MY MOST EMBARRASSING MOMENT AS A CLINICAL STUDENT

Stepping into the ward that fateful day alongside my group members, I had this strange and very funny vigour and passion to impress my chiefs during the ward rounds. It was a very strange drive to me because I’m the kind of student that would only answer when...
MORE THAN A PROFESSION

MORE THAN A PROFESSION

Every life altering moment has a spark that fans that moment into a flame. And this story, is no different. In the second semester of my second year in the university, I was to take a course on Nursing ethics and jurisprudence. Rumor had it that the lecturer to handle...
THE STRUGGLES WITHIN.

THE STRUGGLES WITHIN.

I squinted at another car making a U-turn in front of the anatomy building, flashing its headlights at me. Save that and the occasional brightness of the street light nearby, I was perfectly comfortable where I sat on the porch. Close enough to action to make keen...
PATIENTS AND THEIR HEALTH

PATIENTS AND THEIR HEALTH

Medical practice in Nigeria is a bitter-sweet experience, most of it being bitter. The sweet part is accounted for only by the fact that after all the improvisation and sometimes manipulations, you are happy when your patient finally gets well and is discharged....
WELCOME KINGS AND QUEENS

WELCOME KINGS AND QUEENS

Knowledge is truly essential to human existence. From the day we were born, we have been blessed with the right to study our world, to give our minds flights, to hunger for more and to expand our potentials. NURSES ARE MORE THAN JUST HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS. Even after...
Diary of a Clinical Virologist

Diary of a Clinical Virologist

It is the end of April and the world is at war with an invisible agent; Cities are locked down and businesses closed. We are on a roller coaster towards a global economic meltdown. Life has not been same at least not in the last over 60 days now. I have not...