Nigerian doctors pioneer target- organ delivery of adult stem cells
Two Nigerian-born but American trained medical doctors have pioneered target organ delivery of adult stem cells to treat sickle cell and kidney disease patients
LASUTH charges doctors on knowledge, skills acquisition
The Chief Medical Director of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), has admonished the new doctors inducted into the hospital to thirst for knowledge and skills as they begin their journey in the medical profession. He spoke at the induction and graduating ceremony of the 15th set of medical doctors and the 5th…
Two abducted doctors regain freedom in Kogi
Four students, teacher freed in Kaduna after ransom Two medical doctors abducted by gunmen in the eastern part of Kogi State last week have regained their freedom. They are Dr. Ebiloma Aduku of Zonal Hospital, Ankpa, and Dr. Ejike Mgbeahurike of Christ the King Hospital, Anyigba. While the former was reportedly whisked away at Ankpa…
Zulum to engage 494 professionals in Borno hospitals, health centres
Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has promised to employ 84 doctors and 410 nurses, midwives, and pharmacists to effectively run the state hospitals and health centres.
Why won’t the doctors let us live?
To know how to grow old is the masterwork of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living – Henri Amiel. It is wisdom to see government as too big and important to be left to politicians – Chester Bowles. I remember a story once told of a mama’s…
Resident doctors strike ill-timed, ill-advised, says FG
• Urges NARD members to return to work • ‘Routine services must be maintained’ The Federal Government has described as ill-timed and ill-advised the ongoing strike by the Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) at a time that the country is battling with the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement in Abuja yesterday, Minister of Health,…
NARD says 20 doctors died of COVID-19, justifies indefinite strike
President, National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH), Awka, Anambra State, Dr. Obinna Aniagboso, has said that no fewer than 20 members of the association died of COVID-19 since its outbreak in Nigeria. Aniagboso in an interview with The Guardian, pointed out the need for government to pay doctors’ entitlements,…
Ebonyi takes over mission hospital as 100-year lease expires
The Ebonyi State Government has taken over the Presbyterian Joint Hospital in Uburu, Ohaozara Local Government Area of the state following a petition by the community that their 100-year lease on the hospital had expired. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Daniel Umezurike, stated yesterday that the state government had to revoke the right of…
PDI advocates telehealth services in northern communities
A firm, Pre Diagnosis International (PDI), has pushed for the adoption of innovative telehealth among the country’s vulnerable communities experiencing limited access to healthcare
Doctors suspend strike in Ondo
The Medical doctors under the auspices of the National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners (NAGGMDP), in Ondo State on Monday suspended it one-month-old strike.