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Top Ten News Items on Health, 16th August 2019

WHO approves two highly effective Ebola drugs for immediate use. Nigeria: NCAA issues Ebola alert to Airlines, calls for vigilance. UNAIDS welcomes the appointment of Winnie Byanyima as its new Executive Director. Osun Begins Construction of 120 Bed Ward, 30 Doctors Quarter. Borno State launches first Malaria Operational Plan, reawakens fight against malaria. Yellow Fever: […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 9th August 2019

NNPC/SNEPCo cancer machine reduces treatment waiting time by 80%. 73% Nigerian children denied exclusive breastfeeding –FG. Access to potable water is human right – UNICEF. Expert advises FG to budget, spend effectively on Health. World Breastfeeding Week: D8 countries, UNICEF want breastfeeding promoted. Access Bank, GE Healthcare ease financial burden on healthcare providers. Lagos shuts […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 1st March 2019

Financing primary healthcare systems vital to improving peoples’ lives — Melinda Gates. How community informants help improve polio surveillance – WHO. Hygeia HMO partners Access Bank on IVF treatment. NSIA-LUTH Centre rekindles hope for cancer patients in Nigeria. 34 States rank low in health budgetary allocations. Maternal Health: Kano emerges overall North-West champion in 2018. SKG Pharma Boss Tasks Govt on […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15th February 2019

Why Nigerians should know their HIV status today, by NACA. UNICEF, Kaduna state move to reduce new HIV cases. JOHESU rejects planned privatisation of Public Health Institutions. Lagos seeks private partnership in health insurance scheme. Presidential Committee on drug abuse begins work. Malaria Elimination: Stakeholders advocate accountability, sustainability of programme. Nigeria, others spend $14 billion importing pharmaceutical products. Niger state introduces contributory […]

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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, 25th January 2019

LASSA FEVER: NCDC confirms 16 deaths in 8 States. Nigeria signs N2.6 trn support agreement from Global Fund to tackle Tuberculosis, AIDS. Push for Sustainable Financing of Universal Health Coverage. Experts Caution Nigeria, Others Against Stagnation Of Immunisation Coverage. UNICEF, Cross River conduct water, sanitation, hygiene clinic in Yakurr. Delta Health Insurance Scheme Hits 500,000 Enrollees. Bill to protect persons with […]

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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 […]