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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 […]

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#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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Access Bank spotlights issues around blood donation with Employee Volunteering Scheme

In a bid to address issues surrounding the low rates of blood donation in the country, the Corporate Communications Group of Access Bank PLC, has partnered with Haima Health Initiative and the Lagos State Blood Transfusion Service to launch the Save a Life project. The initiative, which is an offshoot of Access Bank’s longstanding Employee […]

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Salient Advisory report calls on stakeholders to accelerate the impact and scale of African health-tech innovators

6th August 2021 |Abuja – Nigeria Health Watch in partnership with Salient Advisory recently held a webinar themed “Innovation in Health Product distribution – Key trends and opportunities in Nigeria”. The webinar discussed findings from the recently released report, Innovations in Health Product Distribution in Sub-Saharan Africa. Research was conducted in four African countries, including […]

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NCDC Hosts Nigerian Conference of Applied and Field Epidemiology – focuses on lessons from COVID-19 pandemic and other disease outbreaks

26 July 2021 | Abuja – NCDC Hosts Nigerian Conference of Applied and Field Epidemiology – focuses on lessons from COVID-19 pandemic and other disease outbreaks The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in collaboration with partners is hosting the maiden edition of the Nigerian Conference of Applied and Field Epidemiology (NiCAFE) from the 26th […]

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CEPI and IVI collaborate on clinical research to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines in Africa

July 20, 2021; Oslo, Norway and Seoul, Republic of Korea: The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) today announced a new programme of clinical research which aims to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines in Africa. CEPI will provide funding of up to $12.7m to the Expanding Access and Delivery of […]

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EDCTP and CEPI funding moves IAVI’s Lassa fever vaccine candidate into advanced clinical development

Global consortium of expert partners will generate proof-of-concept data to support product licensure and future access NEW YORK, THE HAGUE, AND OSLO – JUNE 15, 2021 – IAVI has received an award of €22.8 million from the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to conduct […]

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Nine in 10 African countries set to miss urgent COVID-19 vaccination goal

Brazzaville, 10 June 2021 – As COVID-19 cases in Africa rise for the third week running and vaccines are increasingly scarce, 47 of Africa’s 54 countries—nearly 90%—are set to miss the September target of vaccinating 10% of their people unless Africa receives 225 million more doses. The new global targets were announced recently at the World […]

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As UK withdraws from funding FP, Medical Women asks Nigerian government to take responsibility

The National President of the Medical Women Association of Nigeria under the Partnership for Advocacy in child and family health At Scale, Dr Minnie Oseji, has lamented the decision of United Kingdom Government to withdraw the annual £3 million into the basket fund for FP commodities of Nigeria. Dr Oseji, in a statement issued to […]