WHO

First Elected African Director-General of WHO

First elected African Director General of the World Health Organization, Dr Tedros, is best known for having drastically cutting deaths from malaria, AIDS, tuberculosis and neonatal problems when he was Ethiopia‚Äôs health minister. He trained 40,000 female health workers, hired outbreak investigators, improved the national laboratory, organized an ambulance system and oversaw a tenfold increase in medical school graduates. The remarkable landmark on human resource development with 40,000 female health workers and a 10 fold[…]

NMA National Quiz Competition

NMA National Quiz Competition

The Nigerian Medical Association, in pursuance of academic excellence and best practices, will be organising her maiden National Medical Quiz for all NIMSA members. This is scheduled to hold in two phases: Phase 1: Regional Level:QUIZ Phase 2: National Level:QUIZ The NMA Quiz will be multiple choice structured and will be in four tiers: Anatomy/Physiology/Biochemistry. Pharmacology/Pathology Obstetrics/Gynaecology/Paediatrics/Nutrition/Medicine/Surgery General knowledge/Politics/Leadership/ Ethics The Regional Quiz Competition is scheduled to hold as follows:   *South West Quiz Competition*[…]

NMA National Essay Competition

NMA National Essay Competition

The Nigerian Medical Association, in pursuance of academic excellence and best practices, will be organising her maiden National Medical Essay for all bonafide NMA members. a)Introduction – The NMA 2017 Essay ¬†Competition is designed to address burning issues affecting health policies and health care delivery in Federal Republic of Nigeria. The feature topics are: Health care delivery in the face of economic recession The role of the medical profession in socio-political nation building b) Scope[…]