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Top Ten News Items on Health, 25th August 2017

FG mandates free treatment for women with fistula. Nigeria spends N4 billion on health interventions in North-east, Minister says. Why NHIS is not working efficiently in Nigeria – NACA DG.  KNSG distributes N351m worth of drugs, test kits to 748 healthcare facilities. Sokoto Targets 1m Children in Malaria Prevention Programme. Ogun residents to get free eye surgery. No outbreak of […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 21 July 2017

Senate investigates sale, consumption of 42 banned anti-malaria drugs. Health Minister suspends more NHIS officials. Nigeria launches guidelines on essential drugs for treatment. Family Planning: Nigeria allocates $4m annually for contraceptives. Death toll rises to 17 in Kwara cholera outbreak. Anambra Govt earmarks N200m for pilot health insurance scheme. Delta Govt, Interswitch, sign MoU on health finance management. NPHCDA to unveil new scheme in […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 7th July 2017

Executive Secretary of NHIS suspended. Japan donates 31 ambulances to Nigerian health institutions. FG adopts WHO guidelines for multidrug-resistant TB. EU, UNICEF to upgrade 162 healthcare centres in Bauchi. FMC workers reject minister’s MD as candidate. Gombe builds N1 billion hospital for pregnant women, children. Ogun shuts 186 health facilities in one year. Doctors embark on peaceful protest over salaries. Health Minister […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 05 May 2017

FG inaugurates governing Boards, Councils of tertiary health institutions. FG approves UNTH, UITH sites for surveillance. NSHIP, World Bank commit ‎$145m on health facilities in north east. NMA rejects salary harmonisation. HIV treatment should be included in Nigeria’s health insurance scheme – NACA boss. Ambode gets N3.84 billion to fight HIV/AIDS in Lagos. As Gombe battles shortage of nurses, midwives, govt […]

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Top Ten News Health Items on Health, 28 April 2017

Doctors should no longer prescribe chloroquine for malaria, says Adewole. “Made in Nigeria” insecticide treated nets unveiled. Meningitis Cases Declining – NCDC. Katsina communities reject polio immunisation over ‘lack of amenities’. FCT Minister Directs Opening Of Karu General Hospital. Construction of 3 new General Hospitals begin this year – Ambode. NNPC to Reorganise Operational Model of 52 Medical Centres, hospitals. Oyo to […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 31 March 2017

Nigeria meningitis outbreak: 282 deaths confirmed in five states. NHIS removes 23,000 ghost enrollees from health insurance scheme. Japan Contributes $903,000 To North East Emergency Programme. Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention launches five-year strategic plan to improve surveillance, emergency response and prevention of infectious diseases. Nigeria, 12 others begin immunisation of 116 million […]