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Top Ten News Items on Health, 09 November 2018

Immunisation remains safe, free in Nigeria — NPHCDA. Buhari declares state of emergency on water, sanitation. HIV/AIDS: NAIIS completes survey in 16 states. FG to stop open sale of drugs next month – PCN. Cholera rises in Yobe, dips in Borno – report. Imo records drop in HIV infection rate-Commissioner. Abuja teaching hospital to get […]

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Case of Yellow Fever confirmed in Nigeria; Government starts Response

The Hon Minister of  Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, confirms a case of Yellow Fever in a young girl in Oke Owa Community, Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State. Laboratory diagnosis was carried out at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital and confirmed at the Institut Pasteur, Dakar, Senegal on the 12th of September 2017. Following the confirmation of […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 7th July 2017

Executive Secretary of NHIS suspended. Japan donates 31 ambulances to Nigerian health institutions. FG adopts WHO guidelines for multidrug-resistant TB. EU, UNICEF to upgrade 162 healthcare centres in Bauchi. FMC workers reject minister’s MD as candidate. Gombe builds N1 billion hospital for pregnant women, children. Ogun shuts 186 health facilities in one year. Doctors embark on peaceful protest over salaries. Health Minister […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 19 May 2017

FG activates Ebola preparedness plan. Nigeria’s dilapidated PHCs where torchlights are used for birth delivery. Anti-HIV progress under threat. GE launches Nigeria’s first 3D auto-ultrasound breast centre. 32 states not fully committed to malnutrition treatment, says UNICEF. HIV Vaccine Advocacy Day: World inching closer to licensable vaccines. FG conducts 4,349 surgeries, 17,793 screenings for indigent Nigerians. Kano State Govt. Spends N433m on […]