OPINION: On The Proposed NCR Bill Before The National Assembly

On 18/May/2017 / In Articles

My heart bleeds when people speciously and parochially argue in order to deceive gullible minds. I am aware of the rabid hatred of doctors by their supposed neighbours in the health sector, but that does not call for u[...]

Nurses Are Burnt Out. Heres How Hospitals Can Help

On 17/May/2017 / In Articles

Studies have found that overworked nurses lead to more errors and lower patient satisfaction. Nurses across the country are stressed, burnt out and thinking of leaving the profession. Surveys, polls and studies of all[...]

A Bill Willing To Kill the Entire Health Sector

On 14/May/2017 / In Articles

The attention of the public has been drawn to an unpleasant/economy killing private bill proposed by Radiologists for an act to establish the "NATIONAL COUNCIL ON RADIOLOGY AND RADIATION MEDICINE" to provide[...]

Dr. Samuel Manuwa, UCH Rebirth And The Ailing President

On 14/May/2017 / In Articles

In the course of reading books of lamentation on the poor attitude of state officials and indeed Nigerian leaders who have always either taken ill in office or lost some loved ones, I stumbled on another interesting st[...]

Odd News: Morgue Employee Cremated By Mistake While Taking A Nap

On 14/May/2017 / In Articles

An employee of the Jefferson County morgue died this morning, after being accidentally cremated by one of his co-workers. According to the Beaumont Police Department, 48-year old Henri Paul Johnson decided to take a na[...]

Celebrating An Extraordinary Life: Nurse Elizabeth Anionwu @EAnionwu

On 14/May/2017 / In Articles

Celebrated nurse Elizabeth Anionwu spent 9 years in care as a child, and her early life was marked by racism and the stigma of illegitimacy.  In her new book she reveals how she found her Nigerian father, and why[...]

Ebola: What Nigeria Should Do As Dr Congo Experiences New Outbreak

On 12/May/2017 / In Articles

The World Health Organisation declared a fresh outbreak of the deadly and dreaded Ebola Haeorrhagic Fever in the Democratic Republic of Congo the 12th day of May, 2017. One person has died of the disease since the new[...]

The Future of Advanced Nursing Practice in Nigeria: The Challenge and Prospect by Nurse Ibiyosi Ajibola

On 11/May/2017 / In Articles

The fundamental responsibilities of Nurses according to the International Council of Nurses (ICN) Code of Ethics as reviewed in 2005 include: to promote health, to prevent illness, to restore health and to alleviate su[...]

Malaria vaccine offers new hope

On 07/May/2017 / In Articles

With vaccine trials billed to start next year in three sub-Saharan African countries, the world could finally be on the threshold of dealing a devastating blow to malaria and saving lives lost annually to the rampant d[...]

Dogara Settles Patients N3.76m Bills At ATBTH

On 06/May/2017 / In Articles

SPEAKER of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Friday spent N3.76 million to settle bills of patients at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi. The bills of N1.26 million for fi[...]

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