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Nigeria Has Overcome Ebola Virus Diesase (EVD), Only Case Stable – Minister

On 27/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, said in Abuja on Tuesday that only the spouse of a doctor, who had died of the Ebola virus disease, was now being treated at the isolation centre in Lagos. Chukwu, who addr[...]

Resident Doctors’ Sacking Slows Down Services In Hospitals

On 27/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The recent sacking of over 16,000 resident doctors in federal health institutions by the Federal Government has stalled the delivery of medical services in most of the federal hospitals. Patients, who spoke to our co[...]

In Kano, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Strike Continues In Federal Government health Facilities

On 27/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

DESPITE the directive issued to its members nation-wide to return to work Monday, the Nigeria medical Association in Kano has vowed to continue its industrial action particular in the federal government owned facilitie[...]

WHO: Ebola Taking 'Heavy Toll' On Health Staff

On 27/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

An "unprecedented" number of doctors and nurses have been infected with Ebola virus in west Africa, according to the World Health Organization. More than 2,600 people in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra[...]

DAILY TRUST EDITORIAL: Ending the Government, Doctors Feud

On 27/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The announcement that the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has called off its 55-day strike effective Monday would gladden many. While the strike lasted, it disrupted much needed health care delivery across hospital[...]

Ebola: FG Closes all PRIVATE and PUBLIC Primary and Secondary Schools till 13th October

On 26/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The Federal Government has directed that all private and public primary and secondary schools should remain closed till 13th October, 2014 as a preventive measure against the spread of Ebola Virus Disease. The preven[...]

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Announces Containment of Ebola, 2 More Discharged, Last Patient Stable

On 26/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

PRESS BRIEFING BY THE MINISTER OF HEALTH, PROF. ONYEBUCHI CHUKWU UPDATE ON THE EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE (EVD) IN NIGERIA AS OF TUESDAY AUGUST, 26TH, 2014 Today is the 38th day since the Ebola Virus Disease was impo[...]

Scientists Who Discovered Ebola Almost Caused A Disaster: ‘It Makes Me Wince Just To Think Of It’

On 26/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

WHEN Ebola first arrived in Europe on September 29, 1976, the vials of the virus were carried from Zaire, now the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in a shiny blue thermos on a passenger flight. Three lab workers in[...]

Strike: Healthcare Services Yet To Resume In Earnest

On 26/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

Normal healthcare services in Federal and State hospitals got off to a slow start yesterday as doctors under the aegis of the Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, returned to work following the suspension of their 56 days[...]

Court Stops FG From Sacking Resident Doctors

On 26/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

National Industrial Court, NIC, yesterday in Lagos,  restrained the Federal Government through the Chief Medical Directors of 37 medical institutions across the country from terminating the appointment of the resi[...]

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