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Top Ten News Items on Health, 14 October 2016

Massive immunization campaign to reach 41 million children in Nigeria and region to contain polio outbreak. Nigeria Losing Billions of Dollars to Malaria. Kaduna begins free malaria treatment for all residents. Nasarawa State Partners Cuba On Health Care. Jigawa spends N573m on health infrastructure. Reps Query Kano Hospital Over N59 Million Internally Generated Tax. When […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 07 October 2016

FG releases N9.8bn for polio eradication. WHO provides medical supplies to 15,000 Boko Haram victims. Children below one-year-old to get new pneumonia vaccine. ‘Nigeria needs $16m to boost reproductive health services’. Kano approves N48m to fight malaria. Anambra Govt to establish medical equipment centre. Ebonyi to provide healthcare centre in 171 wards. Adamawa health workers […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 20th September, 2016

FG cancels plan to build 10,000 PHCs. UNICEF revises humanitarian funding appeal for Nigeria to US$ 115m. FG begins free screening for cancer. FG launches first national HIV improvement projects. Report on restructuring of Residency Training Programme submitted to Minister. Lack of incubators: Tragedy of Nigeria’s premature babies. Nigeria contributes 10% to worlds maternal mortality – UNFPA. Kaduna pursues affordable healthcare through […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 23rd September, 2016

Cholera kills six in Lagos, 39 under observation. Government to adopt telemedicine to tackle medical tourism, manpower gap. Govt to restore peace in health sector. NHIS solicits governors support to achieve universal health coverage. FCT: Mpape, Mabushi health centres in sorry state. Kano procure N59m drugs to combat malaria. Jigawa earmarks N280m to fight malnutrition. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 09 September 2016

Nigeria reports third polio case in Borno. Nigeria’s Health Council to approve National Health Policy. Government confirms Lassa Fever outbreak in Ondo State. Health minister inaugurates Ebonyi’s N350m Lassa fever centre. Kaduna State health sector gets Bill Gates, UK supports. Masari to establish teaching hospital. Cross River declares free medical care for taxable adults. Lagos […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 02 September 2016

N’Assembly plans bill to exempt NHIS, others from TSA. NHIS scam worse than oil subsidy, says new secretary. Japan Donates $800m to Fight Malaria, TB, in Nigeria, Pledges $30bn Investment in Africa. Dangote spends N4.5bn to tackle malnutrition, others in North-East. LASU medical students protest non-accreditation of programmes. Ogun shuts 3 hospitals over pregnant women’s […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 26 August 2016

WHO lauds Nigeria’s prompt response to polio outbreak in Borno. NCDC debunks 3 cases of Lassa Fever in Anambra. Alert!: Fake Quinine Sulphate in circulation, FG warns Nigerians. Pharmacists warn of drug scarcity, rise in deaths. ‘Teaching Hospital can’t provide cotton wool, spirit’. Gynecologist who drugs, rapes female patients nabbed in Abuja. SOML: States to […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 19 August 2016

Lassa fever kills doctor, 2 others in Anambra. FG Releases N9.8bn to tackle polio outbreak. Drug scarcity hits Aso Rock clinic despite N3.87bn budget. Important drugs disappearing from market, pharmacists cry out. Nigeria makes slow progress against paediatric HIV infection. 7,000 infants live with HIV in Kaduna. El-Rufai tasks FG on mainstreaming NHIS for accessible […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 12 August 2016

FG: New polio cases have set Nigeria backwards. FG has disbursed N16bn to states for primary health care delivery, Says Minister. EFCC reopens probe of GAVI report on NPHCDA. Yobe to get new federal school of nursing, midwifery. Ambode commissions first state-owned helipad in LASUTH. Health workers protest non payment of 7-month salary. Why we are […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 05 August 2016

Patients storm LUTH as nurses resume work. ICPC arraigns Professor of medicine for allegedly demanding bribe before surgery. JUTH workers protest against no-work-no-pay policy. Delta govt assures on rural healthcare insurance scheme. Lagos Inaugurates CCU to Perform Open Heart Surgery. Over 5m Nigerian newborns not exclusively breastfed – UNICEF. Health minister hails UNTH. Pharmacists Council […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 29 July 2016

Convoy attack: UN suspends aid to Borno. Nigeria marks 2 years without Polio. Buhari appoints heads of health institutions. Global donors meet Buhari, express displeasure over management of donor funds. FG begins feeding of 5.5 million pupils in September. HIV/Aids – Govt Procures N80 Million Laboratory Reagents. LUTH, nurses’ executives meet in Abuja over strike. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 22 July 2016

FG launches Rapid Result Initiative for Better Health. Senate seeks urgent funds to address malnutrition among IDPs. About 30% of children suffer chronic malnutrition in Akwa Ibom. U.S. endorses draft policy to eliminate fake drugs. Chevron earmarks $1.4 million for HIV campaign in Bayelsa. Court strikes out debt case against National Hospital. NHIS delists 17 […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15 July 2016

Nigeria on the brink of famine: ‘Children are dying from starvation’. President Buhari and WHO Regional Director agree on the need to increase domestic funding for health. National hospital sealed off over N7.7m debt. Reps move to probe Abuja National Hospital. FG to increase health budget in 2017. Government okays single term for heads of […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 08 July 2016

UN warns over malnutrition deaths in NE Nigeria. Nigerians spend 20% on health —Survey. Gombe begins vaccination against pneumococcal diseases. Nigerian to head ECOWAS centre for disease control. UCH Opens Cancer Diagnostic Centre. 51m Nigerians will get universal health coverage by 2017 – NHIS. HIV/Aids Assistance – NACA Begins Monitoring of Utilisation of U.S.$225 Million […]