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Top Ten News Items on Health, 2nd October 2020

 60 years after, qualitative healthcare still a dream. NCDC Donates Treatment Centre to Federal Capital Territory for Management of Cases. What does “#TAKERESPONSIBILITY” mean for Institutions in the COVID-19 Response in Nigeria. World Heart Day: Speedy enforcement of tobacco control laws will save lives, says CAPPA. World Contraception Day: 7,516 estimated maternal deaths averted through […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 25th September 2020

BHCPF and the defunding of NCDC during a pandemic. PTF gives N1bn each to states to support Covid-19 fight. NCDC, NIMR launch COVID-19 household seroprevalence surveys in Lagos, other States. Polio-free status: FG urges citizens’ cooperation for sustainability. NAFDAC to prosecute health workers promoting breast milk substitutes. Okowa bemoans Nigeria’s status as lowest country in […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 31st July 2020

Over 20 million Nigerians infected with hepatitis- Minister. FG Plans $3bn Budget for Immunisation. Giving hope to pregnant COVID-19 patients: LUTH in giant strides. Ensuring access to family planning commodities in rural areas. Malaria deaths could surge due to COVID-19 if not checked – Nigerian govt. Need for Political Will in Disease Preparedness. FG rejects […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 10th July 2020

Polio-free status: Buhari vows to revitalise primary healthcare. CACOVID donates N1.4bn medical equipment, 26,400 test kits to boost COVID-19 testing across Nigeria. COVID-19: UNICEF partners FG, re-strategises on child malnutrition fight. How COVID-19 is affecting HIV 2020 target – UNAIDS. Nigerian Medical Association suspends strike in Cross River. Despite 99% awareness, Nigerians still ignorant of […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 27th March 2020

Coronavirus: Buhari releases N15b to tackle Pandemic. Private Sector Coalition targets N120bn to overcome COVID-19. 54gene’s Fund to increase coronavirus testing in Nigeria hits $500,000 in 24hrs. Nigeria records first death from Coronavirus. World Water Day: Group seeks declaration of emergency on water sector as Coronavirus cases rise. N85.34bn needed to control tuberculosis, says campaigner. […]

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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, 1st March 2019

Financing primary healthcare systems vital to improving peoples’ lives — Melinda Gates. How community informants help improve polio surveillance – WHO. Hygeia HMO partners Access Bank on IVF treatment. NSIA-LUTH Centre rekindles hope for cancer patients in Nigeria. 34 States rank low in health budgetary allocations. Maternal Health: Kano emerges overall North-West champion in 2018. SKG Pharma Boss Tasks Govt on […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 16th November 2018

Buhari signs bill establishing Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. Lassa fever kills two, infects five in Edo, Ebonyi, Ondo. WHO cautions against misuse of antibiotics. FCT school feeding takes off Jan. Only 7 Geriatricians for over 9m old Nigerians. German Government Gives Plus 6M Grant To Hospital. Delta to spend N8.6bn on health in 2019. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 14th September 2018

Nigeria confirms link to UK monkeypox outbreak. Nigerian government unveils project to improve storage in health facilities. How US is partnering Nigeria to strengthen health sector – Diplomat. Nigeria loses about $2bn yearly to poor health care – FG. Borno cholera death toll rises to 18. World Suicide Prevention Day: Survivors Tell Their Stories. Awele […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 10th August 2018

FG okays $150m World Bank Loan for Polio Eradication. Nigeria launches Epidemic Response Scheme to combat infectious diseases. DRC begins vaccination against latest Ebola outbreak. Only 24% infants exclusively breastfed in Nigeria – Health Ministry. Cholera Kills 11 In Kano. Lassa Fever: Enugu confirms one death. Borno NSHIP, UNICEF Unveils Plan to Address Manpower, Infrastructural Gaps In Health […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 3rd August 2018

Cluster of presumptive Ebola cases in North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Nigeria launches initiative to protect patients’ rights. FG set to implement basic healthcare provision fund.  FG recalls 2.4 million bottles of codeine syrup. Nigeria launches national Hepatitis treatment services directory. Nigeria Develops A National Action Plan For Health Security. FG Inaugurates National Steering Committee for Diabetes […]

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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, 24 March 2017

LUTH initiates suicide prevention service. World Bank approves $200 million emergency support to North East. Japan gives US$ 33.3 million grant to end polio in Nigeria. Crippled by poor funding, Nigerian drug research institute in darkness for nine months. Senate to Investigate NHIS Boss for Mismanagement, Alleged Fraud. Nigeria-Dubai partnership for health promises optimal services. […]