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Nigeria Health Jobs Published on 26th April, 2017

Medical Trainer, Médecins du Monde, Maiduguri. Details here Health Operations Team Lead, World Health Organisation, Maiduguri, deadline 9th May, 2017. Details here Medical Quality (Accreditation) Services Supervisor, Hobark International Limited, Lagos. Details here Technical Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation, FHI 360, Yenagoa. Details here Senior Technical Officer, Prevention , Care & Treatment, FHI 360, Nasarawa, Kano. Details […]

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Nigeria: A hub for substandard publishing in biomedical science?

By Iruka Okeke Academic publishing is the major mode of communication within specialist fields.  New biomedical findings almost always debut in the peer-reviewed literature.  Participants in a scholarly discussion publish their ideas, experiments and findings, and field leaders publish more, or better.  The most common reason for denying US tenure-track faculty tenure is an inadequate […]

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Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria awakens

In most advanced countries, among medical professionals, the fear of the self-regulatory body is the beginning of wisdom. Getting into trouble with the Registration Body has grave consequences for practising physicians. But the entire system depends on records being kept. So an offence, no matter how small that might affect your practice is always on record….always accessible […]

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An air ambulance to India

A friend of mine travelled from Lagos to New Delhi for a business meeting, and called me shortly after his return. “Chikwe, you will not believe what I experienced on the flight; almost every passenger had a tube of some sort, from catheters to intravenous lines, often accompanied by nurses or/and family, both in business […]

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Will 2011 see an awakening in our Ministry of Health

2010 has been a difficult year for keeping tabs on our Federal Ministry of Health. We have our 3rd Minister of Health in 4 years, and there is little to celebrate about. At Nigeria Health Watch (NHW), we were excited when a sister blog of the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas posted a […]