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The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Adewale Oke, has decried the low number of trained rheumatologists to treat musculoskeletal diseases in Nigeria. Mr Oke, a professor, made the assertion at the West African Rheumatology Conference organised by the Nigerian Society

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By Chioma Obinna With the world ranking showing that Nigeria underperforms global and regional peers on key levers of logistics and supply chain efficiency, Africa Resource Centre for Supply Chain, a collaboration of Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation,

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After experiencing series of disease epidemics including Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, Lassa fever, Cerebrospinal Meningitis, CSM, among others in recent times, Nigeria is not ready for the next epidemic, according to  PreventEpidemics.org, a new website that highlights gaps in epidemic preparedness and pinpoints specific actions

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Health care professionals involved in care of newborn from all over the country and beyond have arrived in Birnin Kebbi for the 11th Scientific meeting of the Organisation. The meeting, which is sponsored by the Kebbi State government with support from Unicef Nigeria and Pathfinder includes

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Worried by the high rate of failure by foreign trained medical students in the assessment examination conducted by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), the federal government has directed the council to investigate the phenomenon. It asked the MDCN to investigate some of the

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LAGOS, Nigeria — Lebabatu Musa has been delivering babies for 13 years in Kafur, a village in Northwestern Nigeria’s Katsina state. Her work is complicated by the fact that hospitals in the area don’t always have the necessary equipment to treat their patients, nor the

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Several medical practitioners have indicated that they want to introduce electronic medical records (EMR) but they are not looking at the vast opportunities the technology can bring to modernising health care management, or even the much better linkages that EMR could have in digitising other

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