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AN OVERVIEW OF UNIVERSITY EDUCATION AND ADMINISTRATION IN NIGERIA

An Overview of University Education and Administration in Nigeria. A GUEST LECTURE BY NIMI D. BRIGGS, Emeritus Professor, University of Port Harcourt AT A 3-DAY RETREAT ORGANIZED FOR MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNING COUNCIL OF THE RIVERS STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, PORT HARCOURT on WEDNESDAY 23rd JANUARY, 2013 OPENING REMARKS As I understand it, this […]

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MAKING MOTHERHOOD SAFE IN NIGERIA: HOW FAR HAVE WE GONE?

Making Motherhood Safe in Nigeria: How Far Have We Gone? Keynote address presented by Nimi Briggs, OON, FAS, Emeritus Professor, University of Port Harcourt at the 46th SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE of the SOCIETY OF GYNAECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS OF NIGERIA(SOGON) Affiliated to the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) ABAKALIKI, EBONYI STATE NIGERIA on 22 November, […]

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ACHIEVING SAFE DELIVERY THROUGH MULTIDISCIPLINARY CARE

Achieving Safe Delivery Through Multidisciplinary Care  GUEST LECTURE, 2ND ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE LEAGUE OF OBSTETRIC ANAESTHETISTS OF NIGERIA(LOAN) BY NIMI D. BRIGGS EMERITUS PROFESSOR OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT on September 03, 2012 INTRODUCTION Let me applaud the League of Obstetric Anaesthetists of Nigeria (LOAN) for the choice of the topic of […]

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CAESAREAN SECTION: A CURSE OR BLESSING?

CAESAREAN SECTION: A CURSE OR BLESSING? Foreword In the business of childbearing, it is true that everyone prefers a normal delivery – one in which a healthy mother gives birth, in a reasonable time, to a healthy, good-size baby, that passes through the vagina, the normal birth canal, without undue injury to mother or baby, following […]

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THE MOTHERHOOD IN MEDICINE

Giving a talk around a meal time is not infrequently associated with some minor hitches. If the talk is before the meal, people are hungry; they want to eat and so they do not listen. If it is after the meal, then some have had their fill; they want to doze and even snore and […]

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ETHICS IN MEDICINE

ETHICS IN MEDICINE, A LECTURE DELIVERED AT THE PUMSA/PUMGRAD RE-UNION WEEK BY NIMI D BRIGGS on NOVEMBER, 2011 INTRODUCTION From1986, when it turned out its first batch of graduates, the College of Health Sciences of the University of Port Harcourt has so far produced 1,858 medical doctors, while over 500 students are currently receiving training […]

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UNIVERSITY GOVERNANCE

UNIVERSITY GOVERNANCE, A Paper Presented by Nimi Briggs, Emeritus Professor, University of Port Harcourt at A 2 – DAY RETREAT FOR NEWLY INAUGURATED GOVERNING COUNCILS OF FEDERAL UNIVERSITIES IN NIGERIA organised by the National Universities Commission on 9 July, 2013 Opening Remarks. Let me welcome and congratulate all members of the Governing Councils of Federal Universities […]

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