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Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 2nd December 2021
Public Health Specialist, Surveillance, U.S Embassy, Abuja, deadline 13th December 2021. Apply Senior Technical Officer, Public Health and Research, African Union (AU), deadline 9th December 2021. Apply Senior Health Finance Advisor – Integrated Health Program, Palladium, Abuja. Apply Junior Associate, SNIPS – SYS-784, Global Alliance forImproved Nutrition,Abuja, deadline 31st December 2021. Apply Hygiene Officer, Action Against Hunger | ACF-International, Sokoto, […] The post Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 2nd December 2021 appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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World AIDS Day 2021: End Inequalities. End AIDS, End Pandemics
By Ibukun Oguntola and Thelma Chioma Abeku (Lead Writers) On the 1st of December every year, the world commemorates World AIDS Day, a day set aside to raise awareness about the HIV/AIDS pandemic, sharing progress and successes as well as identifying challenges in tackling the virus globally and locally. World AIDS Day is also an […] The post World AIDS Day 2021: End Inequalities. End AIDS, End Pandemics appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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16 Days of Activism: Addressing the Pandemic of Sexual and Gender Based Violence against Women and Girls
By Beti Baiye and Uche Nwagboso (Lead Writers) A report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) focused on the largest study of the prevalence of violence against women. The report was on behalf of a special working group of the United Nations, and it revealed that across their lifetime, one in three women are subjected […] The post 16 Days of Activism: Addressing the Pandemic of Sexual and Gender Based Violence against Women and Girls appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Pharmacists Commend RxAll for Introducing RxScanner
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Only 1 in 4 African health workers fully vaccinated against COVID-19
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Top Ten News Items on Health, 26th November 2021
Nigeria risks fourth wave as South Africa detects deadlier COVID-19 variant. Nigeria Health Watch announces #PreventEpidemicsNaija Journalism Awards 2021. Nominations are now open!. EU, Partners mobilise against Gender-based Violence. Advancing gender equality in accessing healthcare. Experts caution Nigerians against indiscriminate use of antibiotics to reduce future health crisis. COVID-19: Dec 1 deadline: Only 3% eligible […] The post Top Ten News Items on Health, 26th November 2021 appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Regulator recommends lower dosage of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children
European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) human medicines committee has recommended granting an extension of indication for the COVID-19 vaccine Comirnaty to include use in children aged 5 to 11. The vaccine, developed by BioNTech and Pfizer, is already approved for use in adults and children aged 12 and above. In children from 5 to 11 years of age, […] The post Regulator recommends lower dosage of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children appeared first on healthnews.ng.
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Nigeria Health Watch announces #PreventEpidemicsNaija Journalism Awards 2021. Nominations are now open!
25th November, Abuja – Nigeria Health Watch has announced the second edition of the #PreventEpidemicsNaija Journalism Awards ceremony to celebrate evidence-based and accurate reporting of epidemic preparedness in Nigeria is now open. Nominations close on Sunday, January 2, 2022, and winners will be announced at an award ceremony on January 28, 2022. The #PreventEpidemicsNaija Journalism […] The post Nigeria Health Watch announces #PreventEpidemicsNaija Journalism Awards 2021. Nominations are now open! appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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United Nations Under-Secretary-General and UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on official visit to Nigeria, West and Central Africa Region
Abuja, Nigeria, 24 November 2021 – The United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Dr. Natalia Kanem, will be on an official visit to Nigeria from 24 to 28 November 2021 to renew UNFPA’s support and commitment for the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women, girls, and […] The post United Nations Under-Secretary-General and UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on official visit to Nigeria, West and Central Africa Region appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 25th November 2021
Programme Policy Officer (NHGSFP Advisor) SSA10 (153989), World Food Programme Abuja. Apply Senior Data Manager, International Foundation Against Infectious Disease in Nigeria, Abuja. Apply Anaesthetic Nurse, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Nutrition, deadline 1st December 2021. Apply Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Supervisor, Medecins Sans Frontieres, Borno, deadline 30th November 3031. Apply HR […] The post Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 25th November 2021 appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Antimicrobial Resistance: Spread Awareness. Stop Resistance
