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Dr Idris Omede, a former president of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), who is seeking the PDP ticket to contest the Nov. 16 Kogi governorship seat, has promised to pay attention to education, if elected.

Former NMA president in race for Kogi governorship seat

Dr Idris Omede, a former president of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), who is seeking the PDP ticket to contest the Nov. 16 Kogi governorship seat, has promised to pay attention to education, if elected.
Dr Aniekeme Uwah (right) receiving the Medal of Honour award from Dr Joshua Obasanja

AU honours Nigerian doctor for role in combating Ebola

The African Union (AU) has conferred a medal of honour on a Nigerian doctor, Aniekeme Uwah, for his role in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia.
Emeka Ihedioha

Doctors call off two-month strike in Imo

The Imo state chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association on Wednesday called off its two months strike after meeting with the state governor, Emeka Ihedioha.

Cross River doctors resume work as kidnapped member regains freedom

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) in Cross River State has suspended its notice of total and indefinite withdrawal of medical services across the state, following the release of their member, Dr Ogbonna Uchenna-Aju, a medical practitioner who was kidnapped on May 3rd by unknown gunmen.
Kidnap Victim

Kidnapped doctor freed in Cross River

Ogbonna Uchenna-Aju, a medical practitioner who was kidnapped on May 3 in Cross River by unknown gunmen, has regained freedom, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Dr Frances Faduyile, the President of NMA and Dr Olumuyiwa Odusote, the Secretary-Generalat NMA.

NMA: Nigeria’s health sector heading for catastrophe

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), says the country’s health sector is heading for catastrophe except the federal government urgently halts the current rate of emigration of medical and dental practitioners.

NMA blasts Governors Okezie Ikpeazu, Rochas Okorocha for owing doctors

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has condemned Governors Governors Okezie Ikpeazu and Rochas Okorocha of Abia and Imo states respectively for non payment of doctors’ salaries.

Kidnapping: Cross River doctors threaten strike

Medical doctors in Cross River have threatened to withdraw their services over incessant kidnapping of its members.

Brain drain: NMA bemoans exodus of doctors to foreign countries

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has bemoaned the exodus of indigenous doctors to foreign countries.
Chris Ngige

Senator Ngige clarifies position on brain drain

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has clarified his position on the issue of international migration by the Nigerian medical doctors as contained in his interview on Channels Television live morning programme yesterday, Wednesday.

NMA fumes as Minister Ngige says Nigeria has surplus doctors

Reactions have continued to trail comments by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, that he is not bothered about medical doctors leaving Nigeria because the country has surplus.

Doctors commence strike in Imo

Medical doctors in Imo state owned hospitals and health facilities on Wednesday began an indefinite strike action.

Doctors set to embark on indefinite strike in Imo

The Imo chapter of Nigerian Medical Association says its members on the employ of the state government will begin an indefinite strike by midnight on Thursday.

NMA urges federal government to improve health infrastructure, doctors’ remuneration

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), South South Zone, has advised the Federal Government to improve on the country’s health infrastructure, working conditions and remuneration of doctors to curb mass migration of Nigerian doctors to other countries.
yemi osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Health insurance central to federal government’s healthcare plans

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said the Federal Government has made the National Health Insurance Scheme central to its plans for the healthcare system in the country.

Lagos orders investigation into patients’ poaching by government doctors

The State Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris, also said that the Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA) had shut private hospital, HJ Clairoowen Medical Centre and Maternity where the child allegedly died.

NMA: Nasarawa loses 10 consultant physicians over poor welfare

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has decried the exit of about 10 Consultant Physicians from the services Nasarawa State Government over poor staff welfare.

Quackery: NMA arrests one, shuts down illegal medical facility in Cross River

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Cross River has shut down a medical facility in Yala Local Government Area in its ongoing fight against quackery in medicine in the state.

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