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UIMSA Preclinical Press


The 60th UIMSA Health Week is upon us. Themed: “An Inverted Pyramid: The Nigerian Healthcare System”, the biggest health week in sub-Saharan Africa is set to hold March 19-27 and we’re all pumped no doubt. We asked some members of the association if they had attended or witnessed any UIMSA Health Week, what their expectations are and which health week activity they are looking forward to the most. Here are their replies: This should be my third health week in…

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ASUU Strike: What’s The Way Forward?

The PUNCH newspaper on Monday, February 14, 2022 announced via their Twitter page that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has declared a nationwide strike. In the report, it was stated that the strike would last for an initial period of four weeks starting from when it was announced. Since the announcement, there have been various reactions among students of public universities. Some students are elated as they have beeen wishing to take a break from academic activities and…

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An indispensable player for the class and the department as a whole, a skilful player that leaves his opponents trailing in his wake, a lifesaver for the team and an overall achiever that dazzles both on the field of play and academics. This baller needs no introduction. Read on as we interview a worthy contestant for the Sportsman of the year. Before we proceed with this interview, can you rate your current best 3 sportsmen in the world? I’m a…

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The Nigeria Model United Nations University of Ibadan held its first general assembly themed “Model UN: Getting Started” on the 12th of February. The session, initially broadcast to hold at the Student Union Chambers of Kunle Adepeju building was moved to the Students’ Representative Council Room of Mellanby Hall. The President of the society, Olamide Akinrinwoye opened the event with an introduction to the Model United Nations and its aims. She explained that the Model United Nations was a simulation…

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Weaving Your Safety Net: ACNUI Preclinical Summit

The Asido Campus Network UI organized a preclinical summit for the 200L and 300L medical and dental students on Saturday, 12th February, 2022 tagged “Weave Your Safety Net.” The event was targeted at the following topics : getting a distinction; dealing with mental stress; taking MB I again. The facilitators were medical students with wide range of experience in the scope covered by the summit. Inioluwa John and Oluwaferanmi Alufa—400L MBBS and BDS students respectively—had distinctions in their MB1 examination.…

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Opinion Poll: Can you date a fellow medical student? Part 2

In the spirit of the season, we asked medical students their opinions about being in romantic consolidations with their colleagues. Here are some of their thoughts: FAITH IWASEPELETUN: Well, in Nigeria, no, because every medical student in Nigeria is frustrated. So, I don’t want to be an additional burden, I want to have joy. I know what all these people make me go through. So, you want someone else to compensate for your own tight schedule. That’s unfair. Well, it’s…

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Opinion Poll: Can you date a fellow medical student? Part 1

In the spirit of the season,we asked medical students their opinions about being in romantic consolidations with their colleagues. Here are some of their thoughts: ONYINYE OSISIOGU: Actually, no. That’s my current opinion. I put them into two categories, we have the ones in our class and the ones not in our class. For people in our class, I feel it’s weird especially if you have a falling out before you graduate, you have to see them every day and…

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Whenever Benita came to class, She caught the attention of anyone with eyes, The air stilled anytime she passed, Oh, she was a damsel from ground to sky. Tall and buxom, she swayed her hips with Grace, Confidently grinning on any whose face met her gaze. And always, she was quietly arrayed, And always, she was logical when she talked. Driving home her point with words that could walk. Yet her lips pursed stoically when she said, “I’m sorry” and…

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Not too long ago, I lost someone I used to know. We were not close, but his death hit me in a way I could not understand and, therefore, cannot explain. Was it how he died or the young age at which he was taken away from this world? Maybe both. Nevertheless, one thing I know for sure is that this situation got me thinking; live while you still can. We are told that no one promises you tomorrow, yet…

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Male Victims: The Other Side of Abuse

As a man whose balls have dropped, I’m sure the #MeToo movement must either make you irate or fill you with a bit of dread. If it’s the former, quoting the sage words of our able chief editor, “We didn’t mean to be disrespectful and we do not apologize if that’s the effect it had.” However, if you’re filled with trepidation as you circumspect your interactions with women, I slightly sympathize with you. Why do I slightly sympathize? I do…

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