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PICTURE SPEAKS: REFOCUS THE PRIMARY HEALTH CARE SYSTEM – WEBELIEVEHEALTH

This picture is ‘heavy’, for it speaks volumes. It is so true and it really describes the Nigerian Situation, as it concerns Primary Health care and Emergency/Urgent Medical services. It was a tweet from @webelievehealth. It reminds us of the paucity of personnel manning the Primary health care centres despite being the largest economy with […]

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A SOCIAL MEDIA DOCTOR SHOULD NEVER BE OFFLINE

There may be different ways through which a social media doctor reaches his/her patients, but one of such ways is via social networking sites. This is what really defines this new breed of doctor especially in a country where the use of social media, and the Internet in general, have a great potential. It is […]

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SEE W.H.O TWEETS ON WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK!!!

This week is World breastfeeding week. Every year, the World marks, on Aug 1 – Aug 7, this important aspect of Childhood care. See below the pictures World Health Organisation tweeted for this year’s breastfeeding week!!!                                 The major issues […]

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PATIENTS NEED SOCIAL MEDIA DOCTORS TO BE MORE CONFIDENTIAL – HERE IS WHY.

It is a total irony. It is like the two ends of a coin, that can never meet. Social media and confidentiality. The very essence of social media is for some persons to have access to who you are, your unique personality, your ups and downs. Social networks are designed so that you can never be ‘alone’. […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA DOCTORS THRIVE BETTER WITH INSTAGRAM

The social media presence of doctors is gradually becoming the trend. This is good because more patients are seeking solutions on social networks. It is only proper doctors meet patients on this platform for an unquestionable professional service. Instagram is a social platform where pictures speak volumes. On this platform, social media doctors can create […]

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TO BE A SOCIAL MEDIA DOCTOR, GET A DEDICATED FACEBOOK PAGE

As a leading social media clinical student, I had the opportunity of counselling a consultant doctor about the ups and downs when it came to the use of social media as a tool to effective management of patients. He was quite interested in the topic, being a community medicine physician himself. My finding is that […]

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SEE WHAT VIRTUAL CLINIC TWEETED ABOUT OUR FERTILITY RATE

This is not an alarmist post! It is a wake up post to our Policy makers and those in charge of affairs of our dear Nigeria. Virtual clinic shared this pictures that said it all!!! #Giantofafrica JOIN THE NEW DoctorsQuarters.com BBM CHANNEL ON C0015D291… Its New And Refreshing

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WARNING: NEVER ‘MANAGE’ TYRES – FRSC

In a latest tweet earlier today, the Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), issue a rather funny looking warning. But it is a warning all the same and should be taken seriously please!!! NEVER USE WORN OUT TYRES… JOIN THE NEW DoctorsQuarters.com BBM CHANNEL ON C0015D291… Its New And Refreshing

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Shocking Story: Addiction Has Its Consequences!!!

I must warn that this piece is so shocking, yet touching. This story may not be for the lily hearted. It is a true story shared on my group page. Addiction can never be anything good though it may seem okay initially. Take a closer look at it, and you would see it smacks of […]

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FUNNY MEDICO

Laughter is a very potent medicine for the body. I am pleased to inform you that we have inaugurated this ‘FUNNY MEDICO’ Column… It is my hope that through this column I would be able to make you laugh. This column may comprise of funny picture, riddles, funny jokes, puzzles… just about anything that I […]

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WHY YOU MUST HAVE A SOCIAL MEDIA DOCTOR

Earlier in the year, the Vanguard Newspaper published a highly provoking article on the shortage of health personnel, especially medical doctors, in Nigeria. This was a part of that article; Prof Oluwole Ayoola Atoyebi, who was one time Provost, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, however accepts that the issue of inadequate personnel is global. […]