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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 […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 21st January 2022

COVID-19 cases ‘drop significantly’ in Africa: WHO. Saving Nigerians from preventable deaths from sugary drinks. 2022: Pandemics, epidemics, others. Reps move to address 20m mental health cases in Nigeria. Strengthening diagnostics in Africa: Pathway to building resilient health systems. COVID-19: Kano Gov’t Targets Vaccination Of 3.5m People By March. Osinbajo flags-off $750m Nigeria COVID Action […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 7th January 2021

FG introduces N10 per litre excise duty on carbonated drinks to curb non-communicable diseases. Omicron Virus: Presidency introduces compulsory Covid-19 tests for staff, visitors. FCT Community groans under poor health care as insecurity hampers BHCPF implementation. Why 1m COVID-19 vaccine doses expired, by health minister. Events that shaped Nigeria’s health sector in 2021. Establish budget […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 24th December 2021

Nigeria confirms highest-ever daily COVID-19 cases. Nigeria to commence health insurance for senior citizens, retirees – Official. 1m Nigerians, under 24, died over healthcare, socioeconomic problems in 2020 –Report. Rising Kidney Disease: FEC approves N3.51bn for water projects in Yobe. Unvaccinated people more likely to die from COVID-19 — NPHCDA Boss. Health Workers’ Welfare: JOHESU […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 17th December 2021

FG warns Nigerians as COVID-19 cases rise by 630% in 10 days. Poor knowledge and practice around oxytocin could put women in Nigeria at risk during childbirth. WHO appoints Nigeria’s Ayoade Alakija as Special Envoy. NHIS canvasses one kobo per second telecoms charges for health coverage of vulnerable Nigerians. Basic Healthcare Provision Fund: Nigeria Health […]