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Nigeria Health Watch announces 2nd Prevent Epidemics Journalism Fellowship

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Nigeria Health Watch has announced a call for applications for the 2nd Prevent Epidemics Journalism Fellowship.

Nigeria Health Watch will award three fellowships to outstanding journalists with a passion for covering epidemic preparedness. Fellows will receive financial support for the 3-month period, to complete their reporting, as well as continued coaching and support accessing national and international data and contacts, among other benefits.

 

To apply, please use any of the themes below to propose 2 story ideas you will focus on during the fellowship:

Nigeria Health Watch announces 2nd Prevent Epidemics Journalism Fellowship

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Nigeria Health Watch has announced a call for applications for the 2nd Prevent Epidemics Journalism Fellowship.

Nigeria Health Watch will award three fellowships to outstanding journalists with a passion for covering epidemic preparedness. Fellows will receive financial support for the 3-month period, to complete their reporting, as well as continued coaching and support accessing national and international data and contacts, among other benefits.

 

To apply, please use any of the themes below to propose 2 story ideas you will focus on during the fellowship:

Nigeria Health Watch announces 2nd Prevent Epidemics Journalism Fellowship

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Nigeria Health Watch has announced a call for applications for the 2nd Prevent Epidemics Journalism Fellowship.

Nigeria Health Watch will award three fellowships to outstanding journalists with a passion for covering epidemic preparedness. Fellows will receive financial support for the 3-month period, to complete their reporting, as well as continued coaching and support accessing national and international data and contacts, among other benefits.

 

To apply, please use any of the themes below to propose 2 story ideas you will focus on during the fellowship:

BIRN launches Investigative Fund

Sunday, June 28, 2020

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network is launching an Emergency media support fund to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 pandemic on journalists.

Through this fund we aim to increase cooperation between journalists in the region and their knowledge and skills through joint cooperation on cross-border investigative stories.

The stories should be original, evidence-based and rich in context, showing new or broader insights into the region.

Ex-minister blames goverment for poor health care system

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Nigeria’s former Minister of Health, Professor Adenike Grange has blamed the Nigerian governments at all levels for the poor health care delivery system in the country.
 
Delivering a keynote speech at the 19th Professor Bassey Andah Memorial Lecture at weekend, Professor Grange said short life expectancy caused by high infant and maternal mortality rate is one of the major challenges facing the country’s healthcare delivery system.

Improved health funding will reduce mortality rate – Saraki

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Wife of the Senate President, Mrs. Toyin Saraki, says continuous investment in health care infrastructure is one of the ways by which the government can tackle the high rate of maternal and newborn mortality in the country.
 
She, however, added that the task could not be left to the government alone, stressing that private partnership was also very key.
 

Kogi State Receives N30m Medical Equipment

Monday, September 18, 2017

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on Monday presented medical equipment worth about N30 million for 60 health facilities in Kogi.
Dr Alobo Gabriel, the State Team Leader for Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP), disclosed this while handing over the equipment to the State Ministry of Health.
Gabriel said that the equipment would be distributed to 45 primary healthcare centres, five training health institutions, and 10 hospitals across the state.

UNICEF, E.U. donate N1.2 bn health equipment to Adamawa state

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The United Nations Children’s Fund in partnership with the European Union have presented health equipment and other materials worth 1.2 billion naira to the Adamawa State Government.
 
The Chief of Field Office, UNICEF Nigeria, Bauchi, Abdulai Kaikai says the measure is in line with the second phase of the E.U., UNICEF, Federal Government Maternal New-born and Child Health project.
 
He says the project also covers Bauchi and Kebbi States, and in Adamawa State, it is being implemented in 226 Primary Health Care facilities in 21 Local Government Areas.
 

FAMILY PLANNING: Nigeria allocates $4m annually for contraceptives

Monday, July 17, 2017

NIGERIA has restated its commitment towards ensuring access of women to family planning services and commodities with a pledge to achieve a modern contraceptive rate of 27 per cent among all women by 2020.
 
Nigeria also committed to increasing its annual allocation for contraceptives from $3 million to $4 million while ensuring total disbursement of $56 million to the states through  participation in the Global Financing Facility and  international development assistance loans.
 

WBFA advocates for improved supply chains and access to family planning in Africa

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The Wellbeing Foundation Africa and its Founder and President Toyin  Ojora-Saraki participated in the Family Planning Summit 2017 in London,  United Kingdom from Monday 10 July to Tuesday 11 July.
 
The summit was  organised by the United Nations Population Fund, Bill and Melinda Gates  Foundation and the UK Department of International Development to discuss  efforts to reach Family Planning 2020 goals and ensure that around the  world women and girls are better able to plan their families and their  futures.
 

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