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Kaduna Health Workers Suspend 21 -Day Strike

On 22/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

Medical and Health Workers Union in Kaduna State has suspended its 21-day-old strike after an agreement with the State Government on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that the meeting was brokered by th[...]

Federal Ministry of Health Public Announcement on Presidential Committee of Experts on Inter-Professional Relationships

On 22/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

This is to inform the general public, especially stakeholders in the public health Sector, that the    Presidential Committee of Experts on inter-Professional Relationships in Public Health has been recon[...]

Nigerian Nurse Struck Off Nursing and Midwifery Council Register in London

On 22/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

A care home nurse has been struck off after she was caught dragging a screaming resident to bed by the hair. Osironke Olugbile, 53, also barricaded residents in their rooms, dressed them in multiple incontinence pads[...]

Medical, Dental Consultants Seek Streamlining or Health Sector Laws

On 21/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

• May reject lab results not endorsed by pathologists  From Emeka Anuforo. Abuja MEDICAL professionals yesterday called on the National Assembly to stream-line the various laws regulating medical and relate[...]

Suntai’s Doctor to Appear Before Tribunal For Revealing his Health Status

On 21/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

The Chief Medical Director of the Taraba State Specialist Hospital, Dr. Zakari Aliyu, is to appear before the Medical and Dental tribunal Aliyu is accused of divulging information on the health of Governor Danbaba Su[...]

Dealing With Nigeria's Malaria Burden

On 20/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

  In Nigeria, malaria accounts for 60 per cent of outpatient visits and 30 per cent of hospitalisation among children under-five. The available Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) of 2008 reported an infant mort[...]

Central Bank of Nigeria Nurse Urges Colleagues to Embrace Digital Technology

On 20/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

  IBADAN- Mrs Lucy Mbanefo, a nurse with the Central Bank of Nigeria, Enugu has urged nurses in the country to embrace digital trchnology to boost their profession Mbanefo made this appeal in Ibadan while del[...]

11 Doctors On Trial For Professional Misconduct

On 20/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

For carrying out various offences contrary to the ethics of their profession, 11 medical doctors were yesterday arraigned before the Disciplinary Tribunal of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) for trial.[...]

FG to Make Health Insurance Compulsory –Minister

On 19/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

The Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, has declared that plans are underway to make health insurance compulsory in the country.   Chukwu stated this at a health summit entitled “Universal Health[...]

Surprising Health Benefits Of Beer

On 19/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

Beer drinkers rejoice! Recent research shows that beer can also be good for whatever ails you. The key to tapping into beer’s benefits is moderation. Heavy drinking increases the threat of liver damage, some canc[...]

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