Apply online for health personnel positions and others at Gcem Hospital
Jun24

Apply online for health personnel positions and others at Gcem Hospital

Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the following vacant positions in a hospital opening soon in Lagos: 1.Medical Doctors-Possession of basic surgical skills and experience in general medical practice is an advantage. 2.Midwives/Nurses-Experience in theartre/emergency/labor monitoring/pediatrics nursing is an advantagecognate experience 3.Medical Laboratory Scientist- must have at least 2 years cognate experience of...

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What every Nigerian must know about Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) prevention and treatment
May19

What every Nigerian must know about Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) prevention and treatment

Prevention of meningitis · Avoidance of overcrowding · Sleep in well ventilated places · Avoidance of close and prolonged contact with a case/s · Proper disposal of respiratory and throat secretions · Strict observance of hand hygiene and sneezing into Elbow joint/sleeves · Reduce hand shaking, kissing, sharing utensils or medical interventions such as mouth resuscitation · Vaccination with relevant sero-type of the meningococcal...

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Controlling tobacco to save billions of dollars and millions of lives -WHO
Apr09

Controlling tobacco to save billions of dollars and millions of lives -WHO

From findings published in the WHO monogram on the economics of tobacco and tobacco control, the tobacco industry and the deadly impact of its products cost the world’s economies more than US$ 1 trillion annually in healthcare expenditures and lost productivity. It has also been reported that about 6million tobacco related deaths occur annually, with most of the mortality burden being recorded in developing countries. Policies that...

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Dr Ibukun Adeyemo – first doctor in Nigeria to deliver a set of sextuplets
Apr01

Dr Ibukun Adeyemo – first doctor in Nigeria to deliver a set of sextuplets

Despite the best efforts of the government, doctors, nurses and other health care workers, the Nigerian health care system has a long way to go in meeting the needs of the country’s population. The chronic lack of infrastructure and resources does not stop some exemplary health care professionals inventing, pioneering and breaking new grounds in various sectors within the health care system in Nigeria. One such pioneering healthcare...

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Six signs of cervical cancer women should not ignore
Mar30

Six signs of cervical cancer women should not ignore

At its early stage, cervical cancers usually have no symptom. Symptoms only begin to show when the cancer becomes invasive and grows into nearby tissues and organs. See an Obstetrician immediately you notice the following symptoms; – Bleeding after intercourse – Bleeding after Menopause – Painful intercourse – Unusual discharge from the vagina – Periods that are heavier and longer than usual –...

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It’s world water day:Here’s what to know about water borne illness
Mar22

It’s world water day:Here’s what to know about water borne illness

Water borne illnesses are portable water and recreational water associated diseases. Water outbreak agents are bacterial, viral , parasitic and chemical agents that cause water borne diseases Routes of transmission Water borne illnesses are gotten from contaminated water by ingestion or consumption of water, through dermal contact, which is contact of the water with skin or mucous membranes or through inhalation, by breathing in mist...

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