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Telemedicine - We Are Interfacing With Doctors Abroad to Treat Patients in Nigeria - - Dr Giyan, FMC Keffi CMD

On 07/Jan/2014 / In Medical News

Hospitals are short-staffed and doctors overworked.. Dr Joshua Giyan, the Chief Medical Director (CMD) at the Federal Medical Center, Keffi, Nasarawa State, in this interview with Favour Nnabugwu, says the facilities[...]

Breakthrough as scientists discover how to destroy cancer cells in the blood stream before they infect other parts of the body

On 07/Jan/2014 / In Medical News

. Specially selected proteins can be attached to white blood cells so that as they travel through the blood, they also destroy cancerous cells . Biomedical engineers at Cornell University made the breakthrough, whic[...]

Pharmaceutical Society Holds Prayer For Suntai Wednesday

On 06/Jan/2014 / In Medical News

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has fixed Wednesday, January 8 for a national prayer in which all its members will engage in fervent prayer for the full recovery of Taraba State Governor Danbaba Suntai. A[...]

Dearth of Doctors, Nurses Hit Katsina Health Sector

On 06/Jan/2014 / In Medical News

The dearth of doctors and nurses has hit Katsina State health sector.   Lack of enough doctors and nurses to provide necessary services at various public hospitals and clinics has been identified as a major ch[...]

LUTH health workers continue strike

On 06/Jan/2014 / In Medical News

Medical treatment at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) was stalled yesterday, as the strike by the Joint House Unions and Associations (JHUA) of the teaching hospital entered the eighth day. The group is[...]

SURGEON GENERAL: Health workers begin warning strike Jan 15

On 06/Jan/2014 / In Medical News

The Assembly of Health Care Professionals (AHCP) and the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) have directed their members in primary health care centres (PHCs), general/specialists and teaching hospitals to begin a five[...]

Controversy Over Drug Regulation in Cross River

On 06/Jan/2014 / In Medical News

THE health of millions of people in Cross River State is at stake as some members of the Cross River State Task Force (CRSTF) on fake and counterfeit drugs and unwholesome foods have identified more than 50 pharmaceuti[...]

Licencing: Court of Appeal rules in favour of the Nigeria Association of General Practice Pharmacist Employers

On 05/Jan/2014 / In Medical News

AFTER 10 years of protracted legal tussle, the Court of Appeal sitting in Kaduna has upheld the suit brought before it by the Nigeria Association of General Practice Pharmacist Employers, NAGPPE, against the Pharmacist[...]

Why Doctors Suspended Planned Strike

On 05/Jan/2014 / In Medical News

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has suspended its impending industrial action scheduled to commence on Monday, January 6, 2014 after an emergency National Executive Council (E-NEC) meeting held in Abuja on Satur[...]

Nigerian Medical Association Proposed Indefinite Strike Action Suspended

On 05/Jan/2014 / In Medical News

The NMA proposed indefinite strike action that was planned for monday 6th january 2014 has been suspended indefinitely following resolutions that have been reached at its Emergency National Executive Council Meeting he[...]

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