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Top Ten News Items on Health, 6th December 2019
2030: FHIS seeks adequate policies to achieve UHC. Malaria: EU/UNICEF programme treats 16,992 children in Adamawa. PharmAccess partners EDC to build capacity of healthcare professionals. SDG: Global Citizen partners Nigeria to meet 2030 target. It will take 25 years to reduce doctors’ shortage in Nigeria – NMA President. EU gives UNICEF Nigeria €54m to promote [...] The post Top Ten News Items on Health, 6th December 2019 appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Meet your Match: JBlood Artificial Intelligence connects blood donors to receivers in the FCT
Is there an alternative to blood for humans? The answer is no.One of the most vital requirements for a woman experiencing severe bleeding during childbirth is a blood transfusion. It is also the most essential need of a child suffering from severe anaemia due to chronic malnutrition or malaria. Accident victims, organ transplant patients and [...] The post Meet your Match: JBlood Artificial Intelligence connects blood donors to receivers in the FCT appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 12th December 2019
Medical Team Leader / Medical Referent, Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA), Borno, deadline 22nd December, 2019. Apply for this job SGBV Project Coordinator, The Foundation for Resilient Empowerment and Development, Lagos and Abuja, deadline 16th May 2020. Apply for this job Medical Doctors, Society for Family Health (SFH), Delta, deadline 27th December, 2019. Apply [...] The post Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 12th December 2019 appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Living In Dirt: Nigeria’s waste crisis requires urgent action
Editor’s Note: In this Thought Leadership Piece, Nigeria Health Watch Health Events Manager, Thelma Thomas highlights the breakdown of sanitation in Nigeria and how this is contributing to the country’s public health disease burden. She outlines potential measures that should help manage Nigeria’s waste crisis if taken into serious consideration by the necessary authorities.  A [...] The post Living In Dirt: Nigeria’s waste crisis requires urgent action appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Top Ten News Items on Health, 6th December 2019
World AIDS Day: Nigeria needs to tackle Mother-to-Child Transmission to meet 2030 target. Lagos to begin treatment of neglected diseases. FG engages stakeholder for attainment of Universal Health Coverage through NHIS. 54% of NHIS 2019 approved budget released so far – Official. CCD urges Akwa Ibom govt to enact PWDs Law. Minister of State flags [...] The post Top Ten News Items on Health, 6th December 2019 appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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In the fight against HIV/AIDS, communities can make a lot of difference: World AIDS Day 2019
Editor’s Note: For World AIDS Day 2019, Dr. Obehioye Aimiosior, Medical Officer, Augustine University, Ilara, reflects on the importance of the theme, “Communities make a difference,” and proffers ways that we can all ensure that Nigeria reaches the important UNAIDS target of 90–90–90.  World AIDS Dayis celebrated on December 1 every year and is dedicated [...] The post In the fight against HIV/AIDS, communities can make a lot of difference: World AIDS Day 2019 appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Sanofi signs pact with May & Baker for local production… NAFDAC, PSN, NIROPHARM, PMG-MAN, others applaud
The National Agency for Food & Drug Administration & Control (NAFDAC) has expressed strong support for the efforts by Sanofi, a multinational healthcare company, to manufacture some of its life-saving drugs locally. The company, on Wednesday (November 27), signed an agreement with a Nigerian pharmaceutical manufacturing company, May and Baker, to produce a range of [...] The post Sanofi signs pact with May & Baker for local production… NAFDAC, PSN, NIROPHARM, PMG-MAN, others applaud appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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The Need for Access: Is Nigeria failing persons living with disabilities?
“I want everyone to remember, to reflect, that they are one fall away from being a person with a disability. How would you want to be treated?” — Dr. Stella Iwuagwu, Executive Director, Centre to the Right for Health. In January 2019, Blessing Mary Ocheido, Pharmacist and Founder of Ramp Up Nigeria wrote to a bank, sharing [...] The post The Need for Access: Is Nigeria failing persons living with disabilities? appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Group launches social media campaign on 2020 health budget
The Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health at Scale (PACFaH@Scale), a health accountability network of Nigerian civil society organizations launched a social media campaign that is holding lawmakers accountable to meet the 15% quota for the health budget. The campaign hashtag is #fundmyhealth2020. In a statement issued and signed by the Executive Director, [...] The post Group launches social media campaign on 2020 health budget appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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We can now know who is more likely to commit suicide
An international team of researchers has identified key networks within the brain which they say interact to increase the risk that an individual will think about – or attempt – suicide. Writing today in Molecular Psychiatry, the researchers say that their review of existing literature highlights how little research has been done into one of the […] The post We can now know who is more likely to commit suicide appeared first on healthnews.ng.
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Top Ten News Items on Health, 29th November 2019
2 million Nigerian girls, women raped annually, as FG launches sex offenders register. Aisha Buhari asks private sector to join her fight severe malnutrition in Nigeria. Family Planning and push for Human Capital Development. Political will, free healthcare to pregnant  women will address maternal mortality in Nigeria. FG pledges to strengthen Nigeria’s health security. SDGs: [...] The post Top Ten News Items on Health, 29th November 2019 appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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‘Daura Hospital’ll Reduce Maternal, Infant Mortality’
The mother and child hospital to be established in Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s hometown, will reduce maternal and infant mortality in the community and beyond,  the Project Manager, Mr Mansor Korfi, has said.   Korfi, who s...
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Nurses Excited as Nigerian Content Development Board Issues Public Notice on Expatriate Quota
There has been a wave of excitement amongst nurses in Nigeria, particularly in the oil rich Niger Delta as the Ministry of Interior and the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) over the weekend issued a joint public notice on ex...
