Top Ten Health News, 29 April, 2016


Global Fund wrestles with concerns about grant performance and risks in the Nigeria portfolio. No Nigerian will die from malaria related illness from 2020 – Minister. “Malaria – Are we winning the war?” – The HealthZone hosted an Interactive Rountable Discussion on World Malaria Day. El-Rufai orders hospitals to treat gunshot victims before police report. Nigeria finalises plans to produce Yellow fever vaccines locally. No allowance for officials on foreign medical treatment – FG. Minister says FG will provide school children with balanced diet. Nigeria health experts demand 15% budgetary allocation to healthcare. Lassa fever is a national tragedy. Stronger together – increasing effectiveness of advocacy in the Nigerian health sector.


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