#PHC4UHC: Nigeria’s policy experts tour primary health institutions
The project is coordinated by NIPSS in collaboration with the Development Research and Project Centre (DRPC).
PrEP: HIV ‘prevention’ drug many Nigerians need, don’t know about and can’t afford
The medication, which prevents infection from HIV is not readily available in many healthcare facilities.
Untreated, recurrent STIs increase risk of HIV infection – Experts
WHO estimates that more than a million people across the world acquire STI every day
Views From Rwanda: Why African countries should improve welfare, capacity of Community Health Workers
The WHO and other health experts suggest how best to treat Community Health Workers.
When is the right time to take drugs: Before, after or with meal?
Experts speak about the appropriate relationship between drugs and food.
PEP: The HIV ‘prevention drug’ many Nigerians don’t know about
Despite the availability of these preventive drugs in hospitals, many Nigerians continue to get infected with the dreaded ailment.
#AHAIC2019 (LIVE UPDATES): Nigerian delegation holds session to bridge child, family health funding gaps
Nigeria hosted the 2001 conference now known as “the Abuja Declaration”, where African leaders pledged at least 15 per cent of their annual budgets to their health sectors.
Global Fund for Health: How seven African countries squandered millions of foreign aid
An audit report last year revealed how aid money disappeared in the hands of corrupt officials
SPECIAL REPORT: Inside the unsafe haircutting practices in Nigeria (2)
Despite the prevalence of these practices in some parts of Nigeria, experts highlight the risks.
World Cancer Day: What men should know about prostate cancer — Professor
Prostate cancer is a leading cancer diagnosis and cause of cancer-related deaths among men
INTERVIEW: How we’ll disburse Basic Health Care Provision Fund to states — Health Minister
The minister also speaks on the implementation of the health act.
How Nigeria fared in surveillance, management of communicable diseases in 2018
PREMIUM TIMES analyses how Nigeria fared in 2018 in the surveillance, prevention and management of six diseases.
INTERVIEW: How we’re tackling sexual violence in Uganda – Activist
Tabitha Mparime recently in New York received an award and a $50,000 cash prize for her work in Uganda.
dRPC, health experts, others discuss family planning in Nigeria (LIVE UPDATES)
The conference is a biannual event where family planning experts, government officials, donors converge to discuss services in the country.
World Diabetes Day: Nine things to do to avoid disease
Diabetes is one of the fastest growing chronic non-communicable diseases in the world.
HealthCheck: Is killer ‘Evolution’ drink in circulation in Nigeria?
The claim that the drink contains lethal poison that causes death is yet to be verified.
LIVE UPDATES: CSOs hold retreat to bridge service delivery gaps in Kano health sector
Participants will discuss improving health sector delivery in Kano.
LIVE UPDATES: dRPC, Nigeria’s health ministry, others discuss gender issues in family planning
In spite of obvious merits, 87 per cent of women in Nigeria or their partners do not use modern or traditional contraceptives.
SPECIAL REPORT: Why preventable Neonatal Tetanus continues to kill newborns in Nigeria
A World Health Organisation report listed Nigeria as one of only 18 countries yet to eliminate the child killer disease.
INTERVIEW: How we helped Boko Haram victims manage trauma, despondency – Ex-Borno health commissioner
The political aspirant also speaks on the abduction of the Chibok girls and other unreported but similar incidents.
DRPC, other health experts discuss accountability in Nigeria’s routine immunisation (LIVE UPDATES)
The aim of the dialogue is to strengthen the accountability framework for routine immunisation.