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Top Ten News Items on Health, 13 May 2016

Global Fund has not suspended funding for Nigeria – NACA. Nigeria disagrees with Global Fund over grants’ misapplication claim. FACT-CHECK: VP Osinbajo’s claim not true: State House Clinic not for all Nigerians. Resident Doctors Declare Nationwide Warning Strike. Govt Appeals to Resident Doctors to Shelve Strike. 500,000 Missing TB Cases Threaten Control. Nigeria to eliminate […]

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Nigeria Health Sector Jobs Published 11th May 2016

Country Director, Chemonics International, deadline 13th May, 2016. Details here Senior Technical Advisor (Healthcare Financing), Chemonics International, deadline 13th May, 2016. Details here Senior Technical Advisor (Health Management Information System), Chemonics International, deadline 13th May, 2016. Details here Data Verification Consultant, The Palladium Group, Multiple locations, deadline 18th May, 2016. Details here Volunteer (Technical) – GF Malaria Grant, Association for Reproductive and Family […]

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Five big issues at the International Conference of Midwives in Abuja

  May 5 was this year’s International Day of the Midwife. To commemorate this day in Nigeria, The Wellbeing Foundation Africa, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund and The National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) hosted the first Global Midwifery Conference in Nigeria on May 4th and 5th. With Nigeria accounting for the […]

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Top Ten Health News, 06 May, 2016

Global Fund uncovers fraud in malaria, TB, HIV/AIDS grants to Nigeria. Office of the Inspector General Investigation in Nigeria. Nigerian govt directs hospitals to treat gunshot victims without police clearance.  LAUTECH hospital sacks residents doctors. Ondo Health Workers Protest Non-payment of Five Months Salary. Lagos to build N49b medical park. FMOH workers protest against Perm […]

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Health Jobs

Nigeria Health Sector Jobs Published 4th May 2016

Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre, Jigawa, deadline 15th June, 2016. Details here Dialysis / Nephrology Nurse, Reddington Hospital, Lagos, 6th May 2016. Details here Sales/Medical Representative, Marie Stopes International Organisation Nigeria (MSION), Lagos, deadline 12th May, 2016. Details here School Nurse, Holborne Academy, Abuja, deadline 12th May, 2016. Details here Medical Sales Representative, ERS Nigeria Limited, Lagos, deadline 12th May, […]

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As the Health Minister’s 10,000 PHC transformation agenda starts, we urge him to keep primary health care under ONE roof

We are in May. Later this month we will mark one year into the tenure of the Buhari administration, a quarter of its four-year mandate. Also in May, we anticipate the kick-off of the Minister’s promised “one newly functional” primary health centre per day. The appointment of Professor Isaac Adewole as Minister of Health was […]

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Top Ten Health News, 29 April, 2016

Global Fund wrestles with concerns about grant performance and risks in the Nigeria portfolio. No Nigerian will die from malaria related illness from 2020 – Minister. “Malaria – Are we winning the war?” – The HealthZone hosted an Interactive Rountable Discussion on World Malaria Day. El-Rufai orders hospitals to treat gunshot victims before police report. […]

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Stronger together – increasing effectiveness of advocacy in the Nigerian health sector

The room was almost full at 8 a.m., as advocates, leaders of civil society organisations and senior government officials gathered in Abuja to learn from each other how to increase the effectiveness of their advocacy efforts.  Nigeria Health Watch, the Health Reform Foundation of Nigeria and ONE Campaign convened the event as part of a […]

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Nigeria Health Sector Jobs Published 27th April 2016

National Professional Officer, Health Information, World Health Organization, Abuja, deadline 13th May, 2016. Details here Senior Newborn Health Program Officer, Save the Children, Kaduna. Details here Project Manager, Save the Children, Kaduna, deadline 29th April 2016. Details here Production Pharmacist (Manager), May & Baker Nigeria Plc, Lagos. Details here Microbiologist, May & Baker Nigeria Plc, […]

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Top Ten Health News, 22 April 2016

El-Rufai shuts down Government House clinic, orders staff to use public hospital. Health funding could stop in Nigeria, Bill Gates warns. Nigeria vaccine bill to hit $345m as donor support vanishes. NEPWHAN tells Buhari: Don’t assent budget until corrections are made. JUTH doctors embark on warning strike over pay cut. Doctors have abandoned us, patients […]

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Nigeria Health Sector Jobs Published 20th April 2016

Health Management Information System (HMIS) Advisor, John Snow Inc., Abuja, deadline 22nd April , 2016. Details here HIV Prevention Coordinator, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Kogi. Details here Technical Officer, TB/H IV, FHI360. deadline 23rd April, 2016. Details here Intern Pharmacist, SOS Children’s Villages, Lagos, deadline 25th April, 2016. Details here Program Specialist, Quality Assurance Managment, Centers for Disease Control and […]

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Top Ten Health News, 15 April, 2016

Nigeria has lowest (per capita) health budget in Africa. $274m Needed For Polio Campaign. ‘185 Of 1,000 Births Die Before 5th Birthday In Kaduna’. Government moves to decentralise treatment of chronic diseases. Osun Govt. closes unregistered private hospitals. ‘Oyo owes health ministry three year budget’. Barau Dikko Hospital Now Teaching Hospital, Kaduna State University. ‘NHIS […]

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Nigeria Health Sector Jobs Published 13th April 2016

Health Management Information System Advisor, John Snow Inc, Abuja, deadline 22nd April 2016 . Details here Science Program Specialist, United States Mission, Abuja, deadline 18th April 2016. Details here Midwife, Médecins Sans Frontières, Jigawa, deadline 19th April 2016. Details here Nurse, Médecins Sans Frontières, Jigawa, deadline 19th April 2016. Details here Research Assistant, The Institute of Human Virology, […]

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Ten Big Promises Made by the Nigerian Minister of Health

It is always welcome when leaders make clear and explicit promises in terms of what they seek to achieve during their tenure in office. Since his appointment as Minister of Health in November, Professor Isaac Adewole has not held back on the promises. In doing this, he has fulfilled his side of the bargain, setting […]