NMA Rivers Physicians week 2017

NMA RIVERS STATE PHYSICIANS WEEK 2017 – 22nd to 29th October 2017 Theme- Declining immunization coverage: Threat to national Security and Development; Way Forward. PROGRAM OF ACTIVITIES:   Date Event Venue DAY ONE Sunday 22/10/17 Thanksgiving  Service The Redeemed Christian Church of God, King’s Palace, GRA 3, Port Harcourt. DAY TWO Monday 23/10/17 World Press Conference/Immunisation activities and School Health Program   At designated  Primary Health Care centres/secondary schools DAY THREE Tuesday 24/10/17 Opening ceremony/scientific[…]


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[…]