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Failed States On Polio Immunisation

On 28/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The degree of concern state governors have for the health and welfare of the electorate that voted them into power was demonstrated a few days ago as only seven states were adjudged to have performed well in the immuni[...]

Press Briefing by the Minister of Health on Ebola in Rivers State

On 28/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The total number of cases of EVD cases so far reported in Nigeria stands at fifteen (15). The total number of cases treated at our isolation ward stands at thirteen (13). The total number of those discharged is seven ([...]

Ebola Scare: Rivers Investigates Health Worker’s Death

On 28/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The Rivers State government declared yesterday that it is carrying out an investigation into the possible cause of the death of a health worker in the state, who recently died of fever and diarrhoea. The state govern[...]

Fate of 16,000 Sacked Resident Doctors Top NMA Agenda In Awka

On 28/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The fate of the 16,000 sacked resident doctors in the country will today top the agenda of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) meeting today in Awka, Anambra State. The NMA yesterday said the professional competence[...]

Ebola: Danger Not Over —FG

On 28/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

THE Federal Government has warned against unnecessary euphoria over the apparent containment of the Ebola virus disease in the country, noting that while it was necessary to be cautiously optimistic, the danger was how[...]

FG Approves Draft Bill For 21 Medical Centres

On 28/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the draft bill for an Act to establish Federal Medical Centres with uniform functions, managerial and administrative structures. The bill is meant to provide tertia[...]

RESIDENT DOCTORS UNSURE OF WORK STATUS

On 27/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

Resident doctors remain uncertain about their work status following  the suspension of the residency training programme.   This is despite assurances by the parent Nigerian Medical Association to continue[...]

ADADEVOH’S SISTER TESTS NEGATIVE, DISCHARGED

On 27/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The Lagos State government yesterday denied reports that the younger sister of the late Dr. Stella Adadevoh, Amy Ngozi Adadevoh, tested positive to the Ebola Virus Disease. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, sa[...]

Suspension Of Strike Insignificant Without Sacked Doctors – NMA

On 27/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The Nigerian Medical Association on Wednesday said federal hospitals across the country will not record any significant increase in the provision of medical services, despite the suspension of the strike, without the r[...]

Total Donates Vans To Ebola Operation Centre

On 27/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

Total donates vans to Ebola operation centre   AUGUST 27, 2014 BY SOLAADE AYO-ADERELE 2 COMMENTS   Total Companies in Nigeria, comprising the downstream and upstream branches, have joined the fight ag[...]

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