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Top Ten News Items on Health, 12 May 2017

Nigeria ranked 7th among countries facing shortage of health workers. FG introduces new yellow card. FG to Upgrade Standard of Midwifery Practices in Nigeria. Fraud allegations threaten health insurance scheme. Health minister visits 82 freed Chibok girls receiving hospital care. China Donates $5m to Fight Malnutrition in N’East Nigeria. Oyo vaccinates 1.62m against polio. Kano State Govt. procures N3bn equipment for Giginyu […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 05 May 2017

FG inaugurates governing Boards, Councils of tertiary health institutions. FG approves UNTH, UITH sites for surveillance. NSHIP, World Bank commit ‎$145m on health facilities in north east. NMA rejects salary harmonisation. HIV treatment should be included in Nigeria’s health insurance scheme – NACA boss. Ambode gets N3.84 billion to fight HIV/AIDS in Lagos. As Gombe battles shortage of nurses, midwives, govt […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 07 April 2017

Nigeria begins Meningitis vaccination campaign as death toll rises to 336. Meningitis: Nigerian govt explains challenges, successes in dealing with outbreak. Nigerians are most depressed in Africa, says WHO. Investigation: Eleven years after ban, Chloroquine still used for malaria treatment in Nigeria. WHO to immunise 1.9m children against polio in Borno. Borno records 3,800 new […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 24 March 2017

LUTH initiates suicide prevention service. World Bank approves $200 million emergency support to North East. Japan gives US$ 33.3 million grant to end polio in Nigeria. Crippled by poor funding, Nigerian drug research institute in darkness for nine months. Senate to Investigate NHIS Boss for Mismanagement, Alleged Fraud. Nigeria-Dubai partnership for health promises optimal services. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 03 February 2017

Jos communities reject polio vaccine, want food instead. Health minister denies knowledge of HIV cure by Abia professor. Reps to earmark more funds to upgrade State House Hospital. Private hospitals owners give conditions for participation in NHIS. Hospital of ‘Doctor’ carrying out surgery without certificate shut in Lagos. Ogun shuts seven health facilities. Resident doctors […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 27th January 2017

Nigerian govt delivers N4.3 billion health, nutrition items to north-east. Nigeria does not know number of people with HIV, says minister. FG disburses $5.5bn grants to states for `Save One Million Lives’ initiative. FG destroys N9.31bn fake drugs in Rivers. Nigeria Has Only One Air Ambulance – Isa. Nigeria among 10 Countries to Benefit from […]