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NMA Proposes New Health Insurance Scheme

On 12/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

The Nigeria Medical Association has said that it is on the verge of establishing a health insurance scheme tagged, Project Five by Three for the informal sector, with N300 fixed as the premium. The President of the NMA[...]

NAFDAC DG Warns Food Producers against Compromising Food Safety

On 12/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

The Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, has warned food producers not to compromise food safety standards in the race to increase food production[...]

COOUTH Doctors End Strike, Lament Lower Pay

On 11/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH), Amaku, Awka Branch, has resumed work after one week warning strike.   They lame[...]

Lassa fever Kills One in Zamfara, Infects Two in Edo

On 11/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed three new cases of Lassa fever and one death. According to the latest figures from NCDC released yesterday “in the reporting Week 22 (May 27-June 2, 201[...]

Fayemi to Retain EKSU Medical Graduates

On 10/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said the state government will retain graduates of Ekiti State University College of Medicine willing to work in the state-owned health facilities.   According to a[...]

Uniabuja Hospital Inducts 43 Medical

On 10/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

The University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, has inducted and granted an automatic houseman ship to 43 medical students of the institution. The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of UATH Prof. Bissallah Ekele, decl[...]

World Food Day: NAFDAC Decries Poor Handling of Foods by Producers

On 10/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

As the World marked this year’s World Food Safety Day yesterday, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has decried poor handling of foods in Nigeria by producers and sellers, s[...]

1 Out of 5 Individuals Vulnerable to Mental Illness – Experts

On 10/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

A team of Medical Experts from the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital Kano (AKTH) have said that one out of five individuals are vulnerable to mental illness. The Team led by Dr Muktar Gadanya of Department of Community Medi[...]

Abiodun Decries Poor State of OOUTH

On 10/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun on Sunday decried over what he desribed as “the deplorable condition” of the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Sagamu. Abiodun, who was on an inspection to[...]

Ekiti Seeks Full Accreditation of EKSU Medical College

On 10/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

Ekiti State government is committed to the full accreditation of Ekiti State University College of Medicine to allow students admitted in the college 10 years ago to graduate. Governor Kayode Fayemi made this known a[...]

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