of eye disease, care of the human eye and practice of ophthalmology since 1969 Venue: Calabar international convention Centre, Calabar, Cross Rivers State Dates: Pre-Congress 3rd -4th Sept 2019 Congress: 5th to 7th Sept 2019 Theme: Universal Eye […]

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College of Nigerian Pathologists Issues A Communique at its 13th Annual Scientific Conference and General Meeting

CThe College of Nigerian Pathologist held her 13th National Scientific Conference and Annual General Meeting at the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre Lagos. The Theme of the conference was financing clinical laboratory services for the 21st century: Public private partnership or other models while the sub theme was Recent Advances in Pathology The opening ceremony was chaired […]

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Nigeria Union Of Allied Health Professionals (NUAHP) Communique Issued At The End Of Her NAC/NEC Meeting

(NUAHP) COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF HER NATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL AND NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL (NAC/NEC) MEETING HELD AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA TEACHING HOSPITAL (UATH) GWAGWALADA BETWEEN 26TH – 30TH NOVEMBER, 2018. The Nigeria Union of Allied Health Professionals (NUAHP) met at the UATH between 26th – 30thNov; 2018 for  her NAC/NEC meetings. The NEC deliberated extensively on challenges facing the Health Sector, […]

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Happy New Year: 3 Ways your doctor spent the Holiday.

It is generally believed that medical doctors ‘must’ be in a hospital, in season and out of season. Surprisingly, a number of Medical Doctors get involved in some other aspects of life, that may shock you. Mostly all doctors look forward to a holiday period like Christmas. Holidays are times to be remembered by everyone. […]

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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 […]