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Dettol announces Funke Akindele as Brand Ambassador
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Medicalworld Takes BLS, ACLS Training to NorthEast Bauchi State
Over 30 healthcare professionals resident in Bauchi have indicated interest to participate in the upcoming American Safety and Health Institute Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) course scheduled to hold in Bauc...
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Happy Easter from all of us at MedicalworldNigeria.com
Happy Easter from all of us at MedicalworldNigeria.com It is that time of the year again when we reminiscence on life, rebirth, the beauty and meaning of the special Easter holidays. It is a period of happiness and regeneration, a time of promise a...
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Medical Laboratory Scientist Vacancies at IbN Adua Hospital & Diagnostics
IbN Adua Hospital & Diagnostics – An ultra-modern Healthcare centre, with state-of-the-art facilities located in Ilorin, is recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Medical Laboratory Scientist Location: Ilorin Job Description ...
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West African College Of Nursing 2019 Fellowship Application Forms On Sale
IMPORTANT NOTICE    WEST AFRICAN COLLEGE OF NURSING ANNOUNCES THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE SALE OF APPLICATION FORMS FOR THE 2019 FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME BY EXAMINATION   The West African College of Nursing (WACN) announces the commenceme...
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Top Ten News Items on Health, 19th April 2018
Senate passes National Health Insurance Bill 2019. PharmAccess, others advocate PPP in health care. Reducing Maternal Deaths Through Community Collaborations. Rotary International donates N2.1bn to fight polio. UNICEF Engages Kwara Govt. On Intervention Programmes For Children. FG Sets Guidelines for HIV Self Testing. Bode: With Comprehensive Expansion, LUTH will No Longer Refer Patients. FG probe [...] The post Top Ten News Items on Health, 19th April 2018 appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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UNICEF to Launch Global Campaign for Vaccines Support
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) is launching new global campaign, #Vaccineswork to emphasise the power and safety of vaccines among parents and wider social media users.   Amid growing outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, UNIC...
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Family Planning: Plateau First Lady Commissions 6 Clinics
  The wife of the governor of Plateau state, Mrs Regina Simon Lalong has commission six primary health cares in Jos South and Jos North local government areas of the state to enable women access and use of family planning services.   Th...
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Health System Strengthening Officer Vacancy at Action Against Hunger | ACF-International
Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.   Health System Strengthening Officer ...
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Insecurity: Nigerian/German Collaboration Upgrade Peace Keeping Medical Centre
The Nigerian Army in collaboration with the German government has upgraded the Martin Luther Agwai International Peace Keeping Medical Centre to a UN level 2- hospital under the Equipment Aids Programme for Foreign Armed Forces and Related Assignmen...
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FG Threatens Sanction on Airline Operators Colluding with Drug Barons
The federal government, through the Presidential Advisory Committee on Elimination of Drug Abuse (PACEDA) has threaten to sanction airlines found culpable of exchanging passengers’ luggage with another loaded with illicit drug in partnership w...
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AHA, ASHI Basic Life Support/Advanced Life Support Course for Health Care Providers
Join the Upcoming BASIC LIFE SUPPORT & ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR LIFE SUPPORT TRAINING at an approved Training Centers in Lagos, Abuja and Portharcourt as scheduled below;   Portharcourt Venue: Plot 10 Glorious Avenue off Good Luck Street b...
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American Heart Association First Aid CPR AED Course 2019
The American Heart Association First Aid CPR AED is designed for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs to learn how to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emerge...
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School Of Nursing, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria Admission Notice for October, 2019
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the School of Nursing, University College Hospital, Ibadan for November 2019 Class. The course is for a period of three years, following which candidates shall be present...
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April 2019 Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) Lecture and 3rd Year Memorial Service of Nma Ekiti 7 for Nigerian Medical Association Ekiti State Branch
Nigerian Medical Association Ekiti State Branch Present April 2019 Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) Lecture and 3rd Year Memorial Service of Nma Ekiti 7 Theme: Stress Management Programme of Events: Memorial Service Date: Wednesday 24th April, 201...
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Church Opens Free Specialist Hospital for Pregnant Women
In its contribution towards fighting maternal mortality, a church, the Omega Power Ministry, has opened a specialist hospital for pregnant women.   The hospital, according to the General Overseer of OPM, Apostle Chinyere Chibuzor, will attend...
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Measles Causes Over 100,000 Deaths Yearly – Report
A new global report by the World Health Organisation has revealed that cases of measles have risen to 300 per cent globally, causing over 100,000 deaths annually.   The Cable News Network reports that in the first three months of 2019, there ...
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‘Communities Should Support People Living with Autism’
A non-governmental organisation, Children’s Development Centre, has advocated for the inclusion of people with autism and other neurological disorders in accessing basic amenities and other programmes of the government.   The Communicat...
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‘Early Detection Key in Treating Mental Health Conditions’
Mental health experts on Wednesday said mental health conditions were treatable if people detected and had access to care early.   At the Nigerian Academy of Science Media Roundtable on Depression and Suicide Prevention in Lagos, the psychiat...
