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Top Ten News Items on Health, 1st July 2022

AfDB to cut $14bn annual import of medicine into Africa. Health workers’ shortage in Nigeria, others to hit 6.1m by 2030 – WHO study. No drug user has excuse not to get treatment now, says Marwa. COVID-19: Nigeria misses WHO vaccination target, experts task NPHCDA. Blood transfusion errors spark patient safety concerns. How To Ensure […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 24th June 2022

N2.7tr required to get PHC right – Experts discuss current challenges and opportunities. UTA tasks Nigeria on human development index, health-related SDGs. Water from boreholes, wells in Lagos unfit for human consumption –Commissioner. Plateau to establish agency for drug administration, control. COVID-19 vaccines saved 20m lives in first year, study says. NAICOM partners with security […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 17th June 2022

Need for Multi-faceted Approach in Achieving Zero Maternal Mortality. Over 11 million Nigerians living with diabetes. Infectious diseases fast ravaging communities in Nigeria – Don laments. Albinism: lack of pigment plagued by deadly myths. WHO to decide global health status of monkeypox Thursday. High COVID-19 cases return, as Nigeria records 240 infections in one week. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 10th May 2022

Monkeypox Outbreak Tops 1,000 Cases, WHO Warns Of ‘Real’ Risk. Reducing maternal deaths via evidence-based interventions. Nigeria seals 25,000 illegal pharmacies in eight years – Official. Pollution: FG plans health audit of Ogoni land residents. Addressing the critical challenges of medicine supply chain in Africa’s public health sector. Meningitis Outbreak Kills 65 In Jigawa. Immunization: […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 27th May 2022

WHA75: Don’t use health issues to settle political scores, WHO warns world leaders. Panels to ensure implementation of National Health Insurance Authority Act. Monkeypox: ‘Too Early To Call It An Epidemic’. Calling 112: Is Nigeria Ready For An Emergency Response?. Conflicts, weather extremes, COVID-19 threaten global health – Summit. Sickle Cell: Expert calls for early […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 13th May 2022

International Nurses Day: Nigeria can’t keep nurses it needs. Why manufacturers of poor-quality maternal medicines should be sanctioned. Monkeypox Case in the United Kingdom with Travel History to Nigeria. FG Urged to Implement New Sugar Tax, Earmark Funds for Healthcare. Universal health coverage: Mamora pins equitable access on partnerships. Nutrition: Nigeria Has Not Achieved Significant […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 6th May 2022

Ensuring hand hygiene will help prevent infections in hospitals —Physician. WHO: COVID-19 Pandemic Killed Close To 17 Million Within Two Years. ‘Nigeria Not Where It Should Be On Immunisation Agenda 2030’. AGING AND FERTILITY HEALTH IN FEMALES. ‘Access To Quality Maternal Health Drugs Can Cut Nigeria’s Maternal Mortality By 50%’. Severe Malaria Can Cause Convulsions, […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 29th April 2022

Controversy shrouds initiative to begin local manufacture of vaccines. Osinbajo Acknowledges Diaspora Physicians’ Contributions To National Health Care. Vaccine-preventable disease surging in Africa, says WHO. Get tested before taking antimalarials, physician tells Nigerians. DR Congo Confirms New Ebola Case. NHIS To Subsidize Cancer Drugs By 80%. SDG2030: Nigeria must eliminate female genital mutilation to achieve […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 22nd April 2022

President orders minister to submit progress report on vaccine production. Over one million African children protected by first malaria vaccine, says WHO. Pregnant, lactating mother eligible to take COVID-19 vaccine – FG. VAPP Act: Foundation advocates full implementation, end to culture of silence. Strong primary healthcare systems will help Nigeria achieve UHC, says Gates. ISO […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15th April 2022

Society urges improved malaria fight. Adamawa declared cholera free, records monkey pox. Psychiatrist tasks FG on security strategies to boost mental health. COVID-19: Infections in Africa could be 97 times higher than reported – WHO. FGM: Erring doctors, nurses to lose licences, face jail terms. Studies show that meningitis vaccine protects against Gonorrhoea. Lassa Fever […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 8th April 2022

World Health Day 2022: Nigeria’s health sector marches on with Faisal Shuaib. Nigeria lifts COVID-19 restrictions on party, gatherings, curfew. Tuberculosis: Over 50,000 cases go undetected in Lagos – Commissioner. Why Nigeria lack efficient, effective health care system-health Minister, Dr. Mamora. Boosting Fight against Non-communicable Diseases with Sugar Tax. Nigeria Health Watch Announces 2022 Solutions […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 1st April 2022

Forum targets 50% reduction in medical tourism by 2027. COVID-19: Wearing Of Face Masks In Public Places Now Optional, Says FG. NGO tasks Kaduna on WASH in health centres. NGO tasks Kaduna on WASH in health centres. FG seeks partnership with Rivers on health. Reps to meet medical directors over healthcare waste disposal. We Are […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 25th March 2022

Osinbajo Calls For Increased Investments In PHC. Vaccinated Travellers Arriving Nigeria No Longer Required To Take COVID-19 Test – FG. Stemming out-of-pocket medical expenses. World Water Day 2022 and Lagos’ acute water scarcity. 2022 World TB Day: Stigma, poor funding, other factors threaten disease elimination in Nigeria. Nigeria loses N300m annually for deficiency in oral […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 18th March 2022

How to improve health outcomes in Nigeria, by Osinbajo, Mustapha, others. WHO warns against relaxing COVID-19 protocol, says pandemic not over yet. Lassa fever killed 112 in 2022, 45 health workers infected – NCDC. Eleven cases of vaccine-derived poliovirus detected, says Fed Govt. Access to HIV services, key to eliminating MTCT – NACA. FG Restates […]