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Top Ten News Items on Health, 05 August 2016

Patients storm LUTH as nurses resume work. ICPC arraigns Professor of medicine for allegedly demanding bribe before surgery. JUTH workers protest against no-work-no-pay policy. Delta govt assures on rural healthcare insurance scheme. Lagos Inaugurates CCU to Perform Open Heart Surgery. Over 5m Nigerian newborns not exclusively breastfed – UNICEF. Health minister hails UNTH. Pharmacists Council […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 29 July 2016

Convoy attack: UN suspends aid to Borno. Nigeria marks 2 years without Polio. Buhari appoints heads of health institutions. Global donors meet Buhari, express displeasure over management of donor funds. FG begins feeding of 5.5 million pupils in September. HIV/Aids – Govt Procures N80 Million Laboratory Reagents. LUTH, nurses’ executives meet in Abuja over strike. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 22 July 2016

FG launches Rapid Result Initiative for Better Health. Senate seeks urgent funds to address malnutrition among IDPs. About 30% of children suffer chronic malnutrition in Akwa Ibom. U.S. endorses draft policy to eliminate fake drugs. Chevron earmarks $1.4 million for HIV campaign in Bayelsa. Court strikes out debt case against National Hospital. NHIS delists 17 […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15 July 2016

Nigeria on the brink of famine: ‘Children are dying from starvation’. President Buhari and WHO Regional Director agree on the need to increase domestic funding for health. National hospital sealed off over N7.7m debt. Reps move to probe Abuja National Hospital. FG to increase health budget in 2017. Government okays single term for heads of […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 08 July 2016

UN warns over malnutrition deaths in NE Nigeria. Nigerians spend 20% on health —Survey. Gombe begins vaccination against pneumococcal diseases. Nigerian to head ECOWAS centre for disease control. UCH Opens Cancer Diagnostic Centre. 51m Nigerians will get universal health coverage by 2017 – NHIS. HIV/Aids Assistance – NACA Begins Monitoring of Utilisation of U.S.$225 Million […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 01 July 2016

Govt declares nutrition emergency in Borno. Nigeria inaugurates Board Of ECOWAS Centre for Disease Control. Resident Doctors resume duty after suspension of nationwide strike. Health workers’ strike continues as JOHESU shuns talks with govt. Health minister canvasses exclusive breastfeeding in Nigeria. Japan donates $89,662 medical equipment to Nigeria. Anambra govt. to launch health insurance scheme. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 24 June 2016

FG sacks resident doctors again. FG suspends sack of resident doctors …as JOHESU begins nationwide strike. Resident doctors agree to call of strike after sack threat. Federal Government declares warning strike by health workers illegal. EFCC arrests seven health officials over $4m HIV fund. Nigeria develops new National Health Policy to accommodate emerging trends. MSF […]

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Top Ten News on Health, 03 June 2016

EFCC summons top officials of Nigeria’s health ministry. Workers shut down health ministry, raise the alarm over corruption, misconduct. FG to address health workers agitation over Perm Sect. Niger State Government flags off rehabilitation of Primary Healthcare Centre. FG begins health insurance coverage for IDPs. Nigeria ‘change agenda’ will give 100 million guaranteed healthcare access […]