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Experts Proffer Preventive Medicine as Solution for Healthy Living

On 16/May/2019

Health experts have urged Nigerians to adapt to simple lifestyle changes and preventive medicine as the way forward against non-communicable diseases (NCDs).   Stating this at a free medical outreach organised[...]

World Medical Association Physician Leaders Reaffirm Opposition to IAAF Rules

On 16/May/2019

The World Medical Association has reaffirmed its opposition to IAAF gender rules for classifying female athletes as ‘contrary to medical ethics’. In a letter to the International Association of Athletic F[...]

World Medical Association Leader’s Warning over Substituting Physicians

On 16/May/2019

Governments and international organisations that promote the training of nurses and community health workers rather than fully trained physicians are effectively denying patients’ access to quality health care, t[...]

NDLEA Destroy 2.5m kg of Seized Drugs

On 15/May/2019

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency in Gombe, said on Monday that it would destroy 2,489,869 kilograms of various illicit drugs, the News Agency of Nigeria reported. The commandant of the state’s command, Mr[...]

15,000 Women Register for Medical Licences

On 15/May/2019

At least 15,000 women have registered with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria this year to practise medicine, the Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria has said.   The National President, MWAN, D[...]

WHO Issues Guidelines to Prevent Dementia

On 15/May/2019

The number of people with dementia worldwide is expected to triple in the next 30 years, according to the World Health Organisation. The organisation disclosed this in a statement announcing new guidelines to tackle th[...]

Early Initiation, Exclusive Breastfeeding International Nurses & Midwives week Scientific Session Abimbola Williams

On 15/May/2019

BACKGROUND GLOBAL CONTEXT •       Globally, an estimated 1.45 million child deaths could be prevented each year with improved breastfeeding practices •    [...]

Patients Bill Of Rights and the Nigerian Nurse Presented By NRS Nana Takai (RN, RPN, DL, BNSc, LLB, BL) At 2019 Annual Nurses Week Organised By NANNM

On 15/May/2019

The patient’s bill of rights was first adopted by the America hospital in 1973 and revised October 1992.  Patient’s rights were developed with the expectation that hospitals and health care institution[...]

Mentoring Motivation and Empowerment of Nurses and Midwives in Nigeria Paper Delivered at the 2019 NANNM International Nurses Week-Abuja

On 15/May/2019

INTRODUCTION Human organization are set up for a specific purpose and man is the most important and major resource to harness the other resources together for achieving the organizational mission vision  goals &[...]

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