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Top Ten News Items on Health, 20th September 2019

Bill Gates to African Leaders: Invest more in girl-child education, health. Number of women dying in childbirth way off track to meet worldwide targets. Yellow fever: Gombe confirms three cases, says source traced to Yankari in Bauchi. Nigeria Commemorates first World Patient Safety Day. Nutrition studies now in schools curricular, says Nutrition Society of Nigeria. […]

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Top Ten News Items On Health, 7th September 2019

Quality investment in nutrition can save 3.7m lives by 2025 – WHO. The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control Responds To Cases Of Yellow Fever In Bauchi State. Financial Predicament Cause of Maternal Mortality, Bauchi Health Agency Laments. How $11m allocation for reproductive health got missing in 2019 budget’. Improving Funding For Effective Health Coverage. How […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 26th July 2019

WHO set to declare Nigeria polio free. HIV/AIDs: Total Group launches awareness project in Ogun. 7,500 Gombe kids at risk of acute malnutrition – Investigation. Nigerians living with HIV discuss stigmatisation in hospitals. Cholera outbreak: NCDC records 82 suspected cases in Adamawa, Bauchi, Katsina. NMA Embarks on protest against frequent kidnapping of doctors in C’River. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 28th June 2019

World Drug Day: 10 million Nigeria use cannabis – UNODC. We’re investing $180m domestic resources on health in 2019 — FG. USAID provides $243m support for health, education, agriculture in Nigeria. Nigeria worst African country in open defecation, second globally – Report. UNICEF partners Niger govt on SDG targets. NACA, US govt honour 16 heroes […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 14th June 2019

Confirmation of case of ebola virus disease in Uganda. NCDC and RKI Launch New Project to Strengthen Health Security in Nigeria. Rotary announces $100 million funding to help eradicate polio. How personnel shortage, ‘internal brain drain’ threaten primary healthcare in Niger. What Nigeria must do to combat HIV/AIDS- U.S. Diplomat. What Pro-Vaccination Campaigns Can Learn […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 7th June 2019

Polio Vaccination: Nigerian soldiers to lead health workers to hostile locations – Buratai. Community Pharmacists reject FG’s proposal on drug distribution, to seek legal action. Lassa fever: NCDC announces end of emergency phase in Nigeria. Buhari, where is the $16m for mosquito nets? FG inaugurates gov boards of health regulatory boards, councils. Over 1 million […]

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Top Ten News Items On Health, 17th May 2019

World Bank appoints Nigeria’s ex-minister, Muhammad Pate, as global director for health. DFID spends N4bn to support 52,393 pregnant women in Zamfara. Boko Haram: Nigeria govt spent over N5 billion on humanitarian services in Borno – Minister. FG proposes 6 medical warehouses – Minister. Malnutrition: Senator seeks import waiver for ready to use therapeutic food. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 10th May 2019

‘Midwives championing women’s rights to quality health care’. ‘Nigeria still at moderate risk of Ebola outbreak’. #PHC4UHC: Etsu Nupe laments medical tourism among Nigerians. Senate To Grill Adewole Over Poor State Of Healthcare. LUTH cancer centre opens to patients, promises sustainability. Ondo pharmacists protest delayed presidential assent to Pharmacy Bill. Malaria may never be eliminated […]

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Top Ten News Items On Health, 5th April 2019

Nigeria Loses Over N400bn On Annual Basis To Medical Tourism — Buhari. ACPN tasks NAFDAC on stricter regulation, fake drugs, open markets as agency turns 25. Africa loses $2.4tn yearly to diseases – WHO. NAFDAC reports fake cholera vaccine in Bangladesh. USAID Trains 500 Health Workers On Service Delivery. NCDC gives update of Lassa fever […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 30th November 2018

Nigerian govt to launch HIV Trust Fund. FG constitutes 2 committees on drug abuse. Court reinstates 894 redeployed health workers, orders refund of deducted salaries. Kano Govt, UNICEF sign MoU to curb malnutrition. Concerns As Malnutrition Takes Toll On Abuja Communities. Fed Govt inaugurates MDCN council. NCDC inaugurates public health emergency centre in Kogi. Residents withdraw […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 26th October 2018

Global Fund gives Nigeria $660m to fight HIV, TB, Malaria. Type 2 Polio virus found in Bauchi – WHO. Nigerian returnee health professionals speak on experience, urge colleagues to return. Reps to launch investigation into NHIS crisis. New U.S.-Supported ‘E-WASH’ Activity Will Bring Clean Water to Three Million Nigerians. Pregnant women in Nigeria are shunning […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 12th October 2018

World Bank Laments Nigeria’s Poor Spending on Health, Education. 5% of basic health fund to be disbursed for health emergencies- Minister. USAID Devt Assistance To Nigeria Hits $1.17Bn. Health Minister inaugurates committee on the use of Bisphenol-A (BPA) plastics in Nigeria. NANNM decries shortage of nurses, midwives in Nigeria. Workers again accuse NHIS boss of […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 5th October 2018

UK Signs MOU with Nigeria to Strengthen Health Security. FG targets WHO 2016-2020 roadmap for health, ageing. How Nigeria is implementing tobacco control policies – FG. Flood Disaster: WHO Steps Up Disease Prevention Efforts In Nigeria. N450m cancer centre to kick-off next year — Minister. FG Approves Enrolment of Corps Members into NHIS. NMA extends […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 7th September 2018

FG Approves N6trn National Health Plan. GAVI extends vaccine support till 2028. NMA gives FG ultimatum to re-constitute MDCN council. CS-SUNN Calls for Action to Increase Malnutrition Funding. How poor power supply cripples Abuja primary healthcare centres. ABUTH to conduct first open heart surgery in Northern Nigeria – CMD. FCT inaugurates 21-member health insurance committee. […]