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Top Ten News Items on Health, 28th August 2020

WHO certifies Africa free of wild polio virus. COVID-19: FG to strengthen routine immunisation. UNICEF urges Nigeria to use polio lessons to eradicate malaria, Lassa fever. A growing community of fact checkers fighting misinformation in Nigeria. Reps health committee urges FG, states to collaborate to develop sector.  COVID-19: FG to support NAFDAC on vaccine research […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 21th August 2020

Nutrition experts call on FG to return N800m RUTF allocation removed from 2020 Budget. FG earmarks N126bn for health infrastructure upgrade. Nigeria to begin COVID-19 drug trial in 13 states – PTF. National Council on Health approves 2020 Basic Health Care Provision Fund guideline. NACA plans implementation of 2nd phase of HIV/AIDS response. NSIA sets […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 14th August 2020

Nigerians join in marking 1st World Mask Week. Six Months in the Eye of the COVID-19 Storm. FEC approves N8.4bn for additional testing, diagnostic materials for 774 LGAs. Health experts debunk COVID-19 misinformation in Nigeria. Board decries surge in maternal, infant mortality in Plateau. UNICEF, NPC unveil technology for automated birth registration. Malaria: WHO targets […]

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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, 17th April 2020

Buhari extends lockdown in Lagos, Ogun, Abuja by 14 days. COVID-19: EU donates N21bn to Nigeria. FG plans isolation centres at borders, 4,000 tests daily. COVID-19 prevention: What NCDC wants you to know about face mask. AfDB invests $10m in Pan-African healthcare fund. COVID-19: UN donates 10,000 test kits, 15 oxygen concentrators to Nigeria. Bloom […]

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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, 20th September 2019

Bill Gates to African Leaders: Invest more in girl-child education, health. Number of women dying in childbirth way off track to meet worldwide targets. Yellow fever: Gombe confirms three cases, says source traced to Yankari in Bauchi. Nigeria Commemorates first World Patient Safety Day. Nutrition studies now in schools curricular, says Nutrition Society of Nigeria. […]

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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, 5th July 2019

Buhari appoints new NACA boss, as former DG resigns. Buhari fires NHIS executive secretary, renews tenure of NCDC’s DG. Aliyu has done in Nigeria everything UNAIDS needs in a new Executive Director —Adewole. Gov Sanwo-Olu’s wife calls for policies to stem brain drain. Senate gives NHIS, HMOs three months to pay outstanding debts. Senate to […]

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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, 19th April 2019

Senate passes National Health Insurance Bill 2019. PharmAccess, others advocate PPP in health care. Reducing Maternal Deaths Through Community Collaborations. Rotary International donates N2.1bn to fight polio. UNICEF Engages Kwara Govt. On Intervention Programmes For Children. FG Sets Guidelines for HIV Self Testing. Bode: With Comprehensive Expansion, LUTH will No Longer Refer Patients. FG probe […]

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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 February 2019

Buhari targets 10,000 functional primary healthcare centres, says NPHCDA boss. Oyo Health Insurance Health Scheme Captures 100,000 Enrollees. Sign Pharmacy Council of Nigeria Bill into law, PSN tells FG. FGM: UN agencies call for new measures to end practice. Malnutrition: Ministry advocates scaling up high impact interventions. 130 people die of cholera in Zamfara in […]

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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: […]