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‘OOUTH Can’t Produce Competent Doctors for Now’

On 10/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun yesterday lamented the deplorable state of the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH) Sagamu, insisting that the institution is unfit to produce competent doctors for now[...]

Why LUTH Doctors are Prone to Burnout, Depression, by NARD

On 10/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

More reasons have emerged why many more doctors in Nigeria are depressed, burnout, commit medical errors and have several mental health issues. President, National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Dr. Segun Olao[...]

One Million New STD’s Recorded Daily, Warns WHO

On 08/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

A “wake up call” among people aged 15-49 years old is urgently needed with a million new sexually transmitted infections (STIs) occur every day across the world, says the World Health Organization (WHO),Acc[...]

3 Dead After Food Poisoning Linked To UK Hospital Sandwiches

On 08/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

Three people have died in northern England and three more are seriously ill from food poisoning thought to have resulted from eating contaminated pre-packaged sandwiches served in hospitals, Public Health England (PHE)[...]

NAFDAC Shuts Firm Packaging Unregistered Honey in Abuja

On 08/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has carried out a raid on a manufacturing facility which packaged honey under poor hygiene in Abuja.   NAFDAC’s Director-General,[...]

Anambra : CMD Begs Striking Doctors to Return to Work, Urges more Negotiations

On 08/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

The Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH), Amaku, Awka has appealed to its doctors on strike to end the strike and return to work. Dr Basil Nwankwo, Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the hospi[...]

Case Against Ohio Doctor Charged With Killing 25 Patients May Hinge On Former Colleagues

On 08/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

One of the largest murder cases in Ohio history, involving a doctor accused of killing 25 patients, will hinge on his colleagues' cooperation and what they can offer up at trial, legal experts say.   And w[...]

Patients Groan as Doctors’ Strike Paralyses Anambra Teaching Hospital

On 07/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

The strike embarked upon by the Association of Resident Doctors and Medical and Dental consultants of Nigeria at the chukwuemeka Ojukwu Odumegwu University teaching hospital, Awka, Anambra state, is taken a negative to[...]

Pharmacist Call for Harmony among Health Care Workers

On 07/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

The National Chairman of the Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria, Dr Kingsley Amibor, has called for harmony among health care workers in Nigeria.   Amibor made the call at an eve[...]

Sincerity of Purpose Needed in Health Insurance, Says Aina

On 07/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

The Chairman, Healthcare Providers’ Association of Nigeria, Lagos State Chapter, Dr Ademola Aina, has said that sincerity of purpose and commitment is needed for health insurance to succeed in Nigeria.  [...]

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