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Drug Reduces Kidney Failure Risk in People with Diabetes in Clinical Trials
A new landmark clinical trial shows that a drug lowers the risk of kidney failure by a third in people with Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease. “For the first time in 18 years, we have a therapy for patients with Type 2 diabetes and chronic k...
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Having Resting Heart Rate of 75 Beats Per Minute in 50s Could Double Chances of Early Death
Having a resting heart rate of 75 beats per minute (bpm) in middle age could double your risk of an early death, research suggests.Men with a resting heart rate of 75 or above in their fifties were twice as likely to die within the next two decades ...
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Why Common HIV Therapy Doesn’t Protect Everyone
Some people’s genes may stop an antiretroviral drug from protecting them against Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV), a genetics study suggests.   The drug, called tenofovir, is used for preventing as well as treating an HIV infection. ...
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FMC Makurdi Records First Successful Knee Replacement Surgery
In it effort to end medical tourism in the country, the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Makurdi, Benue State, has recorded its first total knee replacement surgery.This followed successful spinal cord surgeries that were successfully conducted at the ...
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UN Decries Maternal Mortality, Morbidity in Nigeria
Despite longstanding international commitments to reducing maternal mortality and morbidity, progress so far in Nigeria has been disappointing.   This has drawn the attention of international and non-governmental organisations participating i...
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ONE Campaign Seeks to Partner Responsible Politicians
ONE Campaign has expressed its desire to partner with responsible politicians to promote healthcare in the country.The Country Director, Serah Makka-Ugbabe, disclosed this when ONE’s top delegation met with the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinb...
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Production Pharmacists Vacancy at Therapeutic Laboratory Nigeria Limited
Therapeutic Laboratory Nigeria Limited, a pharma comany in Lagos State, is in need of suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:   Job Title: Production Pharmacist   Location: Lagos   Requirement Well experienced...
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System Strengthening Manager (Yobe) Vacancy at Action Against Hunger | ACF-International
Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.   We are recruiting to fill the positio...
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Nurse/Midwife Vacancy at RDK Consulting Services
RDK Consulting Services is a professional services firm which engages in Audit, Tax and Advisory Services. Under Advisory we also provide enterprise applications which includes Microsoft Dynamics, Xero, PaySpace HR and Payroll. We are driven by youn...
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Cervical cancer is more aggressive when HPV is not detected
Cervical cancer negative for the human papilloma virus (HPV) is rare but more aggressive: it is more frequently diagnosed at advanced stages, with more metastasis and reduced survival. These are the conclusions of a study co-led by ISGlobal, an institution supported by “la Caixa”, the Hospital Clinic and the University of Barcelona. Cervical cancer is […] The post Cervical cancer is more aggressive when HPV is not detected appeared first on healthnews.ng.
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Gene therapy restores immunity in infants with rare immunodeficiency disease
A small clinical trial has shown that gene therapy can safely correct the immune systems of infants newly diagnosed with a rare, life-threatening inherited disorder in which infection-fighting immune cells do not develop or function normally. Eight infants with the disorder, called X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency (X-SCID), received an experimental gene therapy co-developed by National […] The post Gene therapy restores immunity in infants with rare immunodeficiency disease appeared first on healthnews.ng.
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Destination Universal Health Coverage: Can PPPs be the vehicle to get us there?
The best stories of growth in Nigeria have been private sector driven – whether it is in telecommunications, financial services or in infrastructure. So, why have we not felt the impact of the private sector in the health sector, especially on the frontlines of primary health care (PHC)? Almost everyone in Nigeria has directly or [...] The post Destination Universal Health Coverage: Can PPPs be the vehicle to get us there? appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Medical Lab Scientist Vacancies at Eastern & Western Hospital
Medical Lab Scientist Vacancies at Eastern & Western Hospital Eastern & Western Hospital located at Jabi Abuja. The hospital is relatively new, at 2 years age, but with fast development. We offer services such as general medicine, alternati...
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Deputy Chief of Party Director (KP-Care II) Vacancy at Heartland Alliance International (HAI) - Adamawa and Bauchi
Heartland Alliance International (HAI) is the global arm of Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights, a family of organizations that has been leading anti-poverty and social justice work in Chicago for more than 125 years. HAI implement...
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Chief of Party (KP-Care II) Vacancy at Heartland Alliance International (HAI) - Adamawa and Bauchi
Heartland Alliance International (HAI) is the global arm of Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights, a family of organizations that has been leading anti-poverty and social justice work in Chicago for more than 125 years. HAI implement...
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Deputy Chief of Party Director (KP-Care I) Vacancy at Heartland Alliance International (HAI) - Akwa Ibom, Cross River and Lagos
Heartland Alliance International (HAI) is the global arm of Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights, a family of organizations that has been leading anti-poverty and social justice work in Chicago for more than 125 years. HAI implement...
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Chief of Party (KP-Care I) Vacancy at Heartland Alliance International (HAI) - Akwa Ibom, Cross River and Lagos
Heartland Alliance International (HAI) is the global arm of Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights, a family of organizations that has been leading anti-poverty and social justice work in Chicago for more than 125 years. HAI implement...
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