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Top Ten News Items on Health, 16 February 2018

Over 90% of Nigerians not captured by NHIS. Nigerian medical council inducts 249 foreign trained graduates. Malnutrition of Children Under Five Years Worsens, Says UNICEF. WHO moves to contain Nigeria’s Lassa fever outbreak. Senate unveils road map to tackle drug abuse. Reps Pass Bill To Amend Orthopedic Hospital Board Act. Kogi: 70,000 children targeted for immunisation against measles. Bill to Prohibit Foreign […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 09 February 2018

President Buhari reinstates suspended NHIS Boss. Council on Health approves 12 recommendations to tackle disease outbreaks. Presidency orders rollout of 200,000-strong nationwide CHIPS. FG to conduct nationwide cancer screening. FG moves to bridge Emergency Health Services gaps. Kaduna Assembly Okays Contributory Health Bill. LUTH creates more awareness on suicide prevention. Health workers issue FG 21 days ultimatum to meet demands. Workers shutdown Federal […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 08 December 2017

Time to improve Nigeria’s Maternal, Child Health Service Delivery. FG Inaugurates N28bn Special Health Intervention Projects. National Hospital Inaugurates Cancer Treatment Center. GAVI approves support for new typhoid vaccine. Senate inaugurates committee to end HIV/AIDS scourge by 2030. INTERVIEW: What Nigerian govt is doing to achieve local vaccine production, functional PHCs – NPHCDA DG. Senate Begins Hearing On Petition Against Registrar […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 01 December 2017

Sustaining free HIV treatment in Nigeria. New dawn as senate set to implement National Health Act. Minister inaugurates 26 national advocates on health, family planning. NHIS to expand access to affordable cancer treatment – Official. How irregularities marred our medical exams – Foreign-trained doctors. Global response to malaria at crossroads due to reduced funding – WHO. 7. Nigeria: Borno state crisis […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 24th November 2017

Osinbajo Inaugurates National Council On Nutrition. NCDC launches five-year plan on disease control. Only one-third of Nigerians in need of HIV treatment are getting it – NACA. Fistula patients to get free surgical, laboratory services – Minister of Health. U.S spent over $4bn on HIV and AIDS in Nigeria. Nigeria to establish control programme to tackle Noma disease. Committee of CMDs […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 10 November 2017

Health sector an important driver of economic growth –Adewole. Kano Govt. releases N294m for treatment of malnourished children. This Day, 06 November 2017 Dangote Foundation pledges $100m to fight malnutrition. Nigerian government flags-off 2017/2018 measles vaccination campaign. Buhari orders health ministry to probe unknown killer disease in Jigawa. Alleged fraud at NHIS: Health Ministry warns agencies against flouting spending limits. Health […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 06 October 2017

NCDC confirms 12 suspected Monkey Pox cases in Bayelsa. Malnutrition, national emergency in Nigeria –FG. National Hospital Cancer Centre ready in Dec. Panel indicts Nigeria’s NHIS chief; health minister extends his suspension indefinitely. State House Medical Centre to be commercialised – Presidency. FG, Sokoto collaboration as model in healthcare financing. N41 billion Akwa Ibom ‘world class’ hospital shut down. Ebola shows […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 8th September, 2017

Resident Doctors give FG condition for suspending strike. Strike: FG orders federal hospitals to recruit casual doctors. Nurses nationwide threaten strike over allowances, others. NCDC confirms 20 cholera deaths, 319 suspected cases in Borno. End of Meningitis outbreak in Nigeria, December 2016 – June 2017. Refugee council raises the alarm over children malnutrition in northeast, others. Northern Nigeria’s major orthopaedic hospital […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 01 September 2017

FG establishes 6 sickle cell references centres. Resident doctors issue strike notice effective Sept. 4. 75% water, sanitation facilities destroyed in northeast. Alarming shortage of health personnel in conflict-affected Nigeria. Kogi NMA rejects 50% salary payment. Lassa Fever: LUTH discharges 150; watching 40 others. UITH plans to boost open-heart surgeries with catlab before end of 2017. Ogun sets up committee on […]

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NCDC hosts Annual Surveillance Review Meeting in Enugu

Between the 14th and 17th of March 2017, The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control hosted its 2nd Annual Surveillance Review Meeting at the prestigious Nike Lake Resort Hotel in Enugu State in the South Eastern part of the country. This 2017 edition of the Annual Surveillance Review Meeting provided the opportunity for colleagues at the […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 03 February 2017

Jos communities reject polio vaccine, want food instead. Health minister denies knowledge of HIV cure by Abia professor. Reps to earmark more funds to upgrade State House Hospital. Private hospitals owners give conditions for participation in NHIS. Hospital of ‘Doctor’ carrying out surgery without certificate shut in Lagos. Ogun shuts seven health facilities. Resident doctors […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 13 January 2017

Nigeria flags off scheme to revive 10,000 primary health care centres. Millions of children to receive measles vaccine in north-eastern Nigeria. President Buhari Appoints Dr. Faisal Shuaib To Head National Primary Healthcare Development Agency. Dangote asks Kano gov to audit 2016 polio immunization account. Health:FG to adopt new financing model. Nigeria To Construct Mental Health […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 14 October 2016

Massive immunization campaign to reach 41 million children in Nigeria and region to contain polio outbreak. Nigeria Losing Billions of Dollars to Malaria. Kaduna begins free malaria treatment for all residents. Nasarawa State Partners Cuba On Health Care. Jigawa spends N573m on health infrastructure. Reps Query Kano Hospital Over N59 Million Internally Generated Tax. When […]