NMA Raises Alarm As 900 Doctors Resign From UCH, Lagos Hospitals

The Nigerian Medical Association, Lagos State Chapter on Thursday said the exodus of doctors from Nigeria had reached an alarming proportion and called for improved health sector funding to discourage it. The Chairman, Dr Olumuyiwa Odusote, said in Lagos that more than 40,000 of the 75,000 registered Nigerian doctors, were practising abroad while 70 per […]

LIST OF DENTAL TECHNOLOGISTS, DENTAL THERAPISTS, DENTAL SURGERY ASSISTANTS, DENTAL SURGERY TECHNICIANS TRAINING SCHOOLS IN NIGERIA

DENTAL TECHNOLOGISTS, DENTAL THERAPISTS, DENTAL SURGERY ASSISTANTS, DENTAL SURGERY TECHNICIANS SCHOOLS IN NIGERIA In the Nigeria, Dental surgery assistants/ Dental nurses/ Dental surgery technicians, Dental therapists and Dental technologists are members of the dental team trained in various Colleges of technology across the nation. ABIA –UMUAHIA Abia State College of Health Science & Management Technology, Aba Address: Mosque, College […]

LIST OF DENTAL SCHOOLS IN NIGERIA

A dental school (school of dental surgery, school of dentistry, dental faculty) is a tertiary educational institution—or part of such an institution—that teaches dental medicine and surgery to prospective dentists. Upon successful completion after 6 years, the graduate receives a degree in Dentistry, Dental Surgery which, depending on the school, graduates might be awarded a  BDS or BCh.D which means bachelor’s degree in Dentistry & […]

Tobacco Free Campaign: Nigerian Government Launches 2 Powerful Ads targeting second-hand smokers and raising cancer awareness (WATCH)  

NO SMOKING! NO SMOKING! NO SMOKING! For healthy living and for healthy mouth. What affects your dental health is not only what you eat and drink. DIRECT EFFECTS ON THE TEETH: Tobacco smoke produces black or brown stains on the tooth surface, which are caused by the tar products of tobacco consumption.  Oral Hygiene: It […]

INTERESTED IN DENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS VISIT PROGRAM?

PREAMBLE Oral Health Awareness Visits (OHAV) to Schools, Religious Centres, Workplaces, Communities, Or Any Social Or Formal Gathering is one of the numerous programs that we have used in the time past to project to the public that the overriding objective of economic and social development is to improve people’s quality of lives, to enhance their well-being, […]

DENTAL THERAPY STUDENTS: LIST OF ACCREDITED INSTITUTIONS FOR INTERNSHIP TRAINING IN NIGERIA

DENTAL THERAPY STUDENTS:  LIST OF ACCREDITED INSTITUTIONS FOR INTERNSHIP TRAINING                       ABUJA-FCT Garki General Hospital Dental Centre, Garki.   State House Clinic Abuja, FCT.   National Hospital Dental Department Abuja.   NNPC Medical Centre Dental Department, Garki.   AKWA-IBOM STATE Federal Medical Centre Dental Department, […]

Health Insurance: Providers seek effective collaboration among professionals, Govt

As the Lagos State government rolls out its State Health Insurance Scheme, healthcare providers have called for effective collaboration among health professionals and the government with a view to achieving Universal Health Coverage, UHC. According to them, UHC is the only tool that would ensure access to healthcare for all Lagosians and Nigerians at large. […]

How To Choose The Right Toothpaste For You And Your Family

Toothpaste and Toothbrush are essential complementary dentifrice that almost everybody get used to in their lifetime. Unlike other dental products like dental floss and mouthwashes, they are very popular and universal. Toothpaste is a paste or gel dentifrice used to clean and improve the aesthetic appearance and health of teeth. It is almost always used […]