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5 winning criteria for master’s scholarship in public health

September 21, 2015

If you’re applying for a postgraduate scholarship in public health, you must be pondering the question: What is that single most important criterion that can put you ahead of hundreds and thousands of other applicants? This same question was also on my mind while applying for ...

Buhari: Tackling healthcare corruption in Nigeria

September 14, 2015

Unfortunately, the health sector is among the least scrutinised for financial mismanagement in Nigeria. Maureen Lewis, a non-resident fellow at the Centre for Global Development, wrote a comprehensive brief on healthcare corruption and governance woes in developing countries. While his paper ...

Community where nine out of every 10 villagers have appendicitis

August 8, 2015

“I was operated upon twice; I had to travel to Anambra State to do the surgery. I was told that my problem was due to hard work. We do a lot of hard work in Agu-Amede,” he said. For Chiagozie Maduabuchi, a youth who said he is yet to experience appendicitis, the unusual rate of the ailment in ...

Who should be the next minister of health? A case for Ali Pate

June 25, 2015

Dr Ali Pate, former Minister of Health for State As the head of the Presidential Task Force on Polio Eradication cum Executive Director/CEO of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Pate brought renewed vigor into the fight and inspired confidence among his staff and ...

Sam Achilefu: inventor of cancer-detecting goggle.

June 20, 2015

Samuel Achifelu, inventor of cancer-detecting goggle. The defining moment of Sam Achilefu’s career was playing out in a surgery room at Barnes-Jewish Hospital’s Siteman Cancer Center on Feb. 10. It was the day he was unveiling the special goggles he developed to detect cancer, but the release ...

Job Opportunity at GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK) posted on 18 June, 2015

June 19, 2015

Job Opportunity at GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK) for Therapy Area Lead- Respiratory in Lagos, Nigeria for job seekers and professionals GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) is a British multinational pharmaceutical, biologics, vaccines and consumer healthcare company which has its headquarters in Brentford, ...
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