Reclaiming Girlhood: Early Marriage a Challenging Public Health Dilemma in Nigeria

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Bintu, (not her real name) was married off to a 49-year-old man in Dogon Daji village, Sokoto State in Northern Nigeria...

Assessing Nigeria’s Two-Decades Spending on The Health Sector – DRPC Webinar

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). [email protected] project is organizing a webinar as part of activities marking the 20th Anniversary of the Abuja Declaration. The Abuja Declaration...

Top Ten News Items on Health, 16th April 2021

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Nigeria administers 2nd highest doses in Africa — WHO. Nigeria vaccinates 1.05m persons with 1st dose. High mortality rate: FG to...

CEPI and the African Union join forces to boost African vaccine R&D and manufacturing

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Oslo, Norway, and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; April 13, 2021—The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and the African Union Commission have...

How One Indigenous Nigerian Foundation is Funding Diabetes Care in Southeast Nigeria

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Amarachi Okeh (Lead Writer) Nothing prepared Emmanuel Uchenna, founder of PJosh Diabetes Foundation, for his meeting with Samson Tamaraubrakemi, a 17-year-old...

Autistic Spectrum Disorder in Nigeria: What you should know

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By  Ifeyinwa Yusuf (Lead Writer) The post Autistic Spectrum Disorder in Nigeria: What you should know appeared first on Nigeria Health Watch. Source...

Top Ten News Items on Health, 9th April 2021

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Lagos, Ogun lead as 964,387 people get COVID-19 vaccine. COVID-19: We’re confident in AstraZeneca’s ability to save lives — FG. COVID-19:...

Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 8th April 2021

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Nigerians deserve better oral health; Here’s what we must do to get it

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Toluwani Oluwatola (Guest Writer) Globally, March 20 is set by the International Federation of Dentists to celebrate oral health and raise awareness...

Top Ten News Items on Health, 2nd April 2021

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Resident doctors begin nationwide strike over welfare issues. COVID-19: Nigeria vaccinates over 800,000 people. FG recovers N49.7bn debt, to spend N296bn...

Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 1st April 2021

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Poor Quality Maternal Medicines: The slippery slope to maternal deaths in Nigeria

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Balarabe Danladi Zakariya, a resident of Gabari, Kano State thinks he is jinxed and the reason is not far-fetched. He was...

Sharing is Caring: Kenya’s Only Breast Milk Bank Expresses Care for Vulnerable Newborns

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Christabel Ligami (Lead Writer) Esther Wawire, 23, delivered her daughter at Kenya’s Punwani Hospital two weeks ago, but was unable to...

Valuing Water: Nigeria must tackle climate change to protect its water resources - WWD21

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). “Climate change is the environmental challenge of this generation, and it is imperative that we act before it’s too late.”- John...

Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 25th March 2021

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Dangote Cement To Pay Shareholders N16 Dividend For 2020

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Shareholders at Dangote Cement Plc have all reasons to smile after the Company proposed a dividend payment of N16 per share...

Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 18th March 2021

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Nigeria’s unemployment rate grows to 33.3%

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Nigeria’s unemployment rate has risen to 33.3% in Q4, 2020. The rate rose from 27.1% recorded as of Q2 2020, indicating that...

Top Ten News Items on Health, 12th March 2021

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Too early to determine decline in coronavirus infection – NCDC. FG allays fears over AstraZeneca vaccines as Austria, others suspend rollout....

We must bridge the funding gap for family planning in Nigeria’s 2021 budget

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Aloysius Ugwu and Gabriel Oke (Lead Writers) Jack Lew, former United States Secretary of the Treasury described a budget as ‘’not...

Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 11th March 2021

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Press Statement by the Coalition Of Women in the [email protected] Project as they Commemorate...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). International Women’s Day is celebrated every year on the 8th of March to celebrate the achievements of women in the social,...

OMOMi is leveraging digital technology to provide women with easy access to quality maternal...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). When asked whether gender issues contribute to Nigeria’s poor maternal mortality indices, Onyedikachi Nwizu, Program Officer for the OMOMi app, paused....

Top Ten News Items on Health, 5th March 2021

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Nigeria receives 3.94 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines. FG: COVID-19 Vaccination Optional for Nigerians. FG: No COVID-19 vaccine for states without...