Better Breastfeeding for a Healthier Nigeria: 2020 World Breastfeeding Week

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Every year from August 1–7, Nigeria joins over 170 countries globally to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week. This is one...

Top Ten News Items on Health, 14th August 2020

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Nigerians join in marking 1st World Mask Week. Six Months in the Eye of the COVID-19 Storm. FEC approves...

Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 13th August 2020

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published...

Public health experts debunk COVID-19 misinformation in Nigeria

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Nigeria, there has been an overwhelming amount of information on social...

Say No to Period Taboo: The Senegalese organisations speaking up for African women and...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Every day, an estimated 800 million girls and women around the world experience their menstrual flow. Commonly known as...

Halting future pandemics: A call for a strong government preparedness plan

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in partnership with the Ministry of Health has been leading the response...

Top Ten News Items on Health, 7th August 2020

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Exclusive breastfeeding: NASS to review health insurance bill. COVID-19: Reduction of new cases not flattening curve — NCDC. Buhari...

Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 6th August 2020

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published...

The COVID-19 Fact Check Project

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Countering COVID-19 misinformation and fake news, including around vaccines in Nigeria Duration: June – September 2020 The project is funded by...

The CHAIN Project – Nigeria Health Watch

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Closing the Gap to Sustainable Healthcare Access in Nigeria through Health Insurance About The Closing the Gap to Sustainable Health Access...

Can You Get COVID-19 Twice?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). We do not know for sure, but it may be possible. More evidence is needed to determine whether or...

Giving Birth in Nigeria Project

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Catalyzing accountability for maternal deaths in Nigeria Duration: January 2019 – June 2020 The aim of the catalysing accountability for maternal...

Documenting the Nigerian Government’s Response to COVID-19 Project

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Duration: April 2020 – September 2020 Nigeria recorded its first confirmed case of the virus in February 2020, and since...

A tale of two diseases: COVID-19 and Lassa fever in Nigeria

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Two hundred and nineteen (219) – That is the number of lives lost to Lassa fever between January and...

Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 29th July 2020

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NOA and MLSCN: Supporting Nigeria’s COVID-19 Response via communication and test kit validation

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Dara Ajala-Damisa & Chibuike Alagboso (Lead Writers) The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way people work in Nigeria and...

Psychosocial Support a Priority for COVID-19 Survivors in Nigeria: OpEd

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Dr. Obehioye Aimiosior (Guest Writer) Amaka’s husband died from COVID-19. It was a rainy Tuesday afternoon and she was...

Does wearing gloves protect against or stop the spread of COVID-19?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Does wearing gloves protect against or stop the spread of COVID-19? No. Gloves can only prevent infection if you don’t...

Rayuwa Da Korona: How two local radio stations are responding to COVID-19 in Kano State

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). On April 11, 2020, exactly one month after the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic, Kano State...

NAFDAC, CSOs launch Public Service Announcements to support trans fat elimination in Nigeria

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). ABUJA – The National Agency for Food & Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), along with members of the #TransfatFreeNigeria campaign, have launched a...

Top Ten News Items on Health, 17th July 2020

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). COVID-19: ECOWAS, WAHO donate $8m medical equipment to PTF. COVID-19 has worsened maternal mortality rate in Nigeria– NPC Chairman....

“He was generous to a fault” - Nigeria’s TB Community remembers the late Prof. Lovett Lawson

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Editor’s Note: On Monday, July 13, 2020, Nigeria’s health community was saddened by the news of the passing of...

Young President Organization Set to Shut down Eti-Osa Isolation Centre

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Donate World Class Medical Equipment to Lagos State In an effort to help the community the Young President Organisation (YPO)...

Can drinking alcohol prevent or cure COVID-19?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Can drinking alcohol prevent or cure COVID-19? What Meedan’s experts say No, drinking alcohol does not prevent or cure COVID-19. Alcohol-based...