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Ex-Onitsha NMA Boss Begs Gov Obiano To Resolve Striking Doctors Issue

On 18/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

Dr. Vivian Onwuekwe, one-time chairman of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Onitsha branch, has made a passionate appeal to Governor Willie Obiano to immediately resolve the lingering medical doctors strike of Chukwue[...]

Make State Health Insurance All-Encompassing, Providers Urge LASG

On 18/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

Healthcare providers in Lagos have urged the State government to make the State’s Health Insurance all-encompassing by ensuring that common illness that affect the citizens are accommodated in the Scheme. The hea[...]

Suicide: Nigerian Doctors Acquire Skills to Tackle Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

On 18/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

Irked by the rising cases of suicide in Nigeria, MeaningfulWorld, an Association for Trauma Outreach and Prevention, ATOP, last week trained Nigerian doctors comprising of psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, psychia[...]

How Sanwo-Olu Can Improve Maternal, Child Health in Lagos

On 18/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

One of the expectations of Lagosians from the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, is the enhancement of Maternal, Newborn and Child, MNCH, health in line with his campaign promise to prioritise maternal healthcar[...]

Medical Expert Advocates Insurance Scheme for Doctors

On 18/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

Worried by the increasing litigations against medical doctors arising from negligence, a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the Jos University Teaching Hospital, Professor Innocent Ujah has advocated the esta[...]

2,000 Nigerian Women Die Annually of Unsafe Abortion -Gynaecologist

On 18/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

No fewer than 2,000 Nigerian women die of unsafe abortion annually with Northeast recording highest rate, says Dr Christopher Lamai, Head of Department, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe. Lam[...]

Plateau Hospital Hands Over Stolen Baby to Rightful Parents

On 18/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

Management of Plateau Specialists Hospital in Jos, the state capital yesterday handed over a baby who was stolen from her mother in the hospital two weeks ago to her rightful parents with a promise to “immortalis[...]

Kenya On Red Alert As A Woman With Ebola Symptoms Is Put In Isolation

On 18/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

Health authorities in Kericho County are on a red alert over a suspected case of Ebola. This was after a patient exhibited suspected symptoms of the haemorrhagic fever at Kericho County Referral Hospital. County offici[...]

RCOG: Dont Deliver Premature Babies Before 34 Weeks Even If Mothers Waters Break

On 18/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

Thousands of premature births could be prevented after officials updated their guidelines on how to treat pregnant women whose waters break too soon. The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) is call[...]

Abia Health Workers Protest Unpaid Salaries

On 18/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

In a bid to draw the attention of the public  to the 10 month-salary arrears owed them by the state government, workers of the Abia State Hospitals Management Board on Monday staged a protest in Umuahia metropolis[...]

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