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Call for Applications from Education NGOs

TRAINING & SMALL GRANT OPPORTUNITIES FOR EDUCATION NGOs TO CARRY OUT SAFE SCHOOL ACTIVITIES TO IMPLEMENT THE NATIONAL POLICY ON SAFETY, SECURITY AND VIOLENCE FREE SCHOOLS With funding for the Ford Foundation, the development Research and Projects Center (dRPC) trained 31 Nigerian NGOs from 21 states to stepdown the National Policy on Safety, Security and […]

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Nigeria Health Watch Announces 2022 Solutions Journalism Africa Fellowship

Nigeria Health Watch is thrilled to announce recipients of the Solutions Journalism Africa fellowship. The fellowship is part of the Solutions Journalism Africa Initiative supported by the Solutions Journalism Network, U.S.A. Over the next four months, the 1o selected fellows will produce and publish stories of how people are responding to various social problems across […]

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Nigeria Health Watch Welcomes New Cohort of Newsrooms for the Solutions Journalism Africa Initiative

The second cohort of 10 newsrooms spreading solutions journalism and telling important stories about responses to social problems across Nigeria Nigeria Health Watch has kicked off the second cohort of newsrooms working to expand the practice of Solutions Journalism in Africa. Solutions Journalism adopts a solutions-oriented approach to journalism; telling rigorous, investigative, and compelling stories […]

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News Agency of Nigeria sets up Solutions Journalism Desk with support from Nigeria Health Watch

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has committed to setting up a dedicated Solutions Journalism desk in the organisation that will focus on reporting on efforts that are addressing various social challenges across Nigeria. The Managing Director of the agency, Mr Buki Ponle made the declaration while receiving the Nigeria Health Watch team led by […]

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Nigeria Health Watch awards exemplary reporting on Epidemic Preparedness and Response funding

Nigeria Health Watch recently held the second edition of the #PreventEpidemicsNaija Journalism Awards, an annual ceremony that celebrates TV, radio, and print journalists whose reporting on epidemic preparedness and response has been exemplary in drawing public and policy makers attention to the need to fund activities to prevent, detect and respond to public health emergencies. […]

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Celebrate Responsibly Campaign: NCDC Intensifies COVID19 Awareness Ahead of the Yuletide Season

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is launching its yuletide season campaign themed #CelebrateResponsibly as part of the #TakeResponsibility campaign which began in February 2020. #CelebrateResponsibly focuses specifically on measures Nigerians need to take to protect themselves and loved ones from COVID-19 during this period. The #CelebrateResponsibly campaign targets the entertainment industry, transport industry, […]

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Leading US University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Partners with Ekiti State to Establish Health Innovation Accelerator

Ado-Ekiti, November 30, 2021 – The Government of Ekiti State and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Governance Lab (MIT/GOVLAB) on Tuesday formally launched the Governance Innovation Lifecycle Challenge and Accelerator, a program designed to improve healthcare service delivery in the state. Speaking during the launch of the programme, the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr John […]

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NGOs Congratulate the Buhari Administration for the Federal Ministry of Health’s unquestionable Commitment to Saving Women’s Lives

RECENT FP COMMITMENTS OF THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF HEALTH The National Family Planning Blueprint 2021-2025 has been launched in October 2020The Federal Government of Nigeria committed to FP2030 The Federal Ministry of Health, in collaboration with Marie Stopes Nigeria, called on Traditional Leaders to increase demand for FP in a meeting on 29th November 2021 The […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]