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Top Ten News Items on Health, 17 June 2016

LUTH Nurses begin indefinite strike. Ogun doctors declare indefinite strike. Unpaid Salaries: Ekiti medical doctors declare indefinite strike. Doctors strike disrupts services at UCH. In Uyo: Teaching Hospital doctors embark on strike. Doctors begin indefinite strike over salary in Nasarawa. Bayelsa NMA decries non-payment of salaries, threatens strike. Abuja quack doctor arrested after 10 years’ […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 10 June 2016

Nigeria’s Buhari ‘broke promise to end medical tourism’. NMA reacts to Buhari’s foreign medical trip, says Nigeria has ENT specialists to treat president. Resident doctors to begin nationwide strike on June 9. NARD strike: Dogara intervenes, members who have been paid fully to suspend strike for one week. Buhari’s wife seeks improved awareness on tuberculosis. […]

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Top Ten News on Health, 03 June 2016

EFCC summons top officials of Nigeria’s health ministry. Workers shut down health ministry, raise the alarm over corruption, misconduct. FG to address health workers agitation over Perm Sect. Niger State Government flags off rehabilitation of Primary Healthcare Centre. FG begins health insurance coverage for IDPs. Nigeria ‘change agenda’ will give 100 million guaranteed healthcare access […]

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Top Ten News on Health, 27 May 2016

$5m expired NACA drugs shock Reps. Who stole the HIV/AIDS money? Nigeria to establish N5bn World class medical research centre. Nigeria gets 34m tablets to treat school children of worms. JOHESU threatens 7 days nationwide warning strike. Gov. Masari directs 64 health workers in Katsina to refund N10m. Laboratories in Plateau Government hospitals are not accredited. WHO cautions on […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 20 May 2016

Nigeria not among African countries promoting health budget transparency – Report. FG Debunks Rumour of Outbreak of Steven Johnson’s Syndrome. NMA Backs FG On Deregulation of Oil Sector. Nigeria to provide 111 TB testing machines. Canada Donates $19.9m For Polio Eradication In Nigeria. Tambuwal Orders Closure of Murtala Specialist Hospital. Jigawa Govt. to establish 287 […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 13 May 2016

Global Fund has not suspended funding for Nigeria – NACA. Nigeria disagrees with Global Fund over grants’ misapplication claim. FACT-CHECK: VP Osinbajo’s claim not true: State House Clinic not for all Nigerians. Resident Doctors Declare Nationwide Warning Strike. Govt Appeals to Resident Doctors to Shelve Strike. 500,000 Missing TB Cases Threaten Control. Nigeria to eliminate […]

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Top Ten Health News, 06 May, 2016

Global Fund uncovers fraud in malaria, TB, HIV/AIDS grants to Nigeria. Office of the Inspector General Investigation in Nigeria. Nigerian govt directs hospitals to treat gunshot victims without police clearance.  LAUTECH hospital sacks residents doctors. Ondo Health Workers Protest Non-payment of Five Months Salary. Lagos to build N49b medical park. FMOH workers protest against Perm […]

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Top Ten Health News, 29 April, 2016

Global Fund wrestles with concerns about grant performance and risks in the Nigeria portfolio. No Nigerian will die from malaria related illness from 2020 – Minister. “Malaria – Are we winning the war?” – The HealthZone hosted an Interactive Rountable Discussion on World Malaria Day. El-Rufai orders hospitals to treat gunshot victims before police report. […]

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Top Ten Health News, 22 April 2016

El-Rufai shuts down Government House clinic, orders staff to use public hospital. Health funding could stop in Nigeria, Bill Gates warns. Nigeria vaccine bill to hit $345m as donor support vanishes. NEPWHAN tells Buhari: Don’t assent budget until corrections are made. JUTH doctors embark on warning strike over pay cut. Doctors have abandoned us, patients […]

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Top Ten Health News, 15 April, 2016

Nigeria has lowest (per capita) health budget in Africa. $274m Needed For Polio Campaign. ‘185 Of 1,000 Births Die Before 5th Birthday In Kaduna’. Government moves to decentralise treatment of chronic diseases. Osun Govt. closes unregistered private hospitals. ‘Oyo owes health ministry three year budget’. Barau Dikko Hospital Now Teaching Hospital, Kaduna State University. ‘NHIS […]

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Top Ten Health News, 08 April 2016

1.6m Nigerians live with diabetes as disease kills over 40,000. FG halts importation of treated mosquito nets, sets guidelines for pharmaceutical products. Resident doctors to commence indefinite strike April 25 – Association. There will be no strike by doctors, FG declares. Lassa Fever: Nigeria accounts for 138 out of 164 deaths. TB epidemic hits Anambra, […]

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Top Ten Health News, 01 April 2016

FG, World Bank review intervention gains in health sector. NACA unveils Nigeria’s HIV/AIDS Anti-Discrimination Law. Ebola in West Africa no longer a global threat- WHO. Four Die Following Calabar CBN Gas Explosion. Abandoned Utako District Hospital threat to health. Delta Govt. To Redistribute Health Workers. What to expect when you’re expecting, in Nigeria: Lessons from […]

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Top Ten Health News, 25 March 2016

Top Ten Health News, 25 March 2016 National Assembly wants special funding for health‎ in 2017 Budget. Government pledges increased funding for TB control. Malnutrition: Nigeria To Loose 300,000 Children in 2016 – UNICEF. Anambra govt to sanction hospitals charging money for immunization. Nigerian doctors abroad give conditions to return home. FG Cautions Against Incessant […]

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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 […]