Editor's Focus Social Media

“Social Media Usage Guide For Health Workers” – A Quick Informational Guide

Have you ever wondered what health care workers feel when on social media? Using social media, for most health workers, means getting clients or patients engaged with the services they render, depending on what field they represent. They actually operated without a code to guide their actions. Traditionally, health care professionals have always operated from […]

Social Media The Professional

Social Media Voce: DrZobo Said “Yes” to DrDiet234, for this reasons – The full Story

On this week of Social Media Voce – Why should you be interested about the romantic live of Dr Zobo and Dr Diet. DrZobo, whose real name is Dr Chioma Nwankama and DrDiet234, whose real name Collins Akanno got engaged and the internet was practically on meltdown. Why? With hundreds of people getting engaged weekly, […]

Social Media

Social Media Voce: Cobas Plasma Separation Card makes HIV Diagnosis reliable.

This week on Social Media Voce, the AVON HMO Baby 2018 Contest have got a winner, as Roche Diagnostics launches her new stellar Viral Load test. In its unique way, Roche – the world’s leading provider of HIV viral load testing, debut her latest HIV testing solution – Cobas Plasma Separation. This new solution was […]

Conditions Social Media

Social Media Voce: Victoria Beckham stands tall as #WorldAIDSDay is celebrated

Today on Social Media Voce, we remember the titbits of the World AIDS Day, celebrated around the world yesterday. A host of dignitaries, world leaders, mega brands, celebrities, and simpletons added their voice on a day the United Nations have carved out to remember all victims, alive or dead, of the deadly virus… December 1 […]

Conditions Social Media

Social media use increases depression and loneliness, study finds

The link between the two has been talked about for years, but a causal connection had never been proven. For the first time, University of Pennsylvania research based on experimental data connects Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram use to decreased well-being. Psychologist Melissa G. Hunt published her findings in the December Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology. […]

Policy Social Media

SocialMedia Voce: #FixNaijaHealthcare unite health workers… Govt slammed.

Three days ago, twitter community in Nigeria was awash with the hashtag #FixNaijaHealthCare – A hashtag that was trending in Lagos twitter for the most part of that day. Now, Nigeria is known to have poor healthcare delivery system and perform below average in most Key Performance Indices in the sector. Health workers and healthcare service consumers, […]

Social Media

NHIS Boss Is Vindicated, He is Doing the Right Thing – @AdeyanjuDeji

There is a flurry of activities around the word ‘NHIS’. The National Health Insurance Scheme NHIS, have been on social media for ‘bad’ reasons. Only sour tasting stories keep pouring out of this government body that is responsible for regulating Health Insurance in Nigeria. By law, the NHIS is expected to work closely with accredited […]

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Social Media Voce: Nigerians troll FG’s call for diaspora doctors to come back home.

At the recently concluded Future of Healthcare Conference organized by Nigeria Health Watch Group, a senior Federal Government official was given an opportunity to speak to the audience. She is Hon. Abike Dabiri Erewa, Senior Special Adviser to the President on Diaspora and  Foreign Affairs. A few minutes after passionately calling for Diaspora doctors to […]

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Medical students are migrating from Classroom groups to Whatsapp groups?

I remember when I was a 100 level medical student, Whatsapp was just another social media app trying to steal every Nigerian student’s attention. But then not everyone was using an android phone with Whatsapp compatibility and that was a problem because only a few phone contacts were online. Also, the price of data was […]

Editor's Focus Social Media

Social Media Voce: Patient’s Bill of Rights Demo Vid get bad acceptance among nurses.

This week on Social Media Voce, we cautiously rejoice that Nigerians can now insists on their rights, through the Patient’s Bill of Rights, to good healthcare services from healthcare providers. The Patient’s Bill of Rights outlines, in clear terms, what the rights of a patient are whenever he/she goes to a hospital or health facility. […]

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Social Media Voce: Lagos State Traffic is a major health risk.

This week on Social Media Voce, we recognize the far reaching impact health conferences and seminars have in any society. Nigeria is having a deluge of health conferences and one of such major conferences was the Dubai-Africa Partnership for Better Health Road Show… Well, this is just to share a little about the Better Health […]

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Social Media Voce: Foreign Trained Doctors’ Induction… Nigerian Health Excellence Awards 2018 Winners

This week on Social Media Voce, we are proud to say that a new set of 183 foreign trained medical doctors were inducted into the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria. The Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award 2018 has come and gone recording greater boosts and greater strides in this edition. Nigeria is to clash horns […]