Nigeria: Nigerian Doctors in UK Lament Exploitation, Slave Labour
[Vanguard] Nigerian medical doctors and their counterparts from developing countries working in the United Kingdom have lamented exploitation in the course of their work. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 12, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Fear Looms in Nigeria As Indian Syrups Kill 66 Children in Gambia
[Daily Trust] The death of 66 Gambian children from acute kidney injuries has thrown Gambia and other West African countries into confusion. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 11, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Exploring the perception and socio-cultural barriers to safer sex negotiation among married women in Northwest Nigeria - Awoleye AF, Solanke BL, Kupoluyi JA, Adetutu OM.
BACKGROUND: Safer sex negotiation refers to the means through which partners in sexual relationships agree to have intercourse that protects both partners from adverse sexual health outcomes. Evidence is sparse on the socio-cultural barriers to safer sex n... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Nigeria: Listening and Learning About Reproductive Health Through Storytelling With the Indi-Genius Podcast
[Nigeria Health Watch] As is the case in any other country, adolescents in Nigeria experience different sexual and reproductive health (SRH) challenges, including, access to quality and age-appropriate reproductive health information. In this age group, knowledge about SRH in areas such as menstruation; sexually transmitted infections (STIs) other than HIV; sex and pregnancy, is limited, particularly among younger adolescents. Communication is often lacking, especially between parents and their adolescents. "Engaging young peopl (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 11, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Health Funding - 34 States Fail to Meet 15% Benchmark - Report
[Daily Trust] A new health report released by The ONE Campaign has shown that federal and several state governments in Nigeria continue to fall short of the 15 percent continental health funding benchmark for African countries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 10, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: WHO Unveils Campaign to Stop Suicide in Nigeria, Others
[This Day] The World Health Organisation (WHO) has kicked off a campaign to raise awareness and spur action for suicide prevention in the African region, which according to it, has the world's highest rates of death by suicide. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 10, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria boat accident kills at least 76 fleeing floodwater
President Muhammadu Buhari ordered a review of safety measures in the country's water systems. #muhammadubuhari #nigeria #boataccident (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria's Missing Virus Hunters - University Decline Robs Country of Virologists
[The Conversation Africa] Nigeria's university system witnessed its golden era between the 1950s and 1980s. It produced globally celebrated academics and virologists. But the story has changed. Under funding of the university system, inadequate support for research and lack of commitment to the development of science and technology by the government are robbing the nation of quality academics. Virologists are among them. Renowned virologist, Oyewale Tomori, who graduated in the 1970s, sets out how it was then, why the country is wh (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 9, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Succession pattern of insects in relation to drowning and poisoning of Rattus norvegicus at Delta State University, Abraka, Southern Nigeria - Ojianwuna CC, Enwemiwe VN.
Forensic study using insects is a veritable tool for tracing crime and cruelty cases. In recent times, forensics is gaining local or international attention. Poisoning and drowning are similar criminal cases occurring in Nigeria, thus, this present study d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 7, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

Nigeria: Covid-19 - 4 States Have Fully Vaccinated 70 Percent Eligible Population, Says Govt
[Vanguard] The federal government, Thursday, disclosed that four states of the federation have not only reached the 70 percent target of fully vaccinated eligible population for COVID-19 but also have the highest number of fully vaccinated persons. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 7, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: How Nigerian Govt's Intervention Improves Healthcare Delivery in Nasarawa
[Premium Times] BHCPF is meeting the government's target of strengthening primary healthcare facilities for effective service delivery, but the efforts still look like a drop in the ocean. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 7, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: 130 Vaccine-Derived Poliovirus Found in 16 States - NPHCDA
[Leadership] National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has said that 130 circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) have been detected in 47 local government areas across 16 States in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 7, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: 34 States Fail to Meet 15 Percent Health Funding Benchmark - Report
[Leadership] A new health report by The ONE Campaign has revealed that Nigeria's health budget as a percentage of the total budget is declining and that public health allocations by state governments per person have fallen from $10.8 per person in 2020 to $8.5 per person in 2022. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 7, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigerian Newborns Weigh Less If Their Mothers Use Biomass Fuel - a Major Health Risk
[The Conversation Africa] Babies should ideally weigh about 2,500g or more at birth. Birth weight is a vital indicator of foetal and neonatal health. If a newborn weighs less than 2,500g - because they are preterm or their growth in the womb was restricted for some reason - they are more at risk of death, disability and noncommunicable diseases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 7, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Nigeria: Handle Your Heart With Care - Curbing the Rise of Non-Communicable Diseases in Nigeria
[Nigeria Health Watch] We got to Zenith Medical & Kidney Centre at 6:50am, and already, the place was beginning to fill up. Thankfully, we were early enough for my father to get connected to a dialysis machine before 7:30am. My mother and I found a parking space in the shade and tried to make ourselves comfortable. It was going to be a four hour wait, but before it was over, there would be a kilometre long line of cars; snaking from the gate of the Medical Centre, all the way to the junction. I'm used to the sight by now, bu (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 6, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news