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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 […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 09 February 2018

President Buhari reinstates suspended NHIS Boss. Council on Health approves 12 recommendations to tackle disease outbreaks. Presidency orders rollout of 200,000-strong nationwide CHIPS. FG to conduct nationwide cancer screening. FG moves to bridge Emergency Health Services gaps. Kaduna Assembly Okays Contributory Health Bill. LUTH creates more awareness on suicide prevention. Health workers issue FG 21 days ultimatum to meet demands. Workers shutdown Federal […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 26th January 2018

Nigeria set to vaccinate 25 million people, its biggest yellow fever campaign ever. 16 deaths recorded as Lassa fever spreads to 10 states. Senate To Enact Disease Control Law. WHO Donates 853 Motorcycles to Strengthen Disease Surveillance in Nigeria. FG Releases N360m For Purchase Of Contraceptives. Nigerian govt, May&Baker partner on local vaccines production. FG […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 08 December 2017

Time to improve Nigeria’s Maternal, Child Health Service Delivery. FG Inaugurates N28bn Special Health Intervention Projects. National Hospital Inaugurates Cancer Treatment Center. GAVI approves support for new typhoid vaccine. Senate inaugurates committee to end HIV/AIDS scourge by 2030. INTERVIEW: What Nigerian govt is doing to achieve local vaccine production, functional PHCs – NPHCDA DG. Senate Begins Hearing On Petition Against Registrar […]