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Top Ten News Items on Health, 11th June 2021

COVID-19: Why we administered 1st, 2nd doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to 2 million Nigerians – FG. FCTA inaugurates emergency medical treatment committee. Buhari calls for global action to eliminate HIV/AIDS by 2030. Local production of nutrition commodities key to tackling malnutrition – Health Minister. LASG strengthens health facilities for future emergencies. FG backs bill seeking […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 4th June 2021

NPHCDA urges Nigerians to receive the second jab of COVID-19 vaccine. $1.5m clinical trial cost delays of local Covid-19 vaccine – FG. Bill Gates pledges extra $50m for COVID-19 vaccines for Nigeria, others. COVID-19: Nigeria to build N5.6 billion oxygen plants in 36 states, FCT. FG, health workers disagree over enhanced hazard allowance. Key moments, […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 28th May 2021

COVID-19 vaccine scarcity puts Nigeria at risk of mass community transmission –Mustapha. COVID-19: Nigeria vaccinates 440,000 healthcare workers -Official. COVID-19: Again, Nigeria declares 132 travellers ‘wanted’ for allegedly violating protocols. Minister, governor’s wife mull solutions to maternal, childcare challenges. 9,999 pregnant women tested positive for HIV/AIDS in 2020 – NACA. Children’s Day: COVID-19 crisis, a […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 21th May 2021

OVID-19: NAFDAC grants conditional emergency use authorisation for Jansen vaccine. COVID-19: Nigeria launches campaign in high burden states. COVID-19: Poor adherence to safety guidelines threatening efforts to avert 3rd wave — NCDC. No more free COVID-19 treatment in Akwa Ibom – Governor Emmanuel. PSN applauds as AfDB is set to invest $3bn in Africa’s pharmaceutical […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 14th May 2021

COVID-19: healthcare, pharmaceuticals get N84bn from CBN. COVID-19 variants: Lagos places 14 countries on the watch list. WHO to stop funding polio eradication in Nigeria, Africa by 2022. Abuja authorities announce the deadline for the current COVID-19 vaccination. Lagos announces a new vaccination strategy to prevent COVID-19 third wave. COVID-19: Nationwide curfew not re-introduced ― […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 7th May 2021

NAFDAC approves Pfizer Biotech Vaccine for emergency use authorisation. COVID-19 Surge: FG reduces test to 72hrs, restricts travelers from Brazil, Turkey, India. COVID-19 hinders immunisation, puts millions of children at risk – WHO. US grants $73m COVID-19 assistance to Nigeria. World Hand Hygiene Day: Nigerians must learn from India to avoid COVID-19 third wave — […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 30th April 2021

Nigeria expecting 29.8 million doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine – Official. COVID-19 Deaths: Nigeria to announce new travel restrictions to India, Brazil, Turkey. COVID-19: FG warns of fake vaccines in circulation as NCDC confirms new cases. Prepare for third COVID-19 wave, Nigerians warned. N1.89 trillion required to tackle malaria – Health Minister. US […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 23rd April 2021

COVID-19: Lagos, Kano, Kaduna lead as Nigeria vaccinates 1,133,325. COVID-19: Nigeria records zero deaths in 10 days, 100 new cases. COVID-19 Vaccine: We are targeting over 70% of Nigeria- FG. COVID-19 Vaccine: No diagnosed case of blood clots, no death recorded – NPHCDA. Nigeria launches reproductive maternal newborn child, elderly health & nutrition operational plan […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 16th April 2021

Nigeria administers 2nd highest doses in Africa — WHO. Nigeria vaccinates 1.05m persons with 1st dose. High mortality rate: FG to launch Nat’l Emergency Medical Service, Ambulance System — Minister. 2021 supplementary budget to accommodate doctors’ hazard allowance – Gbajabiamila. SEC to establish N100bn health fund to support COVID-19 fight. No, 60% of women in […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 9th April 2021

Lagos, Ogun lead as 964,387 people get COVID-19 vaccine. COVID-19: We’re confident in AstraZeneca’s ability to save lives — FG. COVID-19: Nigerian govt gives states condition to halt vaccination. FG re-Invites striking resident doctors. Bird flu hits Kano, Kaduna, 5 other Nigerian states, NCDC Says. HIV: As treatment access drops, Nigeria loses 15% children, adolescent […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 2nd April 2021

Resident doctors begin nationwide strike over welfare issues. COVID-19: Nigeria vaccinates over 800,000 people. FG recovers N49.7bn debt, to spend N296bn on COVID-19 vaccination–Minister. FCTA begins COVID-19 vaccination of journalists to enhance public confidence. FG restates commitment to child spacing, health sector funding. Japan to donate $18.2 million to the Nigerian health sector. About 3M […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 26th March 2021

Every one hour 18 Nigerians die of TB, Health Minister. Over 26.5 million Nigerian children vulnerable to water-related diseases – UNICEF. Don’t politicise COVID-19 vaccination, prioritise frontline health workers —NMA. House of Reps call for inclusion of tuberculosis in NHIS package. Nigeria launches HIV, STI treatment guideline for Key populations. UN report raises spectre of […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 19th March 2021

EU declares AstraZeneca vaccine safe, effective, as NGF backs its continuous use. Buhari launches $890M health grant to tackle Malaria, HIV, TB. FEC approves N3bn for NCDC lab equipment. Subscriber base for health insurance hits over 10.2 million, says NHIS. NPHCDA: All states have taken delivery of COVID-19 vaccine — except Kogi.  Health Security: Why […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 12th March 2021

Too early to determine decline in coronavirus infection – NCDC. FG allays fears over AstraZeneca vaccines as Austria, others suspend rollout. Healthcare may become fastest growing sector in Nigerian economy – Osinbajo. 12 million women deprived of contraception during COVID-19 pandemic –UNFPA. Even NOI?! #ChooseToChallenge: Gender inequality as a global health issue. Nigeria can achieve […]