Nigeria: Lassa Fever - Nigeria's Death Toll Hits 178 in 2022
[Premium Times] The report shows that 103 suspected cases were recorded within the week under review (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 26, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ride-Hailing Nigeria Startup to Raise $100 Million in EV Push
Bloomberg#ridehailingnigeria #raise #nigeria #push #ridehailing (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Brain Drain - We Now Have One Doctor to 6,400 Patients - Medical Experts
[Vanguard] ... Nigeria in emergency situation (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 25, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria Growth Rate Slows to 2.25% as Oil Production Slumps
Bloomberg#slows #oil #slumps #nigeria (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: People With Vitiligo Face Stigma - A Skin Doctor Calls for Better Support
[The Conversation Africa] Vitiligo - a disease which causes pale patches to develop on the skin and mucous membranes - can be psychologically devastating. The change in skin colour may even create doubts about a person's identity, as seen in the case of a Nigerian whose bank asked him to register his national identity number again. Vitiligo causes loss of skin pigment (colour) either in patches or over much of the body. Dermatologist Umar Abdullahi has seen how upsetting and stigmatising the condition can be, particularly for dark (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 25, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Over 1.6 Million Nigerians Now On HIV Treatment - Govt
[This Day] The federal government has said it has been able to put 1,619,133 persons living with HIV on regular treatment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 25, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: HIV/Aids - Nigeria Records Decline in New Infections - Official
[Premium Times] Mr Aliyu said the development is an indication that Nigeria will meet the United Nations target of ending HIV/AIDS by 2030. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 25, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Covid-19 - Nigerian Govt Insists On Travel Protocols, Says Pandemic Not Over
[Premium Times] 266,283 COVID-19 infections and 3,155 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 23, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Assessing Nigeria's Commitment Towards Financing Health Security
In this report, Sunday Ehigiator comparatively assessed Nigeria's commitment towards financing health security through the budgets, vis-à-vis seeking more financing commitments for the sector. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 22, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cross River to Deworm 800,000 School Children
[Leadership] All is now set by the Cross River State government to deworm about 800,000 children in the school-based deworming exercise. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 22, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya: Solar Powered Freezers - a Low Cost but High Impact Strategy Making Critical Vaccines Accessible in Southeast Kenya
[Nigeria Health Watch] Kamboo, Yindalani and Yiuma Mavui are a set of hard-to-reach villages located 17 and 28 kilometres away from Makindu sub-county hospital and 10 and 22 kilometres away from the nearest electricity grid. As a result of the distance from the sub-county hospital and not being connected to the grid, the three health facilities in these villages could neither stock vaccines nor offer routine immunisation on demand. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 22, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Open Veins of Africa Bleeding Heavily
By Ndongo Samba Sylla and Jomo Kwame SundaramDAKAR and KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 22 2022 (IPS) The ongoing plunder of Africa’s natural resources drained by capital flight is holding it back yet again. More African nations face protracted recessions amid mounting debt distress, rubbing salt into deep wounds from the past. With much less foreign exchange, tax revenue, and policy space to face external shocks, many African governments believe they have little choice but to spend less, or borrow more in foreign currencies. Ndongo Samba SyllaMost Africans are struggling to cope with food and energy crises, inflation, higher interest...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ndongo Samba Sylla and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Africa Climate Change Crime & Justice Development & Aid Economy & Trade Energy Environment Financial Crisis Food and Agriculture Headlines Health Inequality Labour Natural Resources TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Nigeria: Stakeholders Step Up Preparations for Toilet Day Summit
[Leadership] As the Federal Ministry of Water Resources prepares to organise a World Toilet Summit in Nigeria to create awareness against open defecation and the importance of building toilets in homes, markets, motor parks and other public places, stakeholders have commended the minister, Engineer Suleiman Hussein Adamu over his foresight. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 21, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Monica Eimunjeze Takes Over as Acting DG, NAFDAC
[Vanguard] The Director of Drug Registration and Regulatory Affairs Directorate of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Dr Monica Hemben Eimunjeze, has been appointed the Acting Director of the Agency following the expiration of the tenure of Professor Christianah Adeyeye as the Director General. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 19, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Pesticide safety behavior among cocoa farmers in Nigeria: current trends and determinants - Oludoye OO, Siriwong W, Robson MG.
BACKGROUND: There is a strong link between pesticide exposure risk and farmers' safety behavior. However, there is a lack of understanding of farmers' safety behavior in pesticide use and the psychological factors that influence it, especially in Nigeria. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news