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WHAT, ANOTHER DOCTORS’ STRIKE?

On 05/Jul/2014 / In Articles

  With due respect to my teachers, senior colleagues and colleagues, the call for downing of tool by the doctors is needless having read the ratio in which the strike was called upon.   Over the years,[...]

Decay in medical schools: Common classroom seats, test tubes lacking BY GBENRO ADEOYE Part 2

On 05/Jul/2014 / In Articles

  Other issues However, a lecturer at the College of Medicine, LASU, who pleaded anonymity, said that the standard of medical training and practice had fallen in the country. He blamed the situation largely on[...]

Decay in medical schools: Common classroom seats, test tubes lacking BY GBENRO ADEOYE Part 1

On 05/Jul/2014 / In Articles

  In recent times, the Nigerian public has expressed doubts about the competence of medical doctors following increased reports of misdiagnoses of illnesses in hospitals. Therefore, questions have been raised ov[...]

THE MASTERS AND THEIR SLAVES By Alli John Adeolu

On 05/Jul/2014 / In Articles

  In 1807 slave trade was abolished by the British but in 1885 Lagos was captured as a whole by the same British who started moving inwards into Nigeria. By the early 1900s Sir Fredrick Lugard had reached Sokoto[...]

The Bible: The first health manual ever written?

On 05/Jul/2014 / In Articles

  Medical headlines are kind of scary lately, from news of uncontrolled outbreaks of the Ebola virus in Africa to today’s announcement by England’s Prime Minister David Cameron that if we don’t[...]

First Data on Rivaroxaban for Cerebral Venous Thrombosis

On 05/Jul/2014 / In Articles

  Preliminary data suggest that the oral factor Xa inhibitor may have similar clinical benefit as vitamin K antagonists in the treatment of cerebral venous thrombosis.   NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR HE[...]

Rheumatoid arthritis: Is exercise important?

On 04/Jul/2014 / In Articles

  Which types of exercises are best for people who have rheumatoid arthritis? Which should be avoided?   Many people with rheumatoid arthritis tend to avoid exercise because they're afraid that the[...]

RAPE OF THE BLACK GOLD – NMA Strike and the Crisis in Nigeria’s Health Sector Part 2 By Agwaza Maxwell Dagba

On 04/Jul/2014 / In Articles

SKIPPING OF GRADE LEVEL 12 The Ministry of Health has issued a circular stating that contrary to what was hitherto obtained, where all other staff of the Ministry skipped a grade level at some point in their careers[...]

RAPE OF THE BLACK GOLD – NMA Strike and the Crisis in Nigeria’s Health Sector Part 1 By Agwaza Maxwell Dagba

On 04/Jul/2014 / In Articles

  INTRODUCTION After trying hard to avoid putting pen to paper to express the bottled up emotions inside me, a news item on a national TV station has finally pushed me over the edge to try to explain to whosoe[...]

UNHEALTHY AND SELF SEEKING CLAIM BY NIGERIA PHYSICIANS By OBISESAN, OLUWATUYI Part 2

On 04/Jul/2014 / In Articles

  9. THE POSITION OF CHIEF MEDICAL DIRECTOR/MEDICAL DIRECTOR:  It is laughable to hear NMA say that the position is sacrosanct. One wonders if medical practitioners think they are the only one that is med[...]

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