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Top Ten News Items on Health, 28th August 2020

WHO certifies Africa free of wild polio virus. COVID-19: FG to strengthen routine immunisation. UNICEF urges Nigeria to use polio lessons to eradicate malaria, Lassa fever. A growing community of fact checkers fighting misinformation in Nigeria. Reps health committee urges FG, states to collaborate to develop sector.  COVID-19: FG to support NAFDAC on vaccine research […]

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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, 18th May 2018

Senate explains N57.15b vote for basic healthcare in 2018 budget. DR Congo Ebola outbreak spreads to Mbandaka city. FG Signs MoU With UNICEF On Therapeutic Food. Federal hospitals remain locked, as FG, JOHESU negotiation deadlock again. Codeine: Emzor to support treatment, rehabilitation of drug addicts. Nigerian nurses launch Africa’s 1st TV project. Don’t reject gunshot victims, Lagos CP warns hospitals. Cross River […]

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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, 23rd March 2018

Nigerian govt inaugurates committee on basic healthcare fund. Bill Gate, Dangote sign MoU with 6 governors on immunisation fund. Own the fight against HIV/AIDS, U.S. urges Nigeria. NSIA to invest N6.1bn in LUTH, AKTH, FMC Umuahia. Nigeria’s locally-produced vaccines ready ‘within the next 3 – 4 years’. Homegrown alternatives to beat malnutrition. NMA introduce doctors’ stamp to remove quacks. FG mobilizes 1,586 […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 02 February 2018

We have put in place, reporting system to check disease outbreak – Adewole. WHO launches new Global Antimicrobial Surveillance System. FG announces special funds for tertiary health facilities. Malaria elimination: Nigeria faces N504bn financial gap. FG Sets To Shut Down Open Drug Markets. Borno Govt. spends N8 billion on post-insurgency healthcare projects. Kano to spend 13 % of 2018 budget on […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 22nd December 2017

Monkeypox: Nigeria records one death, confirms 61 cases. Foreign-trained doctors who failed MDCN test want registrar kicked out. I lost a lot spending 12 years for six years programme –Bara, best graduating student, UNIABUJA College of Medicine. INVESTIGATION: The terrible state of Nigeria’s Primary Healthcare Centres (2). NAFDAC introduces whistle-blowing on fake drugs. Drug abuse: Senate goes after importers, distributors. Only […]

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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 […]