Monthly Archives: March 2017

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: RECENT OUTBREAK OF MENINGITIS IN NIGERIA

There is an outbreak of Cerebrospinal meningitis (type C) in Niger State (a boarder state) and suspected one in Durumi 1 in FCT (3 children already reported dead). There’s therefore an urgent need to sensitise and educate the communities especially … Continue reading

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MENINGITIS OUTBREAK IN NIGERIA KILLS 269 PEOPLE

An outbreak of meningitis in Nigeria has killed 269 people in recent weeks, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said, as Africa’s most populous country and aid organisations attempt to tackle the surge in infections. As of Monday, 1,828 suspected … Continue reading

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MEDICAL DOCTOR EMERGES NEW KOGI STATE ANA CHAIRMAN

The serene NUJ Hall, Lokoja, Kogi State, was on Thursday, 25th March, 2017 a beehive of activities as members of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Kogi State Chapter gathered to elect a new executive council that would pilot its … Continue reading

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ROTARY TO ORGANISE FREE SURGICAL PROCEDURES FOR NIGERIANS

The Rotary District 9110 Nigeria in collaboration with Rotary District 3020 India organizes a free surgical mission at Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital Sagamu from 20th – 31st May, 2017. Find below the proposed type of surgeries expected during the … Continue reading

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REVEALED: THE YOUNG MEDICAL DOCTOR WHO JUMPED OFF THIRD MAINLAND BRIDGE IN A SUICIDAL ATTEMPT

In a sad suicidal move, a medical doctor, Allwell Oji, jumped into the Lagos lagoon on Sunday the 19th of March, 2017. The incident happened at 4:45pm on Third Mainland Bridge when the 35-year-old was on his way to Victoria … Continue reading

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BREAKING: DOCTOR COMMITS SUICIDE BY JUMPING OFF THIRD MAINLAND BRIDGE

Officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency are currently battling to rescue a man, said to be a medical doctor, who jumped into a lagoon on Third Mainland Bridge, in the Adekunle area of Lagos State. It was learnt … Continue reading

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WHY THE BEST HOSPITALS ARE RUN BY DOCTORS

Healthcare has become extraordinarily complex — the balance of quality against cost, and of technology against humanity, are placing ever-increasing demands on clinicians. These challenges require extraordinary leaders. Doctors were once viewed as ill-prepared for leadership roles because their selection and … Continue reading

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ARE COCA-COLA PRODUCTS IN NIGERIA SAFE?

Background Arising from the recent court judgement on the case filed by Fijabi Holdings and another versus Nigeria Bottling Company and NAFDAC (joined as a nominal party), the Honourable Minister of Health summoned a meeting of the Department of Food … Continue reading

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WARNING: DON’T TAKE DRUGS WITH BEVERAGES

Although they are safe for consumption, Fanta and Sprite should not be used to take any medicine, the federal government has said. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, said the two beverages, manufactured by the Nigeria Bottling Company (NBC) are … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: DOCTORS CALL FOR IMMEDIATE REINSTATEMENT OF SUSPENDED COLLEAGUE IN FMC, UMUAHIA

PRESS STATEMENT RELEASED AT THE END OF EMERGENCY SOUTH EAST CAUCUS MEETING OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF RESIDENT DOCTORS WHICH HELD ON 9TH MARCH, 2017 AT THE FEDERAL MEDICAL CENTRE, UMUAHIA The attention of the South East Caucus of the … Continue reading

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