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Kwara governor’s special adviser resigns

Special Adviser to Kwara State governor, Mallam Abdulrahman AbdulRazaq, on Health Matters, Professor Wale Suleiman, has resigned his appointment from the government.

NMA urges Nigerian government to urgently address demands of FMC Lokoja workers

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Kogi chapter, has appealed to the Federal Government to urgently address demands of the Joint Action Congress (JAC) of Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Lokoja, to save the state’s health sector from collapsing.
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MDCAN: Chinese medical experts not needed in Nigeria

The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) chapter, has advised the Federal Government against inviting medical experts from China to help in fighting Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) chapter, has advised the Federal Government against inviting medical experts from China to help in fighting Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Workers of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UTCH) in Cross River State have protested the non payment of their eighteen (18) month salary.

Lecturers withdraw services over PhD requirement

It said the decision was taken at an emergency general meeting of MDCAN, UTCH Chapter, on the circular released by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) branch, says doctors embarked on a warning strike to demand for improved working condition.

Anambra university teaching hospital give governor seven-day ultimatum

Consultant doctors at the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH), Amaku-Awka, have given the Anambra State government up to Tuesday to fulfil promises made to them or face the consequences of an indefinite strike.

Psychiatrist raises alarm on rate of suicide, mental disorders among health workers

A Psychiatrist, Dr Oluyomi Esan, says mental disorders and suicide rate are higher among medical practitioners than in any other profession.
The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) branch, says doctors embarked on a warning strike to demand for improved working condition.

Anambra resident doctors suspend strike

The indefinite strike embarked upon by Resident Doctors of the Anambra State-owned Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH), Awka, has been suspended.
The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) branch, says doctors embarked on a warning strike to demand for improved working condition.

MDCAN: Why doctors are on warning strike

The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) branch, says doctors embarked on a warning strike to demand for improved working condition.

Patients stranded as consultants join resident doctors on strike in Anambra

Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) on Monday embarked on a seven-day warning strike.
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NMA president pleads for more specialised doctors in LAUTECH teaching hospital

President, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Dr Frances Faduyile, has commended the Oyo State government over the establishment of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Teaching Hospital (LTH) in Ogbomoso.

MDCAN decries shortage of doctors in Rivers

The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria, (MDCAN), Rivers Government Hospitals Chapter, Rivers, has decried the low medical doctors-patients ratio in the state.
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Medics donate relief materials to flood victims in Lokoja

The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria, Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja chapter, has donated relief items to victims of flood disaster at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), camps in Lokoja.

Ondo government approves N1.5 billion for cancer treatment centre

The Ondo State Government said on Wednesday in Akure that it had approved N1.5 billion for the take off of a cancer treatment centre in the state.

JOHESU strike has not paralyzed public hospitals – MDCAN

The Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) says the impression by members of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) that the nation’s public hospitals were completely paralyzed because of their strike action is false.

MDCAN: JOHESU strike has not paralysed public hospitals

The Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria has described as false the claim by members of the Joint Health Sector Unions that the nation’s public hospitals were completely shut down.

NGO tasks govts on healthcare workers safety

Ethics Resource Centre Nigeria, an International Non-governmental Organisation (INGO), has appealed to governments to support capacity building conference on security of healthcare workers.

One to 4,000 doctor population ratio unacceptable – MDCAN tells federal govt

The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) has said that the one doctor to 4,000 persons ratio in Nigeria is highly unacceptable.

President Buhari pledges increased investment in health sector

The Federal Government will increase investment in the health sector, so that the country can halt the loss of well trained professionals to other lands.

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