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ABUAD’s 43 Pioneer Doctors Inducted

On 14/Sep/2018

• Best graduating student Azom gets car, cash   The Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD) yesterday inducted its 43 pioneer medical graduates.   The university’s Best Graduating Student[...]

Medics Decry Hypertension Increase in Lagos

On 14/Sep/2018

The Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (AGPMPN) has decried the high rate of stress.   The Chairman, Lagos State Chapter of AGPMN, Dr Tunji Akintade, spoke at the group’s[...]

NMA Gives Fed Govt Sept 30 to Constitute Board

On 14/Sep/2018

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has given the Federal Government an ultimatum to constitute the Board of the Medical and Dental Council (MDCN) or face a legal action.   Its President, Dr. Francis Adeday[...]

Nigeria Loses About $2bn Yearly to Poor Health Care – FG

On 14/Sep/2018

The Federal Government on Thursday said that the country had been losing about $2bn annually due to loss of confidence in its health care system.   The Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, represe[...]

UTI Can Cause Life-Threatening Complications, Doctors Warn

On 14/Sep/2018

Some medical practitioners have warned that Urinary Tract Infections could lead to potentially life-threatening complications if left untreated.   The experts made this known in interviews with the News Agency[...]

Zimbabwe Cholera Deaths at 24, Drugs Resistant –WHO

On 14/Sep/2018

The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe has risen to 24 with first-line antibiotics struggling to treat the disease which has spread from the capital, a World Health Organisation report said Thursday. &nbs[...]

Medic West Africa to Showcase Continued Transformation of Healthcare Infrastructure Across the Region

On 13/Sep/2018

Informa Exhibitions, the region’s leading healthcare exhibitions organiser, has announced that Medic West Africa will be returning to the Eko Hotel Convention Centre in Lagos, Nigeria, from 10 - 12 October 2018.[...]

Ogun Launches App for Health Insurance Scheme

On 13/Sep/2018

The Ogun State government has launched and deployed the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) mobile devices in implementing its community-based Health Insurance Scheme, called Araya, to make health car[...]

What Aided Our Doctors’ Feat in Final Examination —Provost, ABUAD’s College of Medicine and Health Sciences

On 13/Sep/2018

The College of Medicine and Health Sciences of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD) Ekiti State achieved a notable feat recently when its pioneer students recorded a 100 per cent pass in their final examinations,[...]

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