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’s 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*[…]

57th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference Opening Ceremony at the NMA Rivers House

57th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference Opening Ceremony at the NMA Rivers House

The theme for the event was ‘Medical Professional Advancement: The threats within and without’ while the subtheme was bridging the generational gap in Medicine’. Keynote theme lecture delivered by Dr Osahon Enabulele, Past President, NMA and Vice President, Commonwealth Medical Association. Dr Iragunima delivered the sub theme lecture. Ceremony was chaired by Professor Blessing C. Didia, Vice Chancellor, Rivers State University with Special Guest of honor, Her Excellency, Dame Dr. Ipalibo Harry Banigo represented by Dr.[…]