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Top Ten News Items on Health, 25th March 2022

Osinbajo Calls For Increased Investments In PHC. Vaccinated Travellers Arriving Nigeria No Longer Required To Take COVID-19 Test – FG. Stemming out-of-pocket medical expenses. World Water Day 2022 and Lagos’ acute water scarcity. 2022 World TB Day: Stigma, poor funding, other factors threaten disease elimination in Nigeria. Nigeria loses N300m annually for deficiency in oral […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 11th February 2022

Nigerian Healthcare and Its Non-existent Medical Emergency Services. COVID-19: How To Tackle Challenges Of Routine Immunisation Financing. Nigeria’s Bird Flu Control Stalls In States. Media critical to achieving health security, ending COVID-19- NCDC. Firefighters Face Occupational Risks, Including Cancer —Expert. Doctors embark on two-day strike over assault on personnel in Ondo. An opportunity to Reduce […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 28th January 2022

Senate Passes Bill on Infectious, Contagious Diseases. Debates over N10 drinks on carbonated tax continues. NAFDAC halts registration of alcohol in sachets, glass bottles below 200ml. Nigeria medical consultants demand implementation of new retirement age. Akwa Ibom raises the alarm over prevalence of tropical diseases. Lagos health workers to commence three-day warning strike. Lawmaker promises […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 10th December 2021

Lagos announces fourth COVID-19 wave, says erring foreigners risk deportation. Only one-third of 30,000 Primary Healthcare Centre’s functional, says Mamora. ‘Pro-Health taxes can revamp the health sector if efficiently used’ HFN tells Minister. Opportunities to reduce PPH: Making financing for the procurement of maternal health commodities sustainable. 23,638 sign petition asking States to domesticate VAPP […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 6th August 2021

FG declares third wave of COVID-19 pandemic amid strike action by medical doctors. COVID-19: US delivers 4m doses Moderna vaccines to Nigeria to combat pandemic –Embassy. Exclusive Breastfeeding in Nigeria is only 29%, Says UNICEF, WHO. NAFDAC says test on Moderna vaccine to take four days. NHIS targets health insurance for all Nigerians by 2030. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 28th May 2021

COVID-19 vaccine scarcity puts Nigeria at risk of mass community transmission –Mustapha. COVID-19: Nigeria vaccinates 440,000 healthcare workers -Official. COVID-19: Again, Nigeria declares 132 travellers ‘wanted’ for allegedly violating protocols. Minister, governor’s wife mull solutions to maternal, childcare challenges. 9,999 pregnant women tested positive for HIV/AIDS in 2020 – NACA. Children’s Day: COVID-19 crisis, a […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 30th April 2021

Nigeria expecting 29.8 million doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine – Official. COVID-19 Deaths: Nigeria to announce new travel restrictions to India, Brazil, Turkey. COVID-19: FG warns of fake vaccines in circulation as NCDC confirms new cases. Prepare for third COVID-19 wave, Nigerians warned. N1.89 trillion required to tackle malaria – Health Minister. US […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 7th August 2020

Exclusive breastfeeding: NASS to review health insurance bill. COVID-19: Reduction of new cases not flattening curve — NCDC. Buhari orders compulsory use of face masks nationwide. COVID-19: Why Nigeria should tackle disruptions in malaria services. Lagos PHCs where basic hygiene is undermined. Access to family planning cut by 100% as Ogun battles dearth of health […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 3rd July2020

COVID-19: Expect rise in cases with eased restrictions – FG. FG converts all govt hospitals in FCT to COVID-19 sample collection centre. Deaths from HIV, TB and Malaria could double in 12 months – Report. Cervical Cancer: FG to introduce HPV immunisation on national scale by 2021. Reps call for establishment of comprehensive cancer centres […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 12th June 2020

Anxiety over more deaths, rising cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria. Covid-19: PTF rules out another total lockdown. AfDB approves $288.5m for Nigeria COVID-19 Response Support Programme. NNPC deploys funds for medical infrastructure across Nigeria – Official. Health workers to get hazard allowance this week, says Fed Govt. Governors declare state of emergency on sexual, gender-based […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 5th June 2020

NCDC opens new COVID-19 testing laboratory in Abuja. WorldNoTobaccoDay: Groups urge FG to enforce tobacco control regulations. COVID-19: NCDC releases new guidelines on treatment, discharge of patients. Understanding silent spread: Coronavirus disease is not always obvious. Fayemi inaugurates molecular lab to perform 12,000 tests monthly. Ondo partners AfDB to eradicate malaria. Post-COVID: Health insurance way […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15th May 2020

Nigeria’s COVID-19 burden rises above 5,000, with 193 new cases on Thursday. COVID-19: CBN launches N100bn intervention fund, urges scientists to develop local vaccines. COVID-19: NCDC outlines principles of engagement with private laboratories. Nigeria drives routine immunization amid COVID-19. Strange illnesses: Pathologists from high burden states train on investigation. Nigerian startup Helium Health secures $10m […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 8th May 2020

Coronavirus: Buhari seeks international cooperation. 54gene rolls out mobile laboratory to boost Nigeria’s coronavirus test capacity. Nigerians yet to come to terms with deadly nature of COVID-19, FG laments. Prepare for fresh total lockdown if COVID-19 cases rise, says PTF. COVID-19 likely to raise TB deaths by 1.4m. 19 million displaced children vulnerable to coronavirus […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 13th March 2020

WHO declares Coronavirus a pandemic. N6.7trn needed for 2nd National Health Plan — FG. Over 3.4 million persons vaccinated against Yellow Fever in Rivers State. World Kidney Day: Surviving Kidney Disease In Nigeria. Celebrating the Nigerian woman – the epitome of courage, strength and hope. 660,000 Deltans enrolls into contributory health insurance scheme — Okowa. […]