World AMR Awareness Week 2022: Preventing Antimicrobial Resistance Together

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is still a global health issue. In 2019, the United Nations Ad hoc Interagency Coordination Group on AMR...

Top Ten News Items on Health, 18th November 2022

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). UN Says Nigeria’s Development Unsustainable, Urges Family Planning. Nigeria’s poverty exceeds World Bank projection, five states lead. WHO Begins Clinical Trials...

Prioritising Health Security to Make Nigeria ‘Pandemic Proof’

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Sunday Oko and Ibukun Oguntola (Lead Writers) The Federal Government Budget for the Health Sector has more than doubled over the...

Haihuwa Lafiya: Preventing Maternal Mortality in Jigawa State One Trip at a Time

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Elijah Ojonicko Akoji (Lead Writer) Hadiza Haladu’s first pregnancy almost ended in a double tragedy when she went into early labour....

Haiyuwa Lafiya: Preventing Maternal Mortality in Jigawa State One Trip at a Time

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Elijah Ojonicko Akoji (Lead Writer) Hadiza Haladu’s first pregnancy almost ended in a double tragedy when she went into early labour....

Build Sheshimandiko Community a New Health Facility

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Sheshimandiko is a rural community in Gbako Local Government Area (LGA) of Niger State. Although the community has a health centre,...

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

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). 7th November, Abuja – Nigeria Health Watch has announced the third edition of the #PreventEpidemicsNaija Journalism Awards ceremony to celebrate evidence-based...

Top Ten News Items on Health, 28th October 2022 – Nigeria Health Watch

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). FG praises Jigawa for becoming first open-defecation-free state. Nigerian health workers list conditions to halt brain drain. Challenging candidates on political...

Nigeria’s presidential elections in 2023 have a surprise candidate

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). In the run-up to Nigeria’s presidential elections in 2023, the electorate confronts the challenges of soaring inflation, a plummeting currency and...

The Political Economy of Health: Making the Political Choice to Invest in the Future...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Bunmi Oyebanji Obot, Kemisola Agbaoye and Chibuike Alagboso (Lead Writers) Nigeria’s political aspirants have officially started their election campaigns for the...

Top Ten News Items on Health, 7th October 2022

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). WHO alert over India-made cough syrups after deaths in The Gambia. Proper PHC financing key to poverty eradication. Nigeria at high...

Health Commissioners across the country under the auspices of the Nigeria Health Commissioners’ Forum...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). It will be held on the 5th and 6th of October, 2022 in Abuja as a hybrid event with in-person and...

Nutrition in Nigeria - What Gaps Persist? Highlights from an Interview with Shawn Baker, Chief Nutritionist...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Shawn Baker, Chief Nutritionist for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) was in Nigeria in September, and in an interview...

Effects of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) on Nigeria’s oil and gas

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). In 2019, the oil and gas industry was responsible for around 5.8% of Nigeria’s real GDP, 95% of its foreign currency...

Top Ten News Items on Health, 23rd September 2022

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Uganda confirms seven cases of Ebola, one death. Alzheimer’s Disease: Five Things To Know. ‘Hospitals to provide immediate treatment’ – Lagos...

The Lagos State Ilera Eko Scheme: A Baseline Assessment to Strengthen Service Delivery in...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Beti Baiye and Thelma Thomas Abeku (Lead Writers) From establishing the National Health Scheme Act to improving upon it with the...

Tiwugi Clinic: One Health Worker and No Essentials

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Tiwugi is a remote community in Gbako Local Government Area (LGA) of Niger State. The community’s only health clinic provides antenatal,...

Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 8th September 2022

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The Best Start in Life: Getting Exclusive Breastfeeding Right

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Kenneth Ibe and Hadiza Mohammed (Lead Writers) Nutrition is a vital component of infant and young child development, and a major...

Top Ten News Items on Health, 2nd September 2022

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Only 35% of Nigerian hospitals have basic hygiene service. Nigeria’s autism management suffers regulatory shortfall. Adamawa GBV forensic lab, first of...

Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 1st September 2022

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Water No Get Enemy: Improving Access to Water for the Uko Nteghe Community in...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The gentle early morning rain falls as we drive through the still dark streets of Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital,...

Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 25th August 2022

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Nigeria Country Director, Data.FI, Palladium Group, Abuja. Apply Nutrition Officer, NOB, UNICEF, Abuja. Apply Evaluation Specialist, USAID Tuberculosis Local Organizations Network...

UNFPA and KOICA: Partnering to Provide Humanitarian Assistance to Vulnerable Groups in Borno State...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Ibukun Oguntola, Hadiza Mohammed and Samuel Gada (Lead Writers) The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)...