Links to Nigerian Medical Sites

Medical Associations

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) is the umbrella body of all medical practitioners in Nigeria. It is a vibrant organization with its own website and journal, The Nigerian Medical Journal.

The Nigerian Medical and Dental Council (MDCN)regulates the practice of medicine in Nigeria. Its headquarter is at Victoria Island in Lagos. The website can be found here. The download section of the website is especially useful. It contains many of the documents and forms (in PDF format) that may be needed for registration. The Guidelines on Minimum Standards of Medical and Dental Education in Nigeria (popularly called the red book) is a very useful document which can be downloaded from the website.

The Medical and Dental Consultants Asssociation of Nigeria (MDCAN) has as its members, the specialist doctors in Nigeria. The website is here. The official journal of the association is the Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice.

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) is the umbrella body of all resident doctors in Nigeria. It is a very vibrant association that has been very active in improving the renumeration of doctors in Nigeria.

The Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners in Nigeria (AGPMN) is made up of doctors in the private sector.

Other Health Professional Associations

The nursing profession in Nigeria is regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN).

Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) is the umbrella body for pharmacists in Nigeria.

The Nigerian Society of Physiotherapists have their website (NSP) here. It contains a lot of information about the society in Nigeria. The association also have an official journal that is published quarterly journal.

Nigerian Journals

African Journal of Trauma
Annals of African Medicine
Highland Medical Research Journal
Journal Of the Nigerian Infection Control Association
Journal Of the Nigerian Infection Control Association
Journal of College of Medicine
Journal of Medicine in the Tropics
Nigerian Journal of Orthopaedics and Trauma
Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice
Nigerian Journal of Surgical Research
Nigerian Medical Practitioner
Nigerian Journal of Community Health and Primary Care
Nigeria Quarterly Journal of Hospital Medicine
Nigerian Medical Library online
Sahel Medical Journal
Tropical Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
West African Journal of Medicine

African Journal index
African Journals Online: this is a treasure, an archive of most of the journals published in Africa.
Student Journals and Journals of Other Health Professionals in Nigeria
Dokita: This is the pre-eminent student journal in Nigeria. It was established in 1960 and has been published annually since then.

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