Obnoxious cut in health, education votes
The National Assembly the other day consented to a Federal Government’s proposal to squeeze the sum of N79.7 billion of the 2020 budget of education and health sectors.
‘How to achieve quality, affordable healthcare in Nigeria’
Consultant General Surgeon and Group Medical Director, Reddington Hospital, Dr. Olutunde Lalude, has said that to achieve the desired medical excellence
Presidency reveals plans for economy, healthcare, others after COVID-19
Abuja has revealed measures by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to assuage apprehension, particularly in respect of the economy, healthcare, job security and general wellbeing of Nigerians
President's 'So what?' as 5,000 die sparks fury in Brazil
"So what?" said Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday when a journalist asked him about the fact that more than 5,000 Brazilians had died of the coronavirus.
Healthcare system in the eye of the storm - Part 2
The Guild of Medical Directors (GMDs) and the other health professions in the land should make that list. This way, comprehensive and professionally articulated concepts and principles will be put in place in the short and long term to survive the present challenge
Healthcare system in the eye of the storm
The world woke up a few months ago to the news of an uncommon virus epidemic in Wuhan, China. Like most such epidemics around the world in time, it was initially not a major news item and not a matter
Historical perspective of telemedicine and accessibility in health care
The essence of this article is to explain Telemedicine from a historical perspective with regards to few of the jurisdictions where the concept has been successfully implemented
Providing for the healthcare worker in periods of Epidemic
Coronavirus is now a nightmare to all including healthcare workers not because of the case fatality associated with the disease but because it is highly contagious. We have had contagious diseases in the past but nothing compared to what is currently being witnessed because virtually every country is affected.
Use of telemedicine consultation for healthcare access to Nigeria Armed Forces
COVID-19 is an illness that is caused by a novel coronavirus, known as SARS CoV 2. Coronaviruses are large families of viruses that cause a variety of sicknesses ranging from the common cold to more severe illnesses.