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Top Ten News Items on Health, 13th May 2022

International Nurses Day: Nigeria can’t keep nurses it needs. Why manufacturers of poor-quality maternal medicines should be sanctioned. Monkeypox Case in the United Kingdom with Travel History to Nigeria. FG Urged to Implement New Sugar Tax, Earmark Funds for Healthcare. Universal health coverage: Mamora pins equitable access on partnerships. Nutrition: Nigeria Has Not Achieved Significant […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 6th May 2022

Ensuring hand hygiene will help prevent infections in hospitals —Physician. WHO: COVID-19 Pandemic Killed Close To 17 Million Within Two Years. ‘Nigeria Not Where It Should Be On Immunisation Agenda 2030’. AGING AND FERTILITY HEALTH IN FEMALES. ‘Access To Quality Maternal Health Drugs Can Cut Nigeria’s Maternal Mortality By 50%’. Severe Malaria Can Cause Convulsions, […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 29th April 2022

Controversy shrouds initiative to begin local manufacture of vaccines. Osinbajo Acknowledges Diaspora Physicians’ Contributions To National Health Care. Vaccine-preventable disease surging in Africa, says WHO. Get tested before taking antimalarials, physician tells Nigerians. DR Congo Confirms New Ebola Case. NHIS To Subsidize Cancer Drugs By 80%. SDG2030: Nigeria must eliminate female genital mutilation to achieve […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 22nd April 2022

President orders minister to submit progress report on vaccine production. Over one million African children protected by first malaria vaccine, says WHO. Pregnant, lactating mother eligible to take COVID-19 vaccine – FG. VAPP Act: Foundation advocates full implementation, end to culture of silence. Strong primary healthcare systems will help Nigeria achieve UHC, says Gates. ISO […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15th April 2022

Society urges improved malaria fight. Adamawa declared cholera free, records monkey pox. Psychiatrist tasks FG on security strategies to boost mental health. COVID-19: Infections in Africa could be 97 times higher than reported – WHO. FGM: Erring doctors, nurses to lose licences, face jail terms. Studies show that meningitis vaccine protects against Gonorrhoea. Lassa Fever […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 8th April 2022

World Health Day 2022: Nigeria’s health sector marches on with Faisal Shuaib. Nigeria lifts COVID-19 restrictions on party, gatherings, curfew. Tuberculosis: Over 50,000 cases go undetected in Lagos – Commissioner. Why Nigeria lack efficient, effective health care system-health Minister, Dr. Mamora. Boosting Fight against Non-communicable Diseases with Sugar Tax. Nigeria Health Watch Announces 2022 Solutions […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 1st April 2022

Forum targets 50% reduction in medical tourism by 2027. COVID-19: Wearing Of Face Masks In Public Places Now Optional, Says FG. NGO tasks Kaduna on WASH in health centres. NGO tasks Kaduna on WASH in health centres. FG seeks partnership with Rivers on health. Reps to meet medical directors over healthcare waste disposal. We Are […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 25th March 2022

Osinbajo Calls For Increased Investments In PHC. Vaccinated Travellers Arriving Nigeria No Longer Required To Take COVID-19 Test – FG. Stemming out-of-pocket medical expenses. World Water Day 2022 and Lagos’ acute water scarcity. 2022 World TB Day: Stigma, poor funding, other factors threaten disease elimination in Nigeria. Nigeria loses N300m annually for deficiency in oral […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 18th March 2022

How to improve health outcomes in Nigeria, by Osinbajo, Mustapha, others. WHO warns against relaxing COVID-19 protocol, says pandemic not over yet. Lassa fever killed 112 in 2022, 45 health workers infected – NCDC. Eleven cases of vaccine-derived poliovirus detected, says Fed Govt. Access to HIV services, key to eliminating MTCT – NACA. FG Restates […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 11th March 2022

Two Years On, WHO Warns That COVID-19 Is ‘Far From Over’. Over 900 doctors, nurses, others, may lose jobs as Garki Hospital concessionary agreement lapses. WHO asks producers to update COVID vaccine over fears of waning protection. WFP: Climate Crisis Threatens Good Security for Women and Girls. WHO issues new guidelines on safe abortion. 40,000 […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 4th March 2022

Over one billion people at risk of hearing loss due to loud music –WHO. Bill to include nurses, pharmacists, others in teaching hospitals headship passes second reading. ‘How Nigeria’s commercialised healthcare stalled COVID-19 response’. Measles: NCDC laments non-vaccination as cases spread to eight states. US, Nigeria partner to include persons with disabilities into workforce. Ajayi, […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 25th February 2022

Nigeria’s COVID Vaccine Drive Gets a Boost as African Leaders Push 70% Vaccination Target. Omicron BA.2 sub-variant more infectious, says Africa CDC. CBN’s Healthcare Intervention As Key To Curbing Medical Tourism. Patent waiver seen stalling vaccine production in Nigeria. Hope for sickle cell patients as ‘cure emerges’. COVID-19: WHO announces 68,000 deaths in one week. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 18th February 2022

Six African countries to get own mRNA jab production. HIV/AIDS Fund: A Welcome Initiative. Nigeria reports additional 58 confirmed Lassa fever cases in first week of February. UN carpets FG as Nigeria records 3,604 cholera deaths in 425 LGs. Lagos To Clamp Down On Unregistered Alternative Medicine Practitioners. Climate Change: UN report identifies looming environmental […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 4th February 2022

Buhari moves against AIDS, HIV with N62.1b trust fund. 120 million Nigerians at risk of leprosy, rabies, snakebites, others – FG. Nigeria Needs To Tackle High Fertility Rate—Buhari. Despite COVID-19 hit, Nigeria’s health system still solid, says Osinbajo. Nigeria seeks increased African collaboration in public health challenges, climate change. Nigeria to get revised guidelines to […]