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Top Ten News Items on Health, 10th July 2020

Polio-free status: Buhari vows to revitalise primary healthcare. CACOVID donates N1.4bn medical equipment, 26,400 test kits to boost COVID-19 testing across Nigeria. COVID-19: UNICEF partners FG, re-strategises on child malnutrition fight. How COVID-19 is affecting HIV 2020 target – UNAIDS. Nigerian Medical Association suspends strike in Cross River. Despite 99% awareness, Nigerians still ignorant of […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 26th June 2020

WHO accepts Nigeria polio-free status ‘documentation’. COVID-19: National Council on Health approves Health Response Action Plan. NGF, NCDC sign MoU on World Bank N3.7bn COVID-19 assisted Fund. FG releases N13.6b hazard allowances, life insurance for health workers. Nigeria’s private sector commences plan to construct 774 standard PHCs across Nigeria. COVID-19: UK Govt funds PCR machine […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 22nd May 2020

‘From 665 to 6,677’ — how Nigeria recorded over 6,000 COVID-19 cases in one month. COVID-19: NAFDAC reduces cost of registration for MSMEs by 80%. Don’t lose sight of malaria while fighting COVID-19 –PSN. COVID-19: Kebbi State boosts health workers’ morale, approves safety allowances. Nigeria records 12,000 new cases of fistula yearly – UNFPA. NCP […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 3rd April 2020

Buhari announces 2-week lockdown of Lagos, Abuja, Ogun as coronavirus spreads. WHO releases guidelines to help countries maintain essential health services during the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19: CBN, Dangote, Elumelu, Wigwe, Otedola, BUA, others, donate N15.3bn. Global coronavirus cases top 1 million, with over 50,000 deaths. When to test for Covid-19, and how to do it. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 10th January 2020

How Nigerian hospital separated conjoined twins. Nigeria risks falling short of UHC target – WHO. 2020 Budget: Zamfara Govt earmarks N10.6bn for Health Sector. World Bank’s $364m, others’ll boost health industry — BMO. PEPFAR reaffirms commitment to HIV response. Reducing high mortality in Bauchi State via Hard To Reach programme. ‘Over 60 Children with Severe […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 13th December 2019

2030: FHIS seeks adequate policies to achieve UHC. Malaria: EU/UNICEF programme treats 16,992 children in Adamawa. PharmAccess partners EDC to build capacity of healthcare professionals. SDG: Global Citizen partners Nigeria to meet 2030 target. It will take 25 years to reduce doctors’ shortage in Nigeria – NMA President. EU gives UNICEF Nigeria €54m to promote […]

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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, 22nd March 2019

Over 3.6 m Nigerians in need of water, sanitation – UNICEF. The road to NAIIS: UNAIDS’ role in better understanding Nigeria’s HIV epidemic. 52 new cases of Lassa fever recorded in the last seven days –NCDC. UNICEF, FG To Immunise 1.7m Children Against Measles In Borno. FCT Health Insurance Bill passes 2nd reading at NASS. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 14th December 2018

Group urges Nigerian govt. to ensure 60 percent health insurance coverage by 2024. WHO rates Nigeria low in health coverage. NCDC assures on readiness to fight Lassa fever, other diseases. FG urged to provide free cervical cancer vaccines for young girls. Scientists to test vaccine made to fight epidemics. Lagos Partners Stakeholders to Improve Infant, Young Child Feeding. Experts unveil roadmap […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 2nd November 2018

NHIS Scandal: Buhari orders Executive Secretary Usman Yusuf to proceed on ‘administrative leave’. Doctors separate conjoined twins in Abuja. Nigerian govt inaugurates one year road map for HIV treatment. Canadian Governor-General, Ambode unveil Lagos Biobank Lab. 903 foreign trained graduates take medical exam. Gombe : Fresh cholera outbreak kills 5, 16 hospitalised. Osun Assembly passes […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 28th September 2018

Nigeria Ranks 171st among Nations Investing in Education, Healthcare. Why extending support for immunisation in Nigeria was difficult decision – GAVI. FG to deploy 774 GeneXpert machines to improve TB diagnosis. WHO deploys nearly 4,000 volunteers to tackle malaria in Borno and Adamawa States. FG puts up 52 NNPC’s hospitals for commercial use. Minimum wage: […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 01 December 2017

Sustaining free HIV treatment in Nigeria. New dawn as senate set to implement National Health Act. Minister inaugurates 26 national advocates on health, family planning. NHIS to expand access to affordable cancer treatment – Official. How irregularities marred our medical exams – Foreign-trained doctors. Global response to malaria at crossroads due to reduced funding – WHO. 7. Nigeria: Borno state crisis […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 10 March 2017

FG explains plans to upgrade seven cancer centres across Nigeria. Eight years after raising billions, Turai Yar’Adua’s Cancer Centre remains abandoned, overtaken by weeds. Nigeria loses $1.5bn yearly to maternal deaths – UNFPA. Minister inaugurates Primary Health Care Supply Chain Revitalization Committee. Council approves 10 training institutions for medical lab technicians. FG to engage 200,000 […]