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NMA wants Oral health education in nation’s Curricula

NMA wants Oral health education in nation’s Curricula

Posted on 29 March, 2019 by Administrator

The Nigerian Medical association (NMA), has called for the inclusion of Oral health education in the nation’s Curricula. Chairman of NMA, Edo State branch, Dr. Valentine Omoifo made the remark at the 2019 World Oral Health Day Celebrations on Wednesday in Benin City. The theme for the the Celebrations, is “say haa, act mouth health”.   The Nigerian Medical association (NMA), has called for the inclusion of Oral health education in the nation’s Curricula. Chairman of NMA, Edo State...
Create a Directorate of Dental Health Care in Edo State – Dentist

Create a Directorate of Dental Health Care in Edo State – Dentist

Posted on 29 March, 2019 by Administrator

The Edo state government has been called upon to create a Directorate of Dental Health Care in the state Ministry of Health to strengthen oral health care in the state.   The call was made by the chairman, Nigerian Dental Association, NDA, Edo state chapter, Dr. Anthony Osaguona on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 while speaking at this year’s celebration of Oral Health Day. Speaking at the 2019 Oral Health Day with the theme: Say Ahh- Act on...
Health workers to Buhari: Don’t appoint only doctors as Ministers of Health

Health workers to Buhari: Don’t appoint only doctors as Ministers of Health

Posted on 30 April, 2019 by Administrator

The Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) has warned President Muhammadu Buhari on the need to avoid past mistakes in his appointment of ministers, especially as it concerns the ministry of Health.   MHWUN urged the president not to appoint only Medical Doctors as Ministers of Health.   In the current dispensation, the two ministers of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole and Dr. Osagie Ehinare are both medical doctors and not until recently, the permanent...
DEFENCE/SECURITYEdo NMA calls on FG to tackle insecurity

DEFENCE/SECURITYEdo NMA calls on FG to tackle insecurity

Posted on 17 February, 2020 by Administrator

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has called on the Federal Government to use   technology   to tackle insecurity in order to improve the efficiency of medical practitioners.     Dr Valentine Omoifo, Chairman of NMA   Edo   Chapter, made the call in an interview with   Nigeria News   Agency on Monday in   Benin .     Omoifo said   technology   and digitalisation in the police force was the only way to put an end to kidnapping, robbery,...
Coronavirus: NMA Wants Isolation Centres at Entry Points

Coronavirus: NMA Wants Isolation Centres at Entry Points

Posted on 20 February, 2020 by Administrator

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA ), Edo Chapter has urged the Federal Government to build isolation centres at point of entries into the country to check viral diseases. Dr Valentine Omoifo, Chairman of the chapter made the call in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Benin. He said that an isolation centre could prevent coronavirus and other diseases from coming into the country. “The government should be proactive because we are lucky that the virus is not...
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