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Top Ten News Items on Health, 13th December 2019

2030: FHIS seeks adequate policies to achieve UHC. Malaria: EU/UNICEF programme treats 16,992 children in Adamawa. PharmAccess partners EDC to build capacity of healthcare professionals. SDG: Global Citizen partners Nigeria to meet 2030 target. It will take 25 years to reduce doctors’ shortage in Nigeria – NMA President. EU gives UNICEF Nigeria €54m to promote […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 1st February 2019

Immunisation: FG, Bill Gates Foundation Sign $75m Financing Agreement. World Leprosy Day – Nigerians urged to stop discrimination against lepers. Nigeria has 11 million stunted children – UNICEF. FG plans to reduce medical tourism with innovative cancer centres. 14.3 million Nigerians abuse cocaine, tramadol, others – FG. Gov. El-Rufai inaugurates multi million naira Dialysis Center in Kaduna. JOHESU threatens to embark […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 18th January 2019

Researchers urged to develop Lassa fever vaccine. Okowa moves to revitalise 25 primary health centres in Delta. Health Sector still battles poor Budgetary Allocation, Brain Drain. More investments in global health will yield incredible returns – Bill and Melinda Gates. Buhari approves medical director for FMC, Kebbi. Soldier dies of Lassa fever. How N5bn Cardiac and Renal Facility was abandoned in Lagos. Pay more attention to […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 23rd November 2018

Nigeria to vaccinate 26 million people in 2nd phase of biggest-ever yellow fever vaccination campaign. Malnutrition: FG Distributes 12,000 Cartons Of RUTF, Targets 88,000 Children In Six States. Experts decry non-release of N55bn 2018 Basic Health Fund. FG Plans To Establish Emergency, Trauma Centres To Cater For Accident Casualties. FG, Partners working to tackle Noma in […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 2nd November 2018

NHIS Scandal: Buhari orders Executive Secretary Usman Yusuf to proceed on ‘administrative leave’. Doctors separate conjoined twins in Abuja. Nigerian govt inaugurates one year road map for HIV treatment. Canadian Governor-General, Ambode unveil Lagos Biobank Lab. 903 foreign trained graduates take medical exam. Gombe : Fresh cholera outbreak kills 5, 16 hospitalised. Osun Assembly passes […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 17th August 2018

U.S., FG, others fund $11m new Demographic Health Survey in Nigeria. World Bank Approves $20m to Support Nigeria’s BHCPF. WHO to donate 31 million doses of Yellow fever vaccines to Nigeria. UMD, PEPFAR, CDC Launch Data Centre for HIV/AIDS Monitoring. Kogi vows to domesticate anti-HIV stigma law. Ondo State Govt. approves 5 mother/child hospitals. FCT deploys EOC […]

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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, 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, 14th October 2017

Monkeypox: FG Denies Vaccination In South-East. Malnutrition, threat to national development, say Dogara, Health Minister, UNICEF, Others. Nigeria commences major review of health sector; public doctors may be barred from private practice. NIMR Research Laboratory Gets International Accreditation. Nigerian govt to begin mass yellow fever vaccination December – Minister. FG to Permanently Shut Open Drug […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 14th July 2017

Acute hepatitis E Outbreak in Nigeria. Lawmakers ask Health minister to recall suspended NHIS chief. Senate passes bill on compulsory treatment of gunshots victims. FG pledges additional $4.3m for procurement of contraceptives. UNICEF Donates Medical Equipment Worth N1.2bn. HIV/AIDS: Nigeria risks one million deaths in five years, NACA warns. Bauchi State Govt. seals 179 private health […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 21st April 2017

KPMG to Audit Finances, Donor Funds of NPHCDA, Health Agencies. Meningitis: Death toll hits 745. NMA presents 5-year plan to shake up health care. NHIS expels 23,000 fake enrollees in three months – Executive Secretary. Nigeria must stop “dependency culture” — NACA DG. Seventeen New Cases Of Leprosy Detected In Bauchi. Niger LG Spends N16m […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 14 April 2017

Nigeria meningitis outbreak death toll hits 489. WHO and partners provide vaccines to control meningitis C in Nigeria. WHO reaffirms commitment to implement 2017 emergency programme in N/East. FG inaugurates mental health, psycho-social support programme for insurgency victims. Queens College tragedy: Reps summon Education, Health Ministers, ex-Principal. PCN seals 52 pharmacies, 212 medicine stores in […]