Francis Adedayo Faduyile
10 May 2020
Doctor under the aegis of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) have provided reasons why Nigerians should prepare for worst-case scenario on the COVID-19 fight.
4 May 2020
Doctors and pharmacists are divided over the implications of easing the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)-induced lockdown from today nationwide. While the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has warned that the relaxation could prompt 100 per cent increase in casualties
1 May 2020
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has urged health workers to abide by their Hippocratic oath, which obliges them to first save lives before thinking of other things, particularly during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
28 Apr 2020
Medical experts have cautioned against peddling of fake news in the fight to contain COVID-19, insisting that fake news could derail efforts to terminate the pandemic.
22 Apr 2020
The team of 15 Chinese medical professionals who arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on April 8, 2020, with medical equipment worth about $1.5 million, is expected to complete the mandatory 14-day isolation period today.
16 May 2019
It is incredible that while stakeholders decry brain drain in the health sector, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige noted that doctors who would like to relocate to other countries in search of greener pastures were free to do so, claiming that Nigeria had enough medical personnel to cater for the population.…
12 Jan 2019
The non-availability of functional cancer treatment equipment or inadequate numbers of such equipment in our tertiary hospitals has compounded the already poor care for this set of consumers of health care. The standard recommendation in line with international best practice is 250,000 people to one machine.
19 Dec 2018
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has appealed to governments at all levels to ensure that yellow fever vaccine is readily available for immunisation of all Nigerians, especially in the epidemic zone.