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Lagos government re-arraigns two doctors for ‘attempted murder’

Earlier, the Lagos State Prosecuting Counsel, Mr. Babatunde Sunmonu, told the court that the defendants committed the offence on July 26, 2018, at Excel Medical Centre in Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos.
The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Prof. Ikpeme Ikpeme as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River.

UCTH management cautions medical laboratory scientists against fuelling crisis

The management of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, UCTH, has warned the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMSLN) to desist from fuelling further crisis in the health institution.
Jens Spahn

Germany announce €30.5 million support to end polio, strengthen Nigeria’s health system

The German Minister of Health, Mr Jens Spahn, has announced 30.5millon euros support to Nigeria to end polio, enhance health security and strengthen the country’s health system.
President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Friday after a three-day official visit to South Africa.

President Buhari charges Nigerians in South Africa to live decent, dignified lives

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Pretoria, South Africa, charged Nigerians in the country and all others in the Diaspora to be law abiding, live decent and dignified lives and also respect constituted authorities of their host countries.
DAME EDITH OKOWA

Delta governor’s wife denies receiving N3.5 billion from US

Dame Edith Okowa, wife of Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has denied receiving N3.5 billion for her pet project, O’5 Initiative, from the Initiative for Global Development, a U.S based organisation.

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.

Nigerian professionals take black women’s advancement to UN

The African Women on Board (AWB) will on Thursday at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York launch its global movement to project the advancement of women of African heritage.

Over 5,000 get free medical care in Plateau council

Over 5, 000 residents of Langtang South local government area of Plateau State have benefited from free medical services as provided for them by the Council Chairman, Rims Nimchak, in conjunction with Eden-Compassion and Health Mission Int’l, ECHM.

Minister: Healthcare delivery tops President Buhari’s priority

The Federal Government has restated its commitment to providing healthcare service delivery, saying this remains a major priority of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.
The President of the Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA), Adetola Olubajo, on Friday said that victims of the recent xenophobic attacks in that country deserved to be compensated.

Why many Nigerians won’t leave South Africa despite xenophobia

Two months after taking up the teaching job, what would seem like the first sign of xenophobia reared its head. The South African authorities came up with a law barring all foreigners from their education sector. “I had no option but to resort to buying and selling.”
The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, Ibrahim Yaqoub El-Zakzaky, has left Nigeria for India for his medical treatment.

Shiite leader Ibraheem El-Zakzaky lands in India

Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, has arrived Delhi, the capital city of India for medical treatment.

Doctors shelve planned strike in Borno

Medical doctors in specialist hospitals in Maiduguri have suspended their planned strike following an agreement reached with the state government.

Hajj: Over 23,000 Nigerian pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia – NAHCON

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) says it has so far carried out 48 flights involving 23,467 pilgrims from Nigeria to Madinah since the inaugural flight of the pilgrims in Katsina on July 10.

MDCN resumes trial of medical doctors

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) on Monday resumed the trial of 14 medical doctors charged for misconduct.

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.

Strike: Community leaders beg for NYSC doctors in Anambra

Leaders in Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State have appealed to the management of the National Youth Service Corps in the state to deploy corps members who are medical doctors to their area.

Anambra community decries dearth of doctors, begs NYSC for help

People of Anambra East local government area of Anambra state have lamented absence of medical doctors in the health facilities in the area.
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.

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