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Top Ten News Items on Health, 13th May 2022

International Nurses Day: Nigeria can’t keep nurses it needs. Why manufacturers of poor-quality maternal medicines should be sanctioned. Monkeypox Case in the United Kingdom with Travel History to Nigeria. FG Urged to Implement New Sugar Tax, Earmark Funds for Healthcare. Universal health coverage: Mamora pins equitable access on partnerships. Nutrition: Nigeria Has Not Achieved Significant […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 22nd April 2022

President orders minister to submit progress report on vaccine production. Over one million African children protected by first malaria vaccine, says WHO. Pregnant, lactating mother eligible to take COVID-19 vaccine – FG. VAPP Act: Foundation advocates full implementation, end to culture of silence. Strong primary healthcare systems will help Nigeria achieve UHC, says Gates. ISO […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 8th April 2022

World Health Day 2022: Nigeria’s health sector marches on with Faisal Shuaib. Nigeria lifts COVID-19 restrictions on party, gatherings, curfew. Tuberculosis: Over 50,000 cases go undetected in Lagos – Commissioner. Why Nigeria lack efficient, effective health care system-health Minister, Dr. Mamora. Boosting Fight against Non-communicable Diseases with Sugar Tax. Nigeria Health Watch Announces 2022 Solutions […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 18th March 2022

How to improve health outcomes in Nigeria, by Osinbajo, Mustapha, others. WHO warns against relaxing COVID-19 protocol, says pandemic not over yet. Lassa fever killed 112 in 2022, 45 health workers infected – NCDC. Eleven cases of vaccine-derived poliovirus detected, says Fed Govt. Access to HIV services, key to eliminating MTCT – NACA. FG Restates […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 11th March 2022

Two Years On, WHO Warns That COVID-19 Is ‘Far From Over’. Over 900 doctors, nurses, others, may lose jobs as Garki Hospital concessionary agreement lapses. WHO asks producers to update COVID vaccine over fears of waning protection. WFP: Climate Crisis Threatens Good Security for Women and Girls. WHO issues new guidelines on safe abortion. 40,000 […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 4th March 2022

Over one billion people at risk of hearing loss due to loud music –WHO. Bill to include nurses, pharmacists, others in teaching hospitals headship passes second reading. ‘How Nigeria’s commercialised healthcare stalled COVID-19 response’. Measles: NCDC laments non-vaccination as cases spread to eight states. US, Nigeria partner to include persons with disabilities into workforce. Ajayi, […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 11th February 2022

Nigerian Healthcare and Its Non-existent Medical Emergency Services. COVID-19: How To Tackle Challenges Of Routine Immunisation Financing. Nigeria’s Bird Flu Control Stalls In States. Media critical to achieving health security, ending COVID-19- NCDC. Firefighters Face Occupational Risks, Including Cancer —Expert. Doctors embark on two-day strike over assault on personnel in Ondo. An opportunity to Reduce […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 4th February 2022

Buhari moves against AIDS, HIV with N62.1b trust fund. 120 million Nigerians at risk of leprosy, rabies, snakebites, others – FG. Nigeria Needs To Tackle High Fertility Rate—Buhari. Despite COVID-19 hit, Nigeria’s health system still solid, says Osinbajo. Nigeria seeks increased African collaboration in public health challenges, climate change. Nigeria to get revised guidelines to […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 24th December 2021

Nigeria confirms highest-ever daily COVID-19 cases. Nigeria to commence health insurance for senior citizens, retirees – Official. 1m Nigerians, under 24, died over healthcare, socioeconomic problems in 2020 –Report. Rising Kidney Disease: FEC approves N3.51bn for water projects in Yobe. Unvaccinated people more likely to die from COVID-19 — NPHCDA Boss. Health Workers’ Welfare: JOHESU […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 3rd December 2021

31 million PLWDs suffer as 23 states neglect disability rights. World AIDS Day:‘1.9m Nigerians living with HIV, infection rates not decreasing fast enough’. COVID-19: Nigeria confirms first cases of Omicron variant. 16 Days of Activism: Addressing the Pandemic of Sexual and Gender Based Violence against Women and Girls. FG forces COVID-19 jabs, workers plead for […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 5th November 2021

Gender Equality: Stakeholders harp on addressing women issues as society issues. FG to extend health insurance coverage to retirees. Strength In Diversity – Multisector collaboration is best bet for health systems strengthening in Nigeria. IntegrateE: FG, stakeholders move to upscale PHC, family planning. Poor fund management impedes healthcare delivery in Nigeria – Gates Foundation. FG […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 13th September 2021

Buhari approves Health Reform Committee, names VP Osinbajo Chairman. Ifedayo Adetifa replaces Ihekweazu as NCDC Director-General. EpiAFRIC Set to Hold Sixth ‘Health Meets Tech Hackathon. COVID-19: CBN disburses N400 billion TCF to Nigerians, receives 8 million applications. FG, health workers agree 65 years retirement age, increased salary. 121 Cases of vaccine-derived Polio Virus recorded in […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 27th August 2021

NPHCDA sets Wednesday to begin the second dose of AstraZeneca vaccine. Resident doctors hold NEC meeting, resolve to continue strike. FG orders stoppage of striking doctors’ salaries. Cholera: Govs pledge to domesticate national health plan. Epidemic Preparedness: Despite COVID-19 lessons, healthcare funding still hovers below agreed threshold. Medical experts advocate use of Tech to accelerate […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 16th July 2021

COVID-19: FG officially ends the first phase of vaccination — NPHCDA. NAFDAC approves Moderna, Sputnik, Korean Astrazeneca for COVID-19 vaccination. 3rd wave: Nigeria at high risk of a surge in COVID cases — NCDC. COVID-19: UK to support Nigeria in tracking COVID-19 variants. COVID-19: Astrazeneca vaccine effective against Delta variant — NMA. FEC approves N8.6bn […]