Nigeria: Scare of the Ebola Virus
[Leadership] An upsurge in Ebola cases in some African countries, specifically Uganda, has raised some concerns about the disease re-entering Nigeria. A media report actually talked about the country importing the dreaded virus. According to reports, as of October 29, 2022, the Ugandan Ministry of Health had reported 128 confirmed cases and 34 deaths. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 4, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Anti-Microbial Resistance Strategies Need Urgent Attention to Prevent Unnecessary Deaths in Africa
Africa’s laboratories need to step up testing to aid in fighting Anti-Microbial Resistance. This photo is a 3D computer-generated image of Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria, the pathogen responsible for causing the disease tuberculosis (TB). Credit: CDC/UnsplashBy Francis KokutseACCRA, Nov 3 2022 (IPS) African countries must find a way of fighting Anti-Microbial Resistance in the healthcare system to avoid unnecessary deaths. A few months ago, the President of the Ghana Public Health Association, Amofah George, narrated how he saw a patient die after failing to respond to all the available antibiotics used for managing...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Francis Kokutse Tags: Africa Featured Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Sustainable Development Goals TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report Source Type: news

Nigeria: Covid-19 - Nigerian Farmers Yet to Recover From Impact of Pandemic
[Daily Trust] While public attention on the COVID-19 pandemic has decreased, its impact on local farmers persists. Now farmers are struggling against heavy inflation to recover their businesses, attract customers, and regain their lost footing. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 3, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: When Floods Threaten Nigeria's Food Security Everyone Suffers
[Nigeria Health Watch] Media reports have been filled with reports of flooding in several states in Nigeria in the last few months. Thousands of hectares of farmland has been destroyed by floodwater, and the president of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria, Kabiru Ibrahim has warned that food supplies will be adversely affected, as most farmers were ready to harvest their produce when the floods hit. With over 600 people reported to have died, and millions more displaced, analysts say that the impact of this year's floods is (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 3, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Lagos Govt Seals 42 Health Facilities in Nine Months
[Premium Times] The facilities were sealed for non-compliance with regulatory standards (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 2, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Keep Polio At Zero Level in Nigeria - Rotary to Govt
[Daily Trust] The Rotary Club of Nigeria has called on the Federal Government and other stakeholders to redouble their efforts on funding and advocacy towards keeping polio at zero level in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 2, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria At Risk of Importing Ebola Virus, NCDC Warns
[Leadership] Following the outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Ugandan, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has alerted that Nigeria is at high risk of Importation of the disease, based on available data and risk assessment conducted. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 1, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt Tightens Measures Against Ebola Outbreak
[This Day] Nigeria has rolled out further measures aimed at forestalling and containing any outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus disease in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 1, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Flood - NMA Raises Fear of Epidemic Outbreak in Kogi
[Daily Trust] The National Committee on Epidemics and Pandemics Awareness of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has advised governments at all levels to put measures in place to prevent the impending outbreak of epidemics due to this year's devastating flooding. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 1, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Flood Killed 17, Displaced 150,000 Children, Women in Kogi - Health Commissioner
[Daily Trust] The Kogi State Commissioner for Health, Dr Zakari Usman has said that the flood has sacked 514 communities while 400,000, persons have been displaced, including over 150,000 children, women. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 1, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Ebola - As Cases Rise in Uganda, Nigeria Warns Against Outbreak
[Premium Times] NCDC said passengers arriving from Uganda and persons who transited in Uganda are being followed up for 21 days after they arrived in Nigeria for their health status. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 1, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: The SASA Initiative - Changing Mindsets About Female Genital Mutilation in Kween District in Uganda
[Nigeria Health Watch] Born and raised in Atari Village, Kaptoyoy sub-county, in the Kween district of eastern Uganda, 23-year-old Mercy Chebet was married off at the tender age of 14 and had her first child at 15. Kween district is one of the regions that still practices female genital mutilation (FGM), despite being outlawed in Uganda by the Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation Act, 2010. Chebet knew she would have to face the knife sooner or later and dreaded the day; until she encountered SASA. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 1, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Covid-19 - Nigeria Ranks 10th As Africa Records Over 12.3 Million Infections, 256,900 Deaths - WHO
[Premium Times] Globally, as of 28 October 2022, there have been 626,337,158 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 6,566,610 deaths, reported to WHO. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 1, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Influence of weak legislation and non-state armed actors on arms proliferation: evidence from terrorism in Nigeria - Olanrewaju ADEKOLAN, Andrew Z, Babatunde SH, Mantu CHONGSW, Mohammed ADAMAA, Olanrewaju ADEKOLAN, Andrew Z, Babatunde SH, Mantu CHONGSW, Mohammed ADAMAA.
With an aggressive illicit transnational trade along a vastly porous borderline in the North East region of Nigeria, a country not at war but highly militarized with overstretched security agencies, an outdated over six decades Firearms law and a vulnerabl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 1, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

A feminist-intersectional analysis of sexual violence experienced by Nigerian women who are living in England - Ajayi CE, Chantler K, Radford L.
This study adds to this body of work by exploring the nature of sexual violence experienced by Nigerian women both in Nigeria and Englan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 31, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news