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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 […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 01 September 2017

FG establishes 6 sickle cell references centres. Resident doctors issue strike notice effective Sept. 4. 75% water, sanitation facilities destroyed in northeast. Alarming shortage of health personnel in conflict-affected Nigeria. Kogi NMA rejects 50% salary payment. Lassa Fever: LUTH discharges 150; watching 40 others. UITH plans to boost open-heart surgeries with catlab before end of 2017. Ogun sets up committee on […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 12 May 2017

Nigeria ranked 7th among countries facing shortage of health workers. FG introduces new yellow card. FG to Upgrade Standard of Midwifery Practices in Nigeria. Fraud allegations threaten health insurance scheme. Health minister visits 82 freed Chibok girls receiving hospital care. China Donates $5m to Fight Malnutrition in N’East Nigeria. Oyo vaccinates 1.62m against polio. Kano State Govt. procures N3bn equipment for Giginyu […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 21st April 2017

KPMG to Audit Finances, Donor Funds of NPHCDA, Health Agencies. Meningitis: Death toll hits 745. NMA presents 5-year plan to shake up health care. NHIS expels 23,000 fake enrollees in three months – Executive Secretary. Nigeria must stop “dependency culture” — NACA DG. Seventeen New Cases Of Leprosy Detected In Bauchi. Niger LG Spends N16m […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 27th January 2017

Nigerian govt delivers N4.3 billion health, nutrition items to north-east. Nigeria does not know number of people with HIV, says minister. FG disburses $5.5bn grants to states for `Save One Million Lives’ initiative. FG destroys N9.31bn fake drugs in Rivers. Nigeria Has Only One Air Ambulance – Isa. Nigeria among 10 Countries to Benefit from […]