We Must Carry on Paul Farmer ’s Work on Social Determinants of Health
Sub Saharan Africa has a population of 1.14 billion, yet just 24% of the population has access to safe drinking water. Credit: Stella Paul/IPSBy Ifeanyi NsoforABUJA, Mar 2 2022 (IPS) Paul Farmer, the legendary global health equity warrior, recently died in his sleep from heart-related complications at the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) in Butaro, Rwanda, the university he co-founded. So many tributes have been written to Paul Farmer, and he deserves all the accolades bestowed on him posthumously. My tribute to Farmer is to amplify his teachings on the social determinants of health. It is crucial for health wor...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ifeanyi Nsofor Tags: Africa Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

Nigeria: Covid-19 - Nigeria Records Backlog of 10 Infections in Two States
[Premium Times] The breakdown of the cases shows that Edo and Cross River states in the South-south reported the backlog of cases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 2, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New trend of drugs abused by secondary school students in Nigeria - Nabofa OE.
This study was conducted to reveal the trends with regards t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nigeria: Seplat's Full-Year Profit Leaps 253% Amid Post-Covid Oil Boom
[Premium Times] Seplat's revenue, 84.3 per cent of which came from crude oil sales, grew by over a half to N293.6 billion. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 1, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Covid-19 - Nigeria Records 35 New Infections Monday
[Premium Times] NCDC noted that the latest data includes a backlog of 23 discharged cases reported in Akwa Ibom state from February 21 to 27, 2022. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 1, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Two Years On, Nigeria Not On Track to Attain Covid-19 Herd Immunity
[Vanguard] From the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organisation, WHO has sounded a note of warning that achieving herd immunity remains a master key to stopping the spread of the virus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 1, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Physicians Mentoring Prog Takes 14 Young Doctors Beyond Consulting Room
[Vanguard] FOURTEEN young Nigerian doctors are currently exploring opportunities to enhance their professional and personal abilities courtesy of the Dr. Abayomi Ajayi Physicians Mentorship Programme (cohort 2). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 1, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nutrition in Children - Getting It Right Early
[Nigeria Health Watch] "The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison." - Ann Wigmore (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 1, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Pandemic Lockdown Measures Were Hard On Informal Workers
[The Conversation Africa] During the first wave of the pandemic in Nigeria, security forces were mandated to enforce lockdown and stay-at-home orders. Intended as public health measures, these controls inflicted collateral damage. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 1, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ukraine conflict: Nigerian outrage at treatment of students at Poland border
Nigeria condemns reports that citizens of African countries have been stopped from leaving Ukraine. #nigerian (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Covid-19 - Nigeria Records 24 Infections Sunday
[Premium Times]The centre noted that the country's death toll still stands at 3,142. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 28, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Lassa Fever - Nigeria Records 21 Deaths, 91 New Infections in One Week
[Premium Times] The report shows that Ondo, Edo, and Bauchi states accounted for 73 per cent of the confirmed cases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 26, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: No, Lime, Bitter Leaf and Coconut Extracts Won't Cure Kidney Disease
[Africa Check] A post on Facebook in Nigeria claims there is a herbal cure for kidney disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 25, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: No, Bill Gates Hasn't Called for Withdrawal of Covid Vaccines - False UK Story Republished On Nigerian Blog
[Africa Check] "Bill Gates Regrets Promoting Covid-19 Vaccine, Calls For Its Withdrawal As President Biden Keeps Mute," reads the headline on a screenshot of what seems to be a news article circulating on Facebook. It's been going viral in Nigeria and South Africa since January 2022. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 25, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Covid-19 - Nigeria Records 34 New Infections in Three States
[Premium Times]The disease centre noted that 248,850 people have been treated and discharged nationwide. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 25, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news