Nigeria Medical Association
NMA blames Edo government over rising cases of COVID-19
The Edo State Branch of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) yesterday urged Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki to immediately close all the state borders to curb the spread of the Coronavirus.
FG clarifies restriction on international flights, NMA seeks limit to inter-state movements
Following restriction of international flights into the country, the Federal Government has said it will only allow landing to aircraft in emergencies relating to humanitarian
Why Rivers State needs commissioner of health, by NMA
The absence of a Commissioner of Health in Rivers State might hamper its preparedness to adequately combat any possible outbreak of Coronavirus in the state.
Stakeholders task FG on health insurance scheme
Amidst deteriorating health conditions of Nigerians, the federal government has again been called upon to make the national health insurance scheme accessible to all without hindrances.
CCN condemns rising insecurity, urges FG to end killings
The Christian Council of Nigeria (CCN), South-West Zone, has condemned the rising rate of insecurity in the country, saying the case is no longer whether the government is on top of the situation but now one of the global acknowledgements of near-zero security for Nigerians.
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,…
The Chris Ngige’s theory on doctors
Minister of Labour and Employment in the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Christopher Nwabueze Ngige was recently quoted as saying that ‘we have a surplus in the medical profession in our country. I can tell you this. It is my area, we have excess. We have enough, more than enough, quote me’. Nigeria Medical Association…
NMA lauds Kogi government for payment of salary arrears
The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Kogi chapter, on Friday commended the state for the payment of two and three months’ salary arrears of its workers. Dr. Kabiru Zubair, the NMA Chairman commended the governor for living up to expectations while speaking in Lokoja. According to Zubair, NMA has been monitoring the smooth conduct and progress…
Centre to stem N720bn lost yearly to medical tourism
Experts have commended the facilities and health services of the new Princess Medical Centre in Trans Amadi Port Harcourt as one of the best medical...
Edo NMA bags award for leadership, accountability
The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Edo State Branch has received an Award of Credence conferred on the Association and the immediate past Chairman, Dr. Emmanuel Osaigbovo for their contributions to the Medical Profession and promoting excellence in public service by the Center for Ethics and Self Value Orientation. Edo State Branch Chairman of the NMA,…