Tag: Doctors

NMA pleads with FG to respond to doctors’ needs

Abdul Jimoh- April 5, 2021

Dr Enema Amodu, the Chairman of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), FCT chapter, on Sunday, pleaded with Federal Government to respond to the needs of health ... Read More

NMA Directs Members to Suspend Strike Amidst COVID-19

Henry Solomon- March 20, 2020

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has directed all its members currently on strike to suspend their action as part of efforts to tackle the Coronavirus ... Read More

Violence: FCT doctors, health workers embark on protest walk

Abdul Jimoh- January 17, 2020

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) and other health workers on Thursday embarked on a peaceful protest walk in Abuja to express their grievances over ... Read More

Brain Drain: Medical Practitioner Tasks FG On Improved Facilities

Abdul Jimoh- July 19, 2019

Dr Sunday Omoyowa, an Abuja-based medical practitioner, has called onFederal Government to strengthen healthcare facilities in the country to discourage brain drain. He made the ... Read More

Separated Co-Joined Twins Healthy, Discharged – UATH

Henry Solomon- November 30, 2018

The University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH) says the set of co-joined twins separated by the hospital are in healthy condition and have been discharged ... Read More

Neurosurgeon wants health workers trained on patients’ rights

admin- October 24, 2018

Neurosurgeon wants health workers trained on patients’ rights Dr Biodun Ogungbo, a Neurological Surgeon, Brain and Spine Surgery Consortium (BASS), Abuja, has called for adequate ... Read More

Over 5,000 Nigerian Doctors Add Value to South Africa’s Health Sector – Consul General

Henry Solomon- July 23, 2018

Mr. Godwin Adama, the Consul General of Nigeria in South Africa, says about 5,000 Nigerian medical practitioners are contributing to the development of the health ... Read More

Increase Fibre Rich Diet to Avoid Colon Cancer, Expert Advises

Henry Solomon- July 19, 2018

Dr. Biodun Ogungbo, an Abuja based Neurosurgeon, has advised Nigerians to increase their intake of fibre-rich diet to avoid colon cancer in future. Ogungbo gave ... Read More

Medical Practitioner Proffers Solution to Strikes in the health sector

Arowobusoye Samuel- April 22, 2018

An Abuja-based medical practitioner, Dr. Patrick Ezie, has called on the Federal Government to adopt proactive strategies to prevent incessant strikes in the health sector. ... Read More

Medic Urges Increased Funding for Health Sector

Arowobusoye Samuel- April 22, 2018

Dr. Peter Ezie, Founder, Junior Doctors of Africa, has called for increased funding of the health sector to check the rate of maternal and child ... Read More

150 Doctors Protest In Calabar Against Kidnap Of Colleague

Abdul Jimoh- January 10, 2018

  Over 150 doctors from private, public and missionary hospitals and those in tertiary institutions  in Cross River, on Wednesday, protested in Calabar against the ... Read More

President Buhari To Conde: I am Making Progress, I shall Return To My Duties Soon

Henry Solomon- July 25, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to thank the President of Guinea, Alpha Conde, for the nationwide prayers held last week by Guineans for his recovery ... Read More

We Have Decided To Let our Son Go – Baby Charlie Gard’s Parents

Henry Solomon- July 25, 2017

Terminally-ill Baby Charlie Gard has been set free by his parents to die, two weeks before he marked his first birthday on earth. The parents ... Read More

UCH Trains Doctors, Nurses, Others on Pain Management

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 21, 2017

The University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, is training some doctors, nurses and other staffers on pain management to equip them to assess the condition and ... Read More

FG Saves $6bn From Training Doctors Locally – College

Suleiman Idris- May 19, 2017

Abdulhakim Abubakar Prof. Ademola Olaitan, President, National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, on Thursday said that the college had saved more than $5 billion for ... Read More

Be patriotic, nurses tell doctors

Abdul Jimoh- September 19, 2016

NAN; Nigerian nurses have warned doctors against embarking on their planned strike to avoid compounding the already bad situation in Nigeria. They have to be ... Read More

160 Indigenous Doctors and Healthcare Providers Conduct Medical Mission in Bama Camp

Abdul Jimoh- August 29, 2016

Supported by Presidential Committee on Northeast Initiatives (PCNI)   The Presidential Committee on Northeast Initiatives (PCNI) has within the context of the expanded recovery plan ... Read More

War-Torn Syria: Baby Pulled Out Of Injured Mother’s Womb

Henry Solomon- August 23, 2016

(Photo: CNN) In a war-torn Aleppo in Syria, a baby was given birth in an emergency cesarean section, after the mother was seriously injured by ... Read More

VP Osinbajo Urges African Countries To Work Together To Develop Economies

Abdul Jimoh- August 22, 2016

Prof. Yemi OsinbajoNigeria's Vice President African nations have to work together especially in developing their economies for the benefit of their people ahead of other ... Read More

Group Lauds Senate’s Intervention In Redressing Lead Poisoning In Niger State

Abdul Jimoh- July 12, 2016

Nigeria Senate Chamber  A Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Connected Development (CODE), has lauded the Senate's intervention that resulted in the commencement of the lead poison clean ... Read More