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Top Ten News Items on Health, 22nd February 2019

Six states to benefit from N23.3b UK malaria intervention project. Government urged to step up to HIV as donor funding drops. FG allocates land for Afreximbank’s medical centre of excellence. Commit 1% of your profit to health sector, Dangote tells business leaders. Why Nigeria is battling to control disease outbreaks like Lassa fever. 10 Killed, 28 New Cases Recorded As Lassa […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 8th February 2019

Buhari targets 10,000 functional primary healthcare centres, says NPHCDA boss. Oyo Health Insurance Health Scheme Captures 100,000 Enrollees. Sign Pharmacy Council of Nigeria Bill into law, PSN tells FG. FGM: UN agencies call for new measures to end practice. Malnutrition: Ministry advocates scaling up high impact interventions. 130 people die of cholera in Zamfara in […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 1st February 2019

Immunisation: FG, Bill Gates Foundation Sign $75m Financing Agreement. World Leprosy Day – Nigerians urged to stop discrimination against lepers. Nigeria has 11 million stunted children – UNICEF. FG plans to reduce medical tourism with innovative cancer centres. 14.3 million Nigerians abuse cocaine, tramadol, others – FG. Gov. El-Rufai inaugurates multi million naira Dialysis Center in Kaduna. JOHESU threatens to embark […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 16th November 2018

Buhari signs bill establishing Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. Lassa fever kills two, infects five in Edo, Ebonyi, Ondo. WHO cautions against misuse of antibiotics. FCT school feeding takes off Jan. Only 7 Geriatricians for over 9m old Nigerians. German Government Gives Plus 6M Grant To Hospital. Delta to spend N8.6bn on health in 2019. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 31st August 2018

Nigeria’s Polio laboratories pass another round of accreditation exercise. Donors provide 95% of HIV/AIDS funding in Nigeria –NACA DG. Fresh Crisis rocks NHIS; Governing Council rejects budget, accuses management of ‘padding’. INVESTIGATION: Abuja drug sellers, street vendors cashing in on codeine ban. Inside some Nigeria’s appalling public health centres. Outbreak of diarrhoea hits Borno. FG’s Vision 2020 ‘Right […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 10th August 2018

FG okays $150m World Bank Loan for Polio Eradication. Nigeria launches Epidemic Response Scheme to combat infectious diseases. DRC begins vaccination against latest Ebola outbreak. Only 24% infants exclusively breastfed in Nigeria – Health Ministry. Cholera Kills 11 In Kano. Lassa Fever: Enugu confirms one death. Borno NSHIP, UNICEF Unveils Plan to Address Manpower, Infrastructural Gaps In Health […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 3rd August 2018

Cluster of presumptive Ebola cases in North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Nigeria launches initiative to protect patients’ rights. FG set to implement basic healthcare provision fund.  FG recalls 2.4 million bottles of codeine syrup. Nigeria launches national Hepatitis treatment services directory. Nigeria Develops A National Action Plan For Health Security. FG Inaugurates National Steering Committee for Diabetes […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 29th June 2018

FG launches HIV/AIDS indicator survey. Medical practitioners in Nigeria to benefit as Buhari signs 2 bills into law. Adewole Recommends TB Screening as Pre-Employment Test for New Staff, Students. Nigerian govt orders probe of mass failure by foreign-trained doctors. Govt sets up traditional medicine dept. Tramadol ban gives rise to new psychoactive substances – NDLEA. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15th June 2018

Immunization: GAVI extends funding support to Nigeria till 2028. U.S. Announces $102 Million Humanitarian Assistance To Nigeria. Nigeria has more HIV-infected babies than anywhere in the world. It’s a distinction no country wants. EFCC arraigns 5 over diversion of $4m donation to Nigeria. FEC approves bills on food safety, tobacco control. FEC approves bill for establishment of national […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 1st June 2018

JOHESU suspends strike, members to resume on Monday. World No Tobacco Day: WHO urges countries to raise taxes. Sale of codeine syrup thrives in Kano despite ban. WHO tackles cholera in Adamawa, measles in Borno. FG Intensifies Ebola Screening at Lagos Airport. SPECIAL REPORT: Kwara communities where pregnant women abandon health centres for herbalist, birth attendant. Ayade inaugurates Cross River universal […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 04 May 2018

Sweet Sweet Codeine – inside Nigeria’s deadly cough syrup trade. FG bans production, importation of codeine-containing syrups. National Assembly to allocate 1% CRF to Primary Healthcare. 170,000 Nigerians to Participate in the World’s Largest HIV/AIDS Survey. Adewole: We’re Working to End Health Sector Strike Soon. 2019: Nigerian doctors discuss how to make electorates prioritise health. WHO Calls for More Resources, Cross […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 20th April 2018

Expert calls for men’s inclusion in family planning advocacy. Nigeria’s Lassa fever cases decline to lowest level in four months – NCDC. FG, BVGH Conduct Needs Assessment on Cancer in 15 Hospitals. Health workers’ strike cripples activities in hospitals nationwide. Ibom Specialist Hospital records first neuro surgery. Bauchi Plans To Establish Health Contributory Mgt Agency. Only 3 out of 34 […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 13th April 2018

At 2nd THISDAY Healthcare Policy Dialogue, Leaders Task Nigeria on Universal Coverage. 21 million Nigerians to be protected against Yellow Fever in 2018 – FG. Ministry Calls for Inclusion of 1% from Consolidated Revenue Fund in Health Sector. Maternal Mortality: Aisha Buhari Calls For Support From Private Sector Stakeholders. WHO Commends NCDC Efforts on Disease Control. Osinbajo Inaugurates Abia’s Tele-Health […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 6th April 2018

Osinbajo says all Nigerians must have access to health insurance scheme. NHIS delists 23 HMOs, grants 34 provisional nod. NHIS chief denies investing scheme’s N25 billion fund on securities. FMC Umuahia Places 30 Persons under Surveillance as Lassa Kills Doctor. NCDC and State Surveillance Teams Meet In Kano To Evaluate Response To Disease Outbreaks In Nigeria. INTERVIEW: Why U.S. is […]