NMA, Bagudu’s wife decry slow implementation of cancer control plan
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has decried low implementation of the Nigerian Cancer Control Plan 2018-2022 launched by the Federal Government two years ago.
Again, to save Nigeria’s health sector!
A recent update by the President of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Dr. Francis Faduyile that out of the 75,000 Nigerian doctors registered with NMA, over 33,000 have left the country, leaving behind only about 42,000.....
Why brain drain will continue in health sector, by NMA
Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has said that brain drain will continue in the health sector, if governments fail to provide conducive working environment in the health sector.
Doctors, researchers brainstorm on integrating natural products into clinical medicine, healthcare
As part of efforts toward translating results of studies and clinical trials on natural products from the laboratory into clinical medicine, healthcare delivery and the market place
Nigeria to import doctors from Europe, United States
Health Minister Osagie Ehanire said yesterday that Nigeria would employ the services of medical experts from Europe and America.
Stakeholders advocate urgent national suicide prevention strategy in Nigeria
A Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr. Justin Achor, has said that no country has succeeded in reducing the burden of suicide without a national suicide prevention strategy, explaining that the tide of suicide in Nigeria can be stemmed through multi-level, multi-component interventions involving clinical and public health facets.
NMA and unbridled doctors’ exodus
It should be worrisome that an old story of how so many developed and developing economies have been gaining brains from our brain drain in the health sector is still a recent discussion point by the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA). This is a sad commentary on our development.
Kwara undertakes free medical treatment for 500 patients
No fewer than 500 patients are to benefit from a free medical and surgical intervention funded by the Kwara State Government, which begin today at the Ilorin General Hospital. The public-funded surgical interventions, the first in the history of the state, involve treatments for cataract, glaucoma, hernia, and neurosurgery, among others in partnership with the…
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.