Tuesday, 22 August 2017

CLINICAL GOVERNANCE - WE SHARE NOTICE OF GLOBAL EVIDENCE SUMMIT 2017 (GES)



The PACK Nigeria guideline for primary health care clinicians project shall be showcased at the Global Evidence Summit as part of the PACK Global Guide DAY hosted by KTU ( Knowledge Translation Unit) University of Cape Town
We share notice for Global Evidence Forum 2017 – READ ON
'‘About the Summit

Peanut Allergy Cured in Majority of Children in Immunotherapy Trial' LANCET


Peanut Allergy Cured in Majority of Children in Immunotherapy Trial
 The Lancet · August 15, 2017Original Article 
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Background
Oral immunotherapy has attracted much interest as a potential treatment for food allergy, yet little is known about its long-term effects. We aimed to assess long-term outcomes in participants who completed a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of combined probiotic and peanut oral immunotherapy (PPOIT), which was previously shown to induce desensitisation and 2-week sustained unresponsiveness.
Methods

Friday, 18 August 2017

Clinical Governance: ANAPHYLLAXIS ALERT - PATIENTS & CARERS TO CARRY TWO ADRENALINE AUTO INJ

Courtesy of OnMedica, we share
'Medicine and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
Following a European review, the MHRA has issued updated advice on adrenaline auto-injectors. This states that healthcare professionals should: prescribe two adrenaline auto-injectors, which patients should carry at all times; ensure that patients and

Clinical Governance: All Gynae-oncologists will like this - 'HPV test compared to the Pap test

Courtesy of ONMedica, we share - All gynae-oncologists and General Practitioners would like this Cochrane finding - READ ON.
Trusted evidence.
Informed decisions.
Better health.
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Human papillomavirus (HPV) test compared to the Papanicolaou (Pap) test to screen for cervical cancer

Thursday, 17 August 2017

BILL GATES & FIGHT AGAINST MALARIA - GATES BLOG

We’ve come a long way since the days of blaming the stars.
Malaria has terrorized humankind for thousands of years, but for most of that time, we had no idea what caused it. The ancient Greeks thought Sirius the dog star might be responsible. A Chinese medical text from 270 BCE speculated that three demons spread

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

CLINICAL GOVERNANCE - 'The Moral ( and physical) Assassination of Physicians Must Stop '


During NMA NEC in kaduna this week, we must begin to address some of the internal NMA issues inthe strategic plan 2017 -2022 such as strengthening the NM Secretariat - making it professionally run even if it means brininging in non doctor experts. We are good at being doctors and dentists but we can learn a thing from

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

BREXIT - WATCH THIS SPACE - UTURN COMING?


UK Wants 'Customs Partnership' With The EU As Government Backs Away From Hard Brexit

The UK’s customs rules could still be imposed by Brussels after Brexit, the Government has revealed as it outlined plans for a trade “alignment” with the EU.