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Top Ten News Items on Health, 22nd November 2019

How Good is Quality of Oxytocin in Nigeria? Buhari signs Executive Order to tackle Open Defecation in Nigeria. Tackling antimicrobial resistance in Nigeria. Polio eradication campaign gets $2.6 bn boost. Nigeria commemorates third Noma Day – resolves to eliminate disease by 2030. FG launches campaign to protect over 28m children against measles, meningitis. Senate moves […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15th November 2019

WHO Prequalifies Ebola Vaccine, Paving The Way For Its Use In High-Risk Countries. Sen. Oloriegbe calls for adequate funding of health sector to boost performance. 6.5m Nigerian women now use modern contraceptives — Report. 13 States to Benefit from $250m World Bank Loan for Malaria Control. Polio in Nigeria: ‘I opposed vaccinations until my son […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 24th May 2019

Only 11 of Nigeria’s 774 LGAs are free from open defecation – UNICEF. WHO begins rehabilitation of healthcare facilities in North-east. 14 States Yet to Access N55bn Basic Healthcare Fund, Says Minister. Certificate of Standards: FG begins quality assessment of tertiary health institutions. Police Accused of Raiding Family Planning Clinic. Polio vaccination: Lagos debunks allegation […]

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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, 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, 16th March 2018

302,096 tuberculosis cases undetected in Nigeria – NTBLCP. NCDC, WAHO simulates Yellow fever outbreak. Minister of Health inaugurates Isolation Unit, other projects at FMC Keffi. Declare emergency in health sector, Senate urges FG. NAFDAC operatives seize 33 containers of Tramadol. Lagos state to begin health insurance scheme. Yaba Psychiatric Hospital: 110 years of restoring hope to mentally ill patient. Oyo shuts […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 2nd March 2018

Lassa fever cases rise to 317 –NCDC. NMA locks down all health facilities in Kogi. UNICEF revs up efforts to save over 17m Nigerian children from stunting. N10 billion not missing from NHIS coffers – Yusuf. Interview: Why Nigerian health workers are vulnerable during disease outbreaks – Health Minister. Nigeria gets WHO-prequalification for lab test kits. Meningitis kills 7 in Katsina, […]