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What impact would epidemic prevention have on Primary Health Care in Nigeria?

Watch what Hon. Chike Okafor, Chairman, House Committee on Health Services, had to say: https://t.co/u3xsSHFAVi #PreventEpidemicsNaija #TuesdayThoughts
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Want to know how you can take action and join the #PreventEpidemicsNaija campaign? Listen to @ekemma and @inya01 discuss on @NigeriaInfoAbj here: https://t.co/1geWlW8Gf5
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Watch Douglas Emeka Okor talk at the 2018 Future of Health Conference
#BrainGain4Naija
“You need people who have the passion to make things happen”
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Maternal health statistics are a litmus test for a nation’s development. In Nigeria, women still die from avoidable complications during pregnancy and childbirth. #NHWTorchlightSeries #GivingBirthInNigeria
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Read how a hospital in Zaria is tackling Maternal Deaths through the use of Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response System.

Full article 👉🏼https://t.co/JMbPYAEGs6 #NHWTorchlightSeries #MaternalHealth #GivingBirthInNigeria
The ancient city of Zaria in Kaduna State is one of the most famous cities in Northern Nigeria. Aside from its cultural history, it is home to some of the country’s most prestigious educational institutions;... https://t.co/vbqlznwye9
In West Africa, there are between 100,000 & 300,000 infections of #LassaFever and about 5,000 deaths every year. It could be your loved ones this year.

Join us to demand more funding for early detection and prevention of infectious diseases in Nigeria!
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You are only a click away if you are looking for a great healthcare service in Nigeria. Check out our directory! https://t.co/3sDyYy6DYl #BrainGain4Naija #BeingADoctorInNigeria
In West Africa, there are about 5,000 deaths of #LassaFever every year. It could be your loved ones this year.

Join us to demand more funding for early detection and prevention of infectious diseases in Nigeria!
#PreventEpidemicsNaija
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Community / Public Health Outreach Specialist (CPHOS), Intercoms Integrated Solutions, Anambra, deadline 31st March, 2019. Details here: https://t.co/dH9h2dDjay #NHWJobs

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

Read more: https://t.co/UqmGeVIBkU #NgHlth
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
NGOs have played a major role in pushing for sustainable development in Nigeria. #NGOBill will affect all of us. We must say #NoNGOBillNG!
BREAKING: declares the Democratic Republic of the Congo free of Ebola, marking the end of the ninth outbreak in the country.

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BREAKING: @WHO confirms two cases of #Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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5,314 Nigerians currently work in UK's National Health Service (NHS). The trend of doctors emigrating out of Nigeria appears to be witnessing a new height.

Our govt must act now to retain Nigerian doctors!
#BeingADoctorInNigeria
It's #WorldMentalHealthDay. Nigeria’s mental health statistics are a cause for concern; further aggravated by a culture of indifference and denial. There is perhaps no better time than now to begin to have a focused and sustained conversation about our state of mental healthcare.
Today, 1000 Nigerian children will die of malnutrition. We cannot continue to turn a blind eye to them. Our political office holders must be made aware. Our state governments must be held to account to #FeedNaijaPikin!
QUOTE OF THE WEEK:

“The question is not whether countries can afford to invest in health. The question is whether countries can afford not to invest in health.”- of
Every tertiary hospital in Nigeria should publish its accounts. Let Nigerians know how much of their money is going to salaries, medicines, equipment, etc.

Read more: https://t.co/k6IVfOaIrV #DemocracyDay
Total(1) => 0.14682602882385 f_f_QM(2) => 0.14280796051025 indS(2) => 0.094820976257324 indM(2) => 0.046295881271362 indM_1(2) => 0.0035197734832764 indM_2(2) => 0.0010159015655518 indM_4(2) => 0.0039200782775879 indM_5(2) => 0.0083889961242676 indM_6(2) => 0.0065078735351562 indM_7(2) => 0.0045678615570068 indM_8(2) => 0.0011889934539795 indM_9(2) => 0.0089600086212158 indM_10(2) => 0.007767915725708 f_f_pTL(2) => 0.0027792453765869 f_f_dT(20) => 0.0026178359985352