Regional variations in the acceptance and experience of intimate partner violence in Nigeria: revisiting cosmopolitan-success and conservative-failure hypothesis - Alabi TA, Ramsden MJ.
This study investigates regional variations in the factors associated with acceptance and actual experience of intimate partner violence (IPV) among married women in northern and southern Nigeria - two regions with distinct socio-cultural and economic diff... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 29, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Influence of socio-economic attributes on travel behaviour in the rural areas of Nigeria: towards a sustainable rural planning and development - Aderibigbe OO, Gumbo T.
The socio-economic characteristics of individual and group have been found to significantly have an impact on their mobility and travel behaviour. Hence, this study examined the influence of socio-economic characteristics of households in the Rural areas o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 29, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

The prevalence of crash and associated factors among commercial motorcyclist in Owo, Western Nigeria - Olasinde AA, Oluwadiya KS.
This study is a descriptive cross-sectional study. Data was collected by using pre-tested structured questio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 29, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Nigeria: Achieving Zero Hunger in Nigeria
[This Day] To gain the nutritional substances that provide energy for activities, growth and other functions of the body, food is essential for a human being. The United Nations global facts show that in 2020, between 720 million and 811 million persons worldwide were suffering from hunger, roughly 161 million more than in 2019. A staggering 2.4 billion people, reflecting above 30 per cent of the world's population, were moderately or severely food-insecure, lacking regular access to adequate food; and globally, 149. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Reflecting On Nigeria's Health Sector in 2022 - Hope for 2023?
[Nigeria Health Watch] The resilience of the health sector was tested when the COVID-19 pandemic impacted global economies and health sectors simultaneously in 2020. Routine health programmes in Nigeria, such as childhood immunisation, reproductive health and maternal health services were disrupted, and it was clear that our health systems were not resilient enough to protect us from major public health threats. "Building back better" since then has meant that there needs to be a greater focus on making the necessary investments (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: New Prep Ring Reduces HIV Infection By 50 Percent - NGO
[Vanguard] New HIV Vaccine and Microbicide Advocacy Society (NHVMAS), says Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) ring, also known as dapivirine ring, can reduce HIV infection in women by 50 per cent if strictly adhered to. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 28, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Mass Exodus of Workers Hit Niger State Health Sector
[This Day] A mass exodus of personnel has been reported in the Niger State health sector. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 28, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Yuletide - FCTA Heightens Surveillance On Cholera, Monkeypox, Others
[Vanguard] As Nigerians celebrate the yuletide, the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has heightened surveillance over its epidemiological situation, with increased focus on key diseases such as Cholera, Ebola, Monkeypox, meningitis, measles and COVID-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 28, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: After Years of Neglect, Primary Healthcare Centres Collapse Nationwide
[Vanguard] Akure -- In Nigeria, all is not well with primary health care, widely regarded as the cornerstone of essential healthcare, access to Universal Health Care, and the attainment of health-related Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, and health security. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 28, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Yuletide - FCTA Heightens Surveillance System On Cholera, Ebola, Others
[Leadership] In a bid to avert an outbreak of deadly diseases in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the FCT Administration (FCTA) has heightened its disease surveillance system against key diseases like Cholera, Ebola, Monkeypox, meningitis, measles, and COVID-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 28, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Report: Nigerian Security Agency Seeks to Arrest Central Bank Governor on Charges of Funding Terrorists – Africa
The Nigerian security agency, the Department of State Services (DSS), has reportedly instructed its operatives to arrest the Central Bank of Nigeria governor Godwin Emefiele as soon as he is seen in public. The DSS is still seeking to apprehend Emefiele despite losing its bid to have a Nigerian…#muhammadubuharis #legit #nigeria #nigerian #godwinemefiele #dss #saharareporters #african #opponentsofcbns #centralbankofnigeria (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Less than 0.5% Nigerians have used the country ’s CBDC e-Naira a year after its launch
Nigeria’s Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) e-Naira is failing because of low adoption rates while the government is trying to drive adoption higher, Bloomberg News reported. The E-Naira was launched in October 2021 and has been live for 14 months as of December but the adoption rate remains…#godwinemefiele #cryptoslate #nigerian #kekenapep #naira #nigerians #centralbank #nigerias #nigeria #cbdc (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Childhood Pneumonia - Speed Up Completion of Medical Oxygen Plants, Sci Tasks FG
[Vanguard] Towards addressing the menace of childhood pneumonia in Nigeria, the Federal government has been tasked to expedite action on the completion of medical oxygen plants across the 36 states of the Federation including the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, and Abuja. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 27, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: NHIA Act Strategic to Changing Health Insurance Landscape in Nigeria - Expert
[Vanguard] The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has said that the implementation of the NHIA Act 2022 signed into Law by President Muhammadu Buhari was strategic to changing the health insurance landscape in Nigeria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 27, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Jela's Development Initiatives - Promoting Inclusiveness in Mental Health Interventions
[Nigeria Health Watch] The World Health Organization (WHO) clearly states that complete emotional and mental well-being are critical components of good health care. Efforts to improve access to mental health services continue to generate global attention as an estimated one in eight people lived with a mental disorder before the COVID-19 pandemic. While mental health continues to gain attention, inclusive mental healthcare -- that ensures no one, including people with disabilities (PWDs) is left behind -- is lacking. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 27, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news