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National Consultant - Digital Health Operational Plan Vacancy at the World Health Organization (WHO)
World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and stand...
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Medical Officer Vacancy at Marigold Hospital and Critical Care Centre
Marigold Hospital and Critical Care Center located on the Mainland, Lagos, Nigeria aims to provide a wide variety of specialized modern surgical and acute care services.   We are currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the ...
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Experienced Medical Officer Vacancy at an Ultra-modem Specialist Hospital
An ultra-modem specialist hospital located in the Mainland area of Lagos State requires the services of:   Job Title: Experienced Medical Officer   Location: Lagos   Requirements Must possess MBBS, MBchB or equivalent. Must be...
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Radiographers/Sonographer Vacancy at an Ultra-modem Specialist Hospital
An ultra-modem specialist hospital located in the Mainland area of Lagos State requires the services of:   Job Title: Radiographers/Sonographer   Location: Lagos   Requirements Relevant qualification from a reputable institutio...
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Experienced Nursing Officer Vacancy at an Ultra-modem Specialist Hospital
An ultra-modem specialist hospital located in the Mainland area of Lagos State requires the services of:   Job Title: Experienced Nursing Officer   Location: Lagos   Requirements Must possess a diploma or degree In Nursing/midw...
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Medical Laboratory Scientist Vacancy at an Ultra-modem Specialist Hospital
An ultra-modem specialist hospital located in the Mainland area of Lagos State requires the services of:   Job Title: Medical Laboratory Scientist   Location: Lagos   Requirements BMLS degree from a reputable institution Regis...
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Laboratory Technician Vacancy at an Ultra-modem Specialist Hospital
An ultra-modem specialist hospital located in the Mainland area of Lagos State requires the services of:   Job Title: Laboratory Technician   Location: Lagos   Requirements Diploma in Medical Laboratory with minimum of 2 years&...
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Pharmacy Technician Vacancy at an Ultra-modem Specialist Hospital
An ultra-modem specialist hospital located in the Mainland area of Lagos State requires the services of:   Job Title: Pharmacy Technician   Location: Lagos   Requirements Diploma in Pharmacy Technology with minimum of 2 years&r...
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Senior Medical Officer Vacancy at Westcare Specialist Hospital
Westcare Specialist Hospital - A reputable healthcare facility located in Lagos is recruiting to fill the position below:   Job Title: Senior Medical Officer   Location: Lagos   Requirement Interested candidates should possess ...
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Hospital Matron Vacancy at Westcare Specialist Hospital
Westcare Specialist Hospital - A reputable healthcare facility located in Lagos is recruiting to fill the position below:   Job Title: Hospital Matron   Location: Lagos   Requirements Interested candidates should possess 10 to ...
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Perioperative Nurse Vacancy at Westcare Specialist Hospital
Westcare Specialist Hospital - A reputable healthcare facility located in Lagos is recruiting to fill the position below:   Job Title: Perioperative Nurse   Location: Lagos   Requirement Interested candidates should possess rel...
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Laboratory Technician Vacancy at Westcare Specialist Hospital
Westcare Specialist Hospital - A reputable healthcare facility located in Lagos is recruiting to fill the position below:   Job Title: Laboratory Technician   Location: Lagos   Requirements Interested candidates should possess ...
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Licensed Radiographer Vacancy at Westcare Specialist Hospital
Westcare Specialist Hospital - A reputable healthcare facility located in Lagos is recruiting to fill the position below:   Job Title: Licensed Radiographer   Location: Lagos   Requirements Interested candidates should possess ...
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National Consultant - Nigeria's Health Profile Report Vacancy at the World Health Organization (WHO)
World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and stand...
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National Consultant - Digital Health Vacancy at the World Health Organization (WHO)
World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and stand...
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National Consultant - Health Workers Training Vacancy at the World Health Organization (WHO)
World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and stand...
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Health Team Lead/ Senior Health Advisor Vacancy at the Department for International Development (DFID)
The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty, deliver the Global Goals, and tackle global challenges in line with the government’s UK Aid Strategy. Our aid budget is spent on tackling the...
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REGISTERED NURSE Vacancy
Registered nurse is needed at a reputable hospital at EGBEDA,lagos; interested candidates should send their CV to christianaaramide@gmail.com or call 08056638806...
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Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 28th November 2019
National Consultant to Support Development of Nigeria’s Health Profile Report, World Health Organization (WHO), Nigeria, deadline 3rd December, 2019. Apply for this job National Consultant to Support Digital Health in Nigeria: Review of Progress, Finalization of National Policy and Update of National Strategy, World Health Organization (WHO), Nigeria, deadline 3rd December, 2019. Apply for this [...] The post Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 28th November 2019 appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Diagnostic Centre Manager Vacancy at a Medical Diagnostic Centre
A Medical Diagnostic Centre located in Iju area of Lagos is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:   Job Title: Diagnostic Centre Manager   Location: Lagos   Job Description Provides medical labor...
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Field Medic Offshore (Expat) Vacancy at Onstream Group
Onstream Group - With over 35 years of international experience within the Oil & Gas Industry and Industrial markets, The Onstream Group has strategically aligned itself with its business partners & affiliates to provide cost-effective and o...
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Medical Anaesthetist Nurse (Expat) Vacancy at Onstream Group
Onstream Group - With over 35 years of international experience within the Oil & Gas Industry and Industrial markets, The Onstream Group has strategically aligned itself with its business partners & affiliates to provide cost-effective and o...
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Senior Medical Officer Vacancy at Onstream Group
Onstream Group - With over 35 years of international experience within the Oil & Gas Industry and Industrial markets. The Onstream Group has strategically aligned itself with its business partners & affiliates to provide cost-effective and o...
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