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Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 17th September 2020

USAID Project Management Specialist – President’s Malaria Initiative, USAID, Abuja, deadline 25th September 2020. Apply Physician (Public Health), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Nigeria. Apply Laboratory Scientist, eHealth Systems Africa. Kano. Apply HIVST Officer, Jhpiego – John Hopkins University, Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Lagos, Rivers, deadline 29th September 2020. Apply General Surgeon, Anadach […]

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Press Release

Update on the Nigeria International Travel Portal

Our attention has been drawn to a report published by the Daily Independent newspaper on the 14th of September 2020, with the title: “Fraud Rocks NCDC COVID-19 Tests For Air Travellers” This report is simply incorrect and based on information that is inconsistent with the truth. In addition, no attempt was made to contact the […]

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Top 10 Health News

Top Ten News Items on Health, 11th September 2020

Nigeria overtakes India as world capital for under-five deaths — 2 years earlier than projected. Nigeria media and the fight against COVID-19 misinformation. COVID-19: Millions of children at risk of measles, polio, due to vaccination disruptions.  Buhari Approves N8.9bn COVID-19 Hazard Allowance for Health Workers. NACA unveils new HIV test kits, as Global Fund pledges […]

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Jobs

Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 10th September 2020

Senior Program Manager, Africa, US Pharmacopeial Convention (USP), Abuja. Apply Consultant to Support RSSH in Conducting Learning, Management Sciences For Health – MSH, Abia. Apply Chief Medical Director, Bingham University, plateau, deadline, 16th October 2020. Apply ICU / ER Nurse, Lagos Executive Cardiovascular Clinic, Lagos, deadline 30th September 2020.  Apply Medical Officer, DEDA Hospital, Abuja, […]

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Top 10 Health News

Top Ten News Items on Health, 4th September 2020

FG further relaxes COVID-19 restrictions. NHIS set to accredit 100 Primary Health Centres in Kebbi. President Buhari reiterates support for primary healthcare. Celebrating Nigerian health workers as unsung heroes against COVID-19. Sirika: COVID-19 tests must be done within three days to arrival in Nigeria. Untapped $500m funding opportunity for Nigeria health sector. Recurring epidemic: Why […]

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Thought Leadership Series

Lessons from Pathfinder Nigeria’s five decades of breaking boundaries in sexual and reproductive health

By Thelma Chioma Thomas and Onyinye Oranezi (Lead Writers) Pathfinder International started in Nigeria in 1965 when Dr. Clarence Gamble and his wife Sarah Gamble came to Nigeria in the hopes of laying a foundation for his work. Fifty-five years later, their journey has transformed lives and led to significant changes in Nigeria’s sexual and […]

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Jobs

Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 3rd September 2020

Malaria Diagnosis External Quality Assessment (EQA) Consultant, Management Sciences For Health – MSH, Akwa Ibom. Apply Medical Director, Pearldrops Healthcare Staffing, Lagos, deadline 18th September 2020. Apply Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Garki Hospital, Abuja, deadline 15th September 2020. Apply Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor, Chemonics International, Nigeria. Apply Medical Officer, Idmibok International (360 HSDC) Abuja, Ebonyi. Apply […]

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Torchlight Series

Health workers who deliver: LUTH’s resolve to help COVID-19 positive mothers give birth safely

By Adaobi Ezeokoli & Chibuike Alagboso (Lead Writers) Professor Chris Bode, Chief Medical Director at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), is sitting at a conference table in his spacious office. A colourful artwork frame takes up the wall behind him, and files and papers are arranged on the table, remains of a meeting he […]

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Press Release

University Don Extols Benefits of Soybeans in Addressing Protein Deficiency

A leading nutrition expert has urged Nigerians to explore soybeans as a good food source, to alleviate malnutrition and achieve good health. Professor Ibiyemi Olayiwola, Professor of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), who made this assertion recently, described soybeans as an excellent source of protein, with the added advantage of […]

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Top 10 Health News

Top Ten News Items on Health, 28th August 2020

WHO certifies Africa free of wild polio virus. COVID-19: FG to strengthen routine immunisation. UNICEF urges Nigeria to use polio lessons to eradicate malaria, Lassa fever. A growing community of fact checkers fighting misinformation in Nigeria. Reps health committee urges FG, states to collaborate to develop sector.  COVID-19: FG to support NAFDAC on vaccine research […]

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Jobs

Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 27th August 2020

Integrated Community Case Management of Childhood Illness (iCCM) Desk Review Consultant, Management Sciences For Health – MSH, Ebonyi. Apply Regional Senior Malaria Technical Advisor (RSMTA), Management Sciences For Health – MSH, Cross River, Nasarawa. Apply General Surgeon, Anadach Consulting, Lagos, deadline 3rd September 2020. Apply Public Health Analyst, eHealth4everyone, Nigeria, deadline 7th September 2020. Apply […]

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Torchlight Series

In Safe Hands: First complex heart surgery at Reddington Hospital a huge success despite COVID-19

By Chibuike Alagboso and Adaobi Ezeokoli (Lead Writers) When Oluwaytoyin Adebiyi, a 66-year old elderly resident of Ejigbo in Lagos State woke up on April 28, 2020, he expected the day to start and end like any other day — he would spend the day at the stationery business he operates with his wife of nearly 40 […]

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Press Release

Africa eradicates wild poliovirus

Brazzaville, 25 August 2020– The independent Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC) for Polio Eradication officially declared on Tuesday that the World Health Organization (WHO) African Region is free of wild poliovirus. This marks the eradication of the second virus from the face of the continent since smallpox 40 years ago. “Today is a historic day for […]

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COVID-19 FactCheck

When will we have a COVID-19 vaccine?

Prior to COVID-19, the shortest amount of time it took to develop a vaccine was for mumps and it took roughly four years. The development and testing processes for vaccines normally take many years. The rush for a COVID-19 vaccine is unprecedented in its speed. However, given the high rate at which possible vaccines drop […]