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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[...]

ICRC Reacts To The Death Of Hauwa Liman

On 17/Oct/2018 / In Articles

Hauwa was only 24 when she was murdered. Saifura was killed on her 25th birthday. Both were midwives in northern Nigeria, an area of great need. They were courageous, compassionate and dedicated to helping others. &n[...]

Why you Should Pay more Attention to your Mental Health – Psychologists

On 09/Oct/2018 / In Articles

  Psychologists have advised members of the public to pay more attention to their mental health to protect themselves from the challenges and to reduce the increasing cases of the disorders in the country. &nb[...]

What are the Risk factors for Cancer of the Colon?

On 09/Oct/2018 / In Articles

A member of my family was diagnosed of cancer of the colon recently and he is already losing weight rapidly. Kindly share with your teeming readers risk factors, symptoms and treatment options.   Question By S[...]

Nigeria: Health in a Political Space By Dr. Mike Adeyemi-Lawal (Health Advisor/Health Policy Analyst)

On 06/Oct/2018 / In Articles

Health is vital for economic growth: ill health leads to disability and disability reduces human productive value which is an essential ingredient for economic growth. Health has stake in most sectors of the economy fr[...]

NANPAN World Prematurity Day 2018

On 06/Oct/2018 / In Articles

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA PAEDIATRIC NURSES (NANPAN) in collaboration with the Imo State Government, NANNM & Partners presents the ANNUAL NATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE 2018 in commemoration of WORLD PREMATUR[...]

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