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Health Workers to Go on Indefinite Strike Nov 12

On 10/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

•  FG gives nod to JOHESU members’ consultancy status Except the federal government intervenes, the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), a conglomerate of several health care associations in the health[...]

Hospital-Acquired Infections Are Real, Be Warned

On 10/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

Before Patrick Sawyer brought the Ebola Virus Disease to Nigeria on July 20, the average Nigerian did not know that they could be infected in the hospital even when they have only visited to obtain treatment. In fact[...]

All Health Workers Can Become Consultants –FG

On 10/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

The age-long controversy between the Nigerian Medical Association and the National Union of Allied Health Professionals over who should bear the title of a ‘consultant’ appeared to have been laid to rest wi[...]

Taiwo Oyewumi Re-elected President Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy at the 54th AGM in Asaba, Delta State.

On 09/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

Taiwo Oyewumi has been re-elected president of the Nigeria society of physiotherapy  at the 54th AGM in Asaba, Delta State.. In a letter of appreciation he expressed his heartfel gratitude to all NSP Electora[...]

National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives Mobilise for Industrial Action

On 08/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

The National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives have threatened to embark on an industrial action.   This was contained in a statement made available to medicalworld nigeria but directed to all NANNM[...]

Managing oral thrush With Dr. Rotimi Adesanya

On 08/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

  Oral thrush Thrush is a fungal infection of the mouth. It usually begins on the tongue and on the inside of the cheeks, and may spread to the palate, gums, tonsils and throat. It is a form of yeast infection[...]

Nigeria: Anambra College of Health, Obosi, Graduates 1,400

On 08/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

Awka — Anambra State College of Health Technology (ASCHT), Obosi, has awarded diploma and certificates to 1,405 graduands for a successful academic graduation in the institution.   Addressing the[...]

Ebola: Why Nigeria Should Intensify Screening, Surveillance Efforts, by Oluwole

On 08/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

Dr. Steven Oluwole is the President of the Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN). In this interview with EMEKA ANUFORO in Abuja, he speaks on the Nigerian healthcare system, Ebola Virus Disease[...]

Liberia, Others Still in Danger Over Ebola'

On 08/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

ECOWAS has bemoaned the humanitarian and economic impact of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) on the three most affected countries in West African, calling for an urgent global intervention to reverse the trend.  [...]

Radiographers Seek Separate Department In Hospitals

On 08/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

AS Nigeria joins the world to commemorate World Radiography Day Saturday, radiographers under the aegis of the Association of Radiographers of Nigeria (ARN) has urged the Federal Government to take steps to standardise[...]

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