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Top Ten News Items on Health, 12th August 2022

35 people infected as new virus hits China. PWDs demand domestication of Disability Act in Ebonyi. Advocating for Domestic Resource Mobilisation to Strengthen Nigeria’s Health. Nigeria may not meet 2030 global target of ending TB, $250b needed yearly to fight disease globally. 160 million people at risk of Yellow Fever in Nigeria -Official. Enugu Beats […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 5th August 2022

Why Africa’s healthy life expectancy rose in two decades, by WHO. Nigeria number one in global malaria deaths – WHO report. Breastfeeding key to ensuring optimal health, food security. HIV: Nonchalance, Ignorance, TBAs, others threaten Nigeria’s efforts to end mother-to-child transmission. UK licenses 266 Nigerian doctors in two months. Hepatitis Day: Nasarawa Targets 124,000 Persons […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 29th July 2022

WHO declares monkeypox public health emergency after 16,000 cases. 91m Africans infected with deadliest strains of Hepatitis, says WHO. NCDC Probes Mystery Illness In Delta. AIDS pandemic took a life every minute in 2021 –UNAIDS. We Need To Regulate Fertility — FG. ANALYSIS: Citizens groan amid underfunding of Nigeria’s health sector. Babies conceived through IVF […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 22nd July 2022

Marburg Virus: NCDC issues guidelines. Nigeria govt set to develop Lassa Fever vaccine. FG  Urged to Strengthen Health Security with Universal Coverage. Lagos shuts 19 drug stores over poor standard. Making Health A Political Agenda, Human Resources Central To National Health Security — Stakeholders. FG begins implementation of five-year NSOANP in National Hospital, others. FG […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15th July 2022

Post COVID-19 Assessment: Stakeholders brainstorm on ways to decentralise health security in Nigeria. Nigeria loses over $2bn annually to medical tourism —Association. CSOs set to launch report on PHC service delivery in Nigeria. World population to reach 8 billion by November – UN. Report: 121m unintended pregnancies occur globally each year. FG under moral burden […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 8th July 2022

Nigeria’s health sector loses steam in first half. COVID-19 Public Health Advisory Amidst Increasing Case Numbers. Preparing for next pandemic. ‘Open drug markets threat to public health’. Katsina Shuts Over 60 Clinics As Bandits Take Control Of Some. Nigerian university hospital imposes N1,000 daily electricity bill on admitted patients. FMC Umuahia worries over cost of […]

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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 […]