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Doctors Sack: Federal Government Adamant on Reversal of Action

On 16/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

Moves  by the Nigerian Medical Association ( NMA ) and the National Association of Resident Doctors ( NARD ) to pressurize  the federal government to withdraw the circular suspending residency training progra[...]

Doctors Sack Will Worsen Nigeria Health Indices – Commonwealth VP

On 16/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

Dr. Osahon Enabule, Vice President, Commonwealth Medical Association and immediate past president of Nigeria Medical Association, NMA has described the decision of President Goodluck Jonathan to suspend Residency Train[...]

Corps Members Abandon Sick Colleague As Ebola Scare Hits Ekiti

On 16/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The Ekiti State Government on Friday described as untrue reports that a youth corps member, who slumped at the orientation camp at Ise/Emure Ekiti, had contracted the dreaded Ebola virus. The state Commissioner for H[...]

Ebola: Enugu Residents Wear Gloves To Work, Markets Print

On 16/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

In Enugu State, some citizens have resorted to taking precautionary measures to protect themselves from contracting Ebola Virus. NAN reports that people were seen wearing hand gloves to the markets and offices as wel[...]

NBA Demands Reversal Of Resident Doctors’ Sacking

On 16/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The Nigerian Bar Association has demanded the immediate reversal of the sacking of about 16,000 resident doctors by the Federal Government. The NBA President, Mr. Okey Wali, described the sacking in a text message to[...]

Ebola: Nigerian Doctor Appeals To US For Experimental Drug To Save Colleague's Life

On 16/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

A doctor at the First Consultant Hospital, Lagos, Ladi Okubadejo, on Thursday appealed to the U.S. government to urgently send whatever medication in its possession on Ebola virus to Nigeria. Mr. Okubadejo said his c[...]

FG: Doctors Protest Hypocritical, Unhealthy and Uncalled For

On 16/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The Federal Government has described the demonstration carried out by the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) calling for the withdrawal of the suspension of residency doctors’ training programme as hypocritical.[...]

Ebola Scare As Woman From Sierra Leone Held At Scottish Immigration Removal Centre Undergoes Tests For Killer Disease After Falling ill

On 15/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  . Woman was detained at Dungavel Detention Centre in South Lanarkshire . She has been taken to hospital where she has undergone tests for Ebola . NHS Lanarkshire say it is investigating case as a 'prec[...]

African Ebola Outbreak Like ‘Wartime’, Will Take Six Months To Control: MSF

On 15/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  It will take about six months to bring under control the Ebola epidemic, the head of Medecins Sans Frontieres said on Friday, saying the outbreak in West Africa felt like “wartime, is moving, advancin[...]

Kwara Closes Private Hospital Over Suspected Ebola Victim

On 15/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

    The Kwara State Government yesterday, announced  the immediate closure of a private hospital in the  metropolis  over a suspected Ebola virus contamination. Announcing the cl[...]

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