Nigeria: NiCare and the BHCPF Give Edokota PHC a New Look
[Nigeria Health Watch] After years of wear and tear, the Primary Health Centre (PHC) in Edokota, a farming community in Gbako Local Government Area (LGA) of Niger State was renovated in 2022 with funds from the Niger State Contributory Health Care Management Agency (NiCare) and the Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 15, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Let's Eradicate Polio – an Urgent Health Priority
[allAfrica] Lagos -- Recently, the governor of the state of New York in the United States, declared a state of emergency over polio. This declaration followed the discovery of the poliovirus in sewage samples in four counties. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - October 15, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Mental Health - Treatment Gap Remains Substantially Wide - Federal Govt
[Leadership] Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has said though most mental health conditions can be effectively treated at relatively low cost, the gap between people needing care and those with access to care remains substantially wide. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 14, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera - Nigeria Records 233 Deaths, 2187 Confirmed Cases in 9 Months - NCDC
[Vanguard] ... Calls for urgent improvement in access to clean water (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 14, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Hazard Allowance - Health Workers Issue 7 Days Ultimatum to Govt
[Daily Trust] The Senior Staff Association of Universities Teaching Hospitals, Research Institutes and Associated Institutions (SSAUTHRIAI) has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to pay arrears of hazard allowances owed its members. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 14, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera Kills 233 Persons in Nigeria in Nine Months
[This Day] The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) yesterday disclosed that 233 deaths were recorded from January to September 25th, 2022, in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 14, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Health Workers Issue Fresh Strike Notice to Govt
[Daily Trust] The Senior Staff Association of Universities Teaching Hospitals, Research Institutes and Associated Institutions (SSAUTHRIAI) has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to pay arrears of hazard allowances owed its members. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 14, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria Calls for Improved Water Sanitation, As Cholera Kills 233 in 2022
[Premium Times] Yobe, Borno and Taraba states topped the infection chart, followed by Cross River and Katsina states. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 14, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Ondo, Edo, Bauchi Account for 71% Cases of Lassa Fever in Nigeria, Says NCDC
[Vanguard] Ondo, Edo and Bauchi states account for 71 per cent of new Lassa Fever cases in the country, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 13, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigerian Experts Discuss Benefits of Investing in Reproductive Health (Live Updates)
[Premium Times] The event aims to provide a high-level platform for key stakeholders in policy, governance, economics and healthcare to discuss the factors that influence Nigeria's health policies. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 13, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Zipline Pushes the Frontiers in Medical Supply Chain With Drone Delivery
[This Day] With its drones or "unmanned aerial vehicles" (UAV), Zipline is filling key supply chain gaps, providing much-needed access to medicine, medical supplies and vaccines. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 13, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Bauchi Health Agency Targets 1.9m Children for Measles Vaccination
[Leadership] Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency has targeted over 1.9 million children for this year's measles and men immunisation campaign in the state. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 12, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera Kills 233 in 31 States As 173 Die of Lassa Fever
[Daily Trust] A total of 10, 217 suspected cases of cholera, including 233 deaths, have been recorded in 31 states this year, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 12, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Are the aetiologies of traumatic injuries changing in Nigeria? Evidence from the emergency department of a referral hospital in southwest Nigeria - Ojo DO, Oluwadiya KS, Akanni SO.
BACKGROUND: Traumatic injuries are a serious public health problem. The burden of these injuries is increasing globally, and there is evidence that the pattern is changing. OBJECTIVE: The study had two objectives. The first was to determine the aet... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Nigeria: World Mental Health Day - Nigerians Urged to Imbibe Positive Psychology
[Leadership] As Nigeria joined the global community to mark this year's Mental Health Day, psychiatrists have urged Nigerians on positive mental health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 12, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news