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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 […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 09 December 2016

Humanitarian emergency directors call for US$1 billion to meet the needs of 6.9 million people in Nigeria’s North East. Reps stop NHIS’s funds release to HMOs. Health minister launches book on cancer statistics. NASS To Ensure Budget Implementation For Health Sector. FG To Sponsor Surgeries Of 10,000 Patients Nationwide. Wike launches N500m hospital loan scheme. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 02 December 2016

FG launches Guidelines For HIV/AIDS Prevention. World AIDS Day: US donates $400m, urges FG To invest in health. 800 Nigerians die daily from Malaria, says SFH. 900 doctors vie for 40 slots at National Hospital. Brain drain hits LUTH, 20 doctors resign in a year. Lagos shuts 13 hospitals over quackery. Nigerian govt., Unilever sign […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 25th November 2016

$400m Polio funds not stolen, says Health Minister. FG, GSK freeze price of Pneumonia Vaccines for next 10 Years. Lagos records 9,579 fresh HIV cases in 6 months. Lagos to begin health insurance scheme 2017. Senate probes secret recruitment, lopsided appointments in NHIS. Sokoto deploys 175 doctors, nurses, midwives to PHCs. Kaduna partners GE to […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 18 November 2016

Nigeria records 35 per cent decline in malaria cases. Nigeria loses $2.4bn to malaria annually— FG, Dangote Foundation. WHO donates Polio Modular Laboratory to UCH. NACA inaugurates HIV/AIDS stigma reduction strategy. Health Ministry to establish Bank of Health. Nigeria to establish trauma centres in major hospitals. Lagos sanctions PHC workers for selling free drugs to […]

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Top News Items on Health, 11 November 2016

AfDB approves US $1-million grant to finance nutrition campaign in Nigeria’s Borno State. WHO and partners support measles vaccination in Borno State, Nigeria. NCDC releases risk assessment of Zika virus infection for Nigeria. Buhari commissions Edo five-star hospital. Masari: Gov promises to establish Faculty of Medicine, Teaching Hospital. Yobe spends N1.7bn to rehabilitate general hospitals. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 04 November 2016

We have no accurate data of health insurance beneficiaries in Nigeria -Prof Yusuf. 1,473 midwives deployed to PHCs to save mothers, children. Nigeria to establish 3 hospitals to end Obstetric Fistula. Reps move to upgrade National Hospital. Sokoto to Rehabilitate 22 General Hospitals With N440m. Ogun doctors, state disagree over health sector performance. Workers’ protest […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 28 October 2016

Nigeria has sufficient Anti retro-viral drugs – NACA. FG flags-off one PHC per ward programme in Borno. FG flags-off free VVF surgeries for 10,150 patients. FG to upgrade 7 cancer centres, provide more treatment machines. Nigeria set to resume vaccine production, eyes $280m from export. Kogi Govt to establish special health centres for pregnant women. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 21 October 2016

HIV/AIDS: Nigeria facing antiretroviral drugs shortage, says UN. Chibok girls: FG will provide medical care – Minister. US re-launches malaria hotline in Nigeria. Oyo State Assembly passes Health Insurance Agency Bill 2016 into law. Kano distributes N1bn worth of hospital consumables. Kaduna to establish emergency medical services. NAFDAC workers begin warning strike. Resident doctors call-off 10-week strike in Rivers. DESUTH medical workers […]