UIMSA CLINICAL PRESS conducted an interview with the amiable Opeyemi Muili. She is the newly elected Regional Coordinator of the Nigerian Medical Students’ Association (NiMSA) South-West Region.

She will shoulder the responsibility of coordinating and organizing events and activities which will bring together the South Western Medical Students’ Associations under the aegis of NiMSA. A. D: Please can you give us a brief introduction of yourself?O. M: My name is Opeyemi MUILI. A 500 level Medical Student, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State. I am the third of four children. Former Vice President and Treasurer, two time IFUMSA Honourable. A mental health enthusiast, also interested in…

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THE JOURNEY SO FAR

What have you heard? What have you been told? What is the myth you hold about the Ibadan Medical School? Having tasted some of its waters, should I tell you a little about it?  The end of the 100level second-semester exams saw most of us moving from one orientation to another. We wanted to know the right things to do, to fill in where our seniors couldn’t. Despite hearing so much, some persons took further steps watching motivational speakers on…

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MSAs BEYOND YOUR MSA

If you’re reading this, this is a sign to apply for that position in NiMSA, FAMSA or IFMSA. I sat down with Abdulhammed Babatunde and Oluwawapelumi Akin-Ajani, two very active UIMSAites in the MSA space, in separate interviews.As at the time of the interview, Abdulhammed was the Local officer for FAMSA SCOMER (Standing Committee on Medical Education and Research) for the University of Ibadan Medical Students’ Association. He is now the Chairperson of FAMSA SCOMER all around Africa and the…

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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF SOME PRECLINICAL STUDENTS

Good morning. It’s a new day, a fresh start, fresh energy and new opportunities await you. In this article, we go on to discover the daily routines of some members of the 2k22 class. Randomly selected members of the class were briefly interviewed about their morning routines along with their night routines. Take a seat and be prepared to cool off as you read on. Charles: I start my day by 5am everyday with a cup of coffee; on some…

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What You Need To Watch Before Seeing Dr. Strange: Multiverse of Madness

Dr. Strange is being released tomorrow and here are a few things you should know about before you see it WANDAVISION: This is probably the most important thing to see before it. In WandaVision, Wanda uses chaos magic to create a Sitcom reality in Westview, trapping the inhabitants in her own version of reality. There she meets Agatha Harkness, the apparent villain of the series. Although the same could be said about Wanda seeing as she’s holding the citizens of…

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What You Should Know About PTSD

There are moments that scar us all. Some we don’t even recognize; others we remember all too vividly. As individuals, we are a summation of our past and present experiences, therefore how we manage these experiences is pertinent to how we end up interacting with the rest of the world. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be described as a mental and behavioural health condition that develops secondary to a terrifying or traumatic event either experienced or witnessed. Nine per cent…

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Shifting Flavours in the Modern World

It’s a rather terrible idea, what these food companies are doing. “What is?” you might ask. Well, let me tell you. In recent times thanks to flavour technology, there has been a massive shift from whole foods to junk food. Evidence has shown whole foods have gotten blander owing to the constant drive over the years to maximise agricultural production. This begs the question, “Why do you eat certain foods? Better yet, why do you eat what you eat?” According…

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BREAKING: JAACHIMMA NWAGBARA EMERGES VICTORIOUS IN THE UIMSA ELECTIONS, MAKES HISTORY AS UIMSA’S FIRST FEMALE PRESIDENT

The UIMSA Electoral Committee has announced the results of the election conducted in various Executive, Senate and Congress offices with Jaachimma Nwagbara emerging as the President after polling 445 votes edging Eniola Akinnuoye who polled 337 votes. The result of the election, which took place online was announced by the chairman of the UIMSA Electoral Committee after the voting period ended. Six positions out of the eight positions contested were contested unopposed. Olorunyomi Fola-Oyetayo, a 500L student emerged as the…

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The Disqualification Saga

Early Tuesday morning, the Electoral Commission released the screening results of the executive aspirants. This three-page document brought surprises, one of which was the disqualification of the Financial Secretary aspirant, Sen Yeshua Adedeji. She was disqualified on two grounds;1.) Failure to meet the Eligibility Criteria as stated in the constitution (Chapter 3, Article VIIIa, Number 2: Other executive Offices except the SDO Preclinical MUST have served in at least a standing committee of the association relevant to the office being…

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UIMSA PRESS HOLDS PRESS NIGHT

As part of the University of Ibadan Medical Students’ Association electoral process, the UIMSA Press organized the Press Night on Tuesday, 26th April 2022. Slated for 3 pm, the event kicked off at 3:05 pm at the Famewo Common Room, Alexander Brown Hall, UCH. It was moderated by the duo of Prosper Igbozurike and Onyinyechi Osisiogu, and the press night was chaired by a panel, which included an Honourary Pressman, Jummai Sadiku; UIMSA Clinical Press Editor-in-Chief, Emmanuel Metajuwa-Kuda; ABH Press…

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Update on the screening attendance fiasco.

The aspirant for the position of Vice-president, Miss Yomi Fola- Oyetayo has withdrawn from the electoral race. This comes after it was reported by the Press that during the screening process that held on Monday, 25th of April, 2022, her friend was said to have changed her time of arrival from 5.01pm to 4.58pm. This report generated alot of uproar from UIMSAites as they debated on whether a candidate that allowed her friend to alter her time, had the integrity…

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