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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 […]

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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. […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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NPMCN Sept/Oct/Nov 2018 Fellowship Exam… Mar./April/May 2018 Pass Results To be emailed soon (Exclusive)

Social Media Voce: On this week of social media voce, we gladly announce that the National Postgraduate is set to organize another round of fellowship examination for the year. The National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria announces the commencement of online registration for the September/October/November 2018 Fellowship Examinations. Interested applicants are to visit www.npmcn.edu.ng/examination/ The […]

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Social Media Voce: World No Tobacco Day 2018… Tobacco Breaks The Heart

World No Tobacco Day 2018: Tobacco use has declined markedly since 2000, according to a new WHO report, but the reduction is insufficient to meet globally agreed targets aimed at protecting people from death and suffering from cardiovascular and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs). For  World No Tobacco Day 2018, WHO has joined with the World […]

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Social Media Voce: #WorldMilkDay2018 Is June 1… But #NigeriaMourns.

In a few days, precisely on June 1, it would be World Milk Day 2018. On this edition of Social Media Voce, we celebrate the decision of the Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations to harp on the importance of Milk. World Milk Day 2018 Since the first World Milk Day was held in 2001, […]

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Social Media Voce: Nigerian Physiotherapist & Consultant Calls Out JOHESU… Social Media Users Reacts

On this week on Social Media Voce, we focus on the JOHESU Strike. The Health Sector Workers are still on strike on issues that bothers primarily on pay review/increment. Despite having several meetings with the Federal Government, the strike rages on. Like some health workers believe, the strike remains justifiable but not to the detriment […]

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Social Media Voce: Medical Students Resists UCH Fee Hike… while BamTeddy Hitched A Ride To Senator Dino

Social Media Voce is our new feature that highlights social media trends and issues as appreciated by Medical and Health practitioners. To the major issues… The College of Medicine University of Ibadan was in social media trends… BamBam and Teddy got hosted by Nigeria’s most vocal senator, Senator Dino Melaye. Nollywood actress, Genevive melted Nigeria’s […]

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Social Media Voce: Tetanus and Anti-Tetanus Injection Still Raises Confusion?… Why and When You Should Take It.

This is the second issue of our new Social Media Voce… some hot Social Media Topics are considered. Of all the popular social media handles, Quora in my opinion, allows for users to ask the funniest and weirdest of all questions.  The surprising thing is that the site’s algorithm channels questions to users with ‘special’ […]