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Nigeria Now Has Over 40,000 COVID-19 Cases
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Nigeria Now Has Over 40,000 COVID-19 Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday night, confirmed 555 new COVID-19 cases. It brings the current tally in the country to 40,532. NCDC’s tweet read: “555 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-156Kano-65Ogun-57Plateau-54Oyo-53Benue-43FCT-30Ondo-18Kaduna-16Akwa Ibom-13Gombe-13Rivers-12Ekiti-9Osun-8Cross River-3Borno-2Edo-2Bayelsa-1 40,532 confirmed17,374 discharged858 deaths” Lagos State still has the highest number in Nigeria with […]

Shock As Federal Government Hospital LUTH Makes Patients Buy Their Own Medical Supplies For Surgery
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Shock As Federal Government Hospital LUTH Makes Patients Buy Their Own Medical Supplies For Surgery

Patients who are billed to undergo surgical procedures at the Federal Government-owned Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, are being mandated to equip their surgeons before they can be scheduled for their surgeries. The patients are required to buy disposable goggles, face masks, disposable gowns, polypropylene mesh and Home Medical Equipment […]

Low pay, poor facilities, insecurity forcing doctors out, as number of Nigerian doctors in United Kingdom rises to 7,875
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Low pay, poor facilities, insecurity forcing doctors out, as number of Nigerian doctors in United Kingdom rises to 7,875

India, Pakistan, Nigeria have highest number of migrant doctors in UK • Low pay, poor facilities, insecurity forcing doctors out, says NMA No fewer than 7,875 Nigerian doctors are currently practising in the United Kingdom, according to the UK’s General Medical Council. The GMC, which is the government body that […]