WHO prequalifies Ebola vaccine, paving the way for its use in high-risk countries

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). 12 November 2019 – The World Health Organization (WHO) today prequalified an Ebola vaccine for the first time, a critical...

African Field Epidemiology Network to Improve Blood Pressure Control in Nigeria

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Highly Competitive Grant Awarded by Resolve to Save Lives Awards November 7, 2019 (New York, NY)— The African Field...

Top Ten News Items on Health, 8th November 2019

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). UHC: House of Reps Sets Agenda to Demystify NHIS. #JusticeforbabyRalph: Lagos sets up committee to investigate death of toddler...

Telling the whole story: Better science communication for national development

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). “When you think of Borno State, what is the first thing that comes to mind?” 31 Nigerians answered this question...

Top Ten News Items on Health, 1st November 2019

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Quality, patient safety, cornerstone of modern health-care delivery. Enugu Governor Grants Free Medical Treatment To HIV Patients. WaterAid wants...

“No be for Naija, We Love Life”: Demystifying Depression in Nigeria

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Editor’s Note: This week’s Thought Leadership piece comes from Dr. Mike Adeyemi Lawal, he is a physician with experience...

Themis Bioscience and CEPI Announce Initiation of Phase 1 Clinical Trial with Lassa Fever...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) partnership will support Themis’ development and manufacturing of vaccine candidate — Vienna, Austria and Oslo, Norway, October...

Quality healthcare is local: The Ijede General Hospital Story

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Ijede General Hospital is located along the Egbin Thermal Power Station Road in Ijede Local Council Development Area...

Quality, the bedrock of healthcare: Future of Health Conference 2019

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). “Health is everything. If actor die, film don finish” – Engr. Chidi Izuwah Snr, at the 2019 Future of Health Conference How...

Nigeria pledges US$ 12 million at the Sixth Global Fund Replenishment Conference

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Abuja, 15 October 2019 – HIV, tuberculosis and malaria are preventable and treatable diseases, yet globally they kill more...

Top Ten News Items on Health, 11th October 2019

Photo Credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). World Sight Day: Albinos call for implementation of National Eye Policy. Nigeria has a mental health problem. Nigeria cannot achieve UHC...

As the Executive drops the ball on the 2020 health budget – Citizens and...

Photo Credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Dr. Judith Ann-Walker is the Executive Director, Development Research and Projects Centre, anchors of the Partnership for Advocacy in child and...

Vision First - Universal Eye Health for Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria

Photo Credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The value of vision in our daily living is tremendous. However, many of us tend to take our eyesight for granted,...

Hand in Hand: Collaboration for better maternal health in Gombe

Photo Credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). How do you get women in rural areas to discard harmful traditional maternal health practices and adopt the practice of going...

Top Ten News Items on Health, 4th October 2019

Photo Credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). DFID Commits N18.5B to Tackle Acute Malnutrition in Borno, Yobe States. SDGs: FG,Lagos strengthen partnership to combat maternal mortality rate. Why...

Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 3rd October 2019

Photo Credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). <!-- Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 3rd October 2019 - Nigeria Health Watch

Lessons from Kaduna: improving immunisation coverage through local emergency coordination centres

Photo Credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). In the last three decades, the world has gone through a long and tough road in the push to eradicate the...

Top Ten News Items on Health, 27th September 2019

Photo Credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Nigeria needs 290,000 medical doctors to meet WHO standard –CMD. Minister urges Nigerians to tackle child nutrition. People, heal thyselves: Nigeria’s...

Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 27th September 2019

Photo Credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Primary Healthcare Coordinator, FHI 360, Borno. Apply for this job Nurse Anesthetist at Alliance, International Medical Action (ALIMA), Borno, deadline 3rd...

dRPC [email protected] Fellow among 2019 Goalkeepers

Photo Credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). A research fellow of the Development Research and Project Centre’s Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health at Scale (dRPC...

The Ultimate #HealthMeetsTechNG Hack: Funding Healthcare with plastic waste

Photo Credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Where can you feel excited, anxious, inspired, passionate and enlightened, all within 72 hours? These were the emotions at the 2019...

A Chill on Disease: Gricd Frij, a homegrown solution to Nigeria’s Cold Chain Constraints

Photo Credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). When Oghenetega Iortm, CEO of GRICD, a cold chain and logistics company spoke at the 2019 Health Watch Forum in Abuja...

Top Ten News Items on Health, 20th September 2019

Photo Credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Bill Gates to African Leaders: Invest more in girl-child education, health. Number of women dying in childbirth way off track to...

Key Takeaways: 4th NCDC/NFELTP Annual Scientific Conference 

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News ( www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Annual Scientific Conference organised by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and Nigeria Field Epidemiology and...