Top Ten Health News, 18 March 2016
AU approves Nigeria’s Centre for Disease Control as regional hub. Nigeria plans to block outbound medical tourism. FG Reaches Out to Sultan to Lead Campaign against Maternal, Child Death. Government may issue no-work no-pay directive against striking doctors. Medical students to spend 11 years – NUC. ‘USAID Spends U.S.$700 Million Fighting HIV/Aids in Nigeria’. Free ARVs are not enough: the hidden costs of treating HIV in Nigeria. 234 matriculate at Nigeria’s first medical varsity in Ondo. Save Lagos Cardiac and Renal Centre! Nigerian health policy makers gather in Sokoto for the 58th National Council on Health.