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The Chairman’s Welcome Address – ASCAF Congress – NPMCN

The 115th Senate meeting of the College approved that the year 2019 should provide an opportunity to celebrate the commencement of Postgraduate Medical Training in Nigeria. It would be recalled that the proposals of the Nigeria Medical Council to commence postgraduate training were given legal backing by the Decree No. 44 of 1969 which subsequently led […]

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Education, Science, Technology and Innovation For promoting national unity, security, cohesiveness, development, employment and progress. (February 2015)

OLUSEGUN OBASANJO PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY CENTRE FOR HUMAN SECURITY Education, Science, Technology and Innovation – For promoting national unity, security, cohesiveness, development, employment and progress. (February 2015) Situation Analysis of Science, Technology and Innovation in Nigeria. UNESCO policy on Science recognizes Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) as the drivers of national economic development, and key contributors to poverty […]

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Revitalizing The University Through Research and Advancement

Revitalizing The University Through Research and Advancement By NIMI BRIGGS Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Federal University Lokoja. Emeritus Professor, University of Port Harcourt. Email:nimi@profbriggs.net Website:www.nimibriggs.org Paper Presented at the Executive Development Programme for Council Members of Nigerian Universities. Best Western Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos. Wednesday 2 November, 2016. Opening Remarks. The number of universities in […]

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Radiology and Universal Health Coverage

RADIOLOGY AND UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE Guest Lecture 52nd. Annual Scientific Conference Of the Association of Radiologists of West Africa By  NIMI BRIGGS, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. 26 June 2014 email:nimi@profbriggs.net Website: nimibriggs.org OPENING REMARKS An Association of Radiologists of West Africa, ARAWA, is a unique and laudable society. Unlike the well-known West African Colleges of Surgeons and Physicians which, […]

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Private Wealth for Public Good – How Does It Benefit Child Bearing?

UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS FIRST ABIMBOLA AINA OMOLOLU-MULELE LECTURE IN OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY PRIVATE WEALTH FOR PUBLIC GOOD – HOW DOES IT BENEFIT CHILDBEARING? BY NIMI BRIGGS Distinguished alumnus university of Lagos EMERITUS PROFESSOR, UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT PRO-CHANCELLOR AND CHAIRMAN OF COUNCIL FEDERAL UNIVERSITY LOKOJA. web site: nimibriggs.org TUESDAY 10 OCTOBER 2017 email: nimi@profbriggs.net PREAMBLE […]

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Governance of the Health Sector And Enhancement of Productivity

Governance of the Health Sector And Enhancement of Productivity Special Committee on Health. CHS. OOPL, ABEOKUTA. By Nimi Briggs, University of Port Harcourt. Introduction. In the recent past, a few health related events in Nigeria have served as fillip and given the country some cause for a little cheer. The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in West […]

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Internationalization of Higher Education At Home – How The University of Port Harcourt Leverage Returning Diaspora Nigerian Academics to Expand The Knowledge Economy

Internationalization of Higher Education At Home – How The University of Port Harcourt Leverage Returning Diaspora Nigerian Academics to Expand The Knowledge Economy FOREWORD By Nimi Briggs Taking advantage of the renaissance fervor that greeted the advent of a new millennium, the authorities of the University of Port Harcourt, along with the entire university community […]

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