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Change in Lifestyle As Antidote to Emerging Diseases

If you ask me why there is a Medical Women Association without a corresponding one for men, my answer would be that women are a special breed. For how else can one explain all that women are able to achieve as mothers, care providers, teachers, home builders, nation builders and growers of the economy despite […]

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Resourcing For The Future

Paper Presented by Professor Nimi Briggs, University of Port Harcourt at the 4th Annual Aret Adams Lecture Series 2007 on Thursday 1 March 2007 ABSTRACT Nigeria’s current development vision is rooted in its wish to be among the world’s 20 largest economies by the year 2020. Judging from the key role that activities in the […]

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Cultural Diversity: A True Source of Unification in a Pluralistic Society

Cultural Diversity: A True Source of Unification in a Pluralistic Society, By Nimi D Briggs*. A Paper Presented at the International Conference on THE CULTURAL HERITAGE AND ITS DIVERSITY AT THE ORIGIN OF CREATIVITY Losinj, Croatia, 27-31 August 2006 I wish to express my gratitude to the organisers of this conference on Cultural Heritage and […]

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Consolidating Democracy In Nigeria

Consolidating Democracy In Nigeria. A keynote address delivered by Nimi D Briggs on the occasion of the 2nd National Summit of State Legislatures under the Auspices of the Conference of Speakers of State legislators in Nigeria on Thursday 14 September, 2006 at Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Sponsored by the Rivers State Government. PROTOCOL Let me start […]

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RADIOLOGY AND UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE

Radiology And Universal Health Coverage, Guest Lecture at 52nd. Annual Scientific Conference Of the Association of Radiologists of West Africa By NIMI BRIGGS, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria on 26 June 2014 OPENING REMARKS An Association of Radiologists of West Africa, ARAWA, is a unique and laudable society. Unlike the well-known West African Colleges […]

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FROM UNIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT TO UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT FOUNDATION

1.Preamble I wish to commence my address by congratulating the Chairman of Council, Chief (Engineer) Gesi Asamaowei and other members on their appointment or election into the Governing Council of the University of Port Harcourt. It is my prayer that you have a successful tenure as you superintend over the affairs of this great institution […]

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ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH: A PILLAR OF GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTICE

INTRODUCTION When in 1854, Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), a well-educated English lady from an aristocratic family, who is still fondly remembered as The Lady with the Lamp, volunteered, along with 37 others, to tend to wounded soldiers during the Crimean war (1853-1856), she found the soldiers in a deplorable condition. Their wounds were dirty and suppurating. […]

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