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‘How Nigeria can Build 21st Century Health System’

On 07/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

To reverse medical tourism in Nigeria, and build a 21st century health system, certain things need to be done, amended or removed from the present health system and service delivery, experts have advised.   A[...]

Women with no Children at Risk of Breast Cancer – Expert

On 07/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

Women who have never had children are at a higher risk of breast cancer, a consultant oncologist and radiotherapist, Muha-mmad Habeebu, has said.   Habeebu, who is the head, Department of Radiotherapy, Lagos U[...]

30 Pregnant Women Die Daily in Zamfara – NMA

On 07/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

At least 30 pregnant women are dying on daily basis in Zamfara state, the vice chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association in the state, Dr. Mannir Bature, has disclosed.   Dr. Bature spoke at a town hall mee[...]

NYSC Honours Doctors Who Saved Corps Member

On 07/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

For going beyond the call of duty, the Lagos State National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has honoured two doctors deployed toserve in the Batch C Stream II  which completed its  orientation programmeon Wednesda[...]

Why You Need to Check Your Eyes Once a Year – Optometrist

On 07/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

An Optometrist at the  Ultimate Eye Clinic, Lagos, Dr Emeka Iwuala, has stressed the need for a regular eye test to check the underlying problems in the eyes.   In an interview with our correspondent, Iwu[...]

Ondo Abduction: Kidnappers Release Pregnant Doctor After Collecting Ransom

On 07/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

About 24 hours after five people were abducted on the Akure-Owo Expressway in Ondo State, one of the victims was reportedly released on Thursday morning.   Five staff members of the Federal Medical Centre and[...]

‘Government Must Give Attention to Sickle Cell Disorder’

On 07/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

A medical doctor with Eko Hospital Ikeja, Dr Emoruwa Oyefo, has called on the government to give attention to the management and care for non- communicable diseases like sickle cell disorder.   Oyefo during an[...]

How Poor Regulation by NAFDAC, PCN Fuels Counterfeit Medicines

On 06/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

Pharmacists under the aegis of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) have blamed upsurge in counterfeit medicines and use of illicit drugs like codeine and tramadol on poor regulatory and monitorin[...]

Sierra Leone Doctors Strike Over Wage,Poor Conditions, Nurses May Follow

On 06/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

Doctors in Sierra Leone’s public hospitals were  on  strike yesterday toprotest against low wagesand poor working condi-tions, and nurses said theymay follow suit.   Sierra Leone is one of[...]

UNIOSUN Recommences Bachelor of Medicine, Surgery

On 06/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

Osun State University (UNIOSUN) has recommenced its Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) programme.   The Vice Chancellor, Professor Labode Popoola, said the move will enable the institution to demonstrate[...]

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