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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. […]

Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas: 11th Annual Conference and Exposition

The 2017 Annual Conference of the Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas to be held September 21 – 24, 2017 at The Westin Houston, Memorial City, Houston, TX is the one event you need to attend to discover current advances in pharmacy practice, pharmaceutical education, drug discovery, development, regulatory and safe […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, July 28 2017

FG committed to elimination of viral hepatitis in Nigeria by 2021. NHIS controversy worsens as Reps reject agency’s budget. Nigeria sets up task force to reduce maternal mortality. No ‘’killer’’ Anti-Malaria medicines in Nigeria – NAFDAC. HMCAN urges FG to establish health fund. Lagos confirms two deaths from acute diarrhoea. Plateau confirms another case of Lassa fever. Ogun doctors threaten strike over […]

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Tuberculosis and HIV: The need for a stronger and sustained collaboration against a deadly duo

Nigeria ranks fourth among the 22 high-burden Tuberculosis (TB) countries in the world. The WHO 2015 Global report gave the estimated TB incidence rate at 322 per 100,000 population and the prevalence rate at 330 per 100,000 population. TB is synergistically affected by HIV. While HIV fuels the TB burden, TB is the commonest infection […]

The Association of Radiographers of Nigeria: 48th Annual Conference & Scientific Workshop

The Association of Radiographers of Nigeria will hold its 48th Annual Conference and Scientific Workshop in Kano, with the theme, Radiography Practice in the Delivery of Universal Health Coverage. Sub Themes of the Conference include: National / International policies on Radiography services Availability versus affordability of Radiograhy services Radiography in the primary and secondary health care delivery […]

NIMR: 7th Annual Scientific Conference

The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research would be holding her 7th Annual Scientific Conference between 8-10 November, 2016. The theme of this year’s conference is “Achieving Health-Related Sustainable Development Goals in Nigeria: The Role of Research and Innovation”. The Sub-themes are: Innovative diagnostics in the treatment of HIV, tuberculosis and malaria The re-emergence of viral […]

4th Nigerian Family Planning Conference

The 4th Nigerian Family Planning Conference will hold between 7th – 9th November, 2016. The theme for this year’s Conference is ‘Family Planning in Nigeria: The Journey so far’. The Event will take place in Sheraton Hotel, Abuja. Abstracts are invited from intending participants on the theme as well as the following Sub-themes: Facilitators and barriers to […]

Annual Scientific and Primary Care Diabetes Conference

The Annual Scientific and Primary Care Diabetes Conference (Navigating Diabetes Care) is West Africa’s largest annual primary care conference dedicated to the subject of type-2 Diabetes. The theme of the 2016 conference is ‘Targeting Risk and Improving Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes’. The programme focuses on evidence-based approaches to the management of type-2 Diabetes and […]

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Making our Voices Count: Active Citizenship for Health

We can see from other sectors in Nigeria, how active citizenship is driving change. From the elections, to the increased responsiveness of government in various sectors, Nigerians are finding their voices and using it. Most sectors are recognising this, even the Nigerian Police Force has recently set up a Complaint Response Unit. So, why is […]