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Top Ten News Items on Health, 2nd December 2022

WHO alerts on setbacks in Africa’s advances in maternal, infant mortality. Nigeria’s AIDS-related deaths decline to 51,000 –FG. WHO recommends “mpox” as new name for monkeypox. Violence, Injuries claim 12,000 lives globally everyday -WHO. How to improve access to sexual, reproductive health services. Cancer vaccine could be ready in months. Resistant mosquito may scuttle Africa’s […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 4th November 2022

‘2023 proposed national budget for health not sufficient to improve sector’. FG Tightens Measures against Ebola Outbreak. Lassa fever experts gather in Abuja for workshop hosted by CEPI and Nigeria CDC to advance Lassa research. Global Tuberculosis cases increase for first time in 20 years – Report. Health professionals blame increasing ill-health, brain-drain on unconducive […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 21st October 2022

Over 1.5 Million Nigerian Children At Risk Of Health Crisis, Halt In Education Over Flood – UNICEF. Brain Drain: Nigeria needs 363,000 doctors but has only 24,000. 500m people to develop chronic illness from physical inactivity by 2030 – WHO. WMA to tackle health inequalities in Nigeria, other countries. CURBING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN/CHILDREN. Malnutrition: CSO […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 30th September 2022

Reps ask FG to watchout for fresh Ebola outbreak. Smiles for Mothers continues its efforts in Kano, Lagos, and Niger States to ensure that women do not have to die from PPH. Nigeria lost $5.6billion to cancer in 2019 – Report. Depression, anxiety cost world economy $1trn. Nigeria to eradicate dog-mediated human rabies by 2030 –Minister. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 9th September 2022

LASUTH to run Nigeria’s cheapest kidney surgery on donor aid. Lagos to link sick bays with health centres. Kano increases 2023 budgetary allocation to health. Diarrhoea kills 124,000 infants annually – Minister. Childhood jab: FG worried over dropout rate in Sokoto. Oil Pollution: Why Women In Niger Delta Risk Dying More From Pregnancy — Study. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 26th August 2022

Nigeria introduces rotavirus vaccine to avert 110,000 deaths in children. NMA cautions against attack on medical personnel. Commit more funds to surgical care, expert urges FG, states. Violence against children in Nigeria increased by 5% in five years – Report. Monkeypox Vaccine May Not Be Available Until 2023 — NCDC. Nigeria marks three years of […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 19th August 2022

How Nigeria’s Health Insurance Authority can help strengthen health security. Nigeria will save N2tr from malaria elimination, says Buhari. 64% of children in Nigeria not immunised against diseases – NBS report. Making Case against Legalisation of Abortion, Contraceptive Usage in Nigeria. Buhari approves three orthopedic hospitals in Edo, Plateau, Taraba. FG moves to eliminate mother-to-child […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 5th August 2022

Why Africa’s healthy life expectancy rose in two decades, by WHO. Nigeria number one in global malaria deaths – WHO report. Breastfeeding key to ensuring optimal health, food security. HIV: Nonchalance, Ignorance, TBAs, others threaten Nigeria’s efforts to end mother-to-child transmission. UK licenses 266 Nigerian doctors in two months. Hepatitis Day: Nasarawa Targets 124,000 Persons […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 22nd July 2022

Marburg Virus: NCDC issues guidelines. Nigeria govt set to develop Lassa Fever vaccine. FG  Urged to Strengthen Health Security with Universal Coverage. Lagos shuts 19 drug stores over poor standard. Making Health A Political Agenda, Human Resources Central To National Health Security — Stakeholders. FG begins implementation of five-year NSOANP in National Hospital, others. FG […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15th July 2022

Post COVID-19 Assessment: Stakeholders brainstorm on ways to decentralise health security in Nigeria. Nigeria loses over $2bn annually to medical tourism —Association. CSOs set to launch report on PHC service delivery in Nigeria. World population to reach 8 billion by November – UN. Report: 121m unintended pregnancies occur globally each year. FG under moral burden […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 1st July 2022

AfDB to cut $14bn annual import of medicine into Africa. Health workers’ shortage in Nigeria, others to hit 6.1m by 2030 – WHO study. No drug user has excuse not to get treatment now, says Marwa. COVID-19: Nigeria misses WHO vaccination target, experts task NPHCDA. Blood transfusion errors spark patient safety concerns. How To Ensure […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 24th June 2022

N2.7tr required to get PHC right – Experts discuss current challenges and opportunities. UTA tasks Nigeria on human development index, health-related SDGs. Water from boreholes, wells in Lagos unfit for human consumption –Commissioner. Plateau to establish agency for drug administration, control. COVID-19 vaccines saved 20m lives in first year, study says. NAICOM partners with security […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 27th May 2022

WHA75: Don’t use health issues to settle political scores, WHO warns world leaders. Panels to ensure implementation of National Health Insurance Authority Act. Monkeypox: ‘Too Early To Call It An Epidemic’. Calling 112: Is Nigeria Ready For An Emergency Response?. Conflicts, weather extremes, COVID-19 threaten global health – Summit. Sickle Cell: Expert calls for early […]

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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, […]