To discuss various issues, challenges and achievements in global health and one health with special relevance to Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa

March 18, 2018

Update on killing of Elephant in Idanre, Ondo State

Residents and farmers in six communities in Idanre Local Government Area of Ondo State are living in palpable fear over the killing of one of the […]
March 11, 2018

Are you interested in joining a cause for Wildlife Conservation in Nigeria? Read this!

Earlier this week, there were reports of a local hunter who killed an elephant for sport and game in Idanre Hills, Ondo State, Nigeria. This brought […]
January 20, 2018

OIE updates to the new information portal – The WAHIS+ Project

The OIE is redesigning and upgrading WAHIS to a technologically advanced yet user-friendly form with many previously unavailable features. This new platform is called WAHIS+. The core […]
January 12, 2018

Quack doctor infects and kills a dog through wrong vaccination

A man by the name of Mr Adepoju and graduate of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology(LAUTECH) was caught in the act of quackery in Ibadan. He […]
December 31, 2017

UN declares World Bee Day… among others

On December 21, 2017, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) welcomed the UN’s decision to create a “World Bee Day” among other important resolutions. In the same […]
December 30, 2017

National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI) receives new Governing Board

The President of Nigeria and Commander In Chief of the Armed Forces, H.E, President Muhammadu Buhari has on Thursday approved the appointment of a new governing […]
December 29, 2017

Former NVMA President appointed as Adamawa’s Permanent Secretary

Dr. Edgar Sunday Amos, the immediate past National President and ExOfficio of the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA), has been appointed as the permanent Secretary of […]
December 28, 2017

Unhealthy Abattoirs In Nigeria – Recommendations And Solutions

In our previous articles, we thoroughly discussed the dire issues of unhealthy abattoirs in Nigeria, using the Bodija Abattoir in Ibadan as a case study. Here, […]
December 15, 2017

Alleviating and Eliminating the Threat of ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

We have previously provided an introduction to the meaning and implications of antibiotic resistance including a brief discussion on the action plan on antimicrobial resistance as […]
November 26, 2017

OPPORTUNITY – Call for Emerging Voices for Global Health 2018

Deadline – March 5 2018 About the Emerging Voices for Global Health Emerging Voices for Global Health (EV4GH) is an innovative multi-partner blended training program for young, […]
November 17, 2017

The 54th Annual NVMA Congress – Reports and Delibrations

The Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) held its 54th annual national congress in the ancient city of Kano from the 6th of November to the 10th […]
October 6, 2017

Attention! Monkey Pox Virus – A new disease outbreak in Nigeria?

On Thursday, 5th October, 2017, the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) released a press statement confirming an outbreak of a new contagious viral disease, Monkey […]
September 28, 2017

Today is World Rabies Day 2017! What do you know about Rabies?

By Niyi Atanda and Kikiope Oluwarore (DVM) Today September 28, 2017, is set aside to commemorate World Rabies Day! It is an opportunity for health professionals […]