Nigeria: Goodknight, Govt Partner to Harness Innovation to End Malaria
[Vanguard] As the world marks this year's World Malaria Day today, Godrej Nigeria, makers of GoodKnight Power Shots Insecticide is partnering with the Federal Ministry of Health through the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) Abuja, to intensify efforts geared towards the elimination of malaria in Nigeria by donating 10,000 Goodknight power shots to the Ministry. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 25, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: World Malaria Day - Experts Proffer Ways to Eliminate Disease in Nigeria
[Daily Trust] As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark this year's World Malaria Day, experts have proffered ways to fast-track ending malaria in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 25, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: World Malaria Day 2022 - Itel Partners With Amatem Softgel to End Malaria in Agboyi-Ketu
[Vanguard] itel Nigeria and Amatem Softgel on April 25, 2022, joined the rest of the world to commemorate global efforts to bring an end to malaria, especially among African children and pregnant women. More than 3.3 billion people in 106 counties are at risk of malaria, and according to the World Malaria Report 2020, Nigeria alone accounts for 27% of the malaria burden and 23% of malaria deaths worldwide, and children under the age of 5 remain the most vulnerable population to the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 25, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: World Malaria Day 2022 - Inside Nigeria's Plan Ahead of Vaccine Distribution
[Premium Times] WHO estimates that the vaccine could save the lives of an additional 40,000 to 80,000 African children each year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 25, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Paper: violence, abuse and exploitation among trafficked women and girls: a mixed-methods study in Nigeria and Uganda - Kiss L, Fotheringhame D, Kyegombe N, McAlpine A, Abilio L, Kyamulabi A, Walakira EJ, Devries K, Tanton C.
BACKGROUND: Africa is the global region where modern-slavery is most prevalent, especially among women and girls. Despite the severe health consequences of human trafficking, evidence on the risks and experiences of trafficked adolescents and young women i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nigeria: 578 Million Might Become Diabetic By 2030, Says Expert
[Leadership] No fewer than 578 million people worldwide might become diabetic by the year 2030 if immediate measures are not taken to control the rising rate of diabetic patients, a senior consultant and eye expert from the National Eye Centre, Dr Murtala Umar, has warned. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 25, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: The High Prevalence of Malaria
[This Day] A lot of lives can be saved by observing basic hygiene standards, writes Daniel Ighakpe (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 25, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Lassa Fever - Ondo Records 34 Deaths, 227 Cases - Official
[Premium Times] Mr Faduyile, a professor, said the state recorded 227 confirmed cases in six Local Government Areas (LGAs) during the period. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 25, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Symptoms, Cause, Treatment, Efforts to Eliminate Malaria
[Premium Times] The 2020 World Malaria Report indicated that Nigeria had the highest number of global malaria cases (27 per cent of global malaria cases) in 2019 and accounted for the highest number of deaths (23 per cent of global malaria deaths). (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 25, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Huge blast at illegal oil refinery in Nigeria kills scores of people, including children
Women and children are among the scores of people killed in an explosion at an illegal oil refinery in a border town in southern Nigeria, authorities say. #oilrefinery #bordertown (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blast at illegal Nigerian oil refinery kills more than 100 people
Charred bodies were left scattered among burnt palms, cars and vans on Sunday after a weekend explosion which killed more than 100 people at an illegal oil refining depot. #palms #nigerian #vans #oilrefinery #oilrefiningdepot (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Explosion at illegal oil refinery in Nigeria kills over 50
Nigeria police and officials say more than 50 people have been killed and many injuredin an explosion that rocked an illegal oil refinery in southeastrn Nigeria #oilrefinery (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: 160m Nigerians Lack Basic Sanitation, Say UNICEF, WHO
[This Day] A joint report by the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) titled: "Progress on Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Africa 2000 to 2020: Five Years into the SDGs," has shown that Nigeria leads the rest of Africa on open defecation and non-availability of basic hygiene services in 2020. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 22, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Firms Partner to Revolutionise Telehealth in Pharmacies Across Africa
[Premium Times] Mr Rockson said for a continent with a deficit of 2.4 million nurses and doctors, digital health solutions remain key in solving Africa's primary healthcare challenges. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 22, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera Kills 595 People in Jigawa in 2021
[Premium Times] He said to prevent the high mortality rate recorded from the disease last year, his ministry has set up a response to reduce the number of deaths from the disease in 2022. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 22, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news