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Top Ten Health News, 18 March 2016

Top Ten Health News, 18 March 2016 AU approves Nigeria’s Centre for Disease Control as regional hub. Nigeria plans to block outbound medical tourism. FG Reaches Out to Sultan to Lead Campaign against Maternal, Child Death. Government may issue no-work no-pay directive against striking doctors. Medical students to spend 11 years – NUC. ‘USAID Spends […]

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Top Ten Health News: 11 March, 2016

National Council on Health Meeting Commences in Sokoto. Buhari wins Polio Eradication Champion Award. Why Nigeria was ranked low by WHO for immunization. Nigeria ranks third best in global dental health rating. LUTH opens breast cancer clinic. Marie Stopes rolls out mPedigree technology in Nigeria. Medical Association Says Collapse of Public Hospitals Imminent. 3 dead, […]

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Top Ten Health News: 04 March, 2016

New WHO report ranks Nigeria low in immunisation. Nigeria, US, GE To Launch N4bn Health Initiative. 13 die of food poisoning in Nigeria. Lassa Fever Kills Four in Kaduna, Ebonyi. ‘Nigeria loses $3b yearly to medical tourism’. U.S HIV/AIDS partnership with Nigeria remains on track. NMA decries 3.6% budgetary allocation to health. Sokoto Medical Workers […]

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Top Ten Health News: 26 February, 2016

How Measles Killed 17 Children in Lagos Community. Nigeria to offer free health services to 100 million Nigerians in two years – Minister. African finance, health ministers meet on access to vaccines. FG orders MLSCN boss to vacate office. Ondo records 75% reduction in maternal deaths. Worry over 1.8m HIV/AIDS patients as foreign donors withdraw […]

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Top Ten Health News: 19 February, 2016

Death of 25 Children: Lagos confirms outbreak of killer disease in Lekki. Health workers may resume strike tomorrow. Nigeria gets $290,000 health equipment from AfDB. Experts canvass fuel tax for health. 80% of mental health patients do not have access to treatment. Ghost Workers: Kwara Govt. launches health registry. Lassa fever and Zika anxiety spreads; […]

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Top Ten Health News: 12 February, 2016

Minister shocks Senate, disowns Health budget. Aisha Buhari, UNFPA/ UNICEF push against female genital mutilation. FG to Set up National Cancer Agency. Nigeria’s Health Minister ignores Zika Virus as a global problem, says Nigerians are immune. Nigeria Contained Ebola; Can We Contain Lassa Fever and Zika Virus? Concern As Nigeria Continues To Post Horrible Maternal Death […]

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Top Ten Health News: 05 February, 2016

Mosquito-transmitted Zika virus may spread to Nigeria. Zika Is the Next Front in the Mosquito Wars. Figures you won’t believe about Lassa fever. Nigeria Needs Cancer Registry –  Olaleye. Nigeria: Abandoned Trauma Centre Overstretches Abaji General Hospital. Checking the resurgence of leprosy in Nigeria. Enugu Targets 900,000 Children For Measles Immunisation. Ondo intensifies efforts towards […]

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Top Ten News on Health: 29 January, 2016

FG marshals National Health Agenda – Minister. Health: Nigeria should learn from Ondo – Director, Chatham House. Combating diarrhea in Nigeria. Lagos State targets 4 million children in measles immunization exercise. FG To Rehabilitate North East Health Facilities – Minister. Tuberculosis: Nigeria to decrease disease treatment to 9 months. Kidnapping: Doctors protest in Rivers state. […]

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Top Ten Health News: 22 January, 2016

NGF partners with Dangote Foundation, Gates Foundation, USAID in the fight against polio. IFC, IFHA II, Swiss Re and CIEL Healthcare Invest in Hygeia Nigeria to Expand Access to Quality Healthcare. Why Nigeria can’t win Lassa fever battle as Ebola-Health minister. Lassa Fever: FG targets 10,000 health centres, sets up Committee. Lassa fever: Resident doctor […]

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Top Ten Health News: 15 January, 2016

Patients flee as doctor of Lassa fever victims dies. Nigeria: FG Earmarks N140 Million to Fight Lassa Fever, Death Toll Hits 41. Lagos Assembly orders closure of Gbagada hospital blood bank. Nigeria: ‘Access to Funds, Major Challenge in Nigeria’s Healthcare System’. Nigeria: ‘Why Poor Health Indices Persist’. Maximum Sanctions Await HMOs That Betray Public Trust […]

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Top Ten Health News: 08 January, 2016

Press Release by the Hon Min of Health – Prof. Isaac F. Adewole. Hurdles before Nigeria’s health care in 2016. Budget 2016: Give Nigerians functional health facilities, FG urged. Nigeria’s seven lessons from polio and Ebola response. More PHCs not needed now. Ending AIDS in 2030: How achievable for Nigeria? Ogun orders revalidation of private health […]

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Top Ten Health News: 01 January, 2016

As 2015 Winds Down On Nigeria’s Health Sector. FG to build 10,000 health centres across Nigeria. Lagos abolishes contract doctors, moves to resolve sector crisis. Ondo, Nigeria’s medical tourism destination. Rumbling in the house of health. Nigeria: 2030 Deadline On HIV/Aids Transmission in Nigeria Feasible – Naca. Combating Malnutrition in Women, Children. Nigeria: Reducing Maternal […]