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Top Ten News Items on Health, 20th March 2020

CBN releases measures to battle economic impact of coronavirus. Coronavirus: Governors to set up isolation centres in all states. Partnerships and race for Coronavirus vaccine. Unpaid salary: Abuja Resident Doctors embark on indefinite strike. FG Targets Immunisation of over 3 million Nigerian Children. Ten-Minute Coronavirus Test for $1 Could Be Game Changer. C’River to establish 196 Primary […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 13th March 2020

WHO declares Coronavirus a pandemic. N6.7trn needed for 2nd National Health Plan — FG. Over 3.4 million persons vaccinated against Yellow Fever in Rivers State. World Kidney Day: Surviving Kidney Disease In Nigeria. Celebrating the Nigerian woman – the epitome of courage, strength and hope. 660,000 Deltans enrolls into contributory health insurance scheme — Okowa. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 10th January 2020

How Nigerian hospital separated conjoined twins. Nigeria risks falling short of UHC target – WHO. 2020 Budget: Zamfara Govt earmarks N10.6bn for Health Sector. World Bank’s $364m, others’ll boost health industry — BMO. PEPFAR reaffirms commitment to HIV response. Reducing high mortality in Bauchi State via Hard To Reach programme. ‘Over 60 Children with Severe […]

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Top Ten Health News Items in 2019

Buhari rolls out Basic Health Care Provision Fund. Immunisation: FG, Bill Gates Foundation Sign $75m Financing Agreement. The road to NAIIS: UNAIDS’ role in better understanding Nigeria’s HIV epidemic. Hand in Hand: Collaboration for better Maternal Health in Gombe. Dr Osagie Ehanire: A New Captain For Nigeria’s Health Sector. Senate passes National Health Insurance Bill, […]

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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: […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 6th December 2019

World AIDS Day: Nigeria needs to tackle Mother-to-Child Transmission to meet 2030 target. Lagos to begin treatment of neglected diseases. FG engages stakeholder for attainment of Universal Health Coverage through NHIS. 54% of NHIS 2019 approved budget released so far – Official. CCD urges Akwa Ibom govt to enact PWDs Law. Minister of State flags […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 1st November 2019

Quality, patient safety, cornerstone of modern health-care delivery. Enugu Governor Grants Free Medical Treatment To HIV Patients. WaterAid wants Nigerian govt to sanction homes without toilets. Obaseki launches Edo Health Insurance scheme on Oct 31. Kano accounts for highest number of malnourished children – UNICEF. FG seeks private sector partnership to boost WASH initiative in […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 11th October 2019

World Sight Day: Albinos call for implementation of National Eye Policy. Nigeria has a mental health problem. Nigeria cannot achieve UHC without States’ participation —Prof. Sambo. Ondo seal eight illegal hospitals, warn seven over unprofessional offences. One-third of women abused during childbirth in Nigerian health facilities – Study. Cancer surgeries, chemotherapy now covered by NHIS. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 27th September 2019

Nigeria needs 290,000 medical doctors to meet WHO standard –CMD. Minister urges Nigerians to tackle child nutrition. People, heal thyselves: Nigeria’s new mental illness approach. FG warns HMOs, demands operations review. Reps direct NHIS to pay debts to healthcare providers. Nigerian lawmakers call for free treatment of malaria in public hospitals. Using Nigeria as example, […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 16th August 2019

WHO approves two highly effective Ebola drugs for immediate use. Nigeria: NCAA issues Ebola alert to Airlines, calls for vigilance. UNAIDS welcomes the appointment of Winnie Byanyima as its new Executive Director. Osun Begins Construction of 120 Bed Ward, 30 Doctors Quarter. Borno State launches first Malaria Operational Plan, reawakens fight against malaria. Yellow Fever: […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 2nd August 2019

Doctor harps on exclusive breastfeeding to reduce infant mortality. FG spent N9.8bn to eradicate polio in the last three years. 20m Nigerians on hepatitis’ death list, says Anambra Health Commissioner. Basic Health Care: Nigerian govt releases N12.7 billion to three health agencies. Nigeria needs N19.46bn to prevent 70,327 cancer deaths yearly. UNICEF to support Adamawa […]

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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, 3rd May 2019

‘103 senators’ salary enough to vaccinate over 1 million Nigerian children’. Community health programme to be replicated across Nigeria by December – NPHCDA Boss. SMEs, Entrepreneurs key to revolutionising Healthcare in Nigeria – Awele Elumelu. FG committed to ending malaria – Adewole. 2000 medical workers leaving Nigeria annually – NMA. Nigeria has 4m unvaccinated children […]

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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 […]