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Top Ten News Items on Health, 1st July 2022

AfDB to cut $14bn annual import of medicine into Africa. Health workers’ shortage in Nigeria, others to hit 6.1m by 2030 – WHO study. No drug user has excuse not to get treatment now, says Marwa. COVID-19: Nigeria misses WHO vaccination target, experts task NPHCDA. Blood transfusion errors spark patient safety concerns. How To Ensure […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 24th June 2022

N2.7tr required to get PHC right – Experts discuss current challenges and opportunities. UTA tasks Nigeria on human development index, health-related SDGs. Water from boreholes, wells in Lagos unfit for human consumption –Commissioner. Plateau to establish agency for drug administration, control. COVID-19 vaccines saved 20m lives in first year, study says. NAICOM partners with security […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 17th June 2022

Need for Multi-faceted Approach in Achieving Zero Maternal Mortality. Over 11 million Nigerians living with diabetes. Infectious diseases fast ravaging communities in Nigeria – Don laments. Albinism: lack of pigment plagued by deadly myths. WHO to decide global health status of monkeypox Thursday. High COVID-19 cases return, as Nigeria records 240 infections in one week. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 27th May 2022

WHA75: Don’t use health issues to settle political scores, WHO warns world leaders. Panels to ensure implementation of National Health Insurance Authority Act. Monkeypox: ‘Too Early To Call It An Epidemic’. Calling 112: Is Nigeria Ready For An Emergency Response?. Conflicts, weather extremes, COVID-19 threaten global health – Summit. Sickle Cell: Expert calls for early […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 13th May 2022

International Nurses Day: Nigeria can’t keep nurses it needs. Why manufacturers of poor-quality maternal medicines should be sanctioned. Monkeypox Case in the United Kingdom with Travel History to Nigeria. FG Urged to Implement New Sugar Tax, Earmark Funds for Healthcare. Universal health coverage: Mamora pins equitable access on partnerships. Nutrition: Nigeria Has Not Achieved Significant […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 6th May 2022

Ensuring hand hygiene will help prevent infections in hospitals —Physician. WHO: COVID-19 Pandemic Killed Close To 17 Million Within Two Years. ‘Nigeria Not Where It Should Be On Immunisation Agenda 2030’. AGING AND FERTILITY HEALTH IN FEMALES. ‘Access To Quality Maternal Health Drugs Can Cut Nigeria’s Maternal Mortality By 50%’. Severe Malaria Can Cause Convulsions, […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15th April 2022

Society urges improved malaria fight. Adamawa declared cholera free, records monkey pox. Psychiatrist tasks FG on security strategies to boost mental health. COVID-19: Infections in Africa could be 97 times higher than reported – WHO. FGM: Erring doctors, nurses to lose licences, face jail terms. Studies show that meningitis vaccine protects against Gonorrhoea. Lassa Fever […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 8th April 2022

World Health Day 2022: Nigeria’s health sector marches on with Faisal Shuaib. Nigeria lifts COVID-19 restrictions on party, gatherings, curfew. Tuberculosis: Over 50,000 cases go undetected in Lagos – Commissioner. Why Nigeria lack efficient, effective health care system-health Minister, Dr. Mamora. Boosting Fight against Non-communicable Diseases with Sugar Tax. Nigeria Health Watch Announces 2022 Solutions […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 1st April 2022

Forum targets 50% reduction in medical tourism by 2027. COVID-19: Wearing Of Face Masks In Public Places Now Optional, Says FG. NGO tasks Kaduna on WASH in health centres. NGO tasks Kaduna on WASH in health centres. FG seeks partnership with Rivers on health. Reps to meet medical directors over healthcare waste disposal. We Are […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 11th March 2022

Two Years On, WHO Warns That COVID-19 Is ‘Far From Over’. Over 900 doctors, nurses, others, may lose jobs as Garki Hospital concessionary agreement lapses. WHO asks producers to update COVID vaccine over fears of waning protection. WFP: Climate Crisis Threatens Good Security for Women and Girls. WHO issues new guidelines on safe abortion. 40,000 […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 4th March 2022

Over one billion people at risk of hearing loss due to loud music –WHO. Bill to include nurses, pharmacists, others in teaching hospitals headship passes second reading. ‘How Nigeria’s commercialised healthcare stalled COVID-19 response’. Measles: NCDC laments non-vaccination as cases spread to eight states. US, Nigeria partner to include persons with disabilities into workforce. Ajayi, […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 18th February 2022

Six African countries to get own mRNA jab production. HIV/AIDS Fund: A Welcome Initiative. Nigeria reports additional 58 confirmed Lassa fever cases in first week of February. UN carpets FG as Nigeria records 3,604 cholera deaths in 425 LGs. Lagos To Clamp Down On Unregistered Alternative Medicine Practitioners. Climate Change: UN report identifies looming environmental […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 21st January 2022

COVID-19 cases ‘drop significantly’ in Africa: WHO. Saving Nigerians from preventable deaths from sugary drinks. 2022: Pandemics, epidemics, others. Reps move to address 20m mental health cases in Nigeria. Strengthening diagnostics in Africa: Pathway to building resilient health systems. COVID-19: Kano Gov’t Targets Vaccination Of 3.5m People By March. Osinbajo flags-off $750m Nigeria COVID Action […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 14th January 2021

Expectations for Nigeria’s Health Sector in 2022. 16-year-olds can now receive COVID-19 vaccine, says NPHCDA. WHO recommends two new drugs for treatment of COVID-19 patients. Nigerians living with dementia will exceed 1.4 million by 2050 – Study. Nigeria, others charged to reconfigure public health towards self-reliance – Africa CDC. In 1st, US surgeons transplant pig […]