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Top Ten News Items on Health, 21th August 2020

Nutrition experts call on FG to return N800m RUTF allocation removed from 2020 Budget. FG earmarks N126bn for health infrastructure upgrade. Nigeria to begin COVID-19 drug trial in 13 states – PTF. National Council on Health approves 2020 Basic Health Care Provision Fund guideline. NACA plans implementation of 2nd phase of HIV/AIDS response. NSIA sets […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 20th March 2020

CBN releases measures to battle economic impact of coronavirus. Coronavirus: Governors to set up isolation centres in all states. Partnerships and race for Coronavirus vaccine. Unpaid salary: Abuja Resident Doctors embark on indefinite strike. FG Targets Immunisation of over 3 million Nigerian Children. Ten-Minute Coronavirus Test for $1 Could Be Game Changer. C’River to establish 196 Primary […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 28th February 2020

Nigeria records first Coronavirus case. COVID19: NCDC Deploys Rapid Response Teams To Lagos. Lagos tracks contacts of index case of Coronavirus. Orji: NSIA Intervention in Healthcare Will Curb Medical Tourism. NHIS to extend health insurance to informal sector. Plateau Govt establishes health insurance scheme distributes 2.5m LLINs. Dangote, Bill Gates commend Ganduje on quality healthcare […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 7th February 2020

Cancer: Foundation launches assistance programme to reduce cost of treatment. WHO certifies Nigeria, five others on capacity to diagonise Coronavirus. Coronavirus: Reps invite NCDC DG over evacuation of Nigerians from China. Lassa Fever: Irrua Specialist Hospital confirms death of three persons. Kano, Jigawa benefit from EUs N11.6b WASH intervention in Nigeria. FG budgets N620m to […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 31st January 2020

WHO declares coronavirus global health emergency. FG collaborates with D-8’s hespi in rehabilitation of health sector. NASS committed to achieving Universal Health Coverage – Oloriegbe. Nigeria to get $417m from Global Fund to tackle Malaria. Nigeria May Lose 2m Children to Pneumonia, UNICEF Warns. Germany Pledges More Support for Nigeria’s Effort in Polio Eradication. Nestle […]

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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, 8th March 2019

Patient free Of HIV after stem cell treatment. Universal Health Coverage: Rwanda urges African govts to fund healthcare. IWD: Over 800,000 women become newly infected with HIV/AIDS yearly –AHF. #AHAIC2019: DRPC, NIPPS lead Nigerian delegation to Rwanda for major health conference. WHO employs mobile surveillance system for polio eradication. Osun begins revitalisation of general hospitals, […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 18th January 2019

Researchers urged to develop Lassa fever vaccine. Okowa moves to revitalise 25 primary health centres in Delta. Health Sector still battles poor Budgetary Allocation, Brain Drain. More investments in global health will yield incredible returns – Bill and Melinda Gates. Buhari approves medical director for FMC, Kebbi. Soldier dies of Lassa fever. How N5bn Cardiac and Renal Facility was abandoned in Lagos. Pay more attention to […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 11th January 2019

Buhari rolls out Basic Health Care Provision Fund. First Lassa fever conference holds in Abuja. Maternal And Child Health Care: Is Lagos Winning The Battle? Malnutrition: Nigerian govt budgets N300 million for ‘ready to to use food’. Cholera, Lassa fever killed 993 Nigerians in 2018 –Report. Immunisation: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation pledges $75 million to Nigeria. Nigerian govt disburses $49 million to […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 7th December 2018

World AIDS Day: NACA Urges Nigerians To Ascertain HIV Status. National Health Act: FG to ‘roll out’ Basic Health Care Provision Fund December – Health Minister. NPHCDA commences academy with first 30 enrollees. Family Planning: Conference decries teen birth rates in Nigeria. UNICEF advocates improved investment in nutrition. Sexual violence referral clinics now in 10 states – […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 12th October 2018

World Bank Laments Nigeria’s Poor Spending on Health, Education. 5% of basic health fund to be disbursed for health emergencies- Minister. USAID Devt Assistance To Nigeria Hits $1.17Bn. Health Minister inaugurates committee on the use of Bisphenol-A (BPA) plastics in Nigeria. NANNM decries shortage of nurses, midwives in Nigeria. Workers again accuse NHIS boss of […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 20th July 2018

President Buhari pledges to increase health budget. FMoH launches “support programme” to bridge gaps in primary health. Why Nigeria allocated 64% health budget to primary healthcare – Minister. Uncertainty over PEPFAR support prompts concerns from HIV advocates in Nigeria. 50 PHCs to run 24-hour services in Abuja – Official. 43 PHCs’ to benefit from Lagos new health initiative. Kebbi govt, UNICEF […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 13th July 2018

Nigeria’s health ministry gets new Permanent Secretary. Nigeria accounts for 10% adolescents living with HIV globally. Zamfara State Loses Over 20 Medical Doctors In Six Months. Nigeria’s population to hit 235m in 2022. Adamawa conducts first vaccination campaign in response to cholera outbreak. Breastfeeding: NAFDAC decries continued violation of BMS Code. Kwara Launches Compulsory Health Scheme. Niger to establish health insurance […]

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Top Ten News Items On Health, 8th June 2018

WHO introduces 5 new Ebola drugs in DRC. Nigeria jacks up taxes on cigarette, alcohol. Buhari renews appointment of two CMDs. Remembering Babatunde Osotimehin. $40m needed to tackle Nigeria’s TB burden, says Health Minister. JOHESU strike: Nigerian govt moves to implement ‘no work, no pay’ rule. U.S. inaugurates $5.2m medical warehouse in Lagos. Cholera outbreak […]