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Top Ten News Items on Health, 17th January 2020

Nigeria Announces Three New Laboratories For Yellow Fever, Measles and Rubella. ‘No shortcuts to a healthier world’: WHO chief sets out health priorities for the decade. NGO Alerts Bauchi over Out of Stock RUTF for Treatment of Malnutrition. NAFDAC to move against manufacturers of milk, sugar, salt not fortified with vitamin A. Many Nigerians link […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 1st November 2019

Quality, patient safety, cornerstone of modern health-care delivery. Enugu Governor Grants Free Medical Treatment To HIV Patients. WaterAid wants Nigerian govt to sanction homes without toilets. Obaseki launches Edo Health Insurance scheme on Oct 31. Kano accounts for highest number of malnourished children – UNICEF. FG seeks private sector partnership to boost WASH initiative in […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 20th September 2019

Bill Gates to African Leaders: Invest more in girl-child education, health. Number of women dying in childbirth way off track to meet worldwide targets. Yellow fever: Gombe confirms three cases, says source traced to Yankari in Bauchi. Nigeria Commemorates first World Patient Safety Day. Nutrition studies now in schools curricular, says Nutrition Society of Nigeria. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 21st June 2019

NAFDAC bans production of smaller packs of Sniper. Disregard rumour of new Ebola case in Nigeria —FG. U.S. inaugurates $225 million health programme in Nigeria. Why are women declining this surgery? Over 180 Million Nigerians Require 2 Million Units Of Blood Annually -Ministry Of Health. Promising results from malaria-prevention medication among children in Borno State, […]

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Top Ten News Items On Health, 17th May 2019

World Bank appoints Nigeria’s ex-minister, Muhammad Pate, as global director for health. DFID spends N4bn to support 52,393 pregnant women in Zamfara. Boko Haram: Nigeria govt spent over N5 billion on humanitarian services in Borno – Minister. FG proposes 6 medical warehouses – Minister. Malnutrition: Senator seeks import waiver for ready to use therapeutic food. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 6th July 2018

US to donate $90m for humanitarian AIDS survey. FG Launches Documents To Scale-Up Family Planning. Malaria prevalence has dropped significantly in Nigeria, says FG. Nigeria to be polio-free by August – WHO. INTERVIEW: Why Nigeria cannot start producing vaccines now – Professor of Virology. Nigeria tackles cholera outbreak using housecalls, jingles, and health advisories. How e-Surveillance strengthens health systems in Nigeria. FMC […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 30th March 2018

Meningitis, not ‘strange disease’, killed eight in Kano – Official. 559 hospitalised in Bauchi cholera outbreak—MSF. Experts accede to impressive progress by Nigeria’s Polio Eradication programme. Nigerian govt. deploys 1,335 basic midwives to PHCs across Nigeria- Official. Emerhor, chairman UITH board unveils plans for hospital. Healthcare: Abia introduces prepaid cards for citizens. Obaseki Inaugurates Committee, maps out strategies to combat malnutrition. Sokoto […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 16th March 2018

302,096 tuberculosis cases undetected in Nigeria – NTBLCP. NCDC, WAHO simulates Yellow fever outbreak. Minister of Health inaugurates Isolation Unit, other projects at FMC Keffi. Declare emergency in health sector, Senate urges FG. NAFDAC operatives seize 33 containers of Tramadol. Lagos state to begin health insurance scheme. Yaba Psychiatric Hospital: 110 years of restoring hope to mentally ill patient. Oyo shuts […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 9th March 2018

WHO earmarks $178 million on health issues in Nigeria for 2 years. Osinbajo, GAVI delegation discuss Nigeria’s healthcare system. Experts call for legal framework, improved funding for sector. Ex-Speaker Etteh, others inaugurated as board chairpersons. NHIS gets new Governing Council. FG inaugurates committee to review Nigeria Herbal Pharmacopoeia. Oyewole Tomori, eight other scientists enlisted to tackle infectious diseases. Bauchi enacts four laws […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 2nd March 2018

Lassa fever cases rise to 317 –NCDC. NMA locks down all health facilities in Kogi. UNICEF revs up efforts to save over 17m Nigerian children from stunting. N10 billion not missing from NHIS coffers – Yusuf. Interview: Why Nigerian health workers are vulnerable during disease outbreaks – Health Minister. Nigeria gets WHO-prequalification for lab test kits. Meningitis kills 7 in Katsina, […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 19th January 2018

Response team in Ebonyi after outbreak of Lassa in hospital. Schools shut as health emergency hits Ebonyi State. Polio: Germany commits 150m euros in Nigeria. Thousands of displaced people cut off from aid in Borno state. Govs Call for domestication of HIV Treatment. Pharmacists, Nurses fault Ondo Health Insurance Bill. Adamawa State approves New Policy On Health. Plateau Signs MoU with Firm […]

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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, 15th December 2017

Adewole: Nigeria is Committed to Universal Health Coverage. Senate moves to ensure mandatory health insurance, subsidy for poor. Over 600 doctors migrated from Nigeria in 2 years – NMA. FMC Umuahia performs two kidney transplants. Adewole: 8O% of Health Issues Can Be Solved at PHCs. Nigerian health workers pass vote of no confidence on Minister. Government hospitals detain patients in Lagos. Obaseki […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 14th October 2017

Monkeypox: FG Denies Vaccination In South-East. Malnutrition, threat to national development, say Dogara, Health Minister, UNICEF, Others. Nigeria commences major review of health sector; public doctors may be barred from private practice. NIMR Research Laboratory Gets International Accreditation. Nigerian govt to begin mass yellow fever vaccination December – Minister. FG to Permanently Shut Open Drug […]