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Top Ten News Items on Health, 12th June 2020

Anxiety over more deaths, rising cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria. Covid-19: PTF rules out another total lockdown. AfDB approves $288.5m for Nigeria COVID-19 Response Support Programme. NNPC deploys funds for medical infrastructure across Nigeria – Official. Health workers to get hazard allowance this week, says Fed Govt. Governors declare state of emergency on sexual, gender-based […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 5th June 2020

NCDC opens new COVID-19 testing laboratory in Abuja. WorldNoTobaccoDay: Groups urge FG to enforce tobacco control regulations. COVID-19: NCDC releases new guidelines on treatment, discharge of patients. Understanding silent spread: Coronavirus disease is not always obvious. Fayemi inaugurates molecular lab to perform 12,000 tests monthly. Ondo partners AfDB to eradicate malaria. Post-COVID: Health insurance way […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 22nd May 2020

‘From 665 to 6,677’ — how Nigeria recorded over 6,000 COVID-19 cases in one month. COVID-19: NAFDAC reduces cost of registration for MSMEs by 80%. Don’t lose sight of malaria while fighting COVID-19 –PSN. COVID-19: Kebbi State boosts health workers’ morale, approves safety allowances. Nigeria records 12,000 new cases of fistula yearly – UNFPA. NCP […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 8th May 2020

Coronavirus: Buhari seeks international cooperation. 54gene rolls out mobile laboratory to boost Nigeria’s coronavirus test capacity. Nigerians yet to come to terms with deadly nature of COVID-19, FG laments. Prepare for fresh total lockdown if COVID-19 cases rise, says PTF. COVID-19 likely to raise TB deaths by 1.4m. 19 million displaced children vulnerable to coronavirus […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 1st May 2020

NCDC declares end to 2020 emergency Lassa fever outbreak over. COVID-19: Buhari approves gradual ease of lockdown in FCT, Lagos, Ogun from May 4. Coronavirus: Nigerian health workers to get 50 per cent of basic salary as hazard allowance. Coronavirus: Nigeria faces dire consequences as casualties among health workers increase. Cholera: One dead, 68 persons […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 29th November 2019

2 million Nigerian girls, women raped annually, as FG launches sex offenders register. Aisha Buhari asks private sector to join her fight severe malnutrition in Nigeria. Family Planning and push for Human Capital Development. Political will, free healthcare to pregnant  women will address maternal mortality in Nigeria. FG pledges to strengthen Nigeria’s health security. SDGs: […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 1st November 2019

Quality, patient safety, cornerstone of modern health-care delivery. Enugu Governor Grants Free Medical Treatment To HIV Patients. WaterAid wants Nigerian govt to sanction homes without toilets. Obaseki launches Edo Health Insurance scheme on Oct 31. Kano accounts for highest number of malnourished children – UNICEF. FG seeks private sector partnership to boost WASH initiative in […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 25th October 2019

WHO Celebrates Eradication of Polio Virus Type Three Worldwide. Healthcare Delivery: Delta Govt signs MoU with France company. Multi-million Naira endoscopy machine rusts in Gambo Sawaba Hospital. FG pledges $12m for global war against HIV, TB. US, Gates Foundation plan $200m for sickle cell, HIV cures. WHO supports Government to immunize ‘Almajiri’ Children in Northwest […]

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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, 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, 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 […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 28th June 2019

World Drug Day: 10 million Nigeria use cannabis – UNODC. We’re investing $180m domestic resources on health in 2019 — FG. USAID provides $243m support for health, education, agriculture in Nigeria. Nigeria worst African country in open defecation, second globally – Report. UNICEF partners Niger govt on SDG targets. NACA, US govt honour 16 heroes […]