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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: […]

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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 […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 09 February 2018

President Buhari reinstates suspended NHIS Boss. Council on Health approves 12 recommendations to tackle disease outbreaks. Presidency orders rollout of 200,000-strong nationwide CHIPS. FG to conduct nationwide cancer screening. FG moves to bridge Emergency Health Services gaps. Kaduna Assembly Okays Contributory Health Bill. LUTH creates more awareness on suicide prevention. Health workers issue FG 21 days ultimatum to meet demands. Workers shutdown Federal […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15th December 2017

Adewole: Nigeria is Committed to Universal Health Coverage. Senate moves to ensure mandatory health insurance, subsidy for poor. Over 600 doctors migrated from Nigeria in 2 years – NMA. FMC Umuahia performs two kidney transplants. Adewole: 8O% of Health Issues Can Be Solved at PHCs. Nigerian health workers pass vote of no confidence on Minister. Government hospitals detain patients in Lagos. Obaseki […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 17th November 2017

Indiscriminate use of antibiotics now global health threat – Experts. Nigeria infant mortality rate falls — UNICEF, Statistics Bureau. NMA raises alarm as 900 doctors resign from UCH, Lagos hospitals. Relief for snakebite victims as 5,000 anti-venom vials arrive Nigeria.  HIV/AIDS: FG evaluates, adopts rapid test kits. INVESTIGATION: The terrible state of Nigeria’s Primary Healthcare Centres. UniAbuja gets approval to […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 20th October 2017

Government confirms three cases of Monkeypox in Bayelsa. Monkey pox: Army not dispensing vaccines — FG. Monkey pox virus-Sultan dispels rumours linking outbreak to vaccine safety. Adewole: Nigeria Almost Polio-free, Commends WHO’s Efforts on Disease Control. Reps adopt upward review of tobacco tax.  Pregnant women to enjoy free child delivery in Anambra. UNTH can’t run x-ray, blood count test […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 29th September 2017

Six million Nigerian under-five children stunted due to malnutrition – UNICEF. FG to Provide ARV for 50,000 Additional People Living with HIV Yearly. JOHESU Strike: Deadlock as Nigerian govt, health unions fail to agree. Malaria: Cases Drop To 27 % In Nigeria – Minister. Nigerian govt appoints Ademola Magbojuri as acting NAFDAC DG. Mimiko at Chatham House, advises FG to […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15 September 2017

Doctors suspend nationwide strike. Medical workers issue seven-day notice, to begin strike September 20. Death toll in Borno IDP Cholera outbreak hits 40. Gastroenteritis: 18 people die, 198 hospitalised in Kebbi. Tackling Malnutrition in Delta. Nigeria launches 4-year strategy for family planning. One Year After Nigeria Emergency Declaration. Measles: Millions of children at risk as 33 states yet to pay […]