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Nigerian doctors reject N5,000 as monthly hazard allowance

The Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, has described as pittance the N5,000 monthly stipend given to them as hazard allowance. 

102 Nasarawa health workers tested positive for COVID-19 – NMA

The Nasarawa State Chapter of Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, says 102 healthcare workers in the state have been infected with Novel Coronavirus, COVID-19.

35 frontline doctors tested positive for COVID-19 in Kwara, says NMA

The Kwara State branch of the Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, has said that 35 doctors had so far tested positive for COVID-19 since the virus manifested in the state.

It’ll take Nigeria 25 years to have enough doctors – NMA

The Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, says with no fewer than 3,000 doctors graduating yearly in Nigeria, it will take about 25 years to produce adequate numbers of doctors to cater for the country’s population.

5,000 Kano residents receive free medical services

The Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, has offered free medical services to five thousand people in Kano State, as part of the activities marking its National Executive Council meeting in the state. 

Trauma fatalities surpass malaria, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS – NMA

The Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, has urged the Federal Government to establish more specialised trauma centres to treat victims across the country.

Nigerian doctors release helpline numbers for persons contemplating suicide

The Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, has called on the Federal Government to decriminalise suicide in the country, just as they released helpline numbers for persons contemplating committing suicide to call.

Ganduje directs 44 Kano LGs to employ 2 medical doctors each 

The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje has mandated the 44 local government areas in the state to employ two medical doctors each to help in curbing the menace of malaria and malnutrition among children under five years of age.

Yahaya Bello announces doctors recruitment

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has granted express approval to the Governing Boards of Kogi State Hospitals Management Board, KSHMB, and Kogi Specialist Hospital, Lokoja, KSSH, to employ more doctors.

88 doctors resign from Kogi civil service over poor condition of service

The Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, has called on Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi to reverse the ‘current internal drift’ of doctors and other healthcare workers in the state.

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