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Top Ten News Items on Health, 9th September 2022

LASUTH to run Nigeria’s cheapest kidney surgery on donor aid. Lagos to link sick bays with health centres. Kano increases 2023 budgetary allocation to health. Diarrhoea kills 124,000 infants annually – Minister. Childhood jab: FG worried over dropout rate in Sokoto. Oil Pollution: Why Women In Niger Delta Risk Dying More From Pregnancy — Study. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 19th August 2022

How Nigeria’s Health Insurance Authority can help strengthen health security. Nigeria will save N2tr from malaria elimination, says Buhari. 64% of children in Nigeria not immunised against diseases – NBS report. Making Case against Legalisation of Abortion, Contraceptive Usage in Nigeria. Buhari approves three orthopedic hospitals in Edo, Plateau, Taraba. FG moves to eliminate mother-to-child […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15th July 2022

Post COVID-19 Assessment: Stakeholders brainstorm on ways to decentralise health security in Nigeria. Nigeria loses over $2bn annually to medical tourism —Association. CSOs set to launch report on PHC service delivery in Nigeria. World population to reach 8 billion by November – UN. Report: 121m unintended pregnancies occur globally each year. FG under moral burden […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 17th June 2022

Need for Multi-faceted Approach in Achieving Zero Maternal Mortality. Over 11 million Nigerians living with diabetes. Infectious diseases fast ravaging communities in Nigeria – Don laments. Albinism: lack of pigment plagued by deadly myths. WHO to decide global health status of monkeypox Thursday. High COVID-19 cases return, as Nigeria records 240 infections in one week. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 13th May 2022

International Nurses Day: Nigeria can’t keep nurses it needs. Why manufacturers of poor-quality maternal medicines should be sanctioned. Monkeypox Case in the United Kingdom with Travel History to Nigeria. FG Urged to Implement New Sugar Tax, Earmark Funds for Healthcare. Universal health coverage: Mamora pins equitable access on partnerships. Nutrition: Nigeria Has Not Achieved Significant […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 29th April 2022

Controversy shrouds initiative to begin local manufacture of vaccines. Osinbajo Acknowledges Diaspora Physicians’ Contributions To National Health Care. Vaccine-preventable disease surging in Africa, says WHO. Get tested before taking antimalarials, physician tells Nigerians. DR Congo Confirms New Ebola Case. NHIS To Subsidize Cancer Drugs By 80%. SDG2030: Nigeria must eliminate female genital mutilation to achieve […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 22nd April 2022

President orders minister to submit progress report on vaccine production. Over one million African children protected by first malaria vaccine, says WHO. Pregnant, lactating mother eligible to take COVID-19 vaccine – FG. VAPP Act: Foundation advocates full implementation, end to culture of silence. Strong primary healthcare systems will help Nigeria achieve UHC, says Gates. ISO […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15th April 2022

Society urges improved malaria fight. Adamawa declared cholera free, records monkey pox. Psychiatrist tasks FG on security strategies to boost mental health. COVID-19: Infections in Africa could be 97 times higher than reported – WHO. FGM: Erring doctors, nurses to lose licences, face jail terms. Studies show that meningitis vaccine protects against Gonorrhoea. Lassa Fever […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 8th April 2022

World Health Day 2022: Nigeria’s health sector marches on with Faisal Shuaib. Nigeria lifts COVID-19 restrictions on party, gatherings, curfew. Tuberculosis: Over 50,000 cases go undetected in Lagos – Commissioner. Why Nigeria lack efficient, effective health care system-health Minister, Dr. Mamora. Boosting Fight against Non-communicable Diseases with Sugar Tax. Nigeria Health Watch Announces 2022 Solutions […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 1st April 2022

Forum targets 50% reduction in medical tourism by 2027. COVID-19: Wearing Of Face Masks In Public Places Now Optional, Says FG. NGO tasks Kaduna on WASH in health centres. NGO tasks Kaduna on WASH in health centres. FG seeks partnership with Rivers on health. Reps to meet medical directors over healthcare waste disposal. We Are […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 18th March 2022

How to improve health outcomes in Nigeria, by Osinbajo, Mustapha, others. WHO warns against relaxing COVID-19 protocol, says pandemic not over yet. Lassa fever killed 112 in 2022, 45 health workers infected – NCDC. Eleven cases of vaccine-derived poliovirus detected, says Fed Govt. Access to HIV services, key to eliminating MTCT – NACA. FG Restates […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 11th March 2022

Two Years On, WHO Warns That COVID-19 Is ‘Far From Over’. Over 900 doctors, nurses, others, may lose jobs as Garki Hospital concessionary agreement lapses. WHO asks producers to update COVID vaccine over fears of waning protection. WFP: Climate Crisis Threatens Good Security for Women and Girls. WHO issues new guidelines on safe abortion. 40,000 […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 4th March 2022

Over one billion people at risk of hearing loss due to loud music –WHO. Bill to include nurses, pharmacists, others in teaching hospitals headship passes second reading. ‘How Nigeria’s commercialised healthcare stalled COVID-19 response’. Measles: NCDC laments non-vaccination as cases spread to eight states. US, Nigeria partner to include persons with disabilities into workforce. Ajayi, […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 11th February 2022

Nigerian Healthcare and Its Non-existent Medical Emergency Services. COVID-19: How To Tackle Challenges Of Routine Immunisation Financing. Nigeria’s Bird Flu Control Stalls In States. Media critical to achieving health security, ending COVID-19- NCDC. Firefighters Face Occupational Risks, Including Cancer —Expert. Doctors embark on two-day strike over assault on personnel in Ondo. An opportunity to Reduce […]