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Top Ten News Items on Health, 24 March 2017

LUTH initiates suicide prevention service. World Bank approves $200 million emergency support to North East. Japan gives US$ 33.3 million grant to end polio in Nigeria. Crippled by poor funding, Nigerian drug research institute in darkness for nine months. Senate to Investigate NHIS Boss for Mismanagement, Alleged Fraud. Nigeria-Dubai partnership for health promises optimal services. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 17 March 2017

UNICEF Scales up Intervention in Malnutrition by 400% in North-east. FG disburses $500m maternal, child fund. Nigeria’s Centre for Disease Control to get legal backing. Nigeria’s Health Minister calls for urgent meeting over Sprite, Fanta crisis. LASG advises indefinite shutdown of Queen’s College. Experts react as Buhari administration fails to appoint heads of Nigeria’s tertiary […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 10 March 2017

FG explains plans to upgrade seven cancer centres across Nigeria. Eight years after raising billions, Turai Yar’Adua’s Cancer Centre remains abandoned, overtaken by weeds. Nigeria loses $1.5bn yearly to maternal deaths – UNFPA. Minister inaugurates Primary Health Care Supply Chain Revitalization Committee. Council approves 10 training institutions for medical lab technicians. FG to engage 200,000 […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 03 March 2017

Hope dims for cancer patients as radiotherapy machines break down nationwide. How Twitter posts may have cost Nigeria’s former minister top position in Global Fund. Dangote Foundation spends N200m to rehabilitate Kano Specialist Hospital. Nationwide strike: Health workers extend ultimatum by 7 days. Nigeria rolls out strategies to boost maternal, child health. NHIS seeks N32bn […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 24th February 2017

Nigeria’s Mohammed Pate, two other candidates shortlisted for Global Fund’s ED post. Health Minister Inaugurates Statutory Committees for National Health Act. Minister appeals to the West African College of Surgeons to reduce training period of residents to 5yrs. World donors gather in Oslo to tackle Nigeria famine. 10 things you should know about the crisis […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 17th February 2017

FG approves new National Health Policy. FG Signs Seventy Million Euro EU Support For Health . Nigeria to benefit from MacArthur foundation’s global reach projects. Nigeria, eight others to halve MNCH deaths by 2022. Drug insecurity persists as customs implements 20% duty on imported medicines. Nigeria’s crowded camps fuel disease fears from open defecation. Kano […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 10th February 2017

NACA, NCDC dismiss HIV/AIDS cure claims by Nigerian Professor. NASS to increase 2017 health sector budget to N1.1trn — Tejuoso. HMOs return 92% NHIS Funds. FG inaugurates committees to improve healthcare for mothers, newborn. Monthly Brief for the Media – Humanitarian Response in north-east Nigeria No. 1 | 8 February 2017. Seven New Lassa fever […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 03 February 2017

Jos communities reject polio vaccine, want food instead. Health minister denies knowledge of HIV cure by Abia professor. Reps to earmark more funds to upgrade State House Hospital. Private hospitals owners give conditions for participation in NHIS. Hospital of ‘Doctor’ carrying out surgery without certificate shut in Lagos. Ogun shuts seven health facilities. Resident doctors […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 27th January 2017

Nigerian govt delivers N4.3 billion health, nutrition items to north-east. Nigeria does not know number of people with HIV, says minister. FG disburses $5.5bn grants to states for `Save One Million Lives’ initiative. FG destroys N9.31bn fake drugs in Rivers. Nigeria Has Only One Air Ambulance – Isa. Nigeria among 10 Countries to Benefit from […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 20 January 2017

Lassa Fever: NCDC confirms cases in 7 states, advices on preparedness by hospitals and healthcare workers. NHIS covers cancer, other tertiary ailments – Prof. Usman. Melinda Gates commends Kaduna Govt on child health, others. Borno Government spends N1bn on hospital equipment destroyed by Boko Haram. FG, UCH to provide free treatment to Oyo residents. Doctors […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 13 January 2017

Nigeria flags off scheme to revive 10,000 primary health care centres. Millions of children to receive measles vaccine in north-eastern Nigeria. President Buhari Appoints Dr. Faisal Shuaib To Head National Primary Healthcare Development Agency. Dangote asks Kano gov to audit 2016 polio immunization account. Health:FG to adopt new financing model. Nigeria To Construct Mental Health […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 06 January 2017

Final trial results confirm Ebola vaccine provides high protection against disease. INTERVIEW: Nigeria’s health minister speaks on resident doctors, polio, tuberculosis, budget, transparency, others. No Plastic Rice in Nigeria, says NAFDAC. FG kick-starts Rapid Response Initiative in North East with N4.6bn. Health Ministry Seeks N35 Billion for Trauma Centres. Polio: No case of disease in […]

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Top Ten Health News Items in 2016

Government of Nigeria reports 2 wild polio cases, first since July 2014. Lassa Fever Outbreak: 41 Nigerians killed in 10 states – Minister. Full impact of devastated health services in north-eastern Nigeria revealed by WHO report. Global Fund Investigation in Nigeria. EFCC Reopens Probe Of GAVI Report On NPHCDA. We have no accurate data of […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 16 December 2016

Full impact of devastated health services in north-eastern Nigeria revealed by WHO report. New WHO Country Representative formally assumes duties in Nigeria. Global Fund to invest N1 billion on health in Nigeria – Minister. NMA suspends 12 doctors for alleged indiscipline. Borno records 512 new HIV cases in IDPs’ camps. Boko Haram: UMTH employs 100 […]