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Nigerian doctors call for establishment of Health Bank, Office of Surgeon-General

The Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, has urged the Federal Government to establish a National Health Bank that would provide single-digit interest loans to the private sector for the establishment of world-class health facilities in the country.

Nigerian doctors partner Zamfara govt in fighting medical quackery

The Zamfara State Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, is partnering with the state Ministry of Health in the fight against quackery in the profession.

Nigerian doctors lament ‘stringent conditions’ in accessing CBN N100bn health intervention

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has decried the stringent conditions given by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, for its members to access the N100 billion health intervention funds.

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.

COVID-19: Nigerian doctors donate PPE to nurses, midwives in Kano

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, Kano State branch has donated some Personal Protective Equipment, PPE, to the state's chapter of National Association of Nurses and Midwives, NANM.

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.

COVID-19: Doctors urge Nigerian, state govts to make facemasks compulsory

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has urged Federal and State Governments to make wearing of facemasks compulsory by Nigerians to prevent spread of COVID-19.

Coronavirus not death sentence – Prof Iwu

Prof. Maurice Iwu, Chairman, Imo COVID-19 Task Force, says that Coronavirus is not a death sentence as long as people take precautionary measures instructed by public health authorities.

Nigerian doctors urge Matawalle to adopt reviewed hazard allowance for Zamfara health workers

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has called on the Zamfara Government to adopt the reviewed health workers hazard allowance approved by the Federal Government.

Chinese Doctors: Hold Buhari, APC responsible for any upsurge in COVID-19 cases, PDP tells Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has urged Nigerians and the entire world to hold President Muhammadu Buhari responsible for an upsurge in COVID-19 infections and deaths following the arrival of the Chinese medical team in the country.

COVID-19: NMA advises Nigerian govt against inviting Chinese doctors

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has advised the Federal Government to rescind its decision of inviting Chinese doctors into Nigeria as part of measures to fight Coronavirus, COVID-19, in the overall interest of the country.

COVID-19: Nigerian doctors urge Buhari to issue stay-at-home directive

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to issue an Executive Order to enforce compliance with the stay-at-home directive for non-essential workers.

COVID-19: NMA directs members to suspend strike in FCT, Kaduna, Gombe, Rivers

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has directed all its members currently on strike to suspend their action as part of efforts to tackle the Coronavirus in the country.

Nigerian doctors mourn colleagues who died of Lassa fever in Kano

The national body of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA has expressed shock over the death of two colleagues who died following an outbreak of the Lassa fever in Kano 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. 

Antibiotic resistance among Nigerians, a national emergency – expert

Dr Akanji Benjamin, a Public Health expert based in Osogbo, says antibiotic resistance is becoming a national emergency, urging the Federal Government to take the problem more seriously.

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.

Despite brain drain, we still have doctors that are jobless – NMA

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has decried the increasing number of unemployed doctors in Nigeria in spite of high level of brain drain of medical practitioners.

Kogi doctors commend Gov. Bello for assenting to 2 health bills

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, Kogi Chapter, has commended Gov. Yahaya Bello for signing into law Kogi State Health Insurance Agency, KSHIA, Bill and Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, KSPHCDA, Amendment Bill.

Doctors embark on indefinite strike in Imo

The Imo chapter of Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, says its members on the employ of the state government will begin an indefinite strike by midnight on Thursday.

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