Infant And Child Malnutrition In Nigeria: Blog Post By Victoria Adebiyi

On 07/Nov/2018 / In Articles

According to UNICEF 2017, Nigeria has the third highest infant mortality rate in the world. Many factors have been identified including acute respiratory infections, infectious diseases and malnutrition. Of these facto[...]

Children with Asthma Have Higher Risk of Obesity

On 02/Nov/2018 / In Articles

A new study conducted by a team of 40 scientists, including researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, USA, has shown that children with asthma are more likely to become obese. &[...]

I Didnt Sue Presidency Over My Suspension – NHIS Chief

On 02/Nov/2018 / In Articles

National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Executive Secretary Professor Usman Yusuf on Thursday denied suing President Muhammadu Buhari or Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha over his &ldquo[...]

Healthcare Professional Rivalry Isnt Caused By Politicians By Omolola Adams

On 01/Nov/2018 / In Articles

Healthcare sector is a pivotal and fulcrum of any national development and growth. It's a complex system engulfed with subsystem. It's unique identity from other sectors is its mutisectoral approach and not a o[...]

LECTURE: Confidentiality In Nursing By Idoko Linda Ochanya (Mrs) RN, RPN, Bcur(hons)

On 30/Oct/2018 / In Articles

Good evening professional colleagues. I am Idoko Linda Ochanya (Mrs) RN, RPN, Bcur(hons). I will be presenting on the topic of CONFIDENTIALITY IN NURSING.   As nurses, we see and hear confidential information[...]

Nurse Is Murdered In Benue State As Pastor, Two Others Land in Court

On 29/Oct/2018 / In Articles

A chief magistrates’ court in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, has remanded a pastor identified as Sabastine Igwe, as well as James Akpa, and Michael Ochigbo for allegedly killing a nurse. According to the News[...]

UGONSA Takes Internship Implementation Fight to IMSUTH

On 29/Oct/2018 / In Articles

The University Graduates of Nursing Science Association (UGONSA) has once again taken the management of the Imo State University Teaching Hospital (IMSUTH) to task over its non implementation of internship and placemen[...]

Hurdles facing medical training locally

On 25/Oct/2018 / In Articles

The emigration of young doctors abroad for greener pastures is provoking a new concern, especially among training institutions in Nigeria, which fear that the already poor environment for medical practitioners appears[...]

Ernest James Grant: First Male President of The American Nurses Association

On 22/Oct/2018 / In Articles

A nurse from North Carolina's Jaycee Burn Center at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill will make history when he takes over as the president of the American Nurses Association in January. He is the first man to ever hold[...]

Junior Doctor, Is BEHEADED By Jilted Boyfriend After She Turned Down His Marriage Proposal

On 17/Oct/2018 / In Articles

A junior doctor was beheaded by her boyfriend after she refused to marry him, police say. Teacher Shyngys Bekenov, 26, proposed to his girlfriend Nazerke Bekzhanova, 21, who had recently graduated from medical universi[...]