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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 […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 5th March 2021

Nigeria receives 3.94 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines. FG: COVID-19 Vaccination Optional for Nigerians. FG: No COVID-19 vaccine for states without cold stores’ security. Vaccines, panacea for ending COVID-19, says expert. How lack of data, dwindling financial resources threaten plan to end AIDS by 2030, by NACA. Ebola: Reps urge FG to monitor travellers from […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 26th February 2021

First clinical trials for Lassa fever vaccine begins in West Africa. UNICEF orders 4m doses of AstraZeneca vaccines for Nigeria. USAID launches new $19m fund to improve healthcare in Nigeria.  FG to present supplementary budget for COVID-19 vaccines in March. FG trains 13,000 healthcare workers on COVID-19 vaccination exercise. 12% of Nigerian children don’t survive […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 19th February 2021

 NCDC issues public health advisory on Ebola disease. NAFDAC approves AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine for use in Nigeria.  COVID-19: Governors’ Forum given 7-day ultimatum to revive PHCs. USAID empowers Nigeria’s TB control programme to diagnose, treat suspected patients.  How governments, private sector can collaborate to strengthen epidemic preparedness in Nigeria. NCDC: 25 percent of Nigerians have […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 12th February 2021

COVID-19: Nigeria records 13 cases of variant found in UK – NCDC. CBN to partner investors to build modern health facilities, sponsor research on COVID-19. Nigeria will receive 16m free doses of COVID-19 vaccine in first half of 2021. Over 200m girls, women experience FGM – UNFPA. Bird flu resurfaces in Nigeria — Official. Nigeria […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 5th February 2021

COVAX releases list of COVID-19 vaccine recipients, gives Nigeria 16m doses. ANALYSIS: FG budgets N340m to prepare for next health crisis — but N500m for pilgrimages. Nigeria Health Watch presents findings from an assessment of WASH services in PHCs in FCT and Niger State. Investment in Covid-19 vaccines will strengthen Nigeria’s primary healthcare system, says […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 29th January 2021

COVID-19: FG orders 10m doses of vaccines, extends eased lockdown by 1 month. Stop COVID-19 vaccines misinformation in your domains, FG urges monarchs. NCDC confirms 200 cases of cholera in Benue. Osinbajo commends health workers, NCDC. Bill Gates to Nigerian govt: Invest in healthcare, not COVID-19 vaccines. FGM not a joke, UNFPA tells Govs.  Polio: […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 22nd January 2021

COVID-19: AU vaccine plan proposes up to $10 per dose for Nigeria, others. COVID-19 vaccines won’t alter your DNA, do not contain microchips – Dr Shuaib. Do everything possible to avoid second lockdown, PTF appeals to Nigerians. NCDC rolls out new guidelines on approved rapid diagnostic tests kits. COVID-19: Nigeria releases N10 bn for vaccine […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15th January 2021

UNICEF, WHO, IFRC and MSF announce the establishment of a global Ebola vaccine stockpile. Ignore those saying COVID-19 vaccine is dangerous, NPHCDA urges Nigerians. Kaduna establishes 300 nutrition corners in health facilities to combat malnutrition. Yellow Fever: Experts urge Bauchi, others to be proactive in fighting disease. NMA tackles FG over health workers’ hazard allowance. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 8th January 2021

Nigeria: WHO endorses Pfizer vaccine for Covid-19 immunisation in Nigeria. COVID-19: FG moves to allay fears among Nigerian populace on vaccine safety. Buhari assents Disability Bill, inaugurates National Commission for Persons with Disabilities. Nigeria now has capacity to store COVID-19 vaccine –NPHCDA. COVID-19 Protocols: FG threatens travel ban on defaulting VIPs, govt officials.  Increased testing […]

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Top Ten Health News Items in 2020

Nigeria records first Coronavirus case. WHO declares Coronavirus a pandemic. WHO declares Nigeria polio free. Nigeria Plans to Approve Covid-19 Vaccine Early Next Year. BHCPF and the Defunding of NCDC during a Pandemic. Nigeria overtakes India as world capital for under-five deaths — 2 years earlier than projected. Nigeria Health Watch recommends community MPDSR to […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 11th December 2020

How innovations in health technology can help Nigeria. COVID-19 offers opportunity to structure, rebuild country’s health system – FG.  Dying While Giving Life: The pain of Nigerian women. Nigerian govt orders reopening of isolation centres over possible second wave of COVID-19.  2020 Christmas: NCDC raises alarm on COVID-19 latest casualty. The need for women’s leadership […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 4th December 2020

How to ensure no woman dies giving birth in Nigeria. 560,000 Nigerians living with HIV untreated. X-Raying the funding gaps in Nigeria’s epidemic preparedness. Nigeria: Covid-19 – Govt Warns, Says World Far From Mass Production of Vaccines. Dearth of nutritionists hinder implementation on food nutrition policy – Experts.  Despite having highest maternal mortality in Africa, […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 27th November 2020

Group to launch “Why Are Women Dying While Giving Birth in Nigeria?” Report. Nigeria Health Watch recommends community MPDSR to curb maternal deaths. NCDC launches blog to document Covid-19 ‘Stories’. FG launches new health insurance scheme for citizens. Foreign arrivals presenting fake COVID-19 test results, FG cries out. COVID-19 vaccine: FG to inaugurate 18-man security […]