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Gunmen kidnap Ebonyi Chief Medical Director

On 17/Nov/2017 / In Medical News

The Chief Medical Director of the Federal Medical Centre, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Dr Emeka Onwe Ogah and one of his Administrative officers has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.   The medical Director was ret[...]

NMA, AMLSN Resolve to End Inter-Professional Rivalry, Strikes in Health Sector

On 17/Nov/2017 / In Medical News

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), and the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN), has resolved to work relentlessly to end the inter-professional rivalry between the medical doctors and ot[...]

NANNM: The Only Recognised Professional Body for Nigerian Nurses –NANNM President

On 17/Nov/2017 / In Medical News

* Says the phrase ‘graduate nurses’ has divisive tendencies.   For clarification of some issues spreading fast among healthcare providers, especially nurses, the President, National Association of[...]

NMA Links Deplorable Condition of Health Sector to Meagre Allocation

On 17/Nov/2017 / In Medical News

The Nigerian Medical Association, Lagos State Chapter, has attributed the gross inefficiency in the health sector, especially in government owned hospitals to limited budget allocation to health, which he described as[...]

World Antibiotics Awareness Week 2017 By Frank Ugwuzor, RN.CIEH.

On 17/Nov/2017 / In Medical News

THEME: SEEK ADVICE FROM A QUALIFIED HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL BEFORE TAKING ANTIBIOTICS,   PREVENTING ANTIBIOTICS RESISTANCE BY INDIVIDUALS AND HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS   Introduction Antibiotics are[...]

World Medical Association European Region Meeting on End of Life Questions

On 17/Nov/2017 / In Medical News

On Thursday and Friday, 16-17 November 2017, medical professionals, legal authorities, experts in palliative care and medical ethics, theological scholars and philosophers from over 30 countries gathered in the Aula Ve[...]

Celebrating ABU First Class Graduate Nurse Usman M. Usman

On 17/Nov/2017 / In Medical News

NIGERIA UNIVERSITIES NURSING STUDENTS ASSOCIATION (NUNSA) ABU Zaria Chapter*   ABU DEPARTMENT OF NURSING SCIENCES HAS PRODUCED A FIRST CLASS GRADUATE AFTER 20YEARS OF EXISTENCE*   The NUNSA leadership[...]

Medical Vacation: I’ll Repay Nigerians’ Goodwill, Says Buhari

On 17/Nov/2017 / In Medical News

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said he had resolved to pay back the goodwill Nigerians extended towards him during his recent health challenge by protecting their interests with all the energy at his disposal.[...]

At 60, UCH Establishes Care Centre for the Elderly

On 17/Nov/2017 / In Medical News

For people who cannot trust the care of their old parents above 60 in the hands of house-helps and distant relatives, the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, will soon unveil the Kessington Adebutu Rehabilitatio[...]

Disease Prevention: Diabetes and Heart Problems Can be Avoided If You Eat Slower

On 16/Nov/2017 / In Medical News

Growing up, your parents probably delivered lectures about your eating habits, namely getting enough fruits and vegetables, not playing with your food, and not scarfing down the contents of your plate. Turns out, wise[...]

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