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Nigeria Health Watch announces #PreventEpidemicsNaija Journalism Awards 2022. Nominations are now open!

Nigeria Health Watch has announced the third 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 Monday, January 2, 2023, and winners will be announced at an award ceremony on January 27, 2023. The #PreventEpidemicsNaija Journalism Awards honours journalists who […]

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Health

Here’s What the Media Should do to Advocate for More Funding for Epidemic Preparedness

By Beti Baiye and Ibukun Oguntola (Lead Writers) The media plays a significant role in how the public responds to health issues. Mass media, print, television, radio and internet have considerable power, reaching a wide and diverse audience, raising awareness about issues, framing how we think about issues and what we should be concerned about. […]

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Thought Leadership

Twitter and Nigeria Health Watch

Long before we started blogging, we would copy and paste the few stories on health from the Nigerian press on emails, and send these round. When we started blogging, we would intermittently dedicate one blog to news articles. We knew this was inefficient, but we were trying to find a balance between informed commentary on the […]