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Top Ten News Items on Health, 6th December 2019

World AIDS Day: Nigeria needs to tackle Mother-to-Child Transmission to meet 2030 target. Lagos to begin treatment of neglected diseases. FG engages stakeholder for attainment of Universal Health Coverage through NHIS. 54% of NHIS 2019 approved budget released so far – Official. CCD urges Akwa Ibom govt to enact PWDs Law. Minister of State flags […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 29th November 2019

2 million Nigerian girls, women raped annually, as FG launches sex offenders register. Aisha Buhari asks private sector to join her fight severe malnutrition in Nigeria. Family Planning and push for Human Capital Development. Political will, free healthcare to pregnant  women will address maternal mortality in Nigeria. FG pledges to strengthen Nigeria’s health security. SDGs: […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 8th November 2019

UHC: House of Reps Sets Agenda to Demystify NHIS. #JusticeforbabyRalph: Lagos sets up committee to investigate death of toddler in Ikorodu Hospital. UK pledge £400m to vaccinate 400m children yearly against polio. 2018 NDHS: Buhari says survey report comprehensive for formulation of policies. Resident Doctors give Kaduna govt 21-day strike notice. FG Rehabilitates 4,000 PHCs […]

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Top Ten News Items On Health, 14th September 2019

FG disbursed N6.5bn health care fund to 15 states, FCT. ‘Vaccine derived polio’ won’t stop Nigeria from being certified free – Official. Nigeria launches Yellow fever vaccination reactive campaign to contain outbreak in Ebonyi State. Yellow fever: Bauchi State govt flags off aerial spray to curtail Quelea birds. Why Nigeria needs more field epidemiologists – […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 30th August 2019

Workers protest kidnap of Irrua Hospital CMD, threaten strike. Nigeria reviews guidelines for disease surveillance. EU supports recovery and resilience in Nigeria with additional €50 million. Meningitis: 2m Katsina people at risk – UNICEF. UNICEF, IHS partner to address child issues in rural communities. Ekiti, UNICEF partner on maternal health care. Healthcare: NASS Assures MDCAN […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 7th June 2019

Polio Vaccination: Nigerian soldiers to lead health workers to hostile locations – Buratai. Community Pharmacists reject FG’s proposal on drug distribution, to seek legal action. Lassa fever: NCDC announces end of emergency phase in Nigeria. Buhari, where is the $16m for mosquito nets? FG inaugurates gov boards of health regulatory boards, councils. Over 1 million […]

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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, 8th March 2019

Patient free Of HIV after stem cell treatment. Universal Health Coverage: Rwanda urges African govts to fund healthcare. IWD: Over 800,000 women become newly infected with HIV/AIDS yearly –AHF. #AHAIC2019: DRPC, NIPPS lead Nigerian delegation to Rwanda for major health conference. WHO employs mobile surveillance system for polio eradication. Osun begins revitalisation of general hospitals, […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 22nd February 2019

Six states to benefit from N23.3b UK malaria intervention project. Government urged to step up to HIV as donor funding drops. FG allocates land for Afreximbank’s medical centre of excellence. Commit 1% of your profit to health sector, Dangote tells business leaders. Why Nigeria is battling to control disease outbreaks like Lassa fever. 10 Killed, 28 New Cases Recorded As Lassa […]

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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, 7th December 2018

World AIDS Day: NACA Urges Nigerians To Ascertain HIV Status. National Health Act: FG to ‘roll out’ Basic Health Care Provision Fund December – Health Minister. NPHCDA commences academy with first 30 enrollees. Family Planning: Conference decries teen birth rates in Nigeria. UNICEF advocates improved investment in nutrition. Sexual violence referral clinics now in 10 states – […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 21st September 2018

Gates: Nigeria needs lot of work to address malnutrition in the North. Global Fund Accuses TB Network of misappropriating N20m workers’ salary. President Buhari to flag off the Osun basic health provision fund. Cholera kills 61 persons in Yobe. 1.1m Nigerians living with HIV/AIDS currently receiving treatment – NACA. 700 Nigerian children die daily – […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15th June 2018

Immunization: GAVI extends funding support to Nigeria till 2028. U.S. Announces $102 Million Humanitarian Assistance To Nigeria. Nigeria has more HIV-infected babies than anywhere in the world. It’s a distinction no country wants. EFCC arraigns 5 over diversion of $4m donation to Nigeria. FEC approves bills on food safety, tobacco control. FEC approves bill for establishment of national […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 27th April 2018

UNICEF: 4.3m Nigerian Children Miss out on Vaccinations Every Year. UNFPA: $10m Annual Budgetary Allocation to Family Planning, Poor. World Malaria Day: WHO urges Nigeria, others to boost investments in malaria control. Nigerian govt approves licensing, commercialisation of anti-sickle cell drug. FG launches disease surveillance project in wake of Ebola. Nigerian health workers strike will end soon – Minister. HIV prevalence […]