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Putting Family Planning on the Front Burner: Lessons from Zimbabwe for Lagos State
Like many countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Nigeria continues to face challenges with meeting the health needs of its population, especially in sexual and reproductive health. Despite cuts in funding from international development partners for Family Planning (FP) services and the revision of the Nigeria Family Planning Blueprint (Scale-Up Plan): 2014–2018 to the currently revised Nigeria […] The post Putting Family Planning on the Front Burner: Lessons from Zimbabwe for Lagos State appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Nigeria commits to allocating a minimum of 1% of the National and State Health annual budgets to increase financing for family planning by 2030 at global event to mark the next decade of the FP2030 partnership
Leaders from across the reproductive health space including Melinda French Gates and UNFPA Executive Director Natalia Kanem gathered at the global event LAUNCHING FP2030: Moving Forward Together to Transform the Future introducing the transformed FP2030 partnership and its new leadership alongside the first FP2030 commitments from national governments and donors. The inclusive and wide-reaching new […] The post Nigeria commits to allocating a minimum of 1% of the National and State Health annual budgets to increase financing for family planning by 2030 at global event to mark the next decade of the FP2030 partnership appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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The Gates Foundation and UNFPA pledge US3.1bn towards widening access to life-saving family planning at the global event to mark the next decade of the FP2030 partnership
Leaders from across the reproductive health space including Melinda French Gates and UNFPA Executive Director Natalia Kanem gathered at the global event LAUNCHING FP2030: Moving Forward Together to Transform the Future introducing the transformed FP2030 partnership and its new leadership alongside the first FP2030 commitments from national governments and donors. The inclusive and wide-reaching new […] The post The Gates Foundation and UNFPA pledge US3.1bn towards widening access to life-saving family planning at the global event to mark the next decade of the FP2030 partnership appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Top Ten News Items on Health, 19th November 2021
Antimicrobial resistance may kill 10m yearly by 2025, says minister. Emefiele: CBN Disbursed N3trn loans to Nigerian businesses in one year to cushion the impact of Covid-19. Lassa fever kills 79 in 2021, now in all states, says NCDC. 6.7 million deaths globally linked to diabetes in 2021 ― Report. Nigeria considers offering covid booster […] The post Top Ten News Items on Health, 19th November 2021 appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 18th November 2021
Manager, Women’s Wellness, mDoc, Lagos. Apply Manager, Clinical Operations and Education, mDoc, Lagos. Apply Public Engagement Assistant (Edu. Outreach) – Employees of Mission-All/or USEFMs, EFMs or MOHs) – (Education USA Supervisor Advisor), US Embassy, Abuja, Apply Registered Nurse, U.S. Embassy, Abuja, deadline 30th November 2021. Apply Senior Program Specialist, Monitoring and Evaluation (TB – LON […] The post Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 18th November 2021 appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Saving Mothers Lives: Improving the Procurement of Quality Maternal Medicines in Nigeria
By Dara Ajala-Damisa and Sunday Ehigiator (Lead Writers) Access to quality essential medicines is not only a human right, but also crucial to realising the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as set out by the United Nations. While the Nigerian government is putting in place programmes to improve the health of Nigerians and deliver priority health […] The post Saving Mothers Lives: Improving the Procurement of Quality Maternal Medicines in Nigeria appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Lupma PHC Has No Toilet, No Water and Has Only Two Workers
Lupma is a rural community in Paikoro Local Government Area (LGA) of Niger State. The access road to the community is motorable, however their only Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) is not only dilapidated but has only two health workers. According to Fati Bawa who brought her child for immunization, the biggest challenge in the PHC. […] The post Lupma PHC Has No Toilet, No Water and Has Only Two Workers appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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WHO warns COVID-19 more deadly in Africans with diabetes
Africa’s sharp increase in diabetes is clashing with the COVID-19 pandemic and poor access to vaccines. Africa’s death rates from COVID-19 infections are significantly higher in patients with diabetes, according to a preliminary analysis which the World Health Organization (WHO) presented today in advance of the World Diabetes Day on 14 November. “COVID-19 is delivering […] The post WHO warns COVID-19 more deadly in Africans with diabetes appeared first on healthnews.ng.
