Dr. Francis Faduyile
It’s unusual Easter, muted celebration across Nigeria
This year’s Easter, which started on Thursday, has been muted, sober and devoid of the usual boisterous celebration for which it has come to be associated with for decades
NMA, Bagudu’s wife decry slow implementation of cancer control plan
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has decried low implementation of the Nigerian Cancer Control Plan 2018-2022 launched by the Federal Government two years ago.
Why brain drain will continue in health sector, by NMA
Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has said that brain drain will continue in the health sector, if governments fail to provide conducive working environment in the health sector.
Medical experts flay zero allocation for health research
Consultant of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (O&G) at the University of Jos (UNIJOS), Prof. Innocent Ujah, has condemned the zero allocation for research projects, especially in the health sector, in the country.
NMA decries rising insecurity, says doctors now target of armed bandits
The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has condemned the growing insecurity and incidence of kidnappings in the country. It, therefore, appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to address security challenges, poor health indices, high unemployment rate and starvation in the country. President of the association, Dr. Francis Faduyile, who stated this while briefing journalists yesterday in Abuja,…
NMA bemoans exodus of doctors to foreign countries
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has bemoaned the exodus of indigenous doctors to foreign countries. Dr Francis Faduyile, President of the Association, lamented the development on Thursday in Abakaliki during the opening of its annual general conference/delegates meeting, estimating that over 2, 000 doctors migrate from the country annually. Faduyile noted that such unfortunate migration…
Weak regulation fuels rise in medical errors, drug problems in Nigeria
Medical experts have raised fresh alarm over rise in fake and adulterated drugs, medicines’ abuse and misuse, misdiagnosis, disease treatment errors and failure as well as morbidity and mortality in the country. They blamed the situation on the delay and failure by the Federal Government (FG) in reconstituting the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria…