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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 […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 7th January 2021

FG introduces N10 per litre excise duty on carbonated drinks to curb non-communicable diseases. Omicron Virus: Presidency introduces compulsory Covid-19 tests for staff, visitors. FCT Community groans under poor health care as insecurity hampers BHCPF implementation. Why 1m COVID-19 vaccine doses expired, by health minister. Events that shaped Nigeria’s health sector in 2021. Establish budget […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 24th December 2021

Nigeria confirms highest-ever daily COVID-19 cases. Nigeria to commence health insurance for senior citizens, retirees – Official. 1m Nigerians, under 24, died over healthcare, socioeconomic problems in 2020 –Report. Rising Kidney Disease: FEC approves N3.51bn for water projects in Yobe. Unvaccinated people more likely to die from COVID-19 — NPHCDA Boss. Health Workers’ Welfare: JOHESU […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 17th December 2021

FG warns Nigerians as COVID-19 cases rise by 630% in 10 days. Poor knowledge and practice around oxytocin could put women in Nigeria at risk during childbirth. WHO appoints Nigeria’s Ayoade Alakija as Special Envoy. NHIS canvasses one kobo per second telecoms charges for health coverage of vulnerable Nigerians. Basic Healthcare Provision Fund: Nigeria Health […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 3rd December 2021

31 million PLWDs suffer as 23 states neglect disability rights. World AIDS Day:‘1.9m Nigerians living with HIV, infection rates not decreasing fast enough’. COVID-19: Nigeria confirms first cases of Omicron variant. 16 Days of Activism: Addressing the Pandemic of Sexual and Gender Based Violence against Women and Girls. FG forces COVID-19 jabs, workers plead for […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 26th November 2021

Nigeria risks fourth wave as South Africa detects deadlier COVID-19 variant. Nigeria Health Watch announces #PreventEpidemicsNaija Journalism Awards 2021. Nominations are now open!. EU, Partners mobilise against Gender-based Violence. Advancing gender equality in accessing healthcare. Experts caution Nigerians against indiscriminate use of antibiotics to reduce future health crisis. COVID-19: Dec 1 deadline: Only 3% eligible […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 19th November 2021

Antimicrobial resistance may kill 10m yearly by 2025, says minister. Emefiele: CBN Disbursed N3trn loans to Nigerian businesses in one year to cushion the impact of Covid-19. Lassa fever kills 79 in 2021, now in all states, says NCDC. 6.7 million deaths globally linked to diabetes in 2021 ― Report. Nigeria considers offering covid booster […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 5th November 2021

Gender Equality: Stakeholders harp on addressing women issues as society issues. FG to extend health insurance coverage to retirees. Strength In Diversity – Multisector collaboration is best bet for health systems strengthening in Nigeria. IntegrateE: FG, stakeholders move to upscale PHC, family planning. Poor fund management impedes healthcare delivery in Nigeria – Gates Foundation. FG […]

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Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 28th October 2021

Technical Officer – Medicines Regulation & Production/AMR, World Health Organization, Abuja, deadline 15th November 2021. Apply Procurement Specialist, World Bank Group, Abuja, deadline 18th November 2021. Apply Country Director, D2, Nigeria and other countries with similar contexts, World Food Programme Abuja. Apply Assistant Medical Coordinator, Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA), Borno, deadline 2nd November […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15th October 2021

NMA, health workers differ as FG plans ban on unvaccinated workers. FG may expand access to Covid-19 vaccination ahead of December deadline. Ihekweazu bemoans 10% representation of women in governance. FG commences distribution of 2.5 million HIV kits for testing pregnant women, says NASCP. Nigeria, others reject vaccine passports for air travelers. World Sight Day: […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 24th September 2021

Buhari okays hosting of Int. Summit on Primary Healthcare. FG reads riot act to buyers, sellers of COVID-19 vaccination card. Nigeria ‘ll not be on UK’s COVID-19 red list, says NPHCDA. UNDP, EpiAFRIC, NHW, Reboot, Call for Submission to #Hack4COVIDWaste. Attacking Gates, attacking vaccines: How conflict, religion and conspiracy theories drive COVID-19 misinformation in Nigeria. […]

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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. […]