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NMA calls for mandatory enrolment into NHIS

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has called for mandatory enrolment of formal and informal sectors into the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). Dr Ekpe...

Physicians’ Week: NMA urges more attention to trauma patients

Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) on Monday urged Federal Government to give more attention to patients who found themselves in an unconscious state from...

Association decries neglect of mental health

The Association of Resident Doctors have decried the neglect of mental health in the country, saying such neglect is dangerous to the health...

Medical college seeks investment in teaching, specialist hospitals

Dr Da Lilly-Tatriah, the President of National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (PMCN), has called for an all-round investment in teaching and specialist...

Obstetrician urges doctors to be patriotic

Prof. Nimi Briggs, a renowned Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, has urged doctors to show interest in the wider concept of the health of all Nigerians by...

Postgraduate medical college saves Nigeria over N1trn – President

Dr Da Lilly-Tatriah, the President of National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, says the college has trained 7,000 since inception and saved the...

NMA urges FG to prioritise healthcare financing

Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has urged Federal Government to prioritise healthcare financing by budgetary allocation. The President of the association,  Dr Francis Faduyile, made the call...

Association tasks governors on quality healthcare delivery

The North Central Caucus of National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has urged the Nigerian Governors Forum to give needed attention to quality healthcare...

Healthcare delivery, major priority of Buhari’s administration – Minister

The Federal Government has restated its commitment to providing healthcare service delivery, saying this remains a major priority of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led...

Pediatrician urges parents, public to respect rights of children with down...

Dr Eliza Jacob, a pediatrician with an Abuja-based hospital has advised parents and the public to respect the rights and wellbeing of children with down...

Polio: Pediatrician stresses need to immunise children

Dr Eliza Jocob, a Pediatrician with National Hospital, Abuja, has advised parents and guardians to immunise their children against polio to reduce the menace of...

NMA commends FG for improvement in PHC centres

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has commended the Federal Government for improvement in infrastructure of the Primary Health Care (PHC) centres in the country. Francis...

Drug Abuse: Physician tasks govt., private bodies on gainful employment for...

Dr Lydia Bassey, a general physician at Wuse District Hospital, Abuja, has tasked government and private organisations to engage more youths in gainful employment to...

Initiative expresses concern over rising cases of persons living with disabilities

Persons Living With Disability Initiative (PLWDI), an NGO, has expressed concern over what it called “Rising Cases of Persons Living with Disabilities” as a result...

NMA blames state governments for poor state of Primary Healthcare

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), has blamed the state governments for the poor implementation of Primary Healthcare programmes in the country. Dr Francis Faduyile, the...

9th Assembly: BMO lauds Lawan, Gbajabiamila’s emergence

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has lauded the emergence of Sen. Ahmad Lawan and Mr Femi Gbajabiamila as Senate President and Speaker of the House of...

Association decries increasing assault on resident doctors

Dr Roland Aigbovo, the President, Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCDA), has expressed concern over rising spate of...

NGOs partner to provide menstrual hygiene education for FCT girls

Mercy Corps, an NGO, says it is partnering Procter and Gamble to provide menstrual hygiene management education for girl- children in the...

Poor welfare: ARD alerts of crisis in FCTA hospitals

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) has alerted of a brewing crisis hospitals owned by the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) over...

Disability Initiative call for improved security in Nigeria

Persons Living With Disability Initiative (PLWDI) on Tuesday called for improved security measures to control activities of bandits, kidnappers and insurgents in...

Persons living with disability want inclusion in Buhari’s 2nd term

Persons Living With Disability Initiative (PLWDI) has called for inclusion of members in the second term of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Augustine Onwuamaegbu,...

Persons with disability condemn attack on members by bandits on Abuja-Kaduna...

Persons Living With Disability Initiative (PLWDI) has raised an alarm over attacks on its members by bandits on the Abuja-Kaduna expressway. President of...

Brain tumour has no age barrier – Expert

Dr Adebayo Shefiu, a Medical Practitioner, says brain tumour has no age barrier as it can also affect children. Shefiu said this in...

Psychiatrist attributes suicide to social disintegration

Dr Ninyo Omidiji, a Psychiatrist with the Benue State University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH), has blamed the rising cases of suicide among Nigerians...