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Top Ten News Items on Health, 09 November 2018

Immunisation remains safe, free in Nigeria — NPHCDA. Buhari declares state of emergency on water, sanitation. HIV/AIDS: NAIIS completes survey in 16 states. FG to stop open sale of drugs next month – PCN. Cholera rises in Yobe, dips in Borno – report. Imo records drop in HIV infection rate-Commissioner. Abuja teaching hospital to get […]

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Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 8th November 2018

Assistant Technical Officer – PCR Lab, AHNI, Borno, deadline 16th November, 2018. Apply for this job Technical Officer -TB Programs, AHNI, Borno, deadline 16th November, 2018. Apply for this job Offshore Doctor and Offshore Nurse, Critical Recue International (CRI), Lagos, deadline 30th November, 2018. Apply for this job Clinical Practice Manager, Critical Rescue International (CRI), Lagos. […]

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Health Torchlight Series

The Joy Of Child Spacing While Giving Birth: One PHC’s Story

Rijiyar Lemu Model Primary Health Center (PHC) along Kano – Katsina road on the outskirts of Kano city centre is unlike many other PHCs in Nigeria. Although the building is somewhat rundown and could do with some renovation, the PHC is large enough to accommodate several offices and there is a moderate staff force. Besides […]

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Accountability and Inclusiveness in the health sector: dRPC organizes retreats for Kano OGP

As part of efforts to hold government accountable to its promises through enhanced inclusiveness, transparency and accountability in governance, the development Research and Projects Centre (dRPC) in partnership with the Women in Media (WIM) under the Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health At Scale, PACFaH@Scale is organized a two day retreat for the […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 2nd November 2018

NHIS Scandal: Buhari orders Executive Secretary Usman Yusuf to proceed on ‘administrative leave’. Doctors separate conjoined twins in Abuja. Nigerian govt inaugurates one year road map for HIV treatment. Canadian Governor-General, Ambode unveil Lagos Biobank Lab. 903 foreign trained graduates take medical exam. Gombe : Fresh cholera outbreak kills 5, 16 hospitalised. Osun Assembly passes […]

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Health Thought Leadership Series

Eye Doctors gather for Vision 2020 – The Right to Sight

“The eyes are the window to the soul.” This is a proverb often used that means that our eyes can be used to communicate deep emotions. The importance of people’s eyes and therefore eye health cannot be understated.  Eyes are critical because they enable us to carry out and be productive in our daily responsibilities. […]

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Health Jobs

Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 1st November 2018

Infectious Hazard Management (IHM) Officer, World Health Organization (WHO), Abuja, deadline 12th November, 2018. Apply for this job Deputy Project Manager – Protection and Community Outreach, Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI), Borno, deadline 3rd November, 2018. Apply for this job Senior Technical Advisor – Logistics, AHNI, Abuja, deadline 9th November, 2018. Apply for this job Senior […]

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Health Torchlight Series

Alapa: Why family planning is becoming a household name in Oyo State

The women who access family planning services at Okeolola Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) in Oyo town, Oyo State have a local name for their preferred family planning method. It’s called “alapa” and refers to the implant family planning method. “Apa” translates to “arm” in Yoruba and because the implants are inserted in the arm, demand […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 26th October 2018

Global Fund gives Nigeria $660m to fight HIV, TB, Malaria. Type 2 Polio virus found in Bauchi – WHO. Nigerian returnee health professionals speak on experience, urge colleagues to return. Reps to launch investigation into NHIS crisis. New U.S.-Supported ‘E-WASH’ Activity Will Bring Clean Water to Three Million Nigerians. Pregnant women in Nigeria are shunning […]

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Future of Health 2018: Will the Brain Gain from Nigeria’s Diaspora revive the Health Sector?

‘Daddy, you know this would never have happened when you were working in Lincoln, right?” Dr. Olujimi Coker, Medical Director of Lagoon Hospitals, Lagos was telling an enthusiastic audience of 400 people at the Sheraton Hotel, Abuja, how his awestruck children reacted to his cancelling a family weekend trip, because he had been asked to […]

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Driven by traditional leaders, a “magic” ointment is preventing deaths in newborns: A story from Sokoto

Gagi community on the outskirts of Sokoto in Northern Nigeria is a settlement where everyone knows each other. Modern and traditional style buildings sit side by side.  People are gathered in groups in what is popularly known as ‘Majalisa’, or council on either side of the road, in between clusters of shops and houses. One […]

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Health Press Release

FG, NGOs deliberate over Gender in Family and Reproductive Health in Nigeria

The development Research and Project Center (dRPC), under the Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health @ Scale (PAS) project, in collaboration with the federal ministry of health and civil society organizations in Nigeria is organizing a one day high level meeting  to update states on the new Family Planning policies and policy revisions, as […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 12th October 2018

World Bank Laments Nigeria’s Poor Spending on Health, Education. 5% of basic health fund to be disbursed for health emergencies- Minister. USAID Devt Assistance To Nigeria Hits $1.17Bn. Health Minister inaugurates committee on the use of Bisphenol-A (BPA) plastics in Nigeria. NANNM decries shortage of nurses, midwives in Nigeria. Workers again accuse NHIS boss of […]

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Health Jobs

Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 12th October 2018

Cluster Coordinator, World Health Organization (WHO), Borno, deadline 25th October, 2018. Apply for this job Project Assistant / Project Officer – SHOPS Plus, ABT Associates, Kano, Lagos. Apply for this job Animal Health Technician, Value Seeds Limited, Kaduna, deadline 12th October, 2018. Apply for this job Reproductive Health Training Manager, Action Against Hunger | ACF-International, Borno, […]