Address At A One-Day Retreat For HODs of College of Health Sciences, UniPort

Chairman’s address Let me commence by congratulating the Provost of the College, Professor Christy Mato for deeming it fit to convene this important retreat. Under her as provost, the college has reviewed the MB. BS curriculum and is currently having another look at and seeking to fine-tune the requirements and work content for the MD […]

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University Advancement And Financial Management Address to Pro Chancellors (1)

UNIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMNT 2015 AVCNU EXECUTIVE EDUCATION PROGRAMME FOR CHAIRMEN AND MEMBERS OF GOVERNING COUNCILS OF NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES LE MERIDIEN IBOM HOTEL, UYO WEDNESDAY 28 JANUARY, 2015 NIMI BRIGGS UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT PORT HARCOURT NIGERIA. Email:nimi@profbriggs.net Website: www.nimibriggs.org Mobile: +2348033229388 Introductory Remarks. Around the world, universities reflect diverse cultures and wide variations […]

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40 And On: Determined To Do Better

A lecture delivered on behalf of the College of Health Sciences of the University of Port Harcourt in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the university. By Nimi Briggs Professor Emeritus. Tuesday 28 April, 2015. About two months ago, the immediate past Provost of the College of Health Sciences, Professor Chris Akani requested me to […]

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Dans la poursuite de la justice et de l’équité : ENRACINEMENT POUR LA SANTÉ DES PAUVRES

COLLEGE ouest-africain de chirurgiens. 20e mémorial de SIR SAMUEL MANUWA. Dans la poursuite de la justice et de l’équité : ENRACINEMENT POUR LA SANTÉ DES PAUVRES. Par Nimi Briggs. Professeur Emeritus, Université de Port Harcourt, Nigéria. Pro-chancelier et Président du Conseil, Université Fédérale, Lokoja, Nigeria. Banjul, la Gambie.  Mardi 27 février 2018. Préambule. Être invité à présenter […]

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In Pursuit of Justice And Equity: Rooting For The Health Of The Poor

WEST AFRICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS. 20TH SIR SAMUEL MANUWA MEMORIAL LECTURE. In pursuit of justice and equity: ROOTING FOR THE HEALTH OF THE POOR. by Nimi Briggs. Professor Emeritus, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Pro-chancellor and Chairman of Council, Federal University, Lokoja, Nigeria. Banjul, the Gambia. Tuesday, 27 February 2018. Preamble. To be invited to deliver a Sir Samuel Manuwa Lecture is […]

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Internship Is An Important Component of Medical Education, by Prof Nimi Briggs

Over the years, I have had the good fortune of receiving invitations from educational institutions, university departments, academic organisations, professional associations and structured societies to deliver one lecture or the other in memory or honour of a member or someone who, in the opinion of that body, has impacted society positively.1-6 As much as time […]

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Reflections Of An OB/GYN Icon

Reflections Of An OB/GYN Icon, by Nimi Dimkpa Briggs Among the many books that Geoffrey Chamberlain, a prolific writer and erstwhile President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London, has authored, is one with the alluring title of “From Witchcraft to Wisdom”, published by the RCOG PRESS (2007) with a Foreword by Sir John […]

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