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Top Ten News Items on Health, 19th July 2019

For 170,000 Nigerians to die from TB disease yearly, is unacceptable – Aisha Buhari. Integrating financing mechanisms to achieve universal health coverage. Babatunde Osotimehin Legacy Forum: Health experts discuss Family Planning in Nigeria. USAID to begin HIV preventive intervention in prisons. 116 million Nigerians lack decent toilets — WaterAid. Cholera: NCDC records 64 suspected cases […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 12th July 2019

Polio: Gates foundation urges FG, States to up vaccination. Tuberculosis: Nigeria has ‘sixth highest burden globally’. 3.9m women, girls need reproductive health services in North East —UNFPA. Osun Govt approves N150m grant for health scheme. INVESTIGATION: Inside Nigeria’s haven of fake medical reports, corrupt health officials. Lagos Govt partners Netherlands to Improve health, technology. Government […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 28th June 2019

World Drug Day: 10 million Nigeria use cannabis – UNODC. We’re investing $180m domestic resources on health in 2019 — FG. USAID provides $243m support for health, education, agriculture in Nigeria. Nigeria worst African country in open defecation, second globally – Report. UNICEF partners Niger govt on SDG targets. NACA, US govt honour 16 heroes […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 31st May 2019

Group urges Buhari to assent to pending health bills. Health community celebrates Tejuoso, Usman for championing policies in NASS. Unsafe drinking water, open defecation fuelling child’s death- UNICEF Nigeria, experts. NACA seeks prevention of new HIV infections. Cholera: Nigeria identifies 83 local government areas as ‘hotspots’. New Zamfara governor announces free healthcare for women, children. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 3rd May 2019

‘103 senators’ salary enough to vaccinate over 1 million Nigerian children’. Community health programme to be replicated across Nigeria by December – NPHCDA Boss. SMEs, Entrepreneurs key to revolutionising Healthcare in Nigeria – Awele Elumelu. FG committed to ending malaria – Adewole. 2000 medical workers leaving Nigeria annually – NMA. Nigeria has 4m unvaccinated children […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 26th April 2019

African Vaccination Week: Nigeria to conduct mass immunisation. Malaria kills 81,640, infects 53.7m yearly in Nigeria. 21.1m children denied first dose of measles vaccine yearly on average — UNICEF. Despite official data stating otherwise, Ngige claims Nigeria has ‘surplus’ doctors. New Bill Will Ensure Mandatory Health Insurance, Says Tejuoso. VaccinesWork: Stakeholders Call For More Domestic […]

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Top Ten News Items On Health, 29th March 2019

World TB Day: Experts want more funding to fight disease in Nigeria. Diseases cost Africa $2.4 trillion a year – WHO. Sustaining progress in ending HIV Pandemic. Lassa fever survivors laud NCDC, Edo Govt. for interventions. Nearly half of primary health centres in Abuja operate in darkness, study finds. Case for improved Primary Healthcare in […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15th March 2019

1.9 million Nigerians living with HIV – NACA boss. 2 Neonatal mortality, great challenge to developmental goals – Paediatrician. About 18 Nigerians die of tuberculosis every hour – Expert. How ‘contact tracing’ helps curb Lassa fever spread – NCDC. FG, UN sign MoU on HIV/AIDS. Health financing and crisis of healthcare system in Nigeria. Lassa […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 18th May 2018

Senate explains N57.15b vote for basic healthcare in 2018 budget. DR Congo Ebola outbreak spreads to Mbandaka city. FG Signs MoU With UNICEF On Therapeutic Food. Federal hospitals remain locked, as FG, JOHESU negotiation deadlock again. Codeine: Emzor to support treatment, rehabilitation of drug addicts. Nigerian nurses launch Africa’s 1st TV project. Don’t reject gunshot victims, Lagos CP warns hospitals. Cross River […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 6th April 2018

Osinbajo says all Nigerians must have access to health insurance scheme. NHIS delists 23 HMOs, grants 34 provisional nod. NHIS chief denies investing scheme’s N25 billion fund on securities. FMC Umuahia Places 30 Persons under Surveillance as Lassa Kills Doctor. NCDC and State Surveillance Teams Meet In Kano To Evaluate Response To Disease Outbreaks In Nigeria. INTERVIEW: Why U.S. is […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 17th February 2017

FG approves new National Health Policy. FG Signs Seventy Million Euro EU Support For Health . Nigeria to benefit from MacArthur foundation’s global reach projects. Nigeria, eight others to halve MNCH deaths by 2022. Drug insecurity persists as customs implements 20% duty on imported medicines. Nigeria’s crowded camps fuel disease fears from open defecation. Kano […]