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Drone Delivery to the Rescue: Tackling Health Logistics in Rural Malawi
By Rabson Kondowe (Lead Writer) Martha Mastala knew something was wrong with her 5-year-old son when she noticed that he was less jovial than usual, so she took him to Wimbe Health Centre in Kasungu district, Central Malawi, where he tested positive for malaria. The health centre had run out of anti-malaria drugs, but an […] The post Drone Delivery to the Rescue: Tackling Health Logistics in Rural Malawi appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Top Ten News Items on Health, 12th November 2021
Nigeria, 49 others pledge to end health sector emissions. Buhari cautions world leaders on the danger of hoarding COVID-19 vaccines. Gender Imbalance: Nigeria at loss, groups assert. More domestic, foreign resources needed to end TB in Nigeria – Health Minister, Ehanire. WHO delivers solar panels to an accredited polio laboratory in Borno State. 70% target […] The post Top Ten News Items on Health, 12th November 2021 appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 12th November 2021
Evaluation Specialist (Team leader and Team members for the Evaluation of FAO’s Country Programme in Nigeria) FAO Nigeria, Nigeria, deadline 20th November 2021. Apply Senior Program Officer, Jhpiego, Nigeria, deadline 25th November 2021. Apply Senior Technical Officer, Quality Improvement APIN, Plateau, deadline 12th November 2021. Apply Medical Doctor Covid 19 Owo Project, Alliance for International […] The post Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 12th November 2021 appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Family Planning in a New Lagos: The Gains of Collaborating for Greater Impact
By Alex Ehieme and Patience Adejo (Lead Writers) The Nigeria Family Planning Blueprint (2020–2024) has a set objective of achieving a modern contraceptive prevalence rate of 27 per cent for women by 2024. In reality, according to the ‘2020 Statistical Report on Women and Men in Nigeria’ released in August by the National Bureau of […] The post Family Planning in a New Lagos: The Gains of Collaborating for Greater Impact appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Gender Equality for Sustainable Development and Quality Women’s Health - Resolutions from the 2021 Future of Health Conference
By Dara Ajala-Damisa and Bunmi Oyebanji (Lead Writers) Gender equality does not mean that women and men are the same, it means that their rights, responsibilities, and opportunities do not depend on whether they are born female or male. — Office of the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women (OSAGI) The […] The post Gender Equality for Sustainable Development and Quality Women’s Health - Resolutions from the 2021 Future of Health Conference appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Our Only Source of Water Is a Small River: Agwa Community Cries Out
Agwa is a rural community in Wushishi Local Government Area (LGA) of Niger State. Most of the people in Agwa are farmers and fishermen. This community is facing numerous challenges such as poor access roads, however most pressing is the lack of safe and clean water supply, according to the community leader, Ibrahim Bello. He […] The post Our Only Source of Water Is a Small River: Agwa Community Cries Out appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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UNDP, EpiAFRIC, Nigeria Health Watch and Reboot announce RecyclePoints as #Hack4COVIDWaste winner
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in partnership with EpiAFRIC, Reboot and Nigeria Health Watch have announced RecyclePoints as the winner of the #Hack4COVIDWaste, a hackathon designed to develop solutions to help combat the issue of management and disposal of COVID-19 waste in Nigeria. The hackathon received over 200 applications from contenders across the country […] The post UNDP, EpiAFRIC, Nigeria Health Watch and Reboot announce RecyclePoints as #Hack4COVIDWaste winner appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Top Ten News Items on Health, 5th November 2021
Gender Equality: Stakeholders harp on addressing women issues as society issues. FG to extend health insurance coverage to retirees. Strength In Diversity – Multisector collaboration is best bet for health systems strengthening in Nigeria. IntegrateE: FG, stakeholders move to upscale PHC, family planning. Poor fund management impedes healthcare delivery in Nigeria – Gates Foundation. FG […] The post Top Ten News Items on Health, 5th November 2021 appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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#Hack4COVID19Waste: Hacking for COVID-19 Waste Management Solutions
