Saturday, December 1, 2012

Onyebuchi Must Go Rally Holds December 13

Onyebuchi Must Go
The tension is high and the disenfranchisement palpable as the conglomerate of
health unions called Joint Health Union (JOHESU) has slated December 13
as the date to hold a massive rally tagged 1 Million march to call for the removal
of the minister of health in Nigeria, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu who has been accused
of high handedness and incompetent to run the health ministry as a result of his parochial

Emeribe Appointed As Board Member To World Body
Prof. Anthony Emeribe, CEO/Secretary Medical Laboratory Science Council Of Nigeria
has been appointed to the 20 man membership of the world body on Strenghtening Laboratories
Towards Accredation (SLTA).
He is to work with other members to fast-track the current global drive for mass accreditation of
medical laboratories to make them live up to diagnostic expectation by the public.

Building Levy For Medical Laboratory Scientists Is Now One Time Payment
As opposed to the conclusion at the Edo conference, the building levy to be
paid by medical laboratory scientists in Nigeria for the MLSCN headquarters is no longer
to be paid in four installments as members are now required to pay once and for all
towards the completion of the building.

Employment Opportunities In Birnin Kebbi
Employment opportunities is open for medical laboratory scientists at the
Federal Medical Center Birnin Kebbi.  Interested candidates can forward
application letter to authorities for processing.

Professor Mba Okoronkwo Commended For MLS Programme At NOUN
Professor Mba Okoronkwo has been commended packaging the MSc and PhD programmes for medical laboratory science at the National Open University Of Nigeria (NOUN). This commendation was given
by medical laboratory scientists across Nigeria in the past week.  With this, more doors has been opened
for medical laboratory scientists to pursue higher post-graduate studies while working.

Dr. Ifedayo Ajayi Says 'No' To MLS Programme At NOUN
Dr. Ifedayo Ajayi of the University Of Benin has expressed his
reservation at the post graduate degree programme for medical laboratory
scientists at the Open University Of Nigeria (NOUN).
He urged the leadership to consider the peculiar history of the profession and
the terrain where we live before jumping into the distance education ship.
However, other members of the profession think the programme is a good
thing that  is long overdue so far it is standardized sighting the example of
the distance education programme of the University of Liverpool and other
developing countries which has spanned decades with inspiring success stories.

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