Tag: Doctors

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Alexander OnukwueJuly 5, 2018

Nigerian doctors are leaving for the UK, and the resulting crisis will affect everyone, even you

Dear reader, please do not develop a health condition requiring a doctor’s examination in Nigeria because you would have to ...

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tosin adesinaJanuary 11, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] How do we manage an epidemic with persistent strikes from doctors?

Strikes have become the only tool by which pressure groups representing professional disciplines in Nigeria can gain the attention of ...

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EzinneNovember 2, 2017

The Thread: “Very soon Nigerians will go to hospitals and not find a doctor” | TwitterNG sounds the alarm

According to this thread, a third wave of doctors’ exodus will soon occur. And it doesn’t appear the Federal Government ...

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EditorOctober 27, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Africa needs 11 million doctors, nurses, teachers to avert ‘disaster’ – UN

The United Nations has declared that Africa needs 11 million more doctors, nurses and teachers by 2030 to prevent a ...

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AzeezOctober 24, 2017

Doctors reject FG’s attempt to ban private practice

The Nigerian Medical Association on Monday rejected attempt by the Federal Government to stop private practice by doctors working in public ...

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ToluSeptember 23, 2017

23 doctors managing 24 Zamfara hospitals | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N14.06 trillion – According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Nigeria’s domestic debt portfolio as at June 2017 is ...

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AzeezSeptember 21, 2017

Zamfara has only 23 doctors in 24 hospitals – Health minister

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said Zamfara State has only 23 doctors managing 24 hospitals. Adewole said this ...

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EzinneSeptember 13, 2017

The Thread: This is why Doctors are on strike

It’s still strike season in Nigeria. At last count, ASUU, Doctors and now health workers have embarked on (or will ...

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EditorSeptember 9, 2017

The YNaija cover this morning – the 9th of September

Follow the stories and analyses on YNaija: I stand by my comment that I have been sidelined – Atiku Doctors ...

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AzeezSeptember 9, 2017

Doctors strike: FG breaches salary payment agreement

The Federal Government on Friday breached an agreement it reached with the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), dashing hopes ...

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AzeezAugust 26, 2017

Equip and use the Aso Rock clinic | Medical doctors associations tell Buhari

The Commonwealth Medical Association and the Nigerian Medical Association have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to use the Aso Rock clinic henceforth. ...

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AzeezAugust 18, 2017

Buhari’s decision to listen to his doctors has yielded good results – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has said his visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in London was a “meeting of substance.” Saraki ...

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EditorAugust 14, 2017

Buhari and his doctors: The 4 principles you should know about

by Alexander O. Onukwue President Muhammadu Buhari should be back to Nigeria now if only his doctors will let him. ...

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EditorAugust 14, 2017

Now that he’s ‘well enough’, when will protests against Buhari’s doctors begin?

by Alexander O. Onukwue From the video of the visit of the Presidential media team, we learn that President Buhari ...

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AzeezAugust 12, 2017

I’m not coming home yet…I have learnt to obey my doctors – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday insisted that he would only return to Nigeria when his doctors advise him to. Buhari ...

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EzinneAugust 11, 2017

We promise you, this thread will give you life

When there’s so much katakata in the country and commotion on TwitterNg, it’s nice to find a post that bears ...

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EditorAugust 10, 2017

[The Activism Blog] WHO to Nigeria: Stop killing 236,000 children annually

A recent report by the World Health Organization (WHO) which has revealed that Nigeria is losing 236,000 children annually to ...

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AzeezJuly 25, 2017

Just In: I shall return as soon as doctors advise – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he is making progress in his medical treatment. According to a statement by his Special Adviser ...

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EditorMay 22, 2017

Could President Buhari really be taking #MadeInNigeria drugs?

by Ayomide Ekerin In hospitals and other such places of medical care, two things bring healing to a sick man ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 8, 2017

Opinion: But why would a doctor commit suicide?

by Obinna Nnewuihe There was a way he looked at me that made me feel uneasy. I mean here I ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 25, 2017

Opinion: The problem with Nigeria’s medical internship system

by Obinna Nnewuihe   “Ah me I’m going to study Medicine oh- at least when I finish there will be ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 19, 2017

Buhari never routed trips to visit doctors in London – Presidency

by Dolapo Adelana The Presidency on Saturday dismissed as false a media report that President Muhammadu Buhari had made several ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 14, 2017

Why our hospitals will never improve – Femi Kuti

Government officials don't trust their lives or that of their loved ones in the hands of our government hospitals. That ...

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ToluFebruary 1, 2017

Fixing Nigerian Healthcare: This policy wahala

by Nnewuiha Obinna   At a health outreach a few weeks ago, a lady came in looking very worried. Her ...

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AzeezJanuary 22, 2017

IDPs camp bombing: 68 surgeries carried out on victims

Medical workers have conducted no fewer than 68 surgeries on victims of the accidental bombing of internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) ...

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AzeezJanuary 10, 2017

Doctors share hillarious medical myths held by their patients

Hundreds of doctors on reddit have shared the most ridiculous and hilarious myth their patients had held. A user asked ...

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ToluDecember 28, 2016

The Thread: The latest horror story from a Nigerian hospital

Nigeria has a brain drain crisis, and it’s no wonder. We take everything for granted here- sanctity of life, standard ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 16, 2016

Lekan Olanrewaju: Nigerian doctors are pretty awesome [NEW VOICES]

by Lanre Olanrewaju There are 9 million bicycles in Beijing. All of them are set on fire. The use of ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 27, 2016

Femi Aribisala: The good Samaritan

by Femi Aribisala A man suffering from tuberculosis went to see a doctor.  The doctor decided to catch the disease ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 26, 2016

Obasanjo officiates game between male and female doctors (PHOTOS)

Former president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was the official referee in a game between male and females doctors in Ogun, Premium Times ...

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