• The Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Sub working Group (MHPSS SWG) supported a CCCM training on Psychological First Aid (PFA) for IOM staff, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) officials, on 28 February 2018. The PFA session captured
On a January morning, 12-year-old Yusuf Adamu slumps in his father’s lap, head pressed against his chest. Infected at birth with HIV, he is tiny for his age and has birdlike limbs. He has been feverish for 3 days, which is why his father, Ibrahim,
187 out of 190, is how low the World Health Organisation ranks Nigeria’s healthcare system in the World Health Report 2000 – Health systems: Improving performance” published in February 2017.
Nigeria’s health system only ranks better than the health systems in Democratic Republic of Congo, Central
The case fatality ratio was 17% as of 12 May 2018, but it had dropped to 1.7% as of 07 June 2018, suggesting that cases are being detected and reported early by the surveillance team coordinated by WHO,” Sadiq said.
LAGOS, Nigeria — Lebabatu Musa has been delivering babies for 13 years in Kafur, a village in Northwestern Nigeria’s Katsina state. Her work is complicated by the fact that hospitals in the area don’t always have the necessary equipment to treat their patients, nor the
Global Alliance for Vaccines Initiative (GAVI), has extended its funding support for immunization in Nigeria until 2028.
The decision which followed a plea by the Nigerian government will see the body, which is the largest global coalition of the public and private sector in the health
The UNICEF’s collaboration with the state government has helped to ameliorate the multiple health challenges being faced.
Nigeria’s healthcare delivery system which pales in comparison to many other countries in the world, appears to be getting worse as privately-run medical centres are finding it difficult to finance their operations owing to backlog of debt from health insurance providers.
Nigeria’s overall health care spend
Stakeholders at the Future of Healthcare Summit in Lagos say with innovative technologies, the country can improve its health indices and become a health destination for other African countries. Martins Ifijeh
A Nigerian doctor, Mairo Mandara has revealed why codeine abuse is prevalent in the Northern region of Nigeria.
The doctor has been in the fore-front of the fight against codeine abuse and its ban, made the revelation while speaking on the BBC Outlook radio programme.
Dr Mandara, a former