By Gabriel Oke and Kenni Ndili (Lead Writers) As the fight against COVID-19 continues, a new problem has presented itself that if left unchecked may have long-lasting consequences for our world. Preventing and treating COVID-19 has created biomedical waste that must be disposed of safely. In countries like Nigeria, where proper waste management is already […] The post #Hack4COVID19Waste: Hacking for COVID-19 Waste Management Solutions appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 4th October 2021
Nutrition Specialist (National Food Consumption and Micronutrient Survey), P-3, UNICEF, Abuja, deadline 8th November 2021. Apply Senior Technical Officer, Public Health and Research, African Union (AU), deadline, 3rd December 2021. Apply Programme Development and Funding Manager- West Africa, Abuja, deadline 17th November 2021. Apply Infection Prevention and Control Nurse, Medecins Sans Frontieres, Katsina, deadline 11th […] The post Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 4th October 2021 appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Chivita Celebrates World Juice Day
Leading fruit juice brand, Chivita has held its 3rd Annual Chivita World Juice Day. This year’s edition of the event provided the platform to educate and encourage consumers to be focused in taking control of their own well-being with fruit juices as part of their daily nutrition for wellness.  It was also an opportunity to […] The post Chivita Celebrates World Juice Day appeared first on healthnews.ng.
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Mantafien Community In Niger State: Benefitting from 24-hour Healthcare Services
Mantafien is a fishing community in Gbako Local Government Area (LGA) of Niger State and is surrounded by many other communities that lack access to quality healthcare services, due to the non-functionality of the primary healthcare centers (PHCs). However, the story is different in Mantafien, as people enjoy 24-hour healthcare services due to the existence […] The post Mantafien Community In Niger State: Benefitting from 24-hour Healthcare Services appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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REACH: Taking Quality Healthcare to Communities in Kano State
Rakiya Abdulmalik is a hairdresser in Kawo community of Nasarawa Local Government Area (LGA) of Kano State. The 38-year-old mother of four was diagnosed with hypertension five years ago while pregnant with her fourth child, and since then, the entire process of managing the disease has been both time consuming and expensive. Each time she […] The post REACH: Taking Quality Healthcare to Communities in Kano State appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy Inducts 15 New Fellows and 10 Life Fellows
The Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy (NAPHARM) has admitted 15 new fellows and 10 life fellows into the Academy, in an investiture ceremony that held at the Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos State, on Friday, October 22, 2021. The pharmacists inducted include accomplished teachers, researchers and industry practitioners. In his opening remarks, the chairman of the occasion […] The post Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy Inducts 15 New Fellows and 10 Life Fellows appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Top Ten News Items on Health, 29th October 2021
CBN raises healthcare intervention fund to N200bn. Using arts as metaphor to draw attention to women’s health needs in Nigeria. COVID-19 vaccine: Lagos introduces ‘N6,000’ administrative charge for private facilities. We’ve lost 30 doctors to Covid-19, says NMA. Reps panel recommends health insurance scheme as constituency project. Adamawa records 4 new Polio cases ― Official. […] The post Top Ten News Items on Health, 29th October 2021 appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 28th October 2021
Technical Officer – Medicines Regulation & Production/AMR, World Health Organization, Abuja, deadline 15th November 2021. Apply Procurement Specialist, World Bank Group, Abuja, deadline 18th November 2021. Apply Country Director, D2, Nigeria and other countries with similar contexts, World Food Programme Abuja. Apply Assistant Medical Coordinator, Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA), Borno, deadline 2nd November […] The post Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 28th October 2021 appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch.
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