Nigeria Health Watch

Nigeria Health Watch


Putting health and healthcare at the forefront of the public agenda in Nigeria. Find out more at https://t.co/goKmcEOqIX #NgHlth

94117 followers  •  3888 follow  •    •   http://t.co/4fFLrqSjl8

KPVTA members developed television and radio spots, portraying the reality of life with polio and speaking directly to families about the importance of immunisation for every child. An estimated 3 million people in Kano were reached by these messages. #PathfinderNigeria55 

During Immunization Plus Days (IPDs) in the first three months of the @PathfinderInt  led COMPASS project, TBAs referred 7,395 newborns for immunisation. #PathfinderNigeria55  #breakingboundaries  #savinglives  @UNFPANigeria  @UNICEF_Nigeria  @WomenDeliver  @womeninGH  @WorldBank 

The effort to eliminate polio as a threat to children around the world has been massive, bringing together governments and many participating groups and individuals. Between Dec 2006 & Dec 2007, wild polio virus decreased by 76.7 percent in Nigeria. #PathfinderNigeria55  @USAID 

The effective community access and mobilisation that COMPASS was able to achieve through its local partner organisations made major inroads in those areas where families resisted immunisation for their children. @PathfinderInt  #PathfinderNigeria55  #breakingboundaries  #savinglives 

tweet picture

Learn more about COMPASS here 👉👉. Stay with us throughout the month as we bring you excerpts of the 55th Anniversary cele @PathfinderIntbration ! Share your story with us! #PathfinderNigeria55  #breakingboundaries  #savinglives 

tweet picture

Pleased to announce the date for the #FundNutritionNG  virtual conference - Tuesday, 18th August 2020! Save the date. More info coming soon

tweet picture

With an estimated 1 in 8 Nigerians somewhere on the spectrum of mental ill health, mental disease should be a disease of public health concern. #MentalHealthAwareness 

In Africa, some organisations have long identified menstrual hygiene management as a key public health issue. They advocate for & implement, solutions towards tackling the challenges facing menstruating girls & women on the continent. #TorchlightAfrica 

“Are we ready for the next pandemic?...... healthcare systems and drug companies alike are not incentivized to invest in preventing and preparing for future infectious disease threats?" via @FinancialTimes  @AJack  @CEPIvaccines  @IANPHIhealth  @WHOAFRO 

Loading
Loading

#Ramadan is almost here! In this week's #NHWPost  @Misbahlhamzahighlights  measures that religious leaders should take to ensure that the faithful stay safe during the #COVID19  pandemic. Read his call for safe #COVID19NigeriaNigeria  practices during Ramadan:

“I live in my apartment alone so I was worried about my neighbours. What if they contracted the disease from me? From touching the same gate as I did or something...” - Olubunmi Adefisayo, #COVID19  Survivor#MyCOVID19NaijaStory 

“We are risking our lives daily at the isolation centre, deprived of so many things only for people to say it’s not real or it’s malaria we are managing...” @ShyTroubleMake  #MyCOVID19NaijaStory  #COVID19 

Nigeria has more HIV-infected babies than anywhere in the world. It’s a distinction no country wants. Read more: #NgHlth 

“I waited many years for the opportunity to serve my country during a pandemic. You can only imagine the joy I felt when I got the phone call to inform me that...” -Adedapo Adesanya, #COVID19Nigeria  frontline health worker. #MyCOVID19NaijaStory 

“I was scared. I trembled. I felt like I was staring at #COVID19  right in the face. It was at that point that I wanted to quit and go back to my normal life...” - @zenithgoodwin  #MyCOVID19NaijaStory  #COVID19NigeriaNigeria 

These are not old pictures from other countries. These pictures were taken in Nahuche, Zamfara state in September 2017. Our political office holders must be made aware of this malnutrition crisis. Zamfara State Govt must be held to account #FeedNaijaPikin 

#COVID19Nigeria Good News! Our discharge rate increased so remarkably that the cumulative amount of active cases has entered an early phase of flattening. Health Systems Specialist, Dr. @KobinnaA  explains the #COVID19  trends for the period covered in this chart. #NHWTop10 

tweet picture

“My happiest day was the day we discharged our oldest patient. She was 98 years old. Seeing Mama get discharged was an amazing moment for us. We gathered around and showed her lots of love...” - @victorbassey8  #MyCOVID19NaijaStory  #COVID19Nigeria  #COVID19 

Loading
Loading