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Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 8th December 2022
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Expanding Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services and Rights to Vulnerable Populations
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) underpins the rights women and girls have to make informed decisions about their sexual and reproductive health. However, women and girls, especially in fragile, conflict-affected and vulnerable settings (FCV) and persons with disabilities do not have the freedom to make decisions about their bodies and face poor access […] The post Expanding Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services and Rights to Vulnerable Populations appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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The Volunteer Traditional Birth Attendant Plugging the Healthcare Gap for Women in Durumi IDP Camp
It is mid-morning on a Wednesday and Liliatu Ayuba is on her way back to the camp clinic after a short break. She is well respected in the Durumi Internally Displaced Person’s (IDP) camp and constantly pauses to respond to greetings of “Ina Kwana Maman Auta (Good morning, Maman Auta),” as she is fondly called. Spotting […] The post The Volunteer Traditional Birth Attendant Plugging the Healthcare Gap for Women in Durumi IDP Camp appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Elton John to play Glastonbury as epic tour draws to close
LONDON (AP) — Elton John is scheduled to perform at the Glastonbury Festival in June, [...]
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Germany’s soul-searching begins after another World Cup flop
AL KHOR, Qatar (AP) — Another World Cup, another World Cup flop. Germany is facing another round [...]
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Messi, Argentina try to avoid World Cup upset vs. Australia
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Australia’s players speak in glowing, almost reverential terms about Lionel Messi. [...]
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Top Ten News Items on Health, 2nd December 2022
WHO alerts on setbacks in Africa’s advances in maternal, infant mortality. Nigeria’s AIDS-related deaths decline to 51,000 –FG. WHO recommends “mpox” as new name for monkeypox. Violence, Injuries claim 12,000 lives globally everyday -WHO. How to improve access to sexual, reproductive health services. Cancer vaccine could be ready in months. Resistant mosquito may scuttle Africa’s […] The post Top Ten News Items on Health, 2nd December 2022 appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Chissano to lead Zimbabwe re-engagement drive
ZIMBABWE has roped in the services of former Mozambican President Joachim Chissano to head a [...]
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Mnangagwa’s ally Henrietta Rushwaya survives assassination attempt, flees angry mob
There was chaos at Sandawana mine as thousands of artisanal miners bayed for the blood [...]
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‘CCC MPs who accepted US$40k parliament loans will be punished’ – Chamisa
CITIZENS Coalition for Change (CCC) leader Nelson Chamisa has said that his party’s lawmakers who [...]
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Apostolic churches fight GBV
FAITH leaders from different Apostolic and Zionist denominations in Mutasa District this week confirmed their [...]
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Robbers strike Nyazura service station
FIVE robbers who were armed with guns and a hammer pounced on a Nyazura service [...]
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Bogus ZIMSEC official dupes candidates $495k
A 23-YEAR-OLD Chipinge man masqueraded as a Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (ZIMSEC) official and swindled [...]
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Zimbabwe targets European market
ZIMTRADE is rolling out the Zimbabwe Economic Partnership Support Project (TAZEPA) aimed at enhancing the [...]
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Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 1st December 2022
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World AIDS Day 2022: End AIDS. Equalize
Every first of December, the world unites to commemorate World AIDS Day, showing support for people living with HIV and remembering those who have died from AIDS-related illnesses. This year, as stakeholders come together to observe World AIDS Day 2022 under the theme ‘Equalize’, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on global leaders and […] The post World AIDS Day 2022: End AIDS. Equalize appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Doctors for Change: From a WhatsApp Group to a Movement
It can be quite devastating when your doctor tells you that the specialist care you urgently need is not available in Nigeria. I have been there before, so I know what it feels like. First you count the cost of treatment — including travel — converting naira into dollars, dirham, pounds, or euro. Then you worry about the emotional […] The post Doctors for Change: From a WhatsApp Group to a Movement appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Top Ten News Items on Health, 25th November 2022
Assessing Nigeria’s Commitment towards Financing Health Security. Antibiotics resistance killing many Nigerians, NCDC. WHO raise the alarm. Gbajabiamila Seeks Urgent Measures to Maximise Nigeria’s Population. Advancing investments in Nigeria’s health sector. WHO says 40 million children susceptible to measles. HIV/AIDS: Nigeria records decline in new infections — Official. Pharmaceutical summit to address health sector problems. […] The post Top Ten News Items on Health, 25th November 2022 appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 24th November 2022
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Measles is an imminent threat worldwide
There has been a significant setback in global progress towards achieving and maintaining measles elimination and the decline leaves millions of children susceptible to infection. Measles vaccination coverage has steadily declined since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2021, a record high of nearly 40 million children missed a measles vaccine dose: 25 million […] The post Measles is an imminent threat worldwide appeared first on healthnews.ng.
