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From The President

President – Muhammad-Bashir Yahya

Senate Chairman – Roseben C.N. Anyanwu

Congress Chancellor – Jerry-Ogeme Oghenelukome

UIMSA ALUMNUS EMERGES AS FINALIST AT WHO AFRICA CHALLENGE

An alumnus of the University of Ibadan and a member of the 2k14 set of doctors, Dr. Imodoye Abioro, recently emerged as one of the finalists of the maiden edition of the World Health Organization (WHO) Innovation Challenge with his innovation, Bimi Online For Africa. The aim of the Challenge was to source, select and profile innovations including community-based initiatives that apply new and fresh thinking to address unmet health needs on the continent. The top 30 health-oriented innovations were…

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LATEST HIV SURVEY RELEASED: Nigeria Not Doing As Badly As We Thought!

There are about 3.4 million Nigerians living with HIV- or at least that was what everyone thought. This figure was based on a prevalence estimate of close to 3% , derived from the last version of surveys conducted in Nigeria. This meant that despite finding and placing over one million people on treatment with antiretrovirals (ARVs), it was still estimated that over 50% of those infected with HIV did not know their status. As millions of dollars were spent by…

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THE DEATH OF A COUNTRY

A country with a bright future is gone Neighbours cried, why didn’t she go by the trigger of a gun Education has been so worried about her lost, Pen and eraser have turned best of friends just for her death Tables and chairs are shaking because those who warm them are gone. Shame on the architect Shame on the contractor Shame on those who had a hand in what eventually became this eyesore and heartache Shame above all to those…

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NEW ZEALAND MOSQUE SHOOTER IDENTIFIED

The man who livestreamed himself slaughtering at least 49 worshipers in two separate mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand has been identified as a 28-year-old personal trainer from Australia who described himself as a “regular white man.” Brenton Tarrant identified himself online before unleashing his rampage, posting several photos on a since-deleted Twitter account of what appear to be assault rifle magazines and a link to a lengthy manifesto, The Guardian reported. He worked at the Big River Gym in the northern New…

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ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES: PLANE CRASH PROBE BEGINS IN PARIS

An investigation has begun in Paris into the cause of last week’s crash of a Nairobi-bound Boeing jet that killed all 157 passengers and crew, Ethiopian Airlines said. “An Ethiopian delegation led by the chief investigator of [the] Accident Investigation Bureau has arrived in the French Safety Investigation (BEA) facilities and the investigation process has started in Paris,” the airline wrote on Twitter. The two black boxes from the plane that came down just six minutes after take-off from Addis Ababa on Sunday were…

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BOOS, BOOZE AND BRUISES ON ANGEL DI MARIA’S HOMECOMING

On a chilly Champions League night, Angel Di Maria came back to haunt the Red Devils in the Theatre of Dreams. Throughout 90 minutes, he was the kind of nightmare they could never have dreamed of, and his presence certainly outweighed the absence of Neymar. Di Maria was conspicuously not welcome to the party by Manchester United fans; as he was relentlessly booed and was the target of pelted objects. And like a man who typifies the sentence; “What doesn’t…

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Contact Details

Students’ Secretariat,

Ground floor, E.O. Oluwole Akande Building,

University College Hospital,

Ibadan,

Oyo State, Nigeria.

Tel:  +234 (0) 813 537 4183 | +234 (0) 817 946 0620

Email: ibadanmedicine[at]gmail[dot]com

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