NMA wants brain drain, medical tourism tackled
National President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Prof. Innocent Ujah, has raised concern over the brain drain in the health sector.
Nigeria loses over N576b yearly to medical tourism
Almost two years after his last private trip to the United Kingdom (UK), President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, jetted out of the country on a medical trip to London for the sixth time since he was sworn into office in 2015.
NMA confirms second coronavirus wave, seeks safer vaccines for Nigerians
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has confirmed the second wave of the novel coronavirus, blaming the situation on flagrant disregard for non-pharmaceutical prevention protocols and waning efforts at containment of the disease.
Senate queries Aso villa over medical bills abroad
The Senate has expressed worry over the rising cost of President Muhammadu Buhari’s medical trips abroad. To stop the trend, the upper chamber directed relevant officials to ensure State House Clinic was in good form for Presidency’s medical needs.
Buhari congratulates newly elected NMA president, Ujah
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday felicitated Innocent Ujah on his election as President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA). "President Buhari believes the elected officers of the NMA have admirable profiles that will take the organisation to greater heights, particularly Prof. Ujah, who has worked extensively with national and international institutions and progressively contributed to…
Medical experts fault reopening of schools, worship centres without COVID-19 testing, contact tracing
As most schools opened yesterday for Senior Secondary School Three (SSS3) students and planned for other pupils to return by September, medical experts have faulted the reopening of the institutions without COVID-19 testing and contact tracing.
Experts warn of more coronavirus cases, deaths in coming weeks
Medical experts have warned of an imminent surge in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases and deaths in the next two weeks, as the Federal Government yesterday announced easing of lockdown measures and reopening of schools for graduating students.
NMA not a full-time job, says Ujah
The newly-elected President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and current Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Medical Sciences, Otukpo in Benue State, Prof. Innocent Ujah, has clarified that the NMA is not a full-time job,
Don urges FG to set up national bank for health
A professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Jos, Plateau State, Innocent Ujah has advocated the establishment of a bank for medical profession, just like those for industries and agriculture.