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World AMR Awareness Week 2022: Preventing Antimicrobial Resistance Together
Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is still a global health issue. In 2019, the United Nations Ad hoc Interagency Coordination Group on AMR warned that drug-resistant diseases could cause 10 million deaths each year by 2050, damage the economy and force up to 24 million people into extreme poverty by 2030, if no action is taken. Results […] The post World AMR Awareness Week 2022: Preventing Antimicrobial Resistance Together appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Solar Powered Freezers: A Low Cost but High Impact Strategy Making Critical Vaccines Accessible in Southeast Kenya
By Joyce Chimbi (Lead Writer) Kamboo, Yindalani and Yiuma Mavui are a set of hard-to-reach villages located 17 and 28 kilometres away from Makindu sub-county hospital and 10 and 22 kilometres away from the nearest electricity grid. As a result of the distance from the sub-county hospital and not being connected to the grid, the […] The post Solar Powered Freezers: A Low Cost but High Impact Strategy Making Critical Vaccines Accessible in Southeast Kenya appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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­­­Fact-Finding Mission Travels to the Netherlands To Advance Investments in Nigeria’s Health Sector
The Consulate of the  Kingdom of Netherlands, in collaboration with PharmAccess Foundation, the implementing partner for the Government of the Netherlands health-related activities, organised a three day fact-finding mission to the Netherlands between the 18th-20th October 2022. The delegation included private sector healthcare providers, financial investors and public sector officials.  The Government of the Netherlands […] The post ­­­Fact-Finding Mission Travels to the Netherlands To Advance Investments in Nigeria’s Health Sector appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Top Ten News Items on Health, 18th November 2022
UN Says Nigeria’s Development Unsustainable, Urges Family Planning. Nigeria’s poverty exceeds World Bank projection, five states lead. WHO Begins Clinical Trials for Ebola Vaccine. FCCPC seizes tobacco products without graphic health warning in Kano. Kogi Declares War against Quacks in Health Sector. Bridging access gap in medical services in local communities. Analysis shows 13% decline […] The post Top Ten News Items on Health, 18th November 2022 appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Nigeria: Program launched in Oyo state to expand HIV treatment coverage among children and pregnant women
The United States Government, through the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC), launched the Accelerating Progress in Pediatrics and PMTCT (AP3) program in Oyo State to scale up HIV case identification among pediatric and adolescent populations and prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT). Through AP3, the US CDC supports Nigeria’s efforts to close […] The post Nigeria: Program launched in Oyo state to expand HIV treatment coverage among children and pregnant women appeared first on healthnews.ng.
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Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 17th November 2022
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Prioritising Health Security to Make Nigeria ‘Pandemic Proof’
By Sunday Oko and Ibukun Oguntola (Lead Writers) The Federal Government Budget for the Health Sector has more than doubled over the past five years, increasing from N305.1 billion in 2016 to N876.4 billion in 2022. Now, for the first time in the history of health funding in Nigeria, over a trillion Naira has been […] The post Prioritising Health Security to Make Nigeria ‘Pandemic Proof’ appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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New study shows Nigerians are turning elsewhere for diabetes education
New research from the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) reveals that only 47% of people living with diabetes in Nigeria find their healthcare practitioner to be the most useful source for information to help manage their condition. This means people are turning elsewhere  to receive education, with the figures – released ahead of World Diabetes Day […] The post New study shows Nigerians are turning elsewhere for diabetes education appeared first on healthnews.ng.
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Giving Birth in Nigeria: Advocacy and Communications II
Duration: October 2022 – March 2024 The second phase of the advocacy and communications programme of the Giving Birth in Nigeria campaign is aimed at raising awareness of polices and strategies that increase access to quality maternal health care to the Nigerian government and health care stakeholders, through the deployment of innovations and local private […] The post Giving Birth in Nigeria: Advocacy and Communications II appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Haiyuwa Lafiya: Preventing Maternal Mortality in Jigawa State One Trip at a Time
By Elijah Ojonicko Akoji (Lead Writer) Hadiza Haladu’s first pregnancy almost ended in a double tragedy when she went into early labour. The closest health centre was 16 kilometres — about 30 minutes to one hour — away; and with only a traditional birth attendant (TBA) in attendance, Haladu lost her baby. She nearly bled to death from post-partum […] The post Haiyuwa Lafiya: Preventing Maternal Mortality in Jigawa State One Trip at a Time appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Haihuwa Lafiya: Preventing Maternal Mortality in Jigawa State One Trip at a Time
By Elijah Ojonicko Akoji (Lead Writer) Hadiza Haladu’s first pregnancy almost ended in a double tragedy when she went into early labour. The closest health centre was 16 kilometres — about 30 minutes to one hour — away; and with only a traditional birth attendant (TBA) in attendance, Haladu lost her baby. She nearly bled to death from post-partum […] The post Haihuwa Lafiya: Preventing Maternal Mortality in Jigawa State One Trip at a Time appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Less than half of people living with diabetes in Africa know their status
Only 46% of people living with diabetes in the African region know their status, raising the risk of severe illness and death, potentially worsening the situation in the region which already has the world’s highest mortality rates due to the disease, a new analysis by World Health Organization (WHO) shows. Globally, 55% of people with […] The post Less than half of people living with diabetes in Africa know their status appeared first on healthnews.ng.
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Build Sheshimandiko Community a New Health Facility
Sheshimandiko is a rural community in Gbako Local Government Area (LGA) of Niger State. Although the community has a health centre, it lacks the most basic infrastructure necessary to support its everyday operations and provide quality healthcare to the community members who are predominantly farmers. Gata Ndako, is the only health worker providing care for […] The post Build Sheshimandiko Community a New Health Facility appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Development Partners, CSOs, Media Seek Legislative Intervention For Increased Public Investment in the Health Sector in 2023
Nigeria’s health sector has been fraught with suboptimal public investment to sustain its development and achievement of key development objectives such as Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and other health components of the Sustainable Development Goals. Over the last years, appropriation to the health sector in the national budgets has consistently fallen shot of the Abuja […] The post Development Partners, CSOs, Media Seek Legislative Intervention For Increased Public Investment in the Health Sector in 2023 appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Top Ten News Items on Health, 11th November 2022
FG disburses N101bn from Basic Healthcare Provision Fund – Official. Cancer deaths in Africa could rise over 30% – WHO. Over 14M children in Nigeria to suffer malnutrition without urgent action- UNICEF warns. WHO reports 90% drop in COVID-19 deaths since last winter. ‘Death every day’: Fear and fortitude in Uganda’s Ebola epicentre. Swiss government […] The post Top Ten News Items on Health, 11th November 2022 appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Top Ten News Items on Health, 10th November 2022
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