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Nurses May Begin Nationwide Strike On Feb. 23

On 20/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

The National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, an affiliate of the Nigeria Nurses Congress, on Wednesday issued a one-week ultimatum to the Federal Government to comply with the judgement of the National Ind[...]

Nigeria Loses N81bn Yearly To Medical Tourism —Don

On 20/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

A professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of  Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, Tanimola Akande, has said that Nigeria loses N81bn yearly to med[...]

Doctors, Others To Pay For Negligence – NAICOM

On 20/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

The National Insurance Commission has said it will soon commence the enforcement of professional indemnity insurance cover for medical professionals registered under the National Health Insurance Scheme. The Commissi[...]

Doctors Without Borders Seeks Help Treating C.A.R Wounded

On 20/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

  Bangui — The medical charity Doctors Without Borders is appealing for help in treating the thousands of people wounded and injured in the violence currently gripping the Central African Republic (CAR). T[...]

Unregistered products: FG to clamp down on media

On 20/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

  The Federal Government has vowed to clamp down on media organisations that advertise pharmaceutical products not duly registered by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control.  [...]

Health Crisis Management Committee Resumes Sitting

On 19/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

There is an indication that the presidential committee on Harmonious work relationship in the Health Sector, inaugurated last year September, 2013 and chaired by Alhaji Yayale will soon commence its work again. The c[...]

Six Vet Doctors Get Automatic Jobs In Edo State

On 19/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

Yenagoa Bayelsa State Government has given automatic employment to six casual veterinary doctors of the state Veterinary Clinic in Edepie, Yenagoa Governor Seriake Dickson, announced this while commissioning this whi[...]

New vaccine delivery method 'boosts immune response'

On 18/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

  Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created a way of delivering vaccines directly to lymph nodes in the body - where large populations of immune cells are present. The investigators[...]

No shortage of vaccines in Nigeria — FG

On 18/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

  The Federal Government has assured  Nigerians and the International Community of adequate vaccine supply and injection materials at all health facilities in the country.   Executive Director and[...]

Toxic Chemicals Blamed for 'Silent Pandemic' of Brain Disorders in Children

On 17/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

  Experts are calling for a targeted strategy to restrict the use of toxic industrial chemicals, which they say are causing a “silent pandemic” of brain disorders in children worldwide.  Scienti[...]

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