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Top Ten News Items on Health, 13th September 2021

Buhari approves Health Reform Committee, names VP Osinbajo Chairman. Ifedayo Adetifa replaces Ihekweazu as NCDC Director-General. EpiAFRIC Set to Hold Sixth ‘Health Meets Tech Hackathon. COVID-19: CBN disburses N400 billion TCF to Nigerians, receives 8 million applications. FG, health workers agree 65 years retirement age, increased salary. 121 Cases of vaccine-derived Polio Virus recorded in […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 20th August 2021

WHO alerts to fake COVID-19 vaccines as FG receives more doses, begins vaccination. COVID-19: FG seeks private sector’s support for vaccine production. Polio resurfaces in Adamawa. Cholera: Nigeria records 37, 819 cases, 1,178 deaths from 23 states, FCT. FG tasks health institutions, professionals on blood safety regulation. NHIS plans expanded coverage of Nigerians by 2030. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 25th June 2021

Experts harp on use of contraceptive for achieving demographic dividend. FG laments inequality in global COVID-19 vaccine supply. 2m Nigerians receive COVID-19 vaccines, says NPHCDA. Nigeria can lead vaccine production in Africa — NIPRD. COVID-19: Go for your 2nd jab, Abayomi tells Lagosians. ‘NHEA 2021 award to celebrate health workers, stakeholders combating COVID-19’. FG releases […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 18th June 2021

COVID-19: FG reopens vaccination for 1st dose. COVID-19: Japan Gives UNICEF $39m For Nigeria’s Vaccine Cold Chains, Others. 2 Nigerians Join Global Committee On COVID-19 Response. Global Fund Provides $900 Million for anti-Malaria, Tuberculosis Intervention in Nigeria. Prioritise ensuring access to HPV vaccines, GAVI Alliance urges policymakers. Nigeria needs 2 Million blood units annually – […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 11th June 2021

COVID-19: Why we administered 1st, 2nd doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to 2 million Nigerians – FG. FCTA inaugurates emergency medical treatment committee. Buhari calls for global action to eliminate HIV/AIDS by 2030. Local production of nutrition commodities key to tackling malnutrition – Health Minister. LASG strengthens health facilities for future emergencies. FG backs bill seeking […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 4th June 2021

NPHCDA urges Nigerians to receive the second jab of COVID-19 vaccine. $1.5m clinical trial cost delays of local Covid-19 vaccine – FG. Bill Gates pledges extra $50m for COVID-19 vaccines for Nigeria, others. COVID-19: Nigeria to build N5.6 billion oxygen plants in 36 states, FCT. FG, health workers disagree over enhanced hazard allowance. Key moments, […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 28th May 2021

COVID-19 vaccine scarcity puts Nigeria at risk of mass community transmission –Mustapha. COVID-19: Nigeria vaccinates 440,000 healthcare workers -Official. COVID-19: Again, Nigeria declares 132 travellers ‘wanted’ for allegedly violating protocols. Minister, governor’s wife mull solutions to maternal, childcare challenges. 9,999 pregnant women tested positive for HIV/AIDS in 2020 – NACA. Children’s Day: COVID-19 crisis, a […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 21th May 2021

OVID-19: NAFDAC grants conditional emergency use authorisation for Jansen vaccine. COVID-19: Nigeria launches campaign in high burden states. COVID-19: Poor adherence to safety guidelines threatening efforts to avert 3rd wave — NCDC. No more free COVID-19 treatment in Akwa Ibom – Governor Emmanuel. PSN applauds as AfDB is set to invest $3bn in Africa’s pharmaceutical […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 14th May 2021

COVID-19: healthcare, pharmaceuticals get N84bn from CBN. COVID-19 variants: Lagos places 14 countries on the watch list. WHO to stop funding polio eradication in Nigeria, Africa by 2022. Abuja authorities announce the deadline for the current COVID-19 vaccination. Lagos announces a new vaccination strategy to prevent COVID-19 third wave. COVID-19: Nationwide curfew not re-introduced ― […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 30th April 2021

Nigeria expecting 29.8 million doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine – Official. COVID-19 Deaths: Nigeria to announce new travel restrictions to India, Brazil, Turkey. COVID-19: FG warns of fake vaccines in circulation as NCDC confirms new cases. Prepare for third COVID-19 wave, Nigerians warned. N1.89 trillion required to tackle malaria – Health Minister. US […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 16th April 2021

Nigeria administers 2nd highest doses in Africa — WHO. Nigeria vaccinates 1.05m persons with 1st dose. High mortality rate: FG to launch Nat’l Emergency Medical Service, Ambulance System — Minister. 2021 supplementary budget to accommodate doctors’ hazard allowance – Gbajabiamila. SEC to establish N100bn health fund to support COVID-19 fight. No, 60% of women in […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 19th March 2021

EU declares AstraZeneca vaccine safe, effective, as NGF backs its continuous use. Buhari launches $890M health grant to tackle Malaria, HIV, TB. FEC approves N3bn for NCDC lab equipment. Subscriber base for health insurance hits over 10.2 million, says NHIS. NPHCDA: All states have taken delivery of COVID-19 vaccine — except Kogi.  Health Security: Why […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 16th October 2020

Nigerian govt launches new platform to reduce maternal mortality. COVID-19: NCDC advises EndSARS protesters to be mindful of virus. UNICEF takes hand-washing campaign to IDPs in Adamawa. COVID-19: Greater health security on horizon as NCDC, NAPPSA endorse proactive response. Senate will pass mental health bill soon, says Oloriegbe. CSOs warn of rising cases of cholera […]

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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 […]