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Medical Doctors Jittery as JOHESUite May Emerge NLC President, Vice President

On 10/Feb/2015

The Nigeria labour congress (NLC) will tomorrow get a new president after elections by its 44 affiliate unions slated for today. Barring any unforeseen circumstance, Ayuba Wabba, president of the medical and health wor[...]

NHIS Will Subsidize Maternal & Child Healthcare In The Country

On 10/Feb/2015

National Health Insurance Scheme will subsidise premium for community-based schemes for pregnant women and children under age five in efforts to push up coverage.   The subsidized health packages will last thr[...]

Annual Cancer Cases Will Rise to 22 Million —NMA

On 10/Feb/2015

IT is expected that annual cancer cases will rise from 14 million to 22 million within the next two decades, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), said in its recent cancer update in Nigeria.   To this end,[...]

No Hospital Is Exempted

On 10/Feb/2015

THE Chief Medical Director, LASUTH, Prof David Oke, admits that there are shortages in all cadres of healthcare professionals in all health facilities in the state. “No one will deny that it does not have enough.[...]

No Common Platform For Medical Personnel to Thrive

On 10/Feb/2015

ADDRESSING shortage of healthcare providers requires planning and projection. For instance if the country needs 12,000 doctors over the next five years there will be need to create avenue for such in terms of training.[...]

Tougher Times Ahead For Nigerians (3)

On 10/Feb/2015

In this final part of our series on shortage of medical personnel within the Nigerian health sector,  seasoned  medical doctors examine the problem while proferring feasible solutions that could be applicable[...]

No JOHESU Member Will be Victimized – Minister of Health

On 09/Feb/2015

The Supervising Minister of Health, Dr.Khaliru Alhassan, has assured that no member of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), who embarked on the strike action which started in November 2014, will be victimised. The M[...]

West African College of Surgeons Course on Prinicples and Practice of Anaesthesia and Pain Mgt

On 08/Feb/2015

The faculty of Anaesthesia, West African College of Surgeons presents an intensive non residential update Course on Prinicples and Practice of Anaesthesia and Pain management    FOR: Doctors preparing for[...]

National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria Update Course on Resiratory Radiology

On 08/Feb/2015

The National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria presents its Update Course on Resiratory Radiology- with a difference   DATE: 11 to 13th March 2015 VENUE: Conference Hall, Orthopaedic hospital enugu T[...]

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