Categories
Press Release

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 […]

Categories
Press Release

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 […]

Categories
Press Release

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 […]

Categories
Press Release

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 […]

Categories
Press Release

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 […]

Categories
Press Release

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 […]

Categories
Press Release

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 […]

Categories
Press Release

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 […]

Categories
Press Release

#PreventEpidemicsNaija Journalism Awards 2021-22: Nominations Now Open!!!

Nigeria Health Watch is proud to announce the second #PreventEpidemicsNaija Journalism Awards to celebrate exemplary, evidence-based and accurate reporting of epidemic preparedness in Nigeria. The #PreventEpidemicsNaija Journalism Awards will honor journalists who have produced coverage in print/digital, audio and video formats that report on all dimensions of epidemic preparedness in Nigeria. Winning entries will feature great storytelling […]

Categories
Press Release

Powering My Health My Way: CHI Limited Set To Celebrate Third Annual Chivita World Juice Day

In recent times, health & well-being have emerged as a key focus for consumers, and more importantly in the COVID-19 era, emphasis has shifted to adjusting to the new normal. This has meant adapting and taking control by embracing proactive health and wellness routines. It is in this circumstance that Chivita World Juice Day 2021 […]

Categories
Press Release

Nigeria Health Watch to host the Celebrating Womanhood Art Gala in its maiden edition of #HealthMeetsArt

Nigeria Health Watch is excited to announce that it will be hosting its maiden edition of the #HealthMeetsArt Gala themed ‘Celebrating Womanhood’, to recognize women in all their diversity, showcasing their strengths and resilience, whilst also creating a space for positive dialogue to highlight the important need to accelerate progress towards greater equality in Nigeria. […]

Categories
Press Release

Flour Mills of Nigeria Renovates Lagos University Teaching Hospital Dental Clinics

Lagos, Nigeria; September 24, 2021. As part of its social investment efforts to promote quality and affordable services in the health sector, Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc (FMN) renovated the dental clinics at the Faculty of Dental Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos. FMN commenced the first phase of the renovation process, with four […]

Categories
Press Release

UNDP, EpiAFRIC, Nigeria Health Watch and Reboot announce open call for submissions to #Hack4COVIDWaste

13 September, Abuja – The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in partnership with EpiAFRIC, Reboot and Nigeria Health Watch today announced an open call for submissions to the #Hack4COVIDWaste, a hackathon designed to develop solutions that will combat the issue of poor management and disposal of COVID-19 waste. The hackathon will be a hybrid in […]

Categories
Press Release

EpiAFRIC Hosts 6th Health Meets Tech Hackathon Using Technology to Provide Health Solutions

EpiAFRIC and  partners will be having the 6th edition  of the Health meets Tech Hackathon. This year’s event is Pan-African with participation from across the continent. The initiative is designed to build an ecosystem of heath  and tech practitioners to design and deploy contextually-relevant tech solutions across Africa. This year’s Hackathon is  a  two-day hybrid […]