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Top Ten News Items on Health, 20th November 2020

Cancer: vaccine will be available in Nigeria 2021 – Dr Bagudu. Strengthening Primary, Maternal Health Care delivery in Nigerian communities. Antimicrobial resistance affecting treatment of malaria, TB, HIV/AIDS -WHO. Three states report 76 deaths from yellow fever in 11 days – NCDC. 2 Children die of complications as Ogun begins deworming 700,000 pupils. COVID-19 has complicated […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 3rd April 2020

Buhari announces 2-week lockdown of Lagos, Abuja, Ogun as coronavirus spreads. WHO releases guidelines to help countries maintain essential health services during the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19: CBN, Dangote, Elumelu, Wigwe, Otedola, BUA, others, donate N15.3bn. Global coronavirus cases top 1 million, with over 50,000 deaths. When to test for Covid-19, and how to do it. […]

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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, 8th November 2019

UHC: House of Reps Sets Agenda to Demystify NHIS. #JusticeforbabyRalph: Lagos sets up committee to investigate death of toddler in Ikorodu Hospital. UK pledge £400m to vaccinate 400m children yearly against polio. 2018 NDHS: Buhari says survey report comprehensive for formulation of policies. Resident Doctors give Kaduna govt 21-day strike notice. FG Rehabilitates 4,000 PHCs […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 25th October 2019

WHO Celebrates Eradication of Polio Virus Type Three Worldwide. Healthcare Delivery: Delta Govt signs MoU with France company. Multi-million Naira endoscopy machine rusts in Gambo Sawaba Hospital. FG pledges $12m for global war against HIV, TB. US, Gates Foundation plan $200m for sickle cell, HIV cures. WHO supports Government to immunize ‘Almajiri’ Children in Northwest […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 20th October 2019

Valuable lessons from Nigeria’s marathon effort to eradicate polio. 42% of women in Nigeria, others suffer abuse, stigma during childbirth. National Health Dialogue: ‘Nine reasons Nigeria may not achieve Universal Health Coverage by 2030’. Global Fund Partners pledge $14B to tackle Malaria, AIDS, TB. Reddington boosts survival of preterm babies with NICU. Nigeria, others to […]

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Top Ten News Items On Health, 14th September 2019

FG disbursed N6.5bn health care fund to 15 states, FCT. ‘Vaccine derived polio’ won’t stop Nigeria from being certified free – Official. Nigeria launches Yellow fever vaccination reactive campaign to contain outbreak in Ebonyi State. Yellow fever: Bauchi State govt flags off aerial spray to curtail Quelea birds. Why Nigeria needs more field epidemiologists – […]

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Top Ten News Items On Health, 7th September 2019

Quality investment in nutrition can save 3.7m lives by 2025 – WHO. The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control Responds To Cases Of Yellow Fever In Bauchi State. Financial Predicament Cause of Maternal Mortality, Bauchi Health Agency Laments. How $11m allocation for reproductive health got missing in 2019 budget’. Improving Funding For Effective Health Coverage. How […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 23rd August 2019

Dr Osagie Ehanire: A new captain for Nigeria’s health sector. WHO, Heads of African countries glad as region reaches last mile of wild polio. Nigeria ends €63.5m EU Project on immunisation. New NHIS boss vows to rebrand scheme. Your meat could be killing you: Nigeria’s unhealthy abattoirs. Christian Aid: 300,000 cases of childhood illnesses treated […]

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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, 14th June 2019

Confirmation of case of ebola virus disease in Uganda. NCDC and RKI Launch New Project to Strengthen Health Security in Nigeria. Rotary announces $100 million funding to help eradicate polio. How personnel shortage, ‘internal brain drain’ threaten primary healthcare in Niger. What Nigeria must do to combat HIV/AIDS- U.S. Diplomat. What Pro-Vaccination Campaigns Can Learn […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 7th June 2019

Polio Vaccination: Nigerian soldiers to lead health workers to hostile locations – Buratai. Community Pharmacists reject FG’s proposal on drug distribution, to seek legal action. Lassa fever: NCDC announces end of emergency phase in Nigeria. Buhari, where is the $16m for mosquito nets? FG inaugurates gov boards of health regulatory boards, councils. Over 1 million […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 31st May 2019

Group urges Buhari to assent to pending health bills. Health community celebrates Tejuoso, Usman for championing policies in NASS. Unsafe drinking water, open defecation fuelling child’s death- UNICEF Nigeria, experts. NACA seeks prevention of new HIV infections. Cholera: Nigeria identifies 83 local government areas as ‘hotspots’. New Zamfara governor announces free healthcare for women, children. […]