Nigeria: World Cup Fans Must Show Proof of Covid-19 Test
[Premium Times] A negative PCR test will be required from all visitors while it will be mandatory to wear a mask on public transport. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 30, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: German Govt Contributed U.S.$196 Million to Nigeria to Fight Against Polio in 20 Years - Official
[Premium Times] Africa was certified polio free in August 2020 following the elimination of the virus in Nigeria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - September 30, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: GMOs Flood Nigerian Markets, As Federal Govt Urged to Examine Biosafety Guidelines
[Leadership] Over 30 different products mostly imported from USA, China, India and South Africa, labelled to be produced with genetically modified ingredients are in the Nigerian market, a research has showed, even as stakeholders have urged the government to re-examine the entire architecture of biosafety in this country, to protect Nigerians from consuming unwholesome foods. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Health Centres in North-East Nigeria in Deplorable State Despite Buhari's Promise
[Premium Times] Our reporting revealed that PHC facilities in the country cannot provide essential healthcare services. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: MSF Seeks Humanitarian Aid for Malnourished Children in Northwest Nigeria
[VOA] Abuja, Nigeria -- Medical aid group Doctors Without Borders has called on the United Nations to add northwest Nigeria to its humanitarian response plan, due to high numbers of children suffering from malnutrition. The group, known by its French abbreviation MSF, said it has treated nearly 100,000 children in the region for malnutrition this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nutrition in Nigeria - What Gaps Persist?
[Nigeria Health Watch] Shawn Baker, Chief Nutritionist for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) was in Nigeria in September, and in an interview with Nigeria Health Watch, he shared his insights on Nigeria's progress in ending malnutrition and offered key recommendations to bridge persistent gaps. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Catastrophic Malnutrition Crisis in Northwest Nigeria Must be Recognized
[MSF] Abuja -- As the malnutrition crisis in northwest Nigeria continues at catastrophic levels, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is calling for the humanitarian community to respond to the emergency needs of people in the region, and for northwest Nigeria to be included in the UN's humanitarian response plan, enabling a broader and more sustained response. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 28, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Malnutrition Crisis - Donors Pledge $0.57bn As Nigeria, 14 Others Hard Hit
[Vanguard] In response to the deepening global child malnutrition crisis, governments, philanthropies, and private donors have pledged an estimated $577 million to address the growing food crisis. At least 60 per cent of the amount is committed to directly supporting UNICEF's work. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 28, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Rabies Kills 55, 000 Nigerians Annually - USAID
[Daily Trust] Rabies claims about 55, 000 lives every year in Nigeria, with rabid dogs accounting for about 94 per cent of confirmed human infections, Mieko Mckay, USAID Nigeria Deputy Office Director for Health, has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria Tagged 'Hunger Hotspots' As Govts Rally to End Food Insecurity, Nutrition Crisis
[This Day] A joint United Nation (UN) report has stated that food crisis has tightened its grip on Nigeria and 18 other countries, adding that the number of people facing acute food insecurity worldwide is expected to continue to rise precipitously. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria Tagged as a 'Hunger Hotspot' As Govts Rally to End Food Insecurity, Nutrition Crisis
[This Day] A joint United Nation (UN) report has stated that food crisis has tightened its grip on Nigeria and 18 other countries, adding that the number of people facing acute food insecurity worldwide is expected to continue to rise precipitously. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Lessons From Dakar - How Peer Learning and Capacity Strengthening of CSOs Impacts Africa's Development
[Nigeria Health Watch] At the Café De Rome Hotel, 350 meters from the Presidential Palace in Dakar, Senegal, academics, and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) from across Africa congregated at the Association for Research on Civil Society in Africa (AROCSA) conference. Throughout the two-day conference, they discussed how their work impacts the continent's development, particularly, the various ways CSOs safeguard and support human and environmental health in Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Child rearing styles, premarital sexual practices and drug abuse among senior secondary school students in Cross River State Nigeria - Isangedihi AJ.
Survey data collected from 600 Senior Secondary three students from Southern Cross River State were analyzed to determine the influence of child rearing style on premarital sexual practices and drug abuse. Two hypotheses were tested using One Way Analysis ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 26, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nigeria: In Some South-West States of Nigeria, Primary Health Centres Prescribe Death
[Premium Times] "There are emergency situations that I would not know what to do because there is nothing to help patients inside the clinic. Any labouring pregnant patient that comes used to bring oxytocin, pad, cotton wool, spirit, and toilet roll before we could help them deliver a baby." (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 26, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nation's Health Institutions in Bad Shape - MHWUN
[Vanguard] THE National President of the Medical and Health Workers Union, MHWUN, Biobelemoye Josiah, weekend, declared that much is still needed to be done in the nation's health sector to enable Nigerians to have access to quality health care services. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 26, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news