Friday, 26 January 2018

Writing One Paper Is Not The Board Standard, so students should prepare for two papers per day -Pelumi Oyelami

Mr Oyelami when meeting with  the members of the  Press club, advised the students  to go and read for their examinations  and stop  being  lazy.

Students are here to read irrespective  of the arrangement  of the timetable, they should  go and read,  come to  the examination  centre and pass.

Writing two papers per day is a form  of training, writing  one paper is not the standard  with the board,so students should prepare  for two.

When the board releases their timetable, the school does not complain,  and the students  read their books, face the exam and they pass so why will they be forming  lazy in the school.  We will  maintain  the appropriate  standard  in this school.

Notwithstanding  steps has been  taking on the correction  of the examination  timetable of 200level students. It is with the Head of school to decide,i have done my part as the Academic  affair  Officer.

Jackson is not for fashion, it is a request from my Dad -Oyelami Pelumi

Mr Pelumi  Oyelami Oyebode Jackson, an academic  Affairs Officer of the School of Health Information Management UCH IBADAN when interviewed by the SHIM Press Club  made the  following  statements on the jackson saga

The Jackson  came up as a request from  my Dad, which was submitted to the fact that Oyebode's family is a big extended royal Family to be distinguished, and known because of its involvement in charity and politics. If at the end of the day, probably  after his demise,  if we want to claim something,  get an opportunity  somewhere, he want that distinct from that name.
His name his Oyebode Jackson. For that reason, he want all his children  to change their name and they should  bear Oyebode  Jackson. Everywhere we go, they would  know  I am from him.

We are SHIM Press Club, you know that we give you  a precise information.

Monday, 4 December 2017

SHIM PRESS CLUB WILL START SOON- COM EMJAY

The club has been placed on rest since beginning of the session due to short of members. The club has sent out a notice of admission and members will soon be on probation before finally becoming a club fully.

The Admission is still on, if interested kindly meet Mattew-400level, Olaoluwa-300level.

Thanks

Thursday, 26 October 2017

THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE HOSPITAL, IBADAN PRESENTS BASIC CERTIFICATE COURSE IN GERIATRIC MEDICINE

 THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE HOSPITAL, IBADAN PRESENTS BASIC CERTIFICATE COURSE IN GERIATRIC MEDICINE





MONKEYPOX OUTBREAK IN NIGERIA



This is to draw the attention of the entire members of staff to the current outbreak of Monkeypox infection in Nigeria. As at today 10th of October, 2017, a total of 31 suspected cases have been reported from 7 states across the country: Balyesa, Rivers, Ekiti, Akwa Ibom, Lagos, Ogun and Cross Rivers. There has been no death reported and no laboratory confirmation. However, all suspected cases are being investigated and results are still being awaited.

Transmission:
Animal to Human Contact: Handling of infected monkeys, rats, squirrels, antelope and bush meats; Direct contact with blood, bodily fluids, or cutaneous or mucosal lesions of infected animals; Bite or scratch from infected animals; Eating inadequately cooked meat of infected animals.

Person-to-Person: Close contact with infected respiratory tract secretions, skin lesions of an infected person or objects recently contaminated by patient fluids or lesion materials. Transmission can also occur by inoculation or via the placenta.

Incubation Period: The time interval from infection to onset of symptoms of monkeypox is usually 7 to 14 days but in some cases can range from 5 to 21 days.

Treatment: There are no specific treatments or vaccines available for monkeypox infection.

Symptoms include: Fever, Tiredness, Headache, Body Aches, Pustular Rashes and Swollen lymph nodes. The Hospital Management therefore uses this medium to inform all Clinicians and other members of staff to have a high index of suspicion at our various clinics and emergency wards, taking into consideration the clinical presentations, history of contact/consumption of any of the animals listed above and travel history, especially to any of the states where the current outbreak has affected.

Standard universal precautions should be observed while handling all patients and when blood samples of suspected patients are being taken and transported to the laboratory for analysis and diagnosis. Efforts should also be made to reduce the number of caregivers to suspected and confirmed patients.

Immediate notification of suspected cases should be done to any of the following members of the UCH Committee on Response to Emergencies and Outbreak of Diseases (UCHCREOD):

1. Public Health Nursing Department (Mrs Olopha – 08131733982)
2. Clinical Epidemiology Unit (Dr Adebiyi - 08131733284)
3. Laboratory (Mr Fasina - 08131733981)