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Top Ten News Items on Health, 4th October 2019

DFID Commits N18.5B to Tackle Acute Malnutrition in Borno, Yobe States. SDGs: FG,Lagos strengthen partnership to combat maternal mortality rate. Why Nigeria must strengthen its health insurance regulations. UNICEF, EU Support Healthcare in Bauchi with $1.8M. Delta State, PharmAccess, Others Distribute $1M to Revamp Healthcare. We’ll bequeath effective Healthcare System to Nigerlites – Ketso. Lagos […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 27th September 2019

Nigeria needs 290,000 medical doctors to meet WHO standard –CMD. Minister urges Nigerians to tackle child nutrition. People, heal thyselves: Nigeria’s new mental illness approach. FG warns HMOs, demands operations review. Reps direct NHIS to pay debts to healthcare providers. Nigerian lawmakers call for free treatment of malaria in public hospitals. Using Nigeria as example, […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 20th September 2019

Bill Gates to African Leaders: Invest more in girl-child education, health. Number of women dying in childbirth way off track to meet worldwide targets. Yellow fever: Gombe confirms three cases, says source traced to Yankari in Bauchi. Nigeria Commemorates first World Patient Safety Day. Nutrition studies now in schools curricular, says Nutrition Society of Nigeria. […]

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Top Ten News Items On Health, 14th September 2019

FG disbursed N6.5bn health care fund to 15 states, FCT. ‘Vaccine derived polio’ won’t stop Nigeria from being certified free – Official. Nigeria launches Yellow fever vaccination reactive campaign to contain outbreak in Ebonyi State. Yellow fever: Bauchi State govt flags off aerial spray to curtail Quelea birds. Why Nigeria needs more field epidemiologists – […]

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Top Ten News Items On Health, 7th September 2019

Quality investment in nutrition can save 3.7m lives by 2025 – WHO. The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control Responds To Cases Of Yellow Fever In Bauchi State. Financial Predicament Cause of Maternal Mortality, Bauchi Health Agency Laments. How $11m allocation for reproductive health got missing in 2019 budget’. Improving Funding For Effective Health Coverage. How […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 30th August 2019

Workers protest kidnap of Irrua Hospital CMD, threaten strike. Nigeria reviews guidelines for disease surveillance. EU supports recovery and resilience in Nigeria with additional €50 million. Meningitis: 2m Katsina people at risk – UNICEF. UNICEF, IHS partner to address child issues in rural communities. Ekiti, UNICEF partner on maternal health care. Healthcare: NASS Assures MDCAN […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 23rd August 2019

Dr Osagie Ehanire: A new captain for Nigeria’s health sector. WHO, Heads of African countries glad as region reaches last mile of wild polio. Nigeria ends €63.5m EU Project on immunisation. New NHIS boss vows to rebrand scheme. Your meat could be killing you: Nigeria’s unhealthy abattoirs. Christian Aid: 300,000 cases of childhood illnesses treated […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 16th August 2019

WHO approves two highly effective Ebola drugs for immediate use. Nigeria: NCAA issues Ebola alert to Airlines, calls for vigilance. UNAIDS welcomes the appointment of Winnie Byanyima as its new Executive Director. Osun Begins Construction of 120 Bed Ward, 30 Doctors Quarter. Borno State launches first Malaria Operational Plan, reawakens fight against malaria. Yellow Fever: […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 9th August 2019

NNPC/SNEPCo cancer machine reduces treatment waiting time by 80%. 73% Nigerian children denied exclusive breastfeeding –FG. Access to potable water is human right – UNICEF. Expert advises FG to budget, spend effectively on Health. World Breastfeeding Week: D8 countries, UNICEF want breastfeeding promoted. Access Bank, GE Healthcare ease financial burden on healthcare providers. Lagos shuts […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 2nd August 2019

Doctor harps on exclusive breastfeeding to reduce infant mortality. FG spent N9.8bn to eradicate polio in the last three years. 20m Nigerians on hepatitis’ death list, says Anambra Health Commissioner. Basic Health Care: Nigerian govt releases N12.7 billion to three health agencies. Nigeria needs N19.46bn to prevent 70,327 cancer deaths yearly. UNICEF to support Adamawa […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 26th July 2019

WHO set to declare Nigeria polio free. HIV/AIDs: Total Group launches awareness project in Ogun. 7,500 Gombe kids at risk of acute malnutrition – Investigation. Nigerians living with HIV discuss stigmatisation in hospitals. Cholera outbreak: NCDC records 82 suspected cases in Adamawa, Bauchi, Katsina. NMA Embarks on protest against frequent kidnapping of doctors in C’River. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 19th July 2019

For 170,000 Nigerians to die from TB disease yearly, is unacceptable – Aisha Buhari. Integrating financing mechanisms to achieve universal health coverage. Babatunde Osotimehin Legacy Forum: Health experts discuss Family Planning in Nigeria. USAID to begin HIV preventive intervention in prisons. 116 million Nigerians lack decent toilets — WaterAid. Cholera: NCDC records 64 suspected cases […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 12th July 2019

Polio: Gates foundation urges FG, States to up vaccination. Tuberculosis: Nigeria has ‘sixth highest burden globally’. 3.9m women, girls need reproductive health services in North East —UNFPA. Osun Govt approves N150m grant for health scheme. INVESTIGATION: Inside Nigeria’s haven of fake medical reports, corrupt health officials. Lagos Govt partners Netherlands to Improve health, technology. Government […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 5th July 2019

Buhari appoints new NACA boss, as former DG resigns. Buhari fires NHIS executive secretary, renews tenure of NCDC’s DG. Aliyu has done in Nigeria everything UNAIDS needs in a new Executive Director —Adewole. Gov Sanwo-Olu’s wife calls for policies to stem brain drain. Senate gives NHIS, HMOs three months to pay outstanding debts. Senate to […]