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Boosting Medical Directors’ Leadership, Managerial Skills

On 21/Sep/2017 / In Medical News

Several studies and experts have blamed the poor health indices in the country and performance of general and teaching hospitals on lack of leadership and managerial skills of Medical Directors (MDs) and Chief Medical[...]

Breaking News: Examination Portal For November Basic and Postbasic Nursing Students Open

On 21/Sep/2017 / In Medical News

The the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria has opened the portal for registration for Basic Nursing and Post Basic Nursing Students   The opening of the portal was done last night the 20th of September 2[...]

Health Workers in Federal Hospitals Quit Duty Posts to Begin Strike

On 21/Sep/2017 / In Medical News

Health workers in federal hospitals nationwide are to embark on a nationwide strike as from today.   The health workers, include nurses, midwives, pharmacists and other health professionals, except medical doc[...]

Nursing Council Bars Lecturers and Tutors from filling Forms for their Students

On 21/Sep/2017 / In Medical News

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria has barred lecturers and tutors in all Nursing Schools, Colleges and Universities offering Nursing program from filling Council forms on behalf of their students. In a ci[...]

Illinois Nurses can now Diagnose, Treat Patients and Prescribe By Bob Rakow

On 21/Sep/2017 / In Medical News

Illinois Nurse Practitioner Act signed into law   The next time you need to see a doctor, you might be able to get treatment from a nurse instead. That’s because some nurses just got expanded capabilitie[...]

Lagos Nurses Decry Omega Pentecostal Ministry’s Act on Quacks Training

On 21/Sep/2017 / In Medical News

The entire nurses of Lagos State have condemned the action of a denomination, with the name Omega Pentecostal Ministry (OPM) for embarking on a three-week training of quack nurses, without the approval of the Nursing a[...]

Health Ministry Tracks 4 Major Diseases Outbreaks

On 21/Sep/2017 / In Medical News

Health Minister Isaac Adewole has submitted the weekly report of the state of the Nation’s public health to the Federal Executive Council. He told statehouse correspondents at the end of the weekly FEC meeting in[...]

Hospitals Face Shutdown as Health Workers Commence Indefinite Strike

On 21/Sep/2017 / In Medical News

Barely a week after the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, suspended a 10-day strike, public hospitals nationwide are facing imminent shutdown as all the major unions of health workers under the umbrella o[...]

Zamfara has 23 Doctors in 24 Hospitals – Minister

On 21/Sep/2017 / In Medical News

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that Zamfara State with 24 state hospitals has only 23 doctors managing these health institutions.   This, the minister noted, had been negatively affectin[...]

Doctors’ Strike: Actress, Baby Die During Delivery

On 21/Sep/2017 / In Medical News

A Kenyan actress,  Maureen Wanza, popularly known as Sasha, died during childbirth as hospital activities were grounded due to a nationwide strike that has lasted 106 days.   Her baby also died a few minu[...]

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