Nigeria: Covid-19 - Nigeria Records 33 New Infections Thursday
[Premium Times] The disease centre noted that Lagos State, the epicentre of the disease, topped the infection chart with 23 cases (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 11, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: More Than 100 Garki Hospital Doctors to Lose Jobs Over Concession Agreement
[Daily Trust] Over 100 doctors and other medical workers at the Garki Hospital in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) may soon lose their jobs, findings by Daily Trust has shown. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 11, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

To be a man is not a day's job: the discursive construction of hegemonic masculinity by rural youth in Nigeria - Mensah EO.
This article explores the discursive construction of hegemonic masculine ideologies which are recreated and reinforced in the daily lives and social contexts of rural youth in southern Cross River State, South-eastern Nigeria. In this study, I demonstrate ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cross-sectional study on knowledge, attitude and prevalence of domestic violence among women in Kaduna, north-western Nigeria - Nmadu AG, Jafaru A, Dahiru T, Joshua IA, Nw.wo B, Mohammed-Durosinlorun A.
BACKGROUND: Domestic violence is a global issue of public health concern with detrimental effects on women's physical, mental and social well-being. There is a paucity of community-based studies assessing the knowledge and attitude of women towards domesti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Nigeria: Malaria Day - Rhodes-Vivour to Provide Health Cover for 1m Lagosians
[Leadership] Lagos politician, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, popularly known as GRV has partnered with WellaHealth to provide micro health cover for one million Lagosians in commemoration of World Malaria Day coming up on April 25, 2022. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - March 11, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Matandi Primary Health Centre - Only a Total Renovation Will Do.
[Nigeria Health Watch] It is not hard for a first-time visitor to Matandi Primary Health Centre (PHC) to imagine it as the well-built, well equipped health centre it once was, positioned to meet the health needs of the people of Matandi community in Magama Local Government Area (LGA) of Niger State. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 11, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Miners' experiences and perceptions of environmental and safety regulations: statistical evidence from Ebonyi State, Nigeria - Emetumah FC, Okoye CO.
BACKGROUND: Concerns have been raised about compliance with environmental and safety regulations during mining activities. OBJECTIVE: The study assessed miners' experiences and perceptions of environmental and safety regulations, in addition to com... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Nigeria: Covid-19 - FCT Tops As Nigeria Records 84 New Infections Wednesday
[Premium Times] With no fatalities recorded, the new confirmed cases have increased the country's infection toll to 254,861. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 10, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Mad Rush for Covid-19 Jab ... Ahead of Ghana-Nigeria Play-Off
[Ghanaian Times] Scores of people last Friday stormed the Accra Sports Stadium to take their Covid-19 shots, a prerequisite to attend the blistering Ghana-Nigeria World Cup play-off in Ghana. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 10, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: #BreakTheBias - Making Women's Voices Matter in the Media
[Nigeria Health Watch] Conquering gender bias is no easy feat as it is steeped in cultural and societal constructs that are difficult to break. In African society, social norms and gender stereotypes favour boys over girls in many aspects of their lives, further widening gender disparities and hampering social and economic progress. In Nigeria, women are historically misrepresented, with their roles relegated to domestic activities and caregiving. This misrepresentation is rife in the media, with print and digital media portrayi (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 10, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Covid-19 - Cases Surge in Nigeria As 60 Ukraine Returnees Test Positive
[Premium Times] The rise in infections, data revealed, is not unconnected to the arrival of evacuees from Ukraine (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 9, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Dangote Sustains Late Brother's Dream in Fight Against Malnutrition
[This Day] The richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote, has pledged to enter into agreement with governments, local governments and local producers of ready to use therapeutic food(RUTF) in order to guarantee adequate supply directly to primary healthcare centres that treat severe an acute malnutrition(SAM) on sustainable bases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 9, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: 40,000 Women Die From Pregnancy-Related Complications Yearly - Official
[Premium Times] The official noted that over one million children under the age of five also die as a result of losing their mothers to pregnancy delivery complications. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - March 9, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Nigeria: Covid-19 - WHO Confirms Global Decline in Infections, Fatalities As Nigeria Records Two Cases
[Premium Times] Mr Ghebreyesus also re-emphasised that the only sustainable way out of the pandemic is to reach high vaccine coverage in all countries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 8, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Save Nigeria From Losing Trained Doctors, Osibogun Tells Govt
[Vanguard] The new President of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, Professor Akinsanya Osibogun has expressed worry over increasing cases of doctors and other healthcare workers leaving the country for greener pasture. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 8, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news