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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 […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 21st February 2020

No Nigerian in China infected with Covid-19 – Official. WHO, UNICEF rank Nigeria poor in child survival index. World Bank approves $2.2b loans for Nigeria; Ogun, others beneficiaries. Lassa Fever hits Lagos as govt lists precautions, emergency numbers. Senate plans repeal of NHIS Act, raises hope for informal-sector participants. EU Announces N32m Humanitarian Aid to […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 14th February 2020

Nigeria gets 3 centres to test for coronavirus. NGF, state health commissioners strategise on primary healthcare. Nigeria, Ivory Coast to get $20m Safe Birth Initiative. Improving Funding for Epidemic Preparedness. Fayemi approves six months maternity leave for Ekiti workers. Kaduna Health Insurance Scheme enrols 12,000 persons in one week. State Insurance Laws will improve health […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 17th January 2020

Nigeria Announces Three New Laboratories For Yellow Fever, Measles and Rubella. ‘No shortcuts to a healthier world’: WHO chief sets out health priorities for the decade. NGO Alerts Bauchi over Out of Stock RUTF for Treatment of Malnutrition. NAFDAC to move against manufacturers of milk, sugar, salt not fortified with vitamin A. Many Nigerians link […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 20th December 2019

Forbes Names PharmAccess among Top 50 Brands in Nigeria. Cholera cases drop 60% globally, as Nigeria records significant progress – WHO. Reps lament brain drain in health sector. Ganduje gets NMA’s praise for committing 16% Budget to health. HIV Burden in Nigeria will be 90% under control soon, says NACA DG. Edo Health Insurance Scheme: […]