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.....
NMA ex-president laments challenges facing medical education
Former president of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Prof. Dominic Osaghae, has expressed worry over the increasing challenges facing medical education in the country.
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
Ngige charges NMA to tackle states over deteriorating health indices
Time has come for the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), to take the battle for upliftment of the national healthcare system to the 36 states of the Federation, where governors have completely abdicated their responsibilities..
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.
Medical experts flay zero allocation for health research
Consultant of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (O&G) at the University of Jos (UNIJOS), Prof. Innocent Ujah, has condemned the zero allocation for research projects, especially in the health sector, in the country.
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.