Ichor Joshua Wins 2022 United Nations Swarovski Prize

21-year-old Ichor Joshua has emerged winner of the 2022 United Nations Swarovski Prize for creating a technology that monitors contamination and scarcity in groundwater wells in Africa.

The final-year geology student at the University of Jos who is the first and only African to win the Swarovski Prize won alongside five other innovators from different continents.

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LASU “Lagos Plastic Revolution” Wins 2022 Millennium Oceans Global Prize

Five students of the Department of Fisheries at the Lagos State University (LASU) have emerged winners of the 2022 Millennium Oceans Global Prize with its “Lagos Plastic Revolution” application/campaign.

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Professor Adam Abba-Aji Appointed Chief Medical Director Of Alberta Hospital Canada

Professor Adam Abba-Aji has been appointed as the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Alberta Hospital Canada, which makes him the first African in the 100-year history of the hospital.

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Chima Williams Named Winner Of 2022 Goldman Environmental Prize

Chima Williams, the Executive Director of Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), has been named a winner of the 2022 Goldman Environmental Prize among seven winners.

Other winners of the prize include Niwat Roykaew (Thailand), Marjan Minnessma (the Netherlands); Juliet Vincent (Australia); Nalleli Cobo (United States); Alex Luciatante, and Alexandra Narvaez (Ecuador).

The Goldman Prize is awarded annually to environmental heroes from each of the world’s six inhabited continental regions.

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Evercare Hospital Awarded PharmAccess’ SafeCare Level Five Certification

Evercare hospital has been awarded a level five certification at baseline assessment by PharmAccess’ SafeCare, making it the first hospital in Nigeria to receive the award which recognises quality healthcare delivery.

This achievement was attained recently due to the hospital’s outstanding healthcare delivery services and quality improvement measures.

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