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70 days in Paediatrics

70 days in Paediatrics

WOW! How time flies. I remember clearly my first day on the job. In fact, it feels like I started this whole housejob journey just yesterday. Thursday marked my 70th day in Paediatrics posting. #mamaImadeit. Paediatrics was one rotation I was not looking forward to […]

Tales of a ‘new’ HouseOfficer

Tales of a ‘new’ HouseOfficer

Read medicine they said. It’s a professional course they said. A doctor would always have a job they said. Doctors are paid well…they said. They said so many things about medicine and well, being a doctor in general. But you never know how much it […]

The Working Nigerian Series. Part 2

The Working Nigerian Series. Part 2

Welcome to the second part of this series. Today we are going to discuss employment/unemployment. Personally I think the rate of unemployment in Nigeria is very high. I said personally because I don’t have any research to back up my claim. Imagine a country where […]

The Working Nigerian Series. Part 1

The Working Nigerian Series. Part 1

I was having a conversation with a friend and it got me thinking “is Nigeria really ready for change?” We claim we want change but are we ready to embrace it? This is the first in this series, hopefully with many more to come. Today […]

Licensed to practice by MDCN (video included)

Licensed to practice by MDCN (video included)

It’s official—I can legally practice medicine in Nigeria. After the series of ‘trials and tribulation’ we were put through. The induction ceremony was held on the 8th of November, 2016 at the Nigerian Air force (NAF) conference center. The program was scheduled to start at […]