Gregory University, Uturu (GUU), Abia State, has offered to employ eight out of the 217 graduating students of the school, who made first class honours.
Over 500 specialist doctors are reported to have left the country to practice in other countries.
The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) has suspended its planned nationwide strike by three months following an appeal by the Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Services, Muhammad Pate.The decision was part of the resolutions reached by MDCAN and contained in its communique issued at the end of its 13th Biennial Delegates Meeting held in Kano.
The Medical and Dental Consultants' Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) has warned of the dire consequence of the raging brain drain in the health sector. It regretted that basic and postgraduate medical education is being challenged, hence the need to urgently train...
Despite increasing number of eligible candidates seeking to study Medicine, only 20 per cent get admission in Nigerian schools. Besides, public and private universities in the country can only produce 5,000 doctors yearly to serve the country’s huge population.
The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), yesterday, expressed worries over the continued stay in captivity of Prof. Ekanem Phillip-Ephraim, a Professor of Neurology, 48 days after she was abducted from her residence in Calabar, the Cross River State capital.
4 May 2023
Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) has urged the House of Representatives to discard a bill seeking to bond fresh, medical and dental graduates for five years before they are licensed.
10 Apr 2023
The Medical and Dental Consultants of Nigeria (MDCAN) has faulted the Bill seeking to make it mandatory for fresh medical graduates to provide services to Nigeria for up to five years before receiving a full registration and license to practice.