Medical student

UNPOPULAR OPINION: WHITE COAT EDITION.

No one is ever truly ready for the rigors of medical school… Imagine you are trying to cross a one-way street, it is only natural as a Nigerian to look left and right before you cross, right? So you perform the required ritual to try get to the other side of the road, but just as you take your first step, BAM! You get hit by a herd of cattle, several elephants and an airplane. A bit of an exaggeration…

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58th UIMSA Health Week is here!

The 58th Annual health week is finally here to hold against all odds which is slated to hold from 9th to 11th August, 2018. The activities include  Community Health Awareness Programme (CHAP) to hold at Kuti and Queen Idia halls of residence at the University of Ibadan Campus on Thursday, 9th August, 2018. Time is 5pm.   2.  The Bonfire night, a social event would hold on Friday, 10th August 2018 at ABH Football pitch, UCH Ibadan. Time is 7pm.…

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32nd FAMSA General Assembly and Scientific Conference

FAMSA GA is the annual general assembly of member medical student associations of FAMSA from all around Africa. This year’s edition is the 32nd of its kind and will mark the 50th anniversary of the association. To celebrate FAMSA’s historic anniversary, University of Ibadan Medical Students’ Association (UIMSA)  will be hosting other medical students from all over Africa and the world as this edition will also feature a scientific conference themed “Repositioning healthcare in Africa for Sustainable Development”. The 32nd…

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Street Mayonnaise; the Genesis.

When asked to scribble down a few lines as touching starting a business, Christy, as she is popularly called, gave a write-up seasoned with experience and practicable hints. Enjoy the read.   “Start Small, Finish Big”,  I had this saying pasted on my wall for several months and as I looked at it daily, I just knew I was tired of  coming back from long theatre hours with a backache that probably needed the excision of my entire spinal tract…

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THE PHYSIOLOGY OF AN ATTRACTION

Her heart once again began to beat rapidly. How sweaty her palms were getting! She hoped they could not tell that she was grinning from ear to ear. If there was one thing she showed great dexterity at, it was controlling whatever storm was in the tea cup of her inside. Physiology had taught her how in such moments, rapid depolarization of the myocardial fibers initiates rapid contraction causing an acceleration of heart rate. And this storm brewing inside her…

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WISH ME NOT A MERRY CHRISTMAS

For Nigerians, it is anything but the common good. Queues as tall as the hills of ‘Idanre’. Traffic jam everywhere. Passengers stranded. No bus to board home. Hours of productive time is lost on unending journeys. The cost of transport and the prices of goods are skyrocketing. We are again at the mercy of the oil cabal. Yuletide does not come without fuel scarcity.  Should you ever lose track of time, you need not fret. Wait till you see the…

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IBADAN TO THE WORLD

It is not uncommon to see medical students do outstanding amazing things, especially in the developed parts of the world, where things work and hard work is rewarded. It is however not so common to have medical students in the developing parts of the world, break through the odds and make a name for themselves. Recently, some Students of College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, made their way to the beautiful city of Kigali, Rwanda for the 2017 World Health…

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WORLD AIDS DAY 2017

In a bid to stem the tide of HIV/AIDS in South-Western Nigeria and to commemorate the World AIDS Day ,The University of Ibadan Medical Students Association would be playing her role by organising a community outreach to Akufo Village, Ido Local Government, Ibadan. The outreach is scheduled to hold on December 1(WORLD AIDS DAY). Different plans like HIV testing, HIV/AIDS counseling are in place to mark this day. Come one, come all!!!

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WORDS WITH BAM BAM

WORDS WITH BAM BAM Sunday, the 15th of October dawned brightly, the morning filled with such warm colours. As the midday heat tapered into a welcoming evening ambiance, the UIMSA Press, represented by Jaachimma Nwagbara and Amaji Obinna of the Preclinical school had a sit-down with the immediate past president of the University of Ibadan Medical Students Association (UIMSA). Please, could you introduce yourself? I’m Mr. Adedotun Bamiduro. I served as the UIMSA President in the last tenure. I hail…

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Resolutions of the Senate Meeting which held on the 7th of October, 2017.

The Senate, University of Ibadan Medical Students’ Association. RESOLUTIONS OF THE SENATE MEETING WHICH HELD ON THE 7TH OF OCTOBER, 2017 AT FAMEWO COMMON ROOM (F.C.R.), ALEXANDER BROWN HALL (A.B.H.), UNIVERSITY COLLEGE HOSPITAL, IBADAN. Meeting commenced at 1:13pm. ⏱ 37 senators were present. 5 senators sent in notices of absence. – The Vice President and Senator Akinnuoye from the 200 Level constituency were sworn in.  Mr. Yakubu Momoh of the 200 Level constituency was Co-opted. – Launching of UIMSA official website…

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Students’ Secretariat,

Ground floor, E.O. Oluwole Akande Building,

University College Hospital,

Ibadan,

Oyo State, Nigeria.

Tel:  +234 813 537 4183 | +234 817 946 0620

Email: ibadanmedicine@gmail.com