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#ICYMI: JOHESU Issues 14-day Strike Notice

On 17/Jan/2019

The Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, has threatened to resume the industrial action it suspended on 30th May 2018 if the issues in dispute are not resolved by Thursday, 31st January, 2019.    Issuing t[...]

Health Sector In Kaduna: Group Scores State and El Rufai low

On 17/Jan/2019

A group, under the umbrella of Coalition of Concerned Citizens for Better Healthcare in Kaduna State, has scored the State Governor, Nasir El Rufai, low on health development indices in the state from 2015 to 2018. &[...]

World Cycling Body Set To Ban Tramadol From March

On 17/Jan/2019

World cycling’s governing body, the UCI, is to ban painkiller tramadol from March 1 and will punish offenders with penalties ranging from a fine to a nine-month suspension. While the synthetic opinoid is widely a[...]

University of Uyo Teaching Hospital Nabs Impostor, Hands Him Over to Police

On 17/Jan/2019

A self-claimed Medical Doctor has been arrested at the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital.   He is Mr. Edidiong Etim Akpan, a native of Ikot Akpan Oku, Uyo Local Government Area, who claimed to live at No. 2[...]

West African College of Nursing Call for Abstracts

On 17/Jan/2019

West African College of Nursing 15th Biennial General Meeting, 24th Scientific Session and 38th Council Meeting, March, 2019 – Freetown, Sierra Leone   The West African College of Nursing (WACN[...]

Medical Student, 21, Delivers His First Baby At A TUBE Station After Coming To Pregnant Womans Aid

On 17/Jan/2019

A first-year medical student put his skills to the test when he delivered his first baby at a London underground station. Hamzah Selim ran to the rescue of the woman after hearing her cries at Warren Street station in[...]

Life in The Fast Lane BYy Diane M. Goodman, RN, MSN-C, CCRN, CNRN

On 17/Jan/2019

Working Level I Trauma   It could be the snap of a bitterly cold January morning, or the flames from a horrifying Christmas morning fire. It could be the screams and shock of another school shooting that surpr[...]

#Lassafever outbreak hit all-time high in 2018 — NCDC

On 15/Jan/2019

Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has said the country experienced its largest ever reported outbreak of Lassa fever in 2018 with 23 of the 36 states of the fede[...]

Ebola Outbreak In The Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed 392 could Get Even Worse if political instability remains and public mistrust grows

On 15/Jan/2019

The killer Ebola outbreak in the Democratic of Congo will only get worse if political instability continues to break the public's trust, experts fear. Professor Jeremy Farrar, an infectious disease expert and direc[...]

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