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Abuja hospital performs first kidney transplant

The management of NISA Premiere Hospital, Abuja, has carried out its first kidney transplantation in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

68 Lautech-trained doctors inducted into medical profession

Sixty-eight newly qualified medical doctors of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oyo State were inducted into the medical profession at the weekend.
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86 Unijos graduates inducted as laboratory scientists

Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) on Friday inducted 86 graduates of University of Jos (UniJos) to practise as laboratory scientists.

UTME: JAMB releases list of suspended CBT centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the list of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres suspended for aiding examination malpractices across the country.

Unilorin lecturer develops blindness detection kits

Dr. Dupe Ademola-Popoola, an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, has been granted a patent on a device, Teacher Led Vision Screener.
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Gunmen kidnap Obafemi Awolowo university lecturer

Adegbehingbe is a professor at the College of Health Sciences, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife.

Minister: Federal government to develop patients’ safety guide

The federal government says it has concluded plans to develop National Patients’ Safety Guide.
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Abuja university vice-chancellor tasks students on creativity

Prof. Michael Adikwu, Vice-Chancellor, University of Abuja, has urged newly matriculated students of the institution to learn to be creative.

UNIPORT to graduate 9,452 students, 106 bag first class

The University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) will on Saturday graduate 9,452 students with 106 of them bagging First Class degrees.

Expert: 23% of households in Nigeria practises open defecation

Not less than 23.5 percent of households in Nigeria lacked befitting toilets and practise open defecation which contributes to disease morbidity and mortality.

Expert proffers solution to dearth of healthcare professionals

Prof. Usman Ahmed, Provost, College of Health Sciences, Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa, says Nigeria must establish Federal University of Health Sciences in six geo-political zones to address inter-disciplinary rivalry and dearth of healthcare professionals.

Doctors raise the alarm over rising spate of uninvestigated unnatural deaths

Forensic pathologists have lamented the rising spate of uninvestigated unnatural deaths in the country and stressed the need to raise awareness and sensitise the people on what to do in the case of unnatural deaths.

NUC upgrades school of nursing to university college of health sciences – principal

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has upgraded the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Makurdi, to Benue State University’s College of Health Sciences.

Cardiologist: Unhealthy lifestyles cause heart-attack

Prof Ibrahim Adeola-Katibi, a Cardiologist with the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) has cautioned Nigerians against unhealthy lifestyles that could cause heart-attack.

Two OAU professors appointed vice-chancellors

Two university professors from Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife have been appointed as Vice-Chancellors of two newly established federal universities.

Osun university students collapse inside lecture room

No fewer than 12 students of the Osun State University, Osogbo campus slumped inside a lecture room on Thursday as a result of leakage of a poisonous substance.

UniAbuja best medical student rewarded with N250,000

The College of Health Sciences (CHS) of University of Abuja (UNIAbuja) on Sunday presented a N250,000 cheque to Dr Adamu Bara, the Best Medical Student among the 18 pioneer medical doctors of the institution.

Pioneer University of Abuja medical students inducted into MDCN 12 years after

College of Health Sciences, University of Abuja (UNIAbuja), on Sunday, inducted its 18 pioneer medical doctors into the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) after 12 years of studying medicine at the institution.

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