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Top Ten News on Health, 03 June 2016

EFCC summons top officials of Nigeria’s health ministry. Workers shut down health ministry, raise the alarm over corruption, misconduct. FG to address health workers agitation over Perm Sect. Niger State Government flags off rehabilitation of Primary Healthcare Centre. FG begins health insurance coverage for IDPs. Nigeria ‘change agenda’ will give 100 million guaranteed healthcare access […]

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Nigeria Health Watch on Twitter!

Are you following Nigeria Health Watch on Twitter? If not …you should. When we started this blog in 2007, Twitter did not exist and we sometimes tried to summarise health stories for you here. But with Twitter – there is a much more efficient way of doing this. Not only do we share health stories out of […]

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Nigeria Health Watch on Twitter: aggregating health stories out of Nigeria

Those of you that read Nigeria Health Watch regularly, will know that we routinely collect interesting health news stories in the Nigerian press, and then blog about them. Well, technology is evolving rapidly. Information placed in the hands of the citizens will change our relationship with our “leaders” forever. So, as Nigerians prepare to monitor the polls, […]

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NHW asks you for 2 favours!

Dear Friends of Nigeria Health Watch! Recently we reflected on the blog, why we started it, and why we have continued. Like some of you that know us, the idea for this blog started at a conference Ike and I attended in Arusha, Tanzania – TEDGlobal in 2007. It was particularly inspired by a talk […]

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Onchocerciaisis on the verge…

If you have been to the headquarters of the World Health Organisation, you will notice this stature right in front of the main building. It represents the efforts made to control one of a disease many in the West might never have heard about called River Blindness. The African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control (APOC) is […]