Nigerian former minister, head of UNFPA, Babatunde Osotimehin, is dead. FG launches health, nutrition response project in Borno. FEC approves placement of doctors. WHO updates Essential Medicines List with new advice on use of antibiotics, and adds medicines for hepatitis C, HIV, tuberculosis and cancer. Cholera outbreak claims over 12 in Kwara. Health Insurance Scheme Now Mandatory For Oyo Residents – Ajimobi. Bayelsa Govt opens dialysis centre in Yenagoa. Renovation of Suleja General Hospital to cost N1.1 billion – Gov Bello. Zamfara Govt to provide free eye treatment. A mighty Iroko in the Nigerian health sector has fallen: A tribute to the late Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin.